Before he co-founded NRP, David was a consultant with the Townsend Group, investing more than $3.6 billion in real estate over two years. The experience gave him tremendous insight into office, industrial, retail, single-family and multifamily construction projects – not forgetting portfolio diversification, asset management, investment strategy and project underwriting. His clients included the state of Washington, the city of Milwaukee, United Mine Workers of America, Ohio Police and Fire, Los Angeles Police and Fire, the city of San Francisco and the county of San Francisco.
Before that, David spent five years at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Chicago as a manager in the real estate consulting division. He carried out feasibility studies and market analysis, created strategic plans and audited real estate partnerships for clients, including La Salle Partners, VMS Realty, First Chicago and RREEF Funds.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, David is active in many professional bodies. He is on the executive committee and is a past chairman of the Housing Credit Group for the National Association of Home Builders. He serves on the Advisory Board for the Campaign for Affordable Housing and on the Editorial Advisory Board for Affordable Housing Finance Magazine. And he’s an officer of the Board for New Village Capital Corporation, National Leased Housing Association and The Housing Advisory Group.
In January 2009, David was appointed to a five-year term as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council by the President of the United States of America. What’s more, he was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young Cleveland in 2010. On top of all that, his ongoing dedication to civic leadership benefits a plethora of organizations. He’s on the Board of Trustees for Jewish Community Housing, Gross Schechter Day School and the United Way of Cleveland. He was board president of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland and president of the Board of the Ohio Jewish Communities, and he chaired the Government Relations Committee at the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. Currently, he’s an officer of the Board and the 2013 and 2014 Campaign Chair for the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. He’s on the advisory board of the University Hospital Cardio Vascular Institute, the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund Board, and the board of Parkwood Corporation and the Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Andy focuses on financial management, financial reporting, project evaluation, information systems, corporate planning and treasury. He’s also a key member of both the NRP Executive Committee and the Investment Committee.
Before NRP, Andy spent eight years at Medimetrix Group in Cleveland as a management consultant. As well as strategic planning work – mainly related to finance and accounting – he delivered interim executive financial management services.
Earlier he worked as a manager in Ernst & Young’s consulting practice, was an auditor with Arthur Andersen & Company, and proved his worth as an assistant corporate controller with John O. Butler Company – a $70 million manufacturer of health products.
As well as a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University, he holds a master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago.
Active in the National Association of Home Builders and the Construction Financial Management Association, Andy has also been cited as a financial expert in several Affordable Housing Finance articles. He’s in demand at events too, making his mark at the 2007 Apartment Housing Finance Live Conference as well as on panels at the Ohio Housing Conference.
While taking part in the Business Volunteerism Council, Andy served on the advisory council of the Benjamin Rose Institute, sitting on the Senior Companion Program’s Finance Committee and Development/Recruiting Committee. He also led the Strategic Planning Committee of New Directions, a behavioral healthcare provider for chemically dependent adolescents. A prominent member of Providence Church in Avon, Ohio, he sits on the budget committee and acts as a small group leader.
The NRP Group, based in Cleveland, recently announced the opening of The Allure at Gateway, a 274-unit apartment community in Pinellas Park, which is about 10 miles north of St. Petersburg, Fla. The market-rate property opened in the red-hot submarket of Tampa/St. Pete, offering one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Amenities include a two-story residential event space with a community kitchen, a resort-style pool, a fitness center, conference rooms, a fire pit with outdoor grilling areas, and a 24/7 package concierge
The Parkwood at Optimist Park Provides Excellent Access to Transit, Retail and Entertainment and builds on NRP's Commitment to Provide Quality Apartment Homes for this High-Growth Community
The San Antonio Business Journal recognized The NRP Group as the Developer of the Year at its inaugural Building San Antonio Awards Ceremony.
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