Bill Benjamin is the Chairman of UJIA.
Bill is also currently on the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC) where he is actively involved in the community vitality initiative. From 2008-2012, he served as Co-Chairman of Masorti Judaism. He has also served as a member of the JLC’s Commission on Jewish Schools and its subsequent implementation group and as a trustee of JCoSS.
Professionally, Bill is a senior partner of Area Management, a large, global asset management firm. He heads the global real estate business. A native of the United States, Bill moved to London in 2001 to open the office for his firm and he overseas its European and Asian activities. Prior to AREA, he worked in the real estate finance group of Bankers Trust Company in New York.
Bill graduated from Harvard College and has a master’s degree in business from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Bill is married and has three children.