bio picDavid is a media relations specialist whose keen journalistic skills has earned extensive client, media and industry recognition including Finalist for the 2006 Media Relations Professional of the Year in the United States. His career as a public relations practitioner for the past 12 years includes serving as communications manager for Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors, a firm that grew from a little known regional brokerage firm to one of the nation's most recognizable national companies.

His stance that “a media relations specialist is only as good as their next media placement” is evident in his strong record of accomplishment in securing measurable results for companies over the past 12 years:

  • Secured more than 200 articles per month.
  • Secured 20 media interviews per month.
  • Secured hundreds of company profiles, contributed articles and trend articles in local, regional and national publications.
  • Received more than 30 local, regional and national industry awards including one of four finalists for National Media Relations Professional of the Year in 2006.
  • Instrumental in growing one brokerage’s sales volume from $1.8 billion in sales volume in 2002 to $10.9 billion in 2006.
  • Instrumental in growing the brokerage’s size during the same period, from 150 advisors in two states in 2002 to 900 advisors and 37 states in 2006.