As an undergraduate, David studied and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Niagara University in Hotel Administration with a minor in Fine Art. Immediately after graduation, and for the next 10 years, he held a series of progressive sales and management positions with Marriott International, Starwood Hotel Group, Cornell University, and Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Now at the pinnacle of his real estate career, he is pleased to be working as an Associate Broker with “The Best in the Business” at Warren Real Estate. David has spent the past seven years working full-time in the real estate industry. The majority of his time is spent helping buyers and sellers successfully navigate through the process of a purchase or sale, in addition to buying, selling, and leasing his own real estate portfolio. He chooses to invest in real estate locally to help better understand the experience his clients will undergo and to help meet his retirement goals. Real estate is David's passion and that is why he always stays involved, ensuring he has some “skin in the game.” So far in his life, David has had the opportunity to live and work on both coasts including locations in Tampa, Florida; San Diego, California and New York, NY. These moves resulted in several personal real estate transactions. He bought his first property when he was twenty four years old and has subsequently bought and sold fourteen more times since then. Seven of the most recent transactions took place here, in Ithaca. David understands from personal experience the logistics and emotions of buying and selling and the challenges that sometimes arise with relocation. He can help you meet your hopes and dreams for shelter, sanctuary, and smart investing by being a good listener and responding as an area expert, always drawing upon his personal real estate experience. David has a proven track record as a top performer for his clients. He combines passion for customer satisfaction, problem solving skills, market savvy negotiating and attention to detail to serve clients on a daily basis, consistently exceeding expectations. David's time is also spent as a contributor and member of professional organizations including: The Ithaca Board of Realtors; The Tompkins County Landlord Association; Affiliate member of the National Association and the New York State Association of Realtors; an advocate and top fundraiser for the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. David is registered as a REALTOR ®; Registered as a NYS Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker. He has been an active member of IBR Advertising and Public Relations Committees since 2008 and was honored to sit as Chair of the Ad/PR Committee during his tenure. Throughout his term, they raised more money for charity than in the history of the organization! David believes strongly that continuing education is critical to his success. In his annual business model, David includes 40 hours of business training per year. David is a Network Marketing and Relocation Specialist through the prestigious CARTUS corporation, a national real estate relocation firm that helps buyers and sellers worldwide. David is a CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert), and has also earned an A+ USAA agent rating. The National Association of Realtors has awarded David GREEN designation and Certified Buyers Representative (CBR) based on his professional performance and in class training. He also holds a certificate through Cornell University Real Estate Relocation. David is a past recipient of the Leadership Development Grant awarded by the Ithaca Board of Realtors. Ultimately his approach to the business is designed to produce the most favorable results for his clients. Please allow David, the opportunity to help you learn more about the world of real estate by calling him at 607 330 5210 or emailing at David@WarrenHomes.com.