With a combined expertise in real estate development and investing, Will Heaton and James Dainard set out to create a company that focuses on helping home buyers throughout Western Washington. Will and James believed in founding a company that helps clients to find lucrative market opportunities and rehabilitate and flip them. With their unique skill set and expertise, they have successfully landed Heaton Dainared on Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in America for 2015 and 2016 as well as Washington’s Fastest Growing Private Companies from 2013 to 2016.

Will Heaton

Will Heaton is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Heaton Dainard. Will’s extensive background in real estate development and rehabilitation is essential to the operations of Heaton Dainard.

 

Through the hundreds of transactions he has been involved in over the past ten years, Will delivers a comprehensive understanding of real estate origination, underwriting, investor relations, and execution of investment strategies. Prior to Heaton Dainard, Will directed the pre-foreclosure department at Vestus Foreclosure Group in Kirkland. He and Co-Founder James Dainard, currently own and operate their personal real estate portfolio and have adopted a successful method of investing in real estate in a down market by using expert market analysis to eliminate risk.

 

Will attended Central Washington University and resides in Redmond, Washington. He was honored as the Co-Founder of one of Eastside’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2013, 2014, and 2015 and Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in America.

James Dainard

James Dainard is Co-Founder and Managing Principal at Heaton Dainard. As a Managing Principal, he is responsible for the development and execution of corporate strategies, marketing, and property acquisitions.

 

James has been actively investing in multifamily and single family units in the Puget Sound region for over ten years, and leads a dynamic team that exceeded sales volumes in 2017 of over $183 million with over 340 closed transactions. His business acumen adds value to Heaton Dainard by providing investors with inventory and multiple exit strategies.

 

James graduated from University of Washington’s Foster School of Business with a focus in finance and marketing, and was recently recognized as Co-Founder of one of the Washington’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2013, 2014, and 2015, 2016 as well as Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in America in 2015 and 2016. In 2017, James was chosen as a Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree.