Ron Walton has over thirty years of commercial real estate development experience spanning multiple product types including Class A office buildings, full-service hotels and multi-family residential buildings.  Walton has deep expertise in developing and executing on real estate strategies that navigate complex zoning, regulatory, tax, financial and environmental challenges associated with urban commercial real estate.

A 2003 article in the Washington Business Journal lauds him as a hands-on, upbeat, and persistent businessman and friend.

Walton’s expertise spans the full development cycle including concept development, feasibility analysis, land acquisition, re-zoning, equity and debt financing, design, construction, office space leasing, and sales. Walton started The Walton Companies in 1984 and has since delivered multiple landmark residential, office and hotel properties to the Washington DC market.

Walton received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant.  Prior to entering commercial real estate, Walton worked as a Senior Auditor for Arthur Andersen & Co, and as the Controller for a large, regional construction and materials company.


​Jennifer walton hood, VICE PRESIDENT of development

Jennifer Hood has 15 years of experience in business, including real estate development and asset management, financial consulting and software sales. Prior to holding her current position, she served as Executive Vice President at S2 Capital Partners, in McLean, Virginia. In that position she led the company’s retail acquisition team in the acquisition and asset management of the company’s first three grocery-anchored shopping centers in the Mid-Atlantic. Prior to S2 Capital Partners, Hood spent nearly four years at Primatics Financial, a leader in the financial services software industry. Hood previously worked at The Walton Companies and JPI East, during which time she served as the development and/or asset manager for over $250MM in commercial real estate in downtown Washington, DC.

Hood received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College (IL) and her Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. She is active in non-profit Christian ministry and community service, having served as a Core Group Leader for Teen Community Bible Study, Co-President of the HBS Christian Fellowship Club, Member of the HBS Club of Washington Board of Directors and a volunteer with numerous organizations.​

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