Ed Boyd is senior director of portfolio management for Greystar. For the past four years, Ed has played a key role in managing the day-to-day affairs of the company's discretionary fund platform, and is currently the portfolio manager for Greystar Equity Partners VIII, LP and Greystar Equity Partners IX, LP. Prior to that, he was instrumental in building the portfolio management platform of the firm's European investments. Before joining Greystar in 2011, Ed worked on the structured credit trading desk for Wachovia's corporate investment banking group. Ed sits on the board of trustees for The Nature Conservancy of South Carolina and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute. He holds a bachelor of arts in policy studies, with a focus on political science and economics, from Dickinson College.