Michelle Wells

Michelle Wells
Head of Capital Raising

Ms. Wells joined Waterton in 2013 and serves as managing partner, capital raising and investor relations. In this role, Ms. Wells is responsible for fund development and capital raising and oversees ongoing investor and consultant relations, marketing and communications. Ms. Wells is a member of the firm’s Management, Investment and Culture Committees.

Ms. Wells has been involved in real estate investment management since 2000. Prior to joining Waterton in 2013, Ms. Wells was a director with RREEF Real Estate where she was responsible for West Coast client and consultant relations. Previously, Ms. Wells led the investor communication teams at The Praedium Group and AIG Global Real Estate and began her career in real estate-focused investor communications with AMB Property Corporation (now Prologis) where she managed investor relations.

Ms. Wells holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of California, San Diego and a master’s degree in education from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Ms. Wells previously held Series 7 and 63 designations from FINRA and is a board member of Women in Real Estate’s Chicago chapter. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Multifamily Platinum Council; Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) and the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC).