Founder & CEO
Founder & CEO
David formed Hightop in December of 2013. With 15 years of experience in finance and real estate development, David leads Hightop’s acquisitions, development, property management and other strategic initiatives. He works closely with real estate brokers, financial institutions, design professionals, and local registered community organizations to identify, entitle, and close on development opportunities.
David has successfully acquired, developed and entitled over $150 million in property value located in Philadelphia neighborhoods such as Graduate Hospital, Rittenhouse Square, Society Hill, Fairmount, Northern Liberties, and University City.
In 2017, David launched a brokerage and a property management subsidiary, Hightop Real Estate Brokerage LLC and Hightop Property Management LLC, respectively. The subsidiaries enhance the vertical integration of services through leasing and efficient property management.
David is a graduate of the University of Delaware with degrees in both Economics and Finance. After graduation, David worked at Bank of America in Corporate Finance. David then advanced to a position as an Investment Banker at Boenning and Scattergood in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Thereafter, David worked at Stoltz Real Estate Partners, a commercial real estate development firm located in Bala Cynwyd, PA.