David was formerly the CEO of Third Avenue Management for 25 years, a pioneer in fundamental, bottom-up deep value investing. He earned his J.D. at Brooklyn Law School and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from George Washington University.
David is a board member of Covanta Holding Corporation and its predecessor, Danielson Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. He currently serves as chair of the Finance Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Formerly, he served as chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee.
David presently serves on the Board of Trustees of Brooklyn Law School, an independent accredited law school based in downtown Brooklyn, New York. He is the Chair of the Finance Committee.
David has served on the board of City Parks since 2010 and is currently the Chairman.
As of 2012, David has served as a board member of the Big Apple Gold Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, based in New York City