About Waterton

Waterton is a real estate investor and property management company with a focus on U.S. multifamily apartments and hospitality properties. Founded in 1995 by David Schwartz and Peter Vilim, Waterton executes value add strategies and manages a national portfolio of multifamily and hospitality properties on behalf of institutional investors, family offices and financial institutions. Waterton manages its investments through wholly owned property management subsidiaries which are focused on Waterton’s portfolio of properties.

Waterton has a proven expertise in selecting and managing attractive risk adjusted real estate investments located in major markets around the United States. Since its formation, the company has invested over $5.3 billion in assets. Waterton is privately held by its co-founders and is headquartered in Chicago with regional offices throughout the United States.


Business Operations Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Chicago, IL
“I liked the amount of learning through experience during this internship. I learned so much through shadowing different employees and departments as well as completing tasks assigned to me.”

Market Research Intern

May 2015 - May 2016 Chicago, IL
“I was challenged in a different sector and was still able to do what I wanted to do. A lot of the work was entrepreneurial and there was room to grow. ”
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