SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Bill Tryon, the Chief Strategy Officer at Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. (PARTNER) has won the most prestigious 2020 PRISM Award, Industry Hall of Fame. The Industry Hall of Fame Award honors an individual for commercial real estate industry contributions through years of commendable service, leadership, and dedication to improving the industry.
Mr. Tryon is among the property risk management industry’s utmost veteran and respected players. During his 30+ years at institutions like Wells Fargo, LandAmerica, and now Partner, Bill has been at the forefront of developing and advancing risk management policies/procedures for environmental, construction, and seismic risk. At Wells Fargo, he was the founder of thorough and consistent procedures for evaluating and managing risk. Bill has participated with EPA, ASTM, SBA, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae to establish and refine policies/requirements dating back to the late 1980s. Having seen how property cycles reveal risky practices in CRE transactions, he remains committed to bettering practices in today’s risk management landscape. He frequently writes and speaks on risk management topics for CRE media, Environmental Bankers Association, Risk Management Association, and others.
As Partner’s Chief Strategy Officer, Bill runs the Construction Lender Risk Management Roundtable, the industry’s only forum for construction lenders and investors to learn, share, and collaborate on pressing risk management issues. Joe Derhake, CEO of Partner notes: “Over the last 6 years, Bill has worked tirelessly to ensure the CLRM agenda is driven by what matters most to financial stakeholders. Today, CLRM has grown to include over 50 financial institutions nationwide and many opportunities to gather for open and frank conversations.
The PRISM Awards Ceremony recognizes individuals and firms for their contributions to the property due diligence and commercial lending industry. The virtual award celebration was released on August 17, 2020, by the PRISM Conference, hosted by LightBox, the leading provider of data, technology, and insight for the property due diligence industry. However, PRISM nominations are independently reviewed and judged by the Zweig Group, a firm that works with and runs awards programs for the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries.
For a full list of 2020 PRISM Award winners, click here.
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