Dave joined Trez in the summer of 2019 to oversee our origination, credit & capital markets functions and to assist in the expansion of the Trez platform to include differentiated and scalable debt and equity investment opportunities. As a member of our Executive Committee, he is one of three senior professionals responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations and overall corporate strategies for the firm. Dave has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, including more than $25 billion of equity and debt transactions over his career.
Prior to joining Trez, Dave was co-head of real estate for 17 years at Resource America, Inc., a publicly traded specialized asset management company. At Resource he established the company’s diversified real estate equity and debt principal businesses. Dave was also the lead CRE professional in the formation of Resource’s publicly traded commercial mortgage REIT, where he served as the head of real estate from inception. Prior to Resource, Dave was with Colony Capital, the international real estate private equity fund manager, where he identified, evaluated and executed new investments and led the broad expansion of the firm’s activities in North Asia.
Dave began his real estate career as an Acquisitions and Development Associate with Strouse, Greenberg & Company and subsequently practiced law in the real estate and corporate departments of Drinker Biddle & Reath and Wilkie Farr & Gallagher. Dave earned a B.A. from Ursinus College, where he served on the Board of Trustees, and a J.D. with Honors from Rutgers University School of Law.