Mr. Anzelone is the Co-Chief Investment Officer, and a Principal, of The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG). BPG is a privately-owned developer, owner and operator of hotel, office, residential, retail & sports and entertainment properties throughout the United States.
Darren joined BPG in June of 2004 and is responsible for overseeing the development, acquisition and financing of new hotel investments throughout the United States, as well as being actively involved in the asset management of existing investments. He has been responsible for oversight of transactions totaling in excess of $2 billion since joining BPG; including the acquisition, development, and redevelopment of twenty five hotels.
Prior to BPG, Darren was with Fremont Realty Capital, LP, a New York City-based real estate private equity fund, which is an affiliate of Fremont group – the private investment arm of the Bechtel family. While at Fremont he was involved in the acquisition, financing, development, disposition and asset management of multi-family, hospitality, retail, residential, assisted living and student housing investments.
Prior to joining Fremont, Darren was a Supply Corps Lieutenant in the US Navy, and is an original crew member (Plank Owner) of the USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74).
Darren serves on the Board of the Tewaaraton Foundation (Heisman Trophy of Collegiate Lacrosse), as well as the Board of Bethesda Lacrosse Association, a not-for-profit youth lacrosse organization serving 2,000 boys and girls.
Darren holds a BS degree in Economics from the US Naval Academy, where he was a member of the Navy Lacrosse Team, and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Potomac, MD with his wife Lisa and four children.