David Richards
Managing Director
Industrial Investments


As the Managing Director of Diamond Realty’s Industrial Investment Department, David Richards is responsible for the acquisition, analysis, and investment in new industrial projects across the United States.  He is also a member of the firm’s investment committee, identifying and developing new investment markets.

Following a successful 9-year career in the National Football League as an offensive lineman, David brings an additional 18 years experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to Diamond Realty, he held 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 SMU Lettermen’s Board and the Highland Park Sports Club Board, Treasurer of the NFL Retired Players of Dallas, and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas.