Bill Petersen is a Managing Director in the CMBS group at Kroll Bond Rating Agency. Bill is responsible for the group’s credit rating monitoring effort. In addition to providing timely surveillance reports and rating actions, Petersen’s team evaluates servicers, responds to post securitization requests such as loan assumptions and defeasance, and supports the group’s research effort. He began his career 20 years ago at GMAC Commercial Mortgage, and subsequently held posts at Realpoint and Morningstar. Prior to his current position, he was a key member of the management team that developed our subscription surveillance service for CMBS, which is available on the KBRA Credit Profile Portal. Petersen received a BBA in Accounting from Temple University’s Fox School of Business.