Director | Acquisitions(704) 200-9508 Darren.Swanson@rsequity.com
Darren Swanson is the Director of Acquisitions for Red Stone Equity Partners, where he is responsible for the origination, acquisition, financial underwriting, partnership structuring, and syndication of affordable housing and historic tax credit investments for the southeastern region. Darren has 12 years of combined experience in LIHTC syndication, real estate lending and investing for developers of affordable housing. Experience includes new construction and rehabilitation / adaptive re-use developments utilizing a variety of programs including federal 4% and 9% low income housing tax credits, state housing tax credits, historic tax credits, HOME, Housing Trust Funds, FHLB AHP, USDA 515, HUD 223(f), 221(d)4, Freddie TEL, RAD, HAP mark to market and project-based housing vouchers. Prior to joining Red Stone, Darren was a Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager at Bank of America where he provided developers of affordable housing with a variety of real estate secured loans totaling over $400 million, tax credit equity investments in excess of $250 million and other bank products and services. Darren began his career as a commercial real estate lender in New York City, closing $1.5 billion of debt financing during this period. Darren is actively involved in civic and industry organizations, and serves on the board of The Housing Partnership (Chairman).
Darren received a Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a pre-med concentration, from Appalachian State University and holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.