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Bill Rudolph


Bill Rudolph is a Managing Partner of McKnight Realty Partners. Bill was President and CEO of McKnight from its founding in 1999 until 2022. Under Bill’s leadership, McKnight acquired, developed, financed, leased and operated over 7 million SF of commercial real estate across the country, with an emphasis on Western Pennsylvania. 

Prior to founding McKnight, Bill was President of Wendy’s of Greater Pittsburgh, where, with a focus on the finance, administration and real estate areas of the business, he turned the company into one of the largest franchisees of Wendy’s restaurants in the nation.

Bill serves on the Board of Directors of the The Aleph Institute NorthEast and formerly served as Board Chair for The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. Bill is a past board member of The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Bill also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh.

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