President of CBRE’s Infrastructure, Defense & Public Enterprise Sector. Provides full suite of integrated real estate solutions to CBRE public sector, utility and defense industrial base clients.
Darren brings 27 years of public sector experience, previously serving as the Public Buildings Service’s (PBS) Regional Commissioner for the National Capital Region (NCR). In this role, he oversaw a quarter of the real-estate in the US Federal government, which included several nationally iconic properties such as the entire White House campus and several historic Cabinet-level headquarters buildings.
Earlier in his career, Darren served as the Associate Executive Director for Real Property within the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). In this role he was responsible for all land and real property interests. Including, the acquisition of land, major health care facility leasing actions/construction standards, property disposal, and establishing an infrastructure for private-public partnerships.
Darren also held several leadership roles for the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Leveraging his understanding of how the private sector industrial base supports critical government operations, Darren successfully partnered with a number of private providers to establish a network of technical systems and facilities that endure today.
Prior to his civilian career, Darren served on active duty for nine years in the US Army in a variety of infantry, special operations, and intelligence assignments. Today he continues service in the U.S. Army Reserve.