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Head of Financial Services

Bill serves as Head of Financial Services for Preferred Apartment Communities. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Preferred Campus Communities since 2015.  Prior to that time, he served as President/CEO of Lane Company until its acquisition by CFLane where he assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Barkwell has over 45 years’ experience in Real Estate working for developers, owners and operators of various verticals of real estate including Senior Vice President of Duddlesten Companies, Houston TX, Vice President, Insignia Management Group, Greenville, SC and President, Ambling Companies in Georgia.  His experience includes operational or financial oversight of over 1,200 apartment communities totaling over 200,000 unit and student housing operations with 28,000 student beds across 50 communities.