Mark Williams is a Managing Director within the Real Estate Investment team at Canyon. Mr. Williams joined Canyon in 2009 and primarily focuses on the asset management and business plan execution of a portfolio of investments across property types throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Canyon, Mr. Williams worked at GE Real Estate/GE Capital Real Estate where he held positions in both the Asset Management and Leveraged Equity Investing platforms. Previously, he was at Grubb & Ellis where he specialized in Retail Leasing, Sales, and Tenant Representation. Mr. Williams started his career working in the real estate group for a series of investment trusts focused on purchasing and repositioning distressed debt and equity assets. Mr. Williams is a graduate of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., Finance), the University of North Texas (B.B.A., Real Estate) and Texas A&M University (M.S., Land Development).