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Professional Profile: Edward Walters 2011

About

  • Title: Founder and Partner
  • Company: Walters Group
  • Location: 500 Barnegat Blvd. North, Bldg. 100, Barnegat, NJ 08005
  • Birthplace: Red Bank, NJ

Family: Greg Walters, brother; Geraldine Walters, mother; Matthew Walters, son

College: St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Penn.

First job outside of real estate: As a college student, I worked as a commercial clammer during the summer months.

First job in real estate or allied field: At 22, I began building custom beach houses on Long Beach Island in southern Ocean County.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? A leading developer of diverse properties, including single-family, multifamily, student housing, affordable housing, mixed-use, office and retail. With the advent of LEED certification for commercial and residential buildings, and the integration of sustainable energy components, Walters will continue to work toward building smarter, greener developments.

Hobbies: Surfing and snow boarding

Favorite book: “The Great Gatsby”

Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption”

Person you admire most (outside of family): Nelson Mandela

Keys to success: Working hard and being honest

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? A fishing boat captain