Mr. Ackerman is a senior director and is responsible for development of multifamily projects in Northern California and Seattle. Prior to joining Greystar, Mr. Ackerman was vice president of development at Archstone where he managed several multifamily developments in the Bay Area. Before this, Mr. Ackerman spent over twenty years at the Opus Group where he developed numerous multifamily, office, industrial, R & D and retail projects in both the Bay Area and Chicago. Mr. Ackerman holds an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Ackerman is involved in ULI and other industry and community groups.