Engineering / Environmental's Leadership Team


With over 25 years of experience in the industry, our Environmental & Engineering Services group provides clients with accurate measures of risk associated with both structural and environmental issues.


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Edwin Downey, CIH, CSP, CHMM, ARM, LEED AP joined AURA in 2005. Edwin is the Director of Engineering and Environmental Services. In his role as Director, Edwin is responsible for directing a small team that provides engineering and environmental due diligence and related technical services in support of the real estate investment group and real estate operations. Prior to joining AURA, Edwin worked in the telecommunications sector providing managerial and technical expertise related to environmental compliance and other risk management programs. Edwin received his BS in Environmental Health from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, his MS in Environmental Health from Colorado State University, and his MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver.


Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC (“AURA”), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Aegon N.V., is a U.S.-based investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and part of Aegon Asset Management, the global investment management brand of Aegon Group.