Frank J. Walter III
President and Managing Partner
Founding Partner of Petrus Partners, Ltd. and Senior Managing Director of both Crown West Realty, LLC and Crown Columbia Water Resources, LLC, and Chairman of Coronet Communities.

Founding Partner of Petrus Partners, Ltd. in 1992. Present or past director or partner of numerous private companies and real estate partnerships. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Walter has been a principal in or investment banker for over $2 billion of acquisition, financing and sale transactions involving office, industrial, retail, hotel and multifamily properties as well as land investments (commercial, residential and agricultural) throughout the U.S.

Mr. Walter previously worked in the Real Estate Department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and was a Principal with Centre Partners, the private equity investment partnership of Lazard Frères & Co. Mr. Walter is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and the Harvard Graduate School of Business, where he was a Baker Scholar. He served as a U.S. Navy officer under Admiral Hyman Rickover at the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Headquarters.

He is President and a Trustee of the Montclair Art Museum, President of the Vanderbilt Navy ROTC Alumni Association, a member of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), a director of Trolex Corp., and a former director of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association.

Christopher F. Bennett

Mr. Bennett joined Petrus Partners in 2006 and focuses on acquisitions, financings, and dispositions of both commercial properties and land developments. Mr. Bennett facilitates residential and commercial development of Petrus’ master-planned communities in Nevada and Arizona. Mr. Bennett oversaw the purchase of 15,000 residential lots since 2008.

Prior to Petrus, he worked at Nomura Securities International where he originated and underwrote commercial mortgage loans and in Merrill Lynch & Co.’s Private Wealth Management Division. Mr. Bennett graduated from Duke University and the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Wesley C. Huang
Executive Vice President and a co-founder of Petrus Partners, Ltd. and Managing Director of both Crown West Realty, LLC and Crown Columbia Water Resources, LLC.

Mr. Huang has been an investor in numerous commercial real estate ventures as well as a principal in or advisor to companies in the retail, restaurant, media, manufacturing, industrial services and consumer product industries. During the past 25 years, Mr. Huang has completed over 50 real estate mortgage financings totaling $1.5 billion in proceeds.

Mr. Huang previously worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Bear, Stearns & Co. and subsequently at Adler & Shaykin, a New York-based private investment firm.

Mr. Huang is a graduate of both the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton Business School.

In Memorium
H. Fred Krimendahl II

Founding Partner of Petrus Partners, Ltd. During his 34-year career with Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Krimendahl served variously as a Member of the Management Committee, Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division, Chief Administrative Partner and Head of the Corporate Finance Department.