Prior to co-founding DNA Development in 2014, David worked for more than a decade as a founding partner of Northstar Property Group and Fifth Square Partners, developing and investing in mixed-use residential projects in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Greenwich, CT, Philadelphia, Jersey City and Baltimore.
David specializes in adaptive re-use of historic buildings into luxury condominium projects. Notable examples of past projects are 344 Bowery (NY), 22 South Howard Street (Baltimore) and the Arch Street Exchange (Philadelphia). David thrives on the challenge of finding the best use and layouts for each property.
David received a B.S. in Civil and Structural Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA in Real Estate and Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Past work experience includes construction management for the Clark Construction Group and real estate investment and portfolio financing with Rockwood Capital.
Prior to co-founding DNA in 2014, Alexander spent over a decade acquiring, developing, repositioning and investing in real estate assets as owner and founder of Wildedge Group LLC, an investment, development and advisory company focused primarily on hospitality assets.
With a background in design, marketing and branding as well as project management, he has overseen and developed real estate projects with budgets ranging from $6 million to over $100 million in Manhattan, Brooklyn, California and New Jersey.
Alexander loves to scour the market and source off-market deals and unique opportunities through his extensive network and has always strived to push the creative envelope. He graduated with an A.B in Art History from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.