Freddy

Ellis

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Watermark Equity Group

Freddy cofounded Watermark Equity Group to create and build residential communities that provide a living experience superseding anything currently in the marketplace. His investment philosophy is rooted in risk management and value creation.

As Managing Partner, Freddy co-chairs the Investment Committee, manages capital structuring, and acquisitions for Watermark, where he has allocated hundreds of millions in private equity and commercial debt. Prior to forming Watermark Equity Group Freddy helped launch Chicago Hope Homes in 2011, a non-profit real estate investment firm missioned to provide financial support to the underserved, inner city youth of Chicago’s West Side.

Freddy graduated from Wheaton College with a business/economics degree. When he is not meeting with partners or overseeing development projects, Freddy enjoys an active lifestyle full of many outdoor hobbies and CrossFit.  Freddy is married to his wife Despina.

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