David brings more than 45 years real estate experience to Forum, including the acquisition, development, finance, and operations of apartment communities and shopping centers throughout the United States. As Managing Director – Strategic Relationships, David is responsible for identifying, developing and maintaining strategic partnerships that help influence and support the firm’s investment strategies and initiatives.
Prior to joining Forum, David was Managing Principal at Miller Frishman Group, a private real estate investment firm he co-founded. There, his responsibilities included developing the company’s deal origination, overseeing property sales, and managing its capital relationships. Before that, David held various senior executive positions, including co-founding Realty Funding Group, a real estate finance company, and managing a real estate portfolio in excess of $3 billion. David began his career as an investment banker with The Abacus Group (Heller Financial Inc.) and Focus Real Estate Finance Co. (Westinghouse).
David holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois College of Business and Commerce. Outside of work, David enjoys traveling with his family and friends.