President - Chicago Business Unit
As President of the Chicago Business Unit, David oversees all enterprise activity for development, design and construction related activities in the greater Chicago area and surrounding region while also supporting Clayco’s national platform. David is also a partner in CRG, Clayco’s real estate development and investment firm, and sits on its Investment Committee.
In his role at CRG, David leads key aspects of CRG’s national development activities and helps expand Clayco’s design and construction businesses in existing and new markets. David supports various aspects of Clayco’s vertically integrated development platform, including helping source investment opportunities, identifying potential projects and investors, supporting key elements of the development process, and forming and implementing growth strategies. David joined CRG in September, 2019 after serving as Commissioner of Planning and Development for the City of Chicago, and was previously a partner at DLA Piper where he practiced law for over 25 years.
Economic Club of Chicago
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Chicago)
World Business Chicago
Civic Consulting Alliance
The Civic Federation
Leadership Greater Chicago
Urban Land Institute
Lambda Alpha, Ely Chapter
J.D., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign