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 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 the former Chairman from April 2020 - April 2023.
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