Prior to joining Southeast Retail Group, David has spent the past 9 years with Ratner Companies who has operated Hair Cuttery, Bubbles, Salon Cielo, Salon Plaza and Paul Mitchell Schools. After 5 years of being the in-house Real Estate manager for the state of FL, David was promoted to Director of Real Estate and managed the entire portfolio for the corporately owned salon chain with over 900 units. David also successfully opened 100+ new locations and relocations while achieving company savings and objectives through their lease renewal program.

Prior to Ratner Companies, David handled leasing and site development for landlords out of Miami Beach, WSG Development, and in Deerfield Beach for whom he managed a residential project in Breckenridge, Colorado. David has also worked with national tenants such as Chipotle, Men’s Wearhouse, For Eyes Optical, Chase Bank, Gamestop, Vitamin Shoppe, Mattress Giant, Mattress Firm and Sleepy’s in the states of Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Texas.

David prides himself on extensive market knowledge not only in Florida but also major DMA’s along the east coast and the mid-west. Over time, David has built relationships with national, regional, and local brokers, retailers, landlords/developers, attorneys and construction teams. Other skills include contract negotiation, market due diligence and analysis, and project coordination and management