The innovative founder of iFunding, William Skelley, was named as one of the members of the exclusive and renowned group of Next Generation Real Estate Leaders. This was in January, 2016. The group’s first meeting was held on January 27, 2016. It was held at the affluent Columbus Citizen Foundation that is found in New York City.
This association is typically known to be an invite only affair. It is organized and managed by the MD of Madison Realty Capital called Michael Stoler. Stoler is also the host of the weekly television show known as ‘The Stoler report: New York’s Business Report.’ The popular show has been running on television for a whole 15 seasons. Other people named to join the group include experienced men and women from top global firms that deal with real estate investing and advisory services. Some of these companies include the Kushner Companies, CIT, Cushman and Wakefield, Merrill Lynch, Carlyle Group as well as Bank of America. MarketWired has the full story.
William Skelley has received wide acclaim and praise from the real estate industry for his innovativeness, something CNBC has picked up on numerous times. iFunding is an online real estate firm that provides an online platform for investors to use in investing in profitable real estate investments. The company uses the concept of crowdfunding, a term coined by Skelley, to make investments that appear otherwise impossible when made individually. Crowdfunding pools together resources and investments from different investors and uses the funds to make huge investments.
Today, iFunding has financed over 40 real estate projects with a combined value of over $250 million. Skelley is an alumni of Harvard Business School. He has been invited to attend the Stoler Report show as a guest to talk about commercial real estate evolution.
iFunding Founder William Skelley
William Skelley is a man with many talents, some of which he exposed in his RealHeartland interview. He is fluent in Spanish and English. He began his career back in 1996 as an executive intern for Mitt Romney at Bain Capital for two months. In 1997, he joined Skelley Associates as a consultant. Between 2001 and 2004, he worked at Olympus as a consultant. He joined GE Healthcare for one year before establishing Pallas Global in New York. The company dealt with international investments in real estate. In 2011, Skelley became the principal of Rose Park Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts. The next year, he founded iFunding and became its Chairman and CEO. Skelley is skilled in social media management, Crowdfunding and in real estate investments.