William F. Hughes III
Managing Director, Investment Management
Colony Capital, Inc.
Bill Hughes is a Managing Director at Colony Capital, Inc. He is responsible for liquid investment strategies and is the Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Securities portfolio.
Prior to joining Colony Capital in 2017, Mr. Hughes managed a private fund within Kayne Anderson. Prior to that, Mr. Hughes was a portfolio manager for an event driven hedge fund controlled by Societe Generale. Mr. Hughes has been engaged in value and event driven investing as an analyst and portfolio manager since 1998, and he previously managed similar strategies at Allen & Company and Pequot Capital Management. He began his career as an investment banking analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the financial institutions group.
Mr. Hughes is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago with a concentration in economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.