Bill Towill is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Bill is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the Real Estate team, responsible for investment strategy, client relations and reporting for a global real estate equity separate account and indirectly for that same client’s investment in certain Barings managed funds. In addition, he serves on the Barings Real Estate U.S. Private Equity Investment Committee. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President of acquisitions. Bill has worked in the industry since 1984 and his experience has encompassed management and functional roles across real estate equity and debt investments in the U.S. and Europe for all major property types. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Bill was a commercial real estate broker specializing in apartment sales with First Capital Realty. He also held asset management and construction lending positions at Aetna Realty Investors with ultimate responsibility as Managing Director of their equity real estate sales group. Bill holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. from The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.