Area: Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Affiliation: Holden Sotheby's International Realty
William F. Holden, CCIM is the President and Founder of Holden Sotheby's International Realty. His background is varied and past accomplishments brought him to where he is today. For 37 years, William was an airline captain. He started with Trans World Airlines (TWA) and spent the last years of his career as a captain for American Airlines. During those years as a pilot, he was also a real estate developer in Vail, Colorado, USA (1972 to 1986). During that time, he developed multi-family condominiums and townhomes in a ski resort and golf course setting. In addition, he acted as general contractor, architect, marketing director, sales manager and property manager for all properties he developed. From 1986 to 2001, William was an appraiser in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He primarily did appraisals and investment analysis on shopping centers, office buildings, industrial office warehouses, and residential apartment properties. From 2001 to 2005, William had an asset management company and provided mortgage financing and investment advising as a registered investment adviser with a Series 7 securities license. He also specialized in allocating IRA/401k retirement funds to investment real estate. From 2005 to present, William has made numerous investments in residential real estate on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. In the process, he set up a full-service real estate company in Cabarete that includes property management, rental management, sales, and guest services.