About Us

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WS Communities

WS Communities is a real estate development firm that specializes in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of multifamily and mixed-use properties in Southern California. WS Communities' projects include luxury and affordable residential units with ground floor retail and office spaces located in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California.


Scott Walter – CEO & President

Scott Walter is an 20-year real estate development and investment veteran and was previously responsible for acquisitions and development at NMS Properties, Inc, as their Executive Vice President. Prior to joining NMS, Mr. Walter spent 11 years with Legacy Partners Residential, Inc. as Vice President of Development & Acquisitions, where he led the acquisition and development of all communities in the Southern California, Nevada, and Arizona markets, and was responsible for all facets of residential operations, acquisitions, development, construction and property management. Before his tenure at Legacy Partners Residential, Inc., Mr. Walter was an Associate with Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc., a real estate consulting and appraisal firm. Mr. Walter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Real Estate and Finance from Loyola Marymount University and is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).


Greg Proniloff - Vice President of Finance

Mr. Proniloff joined WS Communities as the Vice President of Finance in February 2016. Previously at George Elkins Mortgage Banking Company, he successfully originated, underwrote and financed more than $500 million of debt on multi-family, retail, office, industrial and single- family residence properties across the country through various sources of capital, including Fannie Mae, FHA/HUD, CMBS, banks and insurance companies. With real estate experience and a J.D. Degree from UCLA School of Law, Mr. Proniloff oversees the closing of all debt and equity transactions as well as acquisitions, dispositions, underwriting and asset management. He holds memberships and licenses with the California State Bar, California Real Estate Association and the Urban Land Institute.