David Richards EXECUTIVE vice president
ACQUISITION Multifamily & Industrial


As Executive Vice President of Diamond Realty’s Acquisitions, David is responsible for the acquisition, analysis, and investment in new industrial and residential projects across the United States. He is also a member of the firm’s executive investment committee, identifying and developing new investment markets.

Following a successful 9-year career in the National Football League as an offensive lineman, David earned an additional 23 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, holding executive management positions at leading U.S. real estate firms including Grubb & Ellis and Jones Lang LaSalle.

David is currently a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), The Salesmanship Club of Dallas, and is active with the SMU Folsom Institute for Real Estate.