Mark Williams

Canyon Partners Real Estate

Managing Director

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Investment Management, Originations


Mark Williams is a Managing Director of Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC. Mr. Williams is based in Dallas and is responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing new debt and equity investment opportunities in Texas and South region. Mr. Williams has over 25 years of hands-on real estate experience in asset and portfolio management (debt and equity), risk management, acquisitions, dispositions, workouts and restructurings, ground-up development, redevelopment, and leasing/value creation. He has led transactions totaling almost $5 billion and negotiated over 130 joint ventures to acquire multi-family, office, retail and light industrial assets in markets across the U.S. Mr. Williams joined Canyon after 14 years at GE Real Estate/GE Capital Real Estate where he held leadership roles in both the Asset Management and Leveraged Equity Investing platforms. Prior to GE, he specialized in Retail Leasing, Sales and Tenant Representation with Grubb & Ellis in both the Dallas and Houston markets. Mr. Williams started his career working in the real estate department for a series of investment trusts focused on purchasing and repositioning distressed debt and equity assets in the Southwestern U.S. He is a graduate of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., Finance), the University of North Texas (B.B.A., Real Estate) and Texas A&M University (M.S., Land Development).

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
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Property Type