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James E. Wilhelm, III

As the executive vice president of public/private partnerships at American Campus Communities, Jamie spearheads the company’s American Campus Equity (ACE) program. Since joining ACC in 2007, Jamie has been responsible for overseeing ACC’s on-campus business development efforts. During the past four years, the on-campus team has been engaged to develop or has completed 17 on-campus transactions totaling 17,299 beds and nearly 1.65 billion in total development cost. These transactions have been completed as both “third-party” tax-exempt bond finance projects and as ACC direct investments under the ACE program. Jamie joined ACC from RBC’s public finance department, where he served as the managing director of the higher education sector. Prior to RBC, he was a managing director with Banc One Capital Markets (currently JPMorgan Capital Markets) and held positions at McDonald & Company Securities (currently KeyBanc Capital Markets) and The Ohio Company (currently Fifth Third Markets).