Darren Aiello

Darren Aiello, Research Fellow for the Ziman Center's UCLA Gilbert Program in Real Estate, Finance, and Urban Economics, is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the BYU Marriott School of Management. He completed his Ph.D. in Finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Darren's research interests include Empirical Corporate Finance, Securitization, and Real Estate Finance. Prior to starting his Ph.D., he spent eight years in various analytical and managerial roles at one of the largest issuers and master servicers of Private Label Mortgage Backed Securities in the United States.

Darren received an MBA in Finance from UCLA Anderson in 2014 and a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Economics in 2006, both from Pepperdine University.