William (Bill) Frields is the Chief Operating Officer of ReCap and serves as a member of RGA's Real Estate Investment Committee. He currently leads the underwriting, portfolio management, servicing, and information technology groups at ReCap. Bill and ReCap Chief Executive Officer Mike McLellan have worked together for many years, including the last several at RGA/ReCap; together Bill and Mike led the growth of the ReCap organization.
Bill has worked in commercial real estate since 1986 when he joined the real estate division at General American Life, eventually rising to Senior Vice President at General American successor company Conning. His experience includes new loan origination, underwriting, loan servicing, portfolio management, delinquency management, loan restructuring and foreclosure, structuring real estate equity joint ventures, and equity real estate development.
Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Southern Illinois University.