And you’d know this if you watch a movie in the same room with him.
“I don't watch [movies] like most people do," he told me. "I pay attention to shots. I pay attention to storytelling.”
Before starting his career in real estate, Billy was working on becoming a film director.
If Billy’s life was a screenplay, real estate would make an entrance at a dark time in his story arc.
“I went to business school, and the thought there was that I will get my MBA and go into international development,” he told me. “So we moved to Northern Virginia because that's the bedrock for international development. Because that's really what inspired me.”