Bill Simerville

Bill Simerville

Managing Director/Principal


Bill serves as the Managing Director and Principal for Foundry Commercial and leads the Investment Sales platform in Charlotte focusing on the origination and execution of office and industrial product in the Carolinas.  Bill brings a substantial breadth of commercial real estate experience across all major asset classes.

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Bill also lead the Investment Sales Platform for Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer in Charlotte, NC. Immediately prior to joining Thalhimer, Bill was responsible for disposition of commercial REO assets for national and regional commercial banks throughout the Southeast while at a competitive national real estate firm. 

Bill’s background includes 25 years of commercial real estate experience, 15 years of which were spent with Bank of America in the Real Estate Investment Banking, construction lending, and structured finance groups.  Eight of these years, Bill was a Managing Director within the CMBS Capital Markets group responsible for origination and securitization of billions of dollars of commercial mortgages.  Bill began his career in the commercial appraisal industry with Shiplett-Wilkins & Associates developing valuation experience in all major asset classes.

Key Clients Served

  • Ardent Real Estate
  • Beacon Development
  • Choate Construction
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hines  
  • LNR
  • LRC Opportunity Fund            
  • Parkway Properties
  • Rialto
  • Sabal Financial (Oaktree)
  • Wells Fargo

Education, Memberships and Awards

  • Guilford College, Bachelor of Science
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker - North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Member - Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR) Platinum Level Award Winner 2013-2014
  • Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR) Gold or Silver Level Award Winner 2011-2012