Bill Turner

Managing Director, Timberland

BILL TURNER, PHD is a Managing Director of Timberland and Silver Creek. He is responsible for asset class research, portfolio construction, and reviewing prospective acquisitions. As the Co-Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Timberland strategy, Dr. Turner oversees the day-to-day operations of the timber strategy, working closely with Silver Creek’s property manager, Green Diamond Resource Company. Dr. Turner has over 23 years of timberland investment experience – including portfolio management, forest management operations and planning, and timberland transactions. Prior to joining Silver Creek in 2013, he was a Director at Forest Legacy Investments. Earlier in his career, he worked with Olympic Resource Management, a Pope Resources Company, which served as the western timberland manager for the Hancock Timber Resource Group. On behalf of institutional and private investors, Dr. Turner has led the valuation analysis of several billion dollars of timberland assets. Dr. Turner holds a PhD in Forest Resource Economics from the University of Washington, a Masters in Applied Economics, and a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.