Frank J. Walter III
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.

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, multifamily, and agricultural properties and land development projects throughout the U.S. as well as a director or partner of numerous private companies and real estate partnerships. 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 Fréres & Co.

Mr. Walter is the President and a Trustee of the Montclair Art Museum, President of the Vanderbilt Navy ROTC Alumni Association, and a Director of Trolex Corporation. He is a former Director of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association.

Mr. Walter is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, 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 in Washington, D.C.


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.