A real estate entrepreneur, Bill Poland is Founder and President of Bay West Group, a commercial real estate development company committed to creating value in the development of urban infill, opportunistic and adaptive reuse projects.


  • • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering - Georgia Tech University
  • • Masters of Business Administration - Stanford University

Memberships & Affiliations | Awards & Honors

  • • Member, Board of Trustees, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • • Member, Georgia Tech Presidents Advisory Board
  • • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • • Member, Board of the Steers Global Real Estate Center, Georgetown University
  • • Chairman, San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau (past)
  • • Councilmember, Town of Ross, CA (past)
  • • President, Olympic Club, San Francisco (past)
  • • NAIOP-Lifetime of Building Award 2010