Darren has transacted hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of commercial real estate investments and software throughout his 20-year career. Darren is a driven leader who loves building relationships based on mutual success. In addition to advising clients on commercial real estate solutions, Darren has personally owned commercial real estate, syndicated investment groups and developed both value-add and ground-up properties. Darren is an active member of ULI, CCIM, ICSC and serves as a regional board member at US Bank.

Prior to founding CrowdStreet, Darren served as President of Compass Commercial, a leading Pacific Northwest full-service commercial real estate company. Darren launched his career in software at Oracle/ATG in San Francisco where he managed 17 sales people throughout the Western region while performing as an individual top-producer. An entrepreneur at heart, Darren started his first profitable business at 19 years old in Boulder, CO.

Darren is a graduate of the Leeds Business School at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a CCIM designee, a recognized expert in investment real estate.