David can almost be called a Seattle native, first arriving in the great Northwest at the age of 10. After growing and attending elementary and high school in Steilacoom and Lakewood, David attended the University of Washington and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Finance.
David is a business professional, with experience starting and operating businesses ranging from importing and distribution property management and software consulting. This varied history has given him valuable experience in the art of negotiation, sales and marketing, and managing transactions.
During his 10 years as a distributor, regularly calling restaurants, shops, and grocery stores, he had the opportunity to explore Seattle and Eastside neighborhoods, giving him valuable knowledge of many of the wonderful attributes that make our neighborhoods so unique. David first obtained his real estate license in 1989, founding and operating a successful property management and brokerage company 11 years. This past experience gave David a deep knowledge base in real estate, including construction and property maintenance as well as real estate financing.
David realizes that consumers have many options when it comes to selecting a real estate professional to assist them with selling or buying a home or investment property. He understands the 24/7 nature of the market, the importance of clear communication with his clients and close monitoring of transaction, big small.
David and his wife Julia live the Maple Leaf neighborhood of Seattle with their daughter, Ella, and an Norwegian Forest cat, Maddie.