David Kruth is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Real Estate Development at Columbia GSAPP with nearly 30 years of investment experience in the public and private global real estate markets. He served as a CIO, Portfolio Manager and Securities Analyst in Global Real Estate Securities Investments at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and AllianceBernstein for a total of approximately 15 years. Prior to public market investments, he spent thirteen years in Global Private Equity Real Estate at Schroeder Real Estate Associates and the Yarmouth Group (a.k.a Lend Lease Real Estate) on various acquisitions and corporate real estate pre-IPO investments. Presently Kruth is Managing Partner at Brooklyn // Queens Properties, a value-add
mixed use investment and development group.
He has recently served as a member of the Board of Directors at Rouse Properties
(NYSE: RSE) from 2011-2016. He sat on the the Audit and Compensation
Committees and chaired the Special Committee which was tasked with the sale of
Rouse to Brookfield Asset Management which closed in July 2016.
Kruth is a CFA Charterholder and a member of NAREIT.