Leading Voices Podcast: Bill Bayless, CEO of American Campus Communities, the Only Publicly Traded Student Housing Company

The Leading Voices in Real Estate podcast series interviews some of the most successful, interesting, entrepreneurial people who shape our cities and the built environment.

Host Matt Slepin gets to the personal side not often heard from these legends and visionaries, their career stories and advice, and their role in creating vibrant communities with character, beauty, and a high quality of life.


Bill Bayless
CEO of American Campus Communities, the Only Publicly Traded Student Housing Company

Bill Bayless

Bill Bayless is the co-founder and CEO of the only publicly traded student housing company, American Campus Communities (ACC). One of the true pioneers in the student housing business, Bill initially conceived of ideas that are now part of ACC’s mission when he was an undergrad at West Virginia University, recognizing that both students and their parents were being underserved.

This episode is made possible by our sponsor JLL. Learn more at jll.com/voices.