MAURICE D. WALKER
Managing Director
Bulls Advisory Group

 

Maurice Walker is Managing Director of Bulls Advisory Group, LLC, a real estate advisory firm serving the needs of corporations, governments and College & Universities.

Relevant Experience

Maurice Walker is a Managing Director with Bulls Advisory Group, LLC a practice focused on delivering integrated real estate solutions to government entities, nonprofit organizations, transportation facilities, and higher educational institutions.

Over the past 14 years he has worked in the commercial real estate and finance industry, first with LaSalle Partners/ Jones Lang LaSalle, followed by a 4 year stint with Green Park Financial, a leading multifamily lender. During this period, he has worked in the areas of development, technology, operations, investment asset management, compliance and business development/retention. He brings proven expertise in the following disciplines: leveraging technology and process design that establishes competitive advantage; construction & project management that is on time and under budget; handling the complex challenges associated with the ownership and operations of mixed use assets; leading and inspiring teams to best use their talents and resources productively; and structuring financial transactions that enhance investor yields. Mr. Walker provides the right mix of strategic planning and tactical execution skill sets to achieve his client’s stated objectives. Satisfied clients have included Archstone Smith, United Dominion Realty Trust, Utah Retirement Systems, BP Amoco, Westmark Realty Advisors, AmStar, TIAA-CREF, PSERS, DIG/Milestone, FirstWorthing and Lend Lease.

Mr. Walker has asset managed over $6 billion in multifamily, office and retail projects, and he has managed the construction of over 1 million square feet of space. He was a star leasing performer with Jones Lang LaSalle as he was known for handling sophisticated transactions and competitive marketing, along with strong broker, tenant and client relations. Prior to commencing his career in commercial real estate and finance, Mr. Walker was a top sales and marketing professional with IBM. There he honed his communication skills while working with local executives to use technology to streamline operations, drive down process costs, enhance margins and establish competitive advantage. There also, he sharpened his consultative selling style that has been a hallmark of his ability to build and motivate teams. His technical acumen not only has enabled him to understand computer architectures and the latest data transmission techniques, but also provides his clients with the assurance that the depth of their problems and issues are understood, to bring about comprehensive solutions.

He also serves as Managing General Partner of Birch Advisors, LLC, a Maryland based real estate advisory and investment fund, and on the board of Commercial Technology International, Inc., a wireless home automation and networking company.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Walker received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University and a MBA with concentrations in Information Systems and General Management from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Real Estate Executive Council, an organization of senior African American commercial real estate executives throughout the nation, and he serves on the Board of Directors of the National MultiHousing Council. Other activities include the Pension Real Estate Association, and the Mortgage Bankers Association. He has also formerly served on the board of the Towson Development Corporation (where he was Chairman Emeritus of the Towson Partnership’s Marketing Committee), and he is a founding member and former Vice President of the Baltimore Chapter of African American Real Estate Professionals.

 
 


 

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