Land Development Expert

William Kennedy, CPA

Professional Expertise:

Bill Kennedy is the Director of Land Development Consulting at Xpera Group.

Mr. Kennedy has a broad business background in real estate development and project management with experience delivering large-scale projects for national and international firms and top real estate developers.

Prior to joining Xpera Group, Mr. Kennedy was Managing Director of StoneWood, Inc., a real estate development and advisory firm that he founded to assist major lenders and investors, including Bank of America, Bank of the West, BNP Paribas, Taisei Corporation, Alecta Real Estate, and others with the management and disposition of distressed and foreclosed real estate assets throughout Southern California.

In the past, Mr. Kennedy served as Vice President of Lewis Management Corp. for the development of The Resort in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, a transit-oriented development of 3,450 homes within a re-purposed 160 golf course site. Previously, he was the senior real estate development executive for BCED Development in San Diego County, managing the planning, development, and dispositions of 3 major mixed-use residential master plans planned for 16,000 homes and other uses.

In total, Kennedy has led corporate management and development teams on numerous properties including 12 residential master plans, producing over 35,000 home-sites plus a number of commercial and industrial assets. Mr. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business from the University of California at Pomona. 

Mr. Kennedy is a past board member of the San Diego chapter of Lambda Alpha International, an international honorary land economics society and is a past co-chair of the Miramar Ranch North Community Planning Group in San Diego.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Land Development
  • Development Consulting
  • Master Planning and Development
  • Land Use
  • Due Diligence
  • Forward Planning
  • Entitlements and Permits
  • Project Management
  • Asset Management and Capital Budgeting
  • Acquisitions & Dispositions of Real Property
  • Government Relations
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Land Residual Valuation
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Special Assets / OREO


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • California Real Estate Broker's License
  • State of California Contractor's License
    • B - General Building
    • C-12 Earthwork and Paving
    • C-34 Pipeline

Memberships / Affiliations:

  • Lambda Alpha Honorary Land Use Society
  • Building Industry Association San Diego
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants

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