Born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest state of Oregon, Dave spent his first career in the retail management business working with such greats as Nordstrom, May Dept. Stores, Dillards and Macy’s. In the mid 1990’s he pursued a profession he always admired, becoming a professional realtor. He earned his license, then became a realtor and began practicing real estate in Tampa Bay.
Initially Dave was trained as an exclusive buyer’s agent. Dave went on to work with other great companies such as Coldwell Banker & ReMax learning successful principles, techniques and strategies on marketing and selling real property. In 2002 Dave was invited to work with Florida Executive Realty which he mentions turned out to be one of the best decisions he has ever made. A company that resembles a company he once worked for, Nordstrom, where the customer is always right amongst many other great company attributes. In 2005 Dave was invited to become a shareholder in the Carrollwood office and he accepted and invested in a company he truly believed in, Florida Executive Realty. He also is a partner with Brokers Title of Tampa Bay.
Dave endeavors to keep the Golden Rule at the root of all he does. His committed to honesty, knowledge of the current markets, professionalism and continued education. Dave has completed many facets of additional education including CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute), CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) and has completed USAA certification to assist US military families.
Dave’s utmost goal with every client which his team serves is to arm each client with as much information as possible so that they can make the most informed decisions possible. Secondly, being an expert at the transaction process involves weekly study and in doing so insures that the client best interests are well cared for.
Other than real estate Dave loves the adventures of aviation through private piloting, traveling with his wife of 25 years, golfing, gardening and the piano. He gives back to his community by helping less fortunate seniors and families. Also Dave contributes to Disabled American Veterans.