Mr. Pope serves National’s clients by performing a variety of financial analysis for the investment and asset management groups to implement plans and budgets consistent with National’s development, acquisition, financing, leasing, operating, and disposition strategies in support of the fund’s achievement of increasing performance returns on investments while supporting National’s sustainability initiatives.

Prior to joining National, Trent was an Associate for Somera Capital Management in Washington, D.C., where his responsibilities included assisting with new acquisition due diligence, asset management, and market research. Previously, Trent served as a Sustainable Design Specialist for Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum in Washington, D.C., where he assisted project teams with sustainability strategies for development projects across the US and as a Mechanical Engineer I with Pond & Company in Virginia Beach, VA.

Mr. Pope earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and is currently pursuing a Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate from Georgetown University.