iFunding CEO And Founder William Skelley Helps The Small Investor
iFunding CEO and founder William Skelley is the latest honoree to join the ‘Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders,’ an honor bestowed by the Columbus Citizens Foundation. The inaugural dinner, acknowledging William Skelley and other distinguished commercial real estate professionals, is organized by Madison Realty Capital, Managing Director, Michael Stoler.
Mr. Stoler hosts the weekly real estate television show, “The Stoler Report: NY’s Business Report.” The show addresses business trends in commercial real estate in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state region.
CrowdFunder paints a picture of Skelley as a pioneer of embracing accredited real estate crowdfunding subsequent to the JOBS Act Title II ruling. Accredited crowdfunding assembles individual investors, bringing together capital in small amounts to facilitate bigger opportunities and options. All business development operations come under Skelley’s jurisdiction.
In 2012, he established iFunding as a different online real estate platform. iFunding has provided support for over 40 commercial real estate transactions in excess of $250 million. Before his unprecedented success with iFunding, Skelley was a principal at Rose Park Advisors, an investment bank, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Prior to Rose Park Advisors, William Skelley’s career has stops at the international investment bank, Pallas Global, as its founder, GE Healthcare, as a consultant, and as a consultant, as well at Olympus Corporation. He got his start with Mitt Romney as an executive intern at Bain Capital.
Mr. Skelley maintains residences in New York City and Boston, Massachusetts and is fluent in Spanish, with his native tongue being English. He is a graduate of Hobart College in Rochester, New York, attended the Harvard School of Business and is a member of the Harvard Club of Boston.
iFunding permits commercial real estate debt and preferred equity fund raising. It enables small-time accredited investors to invest as little as $5000 in institutional real estate transactions. iFunding collaborates with its clients to ensure a seamless process of data, transparency, and insight with regard to their investments and makes available funding for real estate developers. Skelley also runs the iFunding Facebook, which is an ideal source of information about the company.