Preston Walls: Founder & CEO

In his executive career, Preston has held leadership positions at Walls Property Group (Founder/CEO, >7 years) and Walls Property Management (Founder/CEO > 7 years). He is currently managing a portfolio of 75 buildings, valued over $300 MM. Preston directed a ground-up, 42-unit Built Green Class A-Mixed Use project, including planning, permitting, tenant relocation, demolition, construction, leasing, and financing. He is currently building a 61 unit mid-rise multi-family project, in permit for a 59 unit site and renovating several existing value-add properties in Seattle.

Preston has managed syndication projects requiring additional equity capital, raising capital, negotiating terms and partnership agreements, partitioning risk, and managing equity and debt offerings to investors. He has also served as the project manager for dozens of building renovations.

Preston obtained a B.A. with a double major in Economics and English from Colgate University. He has served on boards and advisory councils, including Discovery Montessori and Lakeside School. Preston is also a contributing member of the Forbes Real Estate Council and Puget Sound Business Journal Leadership Trust.

In his free time, Preston can be found fishing, boating, wakesurfing, skiing, and spending time with his two children. Preston also enjoys volunteering with his favorite charity, The Goodtimes Project – whose vision is to create caring spaces for families who have been affected by childhood cancer.

David Fiore: Asset Manager Consultant

Dave Fiore joined WPG in August 2021. Dave has 16 years of multi-family experience including time at BRIDGE Housing (CalPERS partner) and Mill Creek Residential, where he led urban infill mixed-use development and acquisition efforts, successfully developing more than 1,500 units in the Bay Area.   

Dave obtained an M.B.A. with a concentration in real estate from The Walter A. Haas School of Business, at the University of California, Berkeley and B.S. in Economics from Villanova University.  Dave’s professional affiliations have included Urban Land Institute, San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) and Housing Action Coalition (HAC). When he’s not building at work, Dave can be found running after his son who’s determined to do his own demolition work on their home. 

Shad Bernhoft: Director of Construction & Facilities

Shad joined WPM in October of 2014. With a background in Corporate Real Estate Planning and Construction Management, Shad has been a huge asset to our Construction Team. Shad is a diligent planner who is conscientious of the unique requirements involved in developing real estate through construction and tenant improvement projects. Born and raised in Northern Wisconsin, Shad enjoys spending time outdoors and relaxing with family and friends.

Lacey Angelier: Controller

Lacey, a valued member of the Walls Property Management team since 2015, boasts 12 years of industry expertise. Beginning her career in accounting at a major real estate law firm, she acquired in-depth financial knowledge within the real estate sector before shifting her focus to property management. Having an academic background in accounting from Central Washington University, Lacey expertly applies her knowledge to various aspects of our business, including acquisitions, bank draws, sales transactions, cost segregation, and corporate accounting.

Beyond her professional life, Lacey enjoys family outings, kayaking, and sailing in Puget Sound. She also enjoys cycling, frequently embarking on long rides and staying active with her Peloton bike.