David Schwalb



David D. Schwalb is a real estate entrepreneur based in the Chicago area. David is President of Schwalb Realty Group, Inc. a firm specializing in privately-brokered commercial real estate and finance transactions nationwide.

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David works with family offices, private investors and institutions seeking to acquire top tier real estate assets through private channels. He also advises clients on debt and equity funding strategies for acquisitions and development.

In addition to commercial brokerage, David is an investor in several multifamily assets and is a principal in Fredco Management LLC, whose affiliated entities are involved in the ownership and operation of truck stops, gas stations and associated businesses. David also serves as a board member and President of the North American Truck Stop Network, a national marketing consortium of over 130 independent truck stops.

Prior to founding his brokerage firm, David practiced corporate, finance, franchise and real estate law at several downtown Chicago law firms. David graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law with a J.D. and from Boston University with a B.A. magna cum laude with distinction.

In the community, David currently serves on the Board of Directors of Housing and Human Development Corporation. David has also served on the Board of Directors of The Standard Club in Chicago, the Board of Governors of the University of Illinois Hillel Foundation, Lookingglass Theatre Junior Board, and the Associate Council of the Chicago Emergency Fund. He resides in the North Shore of Chicago with his wife, daughter and son.