Real Estate Guru William Skelley Joins Prestigious Industry Association

The world of American business is probably more exciting and dynamic in 2016 than it has ever been. The confluence of technological advancements and social media has created opportunities for young and capable business people to rise to the forefront by spreading new ideas. In the world of media, companies like Buzzfeed led by tech enthusiast Jonah Peretti have transformed the ways that modern media companies build their audiences, approach journalism and create diverse and dynamic work environments.

In the world of real estate, financial services professional William Skelley has changed the way that the investment community understands and approaches real estate investment. According to business website Crowdfund Insider Skelley was recently recognized for his contributions to the world of real estate by a prestigious organization. Skelley was invited to be a member of an exclusive association known as the Next Generation Of Real Estate Leaders. The organization receives members on an invite-only basis. Crowdfunding Insider reports that the Next Generation Of Real Estate Leaders is run by real estate aficionado Michael Stoler.

Stoler is not only the founder of the organization that inducted Skelley into its ranks. He also holds two other high profile positions the real estate world. He holds the title of Managing Director at New York real estate investment firm Madison Realty Capital. He also works as a business television personality through his work hosting the long-running television program The Stoler Report: NY’s Business Report. The Stoler Report: NY’s Business Report has been on the air for 15 seasons.

Skelley’s work with the company he founded, iFunding, has set him apart as one of the most innovative business minds in American real estate today. According to, Skelley developed the concept of what is known as accredited crowdfunding. Accredited crowdfunding refers to crowdfunding ventures that enable accredited investors to use crowdfunding mechanisms to combine their resources to support projects that require large investments. His company iFunding acts as a social platform that enables real estate investors to do this. As a result investors with access to varying levels of capital have been able to participate in large investment opportunities. Skelley has an extensive background as an entrepreneur and businessman. He founded and ran a firm known as Pallas Global, worked at Bain Capital and consulted for General Electric Healthcare.

Upon his induction into the organization Skelley joined other skilled real estate professionals that hail from well-known real estate companies like Bank of America, Kushner Companies and Cushman and Wakefield.