David Lynn, Ph.D., is a leading investment manager and advisor to the largest and most respected global institutional investors for over 20 years. He has authored six investment books that are highly-regarded and widely-used by industry practitioners, over 70 articles, and is a frequent and sought-after public speaker on commercial real estate investment, strategy and economics. His recent book, “The Investor’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate Investment” (Urban Land Institute), is the leading source of expert advice for institutional investors. He is the CEO and founder of Everest Healthcare Properties, LLC.
Before founding Everest Healthcare Properties, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Portfolio Management at Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc., he was also a Partner and Managing Director at ING Clarion Partners and a Senior Manager at AIG Global RE, Avalon Bay Communities and the Target Corporation.
s a preeminent thought leader in the commercial real estate industry, Dr. Lynn speaks frequently at national industry events and media interviews. He has written several books on commercial real estate investing.
He earned his Ph.D. and MS in Financial Economics at the London School of Economics, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Sloan School of Management, MIT, an MA at Cornell University and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Lynn is a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), a Certified Portfolio and Investment Manager (CPIM), a Chartered Management Analyst (CMA) and an ISO 9000 Certified Auditor.