Ed Morrell is the Accounting Department Head, a member of the Management Team, Vice President of Financial Reporting for Shopoff Realty Investments, Corporate Secretary for Shopoff Properties Trust, and a member of the Investment Committee. He oversees accounting and tax administration at both the partnership and property levels. Mr. Morrell has 16 years of experience in accounting and finance at real estate investment funds, private equity funds, and hedge funds both as an auditor and in industry. He started his career at Ernst & Young, where he spent 4 years in the real estate assurance group, and then transitioned to accounting and finance for 12 years at several asset management firms, including the Blackstone Group, AIG Global Real Estate, and Kairos Investment Management. He is a certified public accountant licensed in both California and New York. Mr. Morrell has worked with investment funds ranging from $10 Million to $20 Billion in assets under management. In addition to accounting and finance, Mr. Morrell has worked in various investor relations roles in charge of portfolio performance communications as well as other communications related to accounting and tax matters. He graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration.