William Quinby


Professional Expertise

Since 1979, William Quinby has established himself as a proven, effective professional throughout the commercial real estate industry. As a veteran broker with Savills since 1987, Bill serves as vice chairman and co-regional manager out of both the northern Virginia office in Tysons and the firm’s Washington D.C. location in the heart of downtown.

Over the course of his more than 40-year career, Bill has amassed real estate projects totaling in excess of 25 million square feet of development consulting, financing, tenant-led developments, build-to-suits and complex multi-location assignments. In order to optimize each of his clients’ transactions, Bill provides a plethora of services such as strategic planning, workplace strategy, site planning, architecture, contract analysis and lease negotiation. Some of Bill’s notable clients include the District of Columbia, California State University, George Mason University, AMTRAK and the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority.

Bill is a founding member of Savills Education Practice Group. As team leader, Bill manages a dynamic group of knowledgeable professionals out of the Washington, D.C. office along with representatives in each of Savills offices nationally. In addition, Bill is an expert in multiple fields including government/quasi- government, financial services, professional services, nonprofit and legal.

Prior to joining Savills, Bill spent the beginning of his career as at Lewis Gwin Partners (where he was a partner), Russo Development in Houston, and Rubloff Inc. in Chicago.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

In his free time, Bill likes to participate within his community. He currently serves on the board of Building Hope, a charter school development and financial company, as well as Tysons Partnership which is a business leaders’ forum promoting the development of Tysons, Virginia. Bill is also on the District of Columbia Federal City Council.

Direct Number

+1 202 624 8551



Suburban Washington, D.C.

Office Number

+1 703 442 9000


  • Miami University of Ohio, Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts & Architecture


  • District of Columbia
  • California State University
  • Sallie Mae
  • SPX Corporation
  • Verizon


  • Government
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
  • Nonprofits & Associations

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