Mr. Darling serves as Chief Operating Officer of Acacia Capital with management responsibilities over all the day-to-day activities of the company. His is an active participant in all fund raising efforts and investor relations. He is also a member of Acacia’s internal investment committee. He has extensive experience in the acquisition, financing, and disposition of income property throughout the western United States. Prior to joining Acacia, he was responsible for the western region acquisition activity of Lend Lease, a large pension fund advisor. Mr. Darling also oversaw dispositions and financing activity for AEW Capital Management and was a bank analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is a Trustee and the Treasurer of the Presidio Hill School in San Francisco. He holds an AB degree in economics from Princeton University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.