SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Real Estate Group Inc., the largest private owner of multi-family properties in the San Francisco Bay Area, has hired Darren Carrington as Vice President of Investments. With over 20 years of experience in real estate investment, acquisition and management, Darren Carrington's breadth of experience makes him particularly well suited to his position as Vice President of Investments, for Prometheus. From creating and running his own real estate consulting firm to completing over $1.35 billion in multifamily acquisitions and dispositions, he brings a disciplined approach to maximizing investment value for Prometheus Real Estate Group.
During his tenure as Vice President of Investments for AvalonBay Communities in Alexandria, VA and San Francisco, CA, Carrington was responsible for leading regional teams in East & West Coast markets, sourcing acquisitions and spearheading asset management initiatives, all while consistently exceeding transaction volume expectations. As Vice President of Acquisitions/Portfolio Management with Camden Property Trust in Houston, TX he was instrumental in buying and selling over 16,000 apartments and completing over $1.2 billion in mergers and structured transactions while managing joint venture relationships with over 5,000 apartment units.
Carrington also attained "hands-on" management experience as an Asset Manager with MIG Realty Advisors in Walnut Creek, CA, managing a portfolio featuring 2.4 million square feet of multifamily and commercial real estate with one of the largest privately held pension fund advisors in the country.
A Certified Property Manager, Certified Commercial Investment Member and participant in National Multi Housing Counsel, Carrington earned his Master of Business Administration from San Francisco State University and his Bachelor of Business Administration from California State University, Chico.
Prometheus Real Estate Group is the largest private owner of multi-family properties in the San Francisco Bay Area with a growing portfolio of more than 18,000 metropolitan-area apartments in the Seattle, Portland, Ore., and Los Angeles communities. Since its inception in 1965, Prometheus Real Estate Group has specialized in the acquisition, development and management of high quality residential and commercial properties throughout the Western United States. Prometheus has a long history of award-winning approaches to development, management and general excellence. Recent recognition includes: 2010 MHN Best Property Management Company of the Year, three Gold Nugget Awards and one Grand Award from the Pacific Coast Builder's Conference, First Place in Customer Service and Experience from For Rent Magazine, a California Landscape Association Trophy Award, a Rosey Award from the Portland Advertising Federation and the Multi-Housing News Design Excellence Award. For more information, visit http://prometheusreg.com.
SOURCE Prometheus Real Estate Group Inc.