Walter P. Schmidt
Senior Managing Partner
New York

Mr. Schmidt, based in New York, is a Senior Managing Partner and one of the founders of Rockwood.  Mr. Schmidt has 32 years of experience in the real estate industry.  Mr. Schmidt serves on various portfolio management and investment committees as well as the firm's Management Committee and on Rockwood's Human Capital Committee (as chairman) and Rockwood's Investor Committee.  Mr. Schmidt previously served as the firm's Chief Investment Officer. 


From 1996 to 2010, Mr. Schmidt was responsible for acquisition, asset management and disposition activities on the East Coast.  From 1986 to 1995, Mr. Schmidt advanced from Associate to Vice President of Competrol Real Estate Limited and was responsible for asset management of the East Coast portfolio.  From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Schmidt was a Senior Auditor with Touche Ross & Co. (currently Deloitte), with experience in real estate.


Mr. Schmidt received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Adelphi University.  Mr. Schmidt is a full member of the Urban Land Institute, where he is a member of the Urban Land Institute, Development/Mixed Use Council.


Walter P. Schmidt
Professional Affiliations
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Pension Real Estate Association
  • Wharton Real Estate Center
  • InRev

Adelphi University

Bachelor of Business Administration

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