IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1031 Crowdfunding (1031 CF), a real estate investing platform, today announces the appointment of Tamara Darling as its new Director of National Accounts. In the newly created role, Darling will open additional distribution channels for 1031 CF, including registered investment advisors (RIAs), family offices and other sources of equity for the company’s sponsor arm that creates Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
“We’re thrilled to welcome Tamara to the 1031 Crowdfunding family as we continue to grow and scale our business to reach a greater base of investors nationwide,” said Edward Fernandez, President and CEO of 1031 Crowdfunding. “Tamara’s two-decade career in real estate sales, growth and marketing will bring new relationships to the company and allow us to realize more real estate investment opportunities we previously did not have the bandwidth to pursue.”
Before joining 1031 Crowdfunding, Darling was senior regional vice president of sales for the U.S. Southwest at Capital Square for a decade where she played a pivotal role in providing wholesale and marketing support to broker-dealers, registered representatives and RIAs across Southern California, Nevada and Hawaii. During Darling’s tenure at Capital Square, she and her team drove $100 million in 2014 growth and raised a staggering $1 billion in equity in 2022. Darling’s experience has helped her gain extensive knowledge of Section 1031 offerings for a broad range of real estate asset classes.
“I saw an opportune moment to join Edward and his team as they continue to develop and deploy successful real estate investment vehicles for investors,” said Darling. “I look forward to providing additional strategy and wholesale expertise to accelerate 1031 Crowdfunding’s growth and reach more sources of equity from individuals and institutional partners.”
Part of Darling’s day-to-day responsibilities will include overseeing all business development, education and account management procedures for 1031 CF. She brings a wealth of knowledge in Section 1031 offerings across a wide spectrum of real estate asset classes and is an expert on the benefits of tax-deferred investing.