William Colgan

CHA Partners

Partner, Healthcare & Commerical

Job Functions: Executive, Capital Markets, Debt Strategies, Equity Strategies


William has 10+ years in real estate finance and handles the firm’s capital stack. William has worked with New Jersey Municipalities to negotiate payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) and Redevelopment Area Bonds (RABs), while working with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to obtain Industrial & Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP) and Industrial Development Authority (IDA) benefits.


Furthermore, William negotiated the first New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) deal that NYCEDC ever completed as a newly formed CDE. He has raised equity, pref equity, bridge loans, construction financing, permanent financing and lines of credit for CHA.


Prior to CHA, William worked as a financial consultant at Studley, successfully completing over 250 transactions totaling over 9 million square feet. In 2012, he was selected for The Commercial Observer’s 30 under 30 list.



-AB in Economics from Harvard

-CFA Charterholder, CAIA Charterholder

-Licensed real estate salesperson in New York and New Jersey

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type