William F. Butler, CRE® President and Founder
William F. Butler is an accomplished real estate project and portfolio manager with over 30 years of experience partnering with high net worth private, corporate and institutional clients throughout the United States on projects ranging from commercial portfolios to mixed-use facilities and residential developments. As founder and principal of Real Estate InSync (REI), Mr. Butler works closely with clients to assess needs, clarify goals, design comprehensive development solutions and manage programs to strategically reposition assets, brand properties and maximize real estate portfolios valued up to $100 million.
Mr. Butlerís previous experience includes serving as a senior vice president with The St. Joe Land Company, where he designed and implemented business models for five new product lines involving 250,000 rural acres across a six-county region in North Florida. Prior to joining St. Joe in 2000, Mr. Butler provided consulting, development, management and valuation services for 12 years as a principal of Boutin Brown Butler Real Estate Services. Additionally, he served earlier as a vice president with New York-based Landauer Associates, Inc., an international real estate firm servicing corporations in the U.S. and Europe, and as a real estate analyst and project administrator with Raymond-Kaiser Engineers, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
His expertise, experience and integrity have attracted high-profile clients, including Regions Morgan Timberland Group, Capital City Bank Group, Florida Retail Federation, The Florida Bar, City of Tallahassee, the Florida State University Seminole Boosters and Myer Development, LLC.
Mr. Butlerís credentials also include the prestigious designation of Counselor of Real Estate signifying professional achievement as a trusted real estate advisor, as acknowledged by his peers in the American Society of Real Estate Counselors. He holds a B.S. in Real Estate from Florida State University and is a graduate of Leadership Florida and Leadership Tallahassee. As a native of Tallahassee, Fla., Mr. Butler is committed to the long-term success of this community and the North Florida region.
Leadership Credentials Include:
- Past Chairman of the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County
- Leadership Florida Graduate
- Member of the Board of Directors, Florida State University Center for Real Estate Education & Research
- Vice Chairman, Leon County Planning Commission
- Past Chairman, Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
- Past Chairman of the National Biletnikoff Award in college football
- Past Chairman of the Tallahassee Downtown Redevelopment Commission
Mr. Butler leads the REI team in interpreting trends, examining emerging issues and guiding the timing of real estate decisions to maximize client assets. REI collaborates with clients and industry professionals to design innovative real estate-based solutions and transform these programs into profitable ventures that exceed clients' development, financing and investment management needs.