"Dave has an in-depth knowledge of the issues that face our industry and the skills to be an effective leader. In addition, his passionate commitment to our Association makes him a perfect choice to serve as our 2020 C.A.R. President-Elect. "
Leigh Rutledge, REALTOR®
This badge is an actual Intel Pentium chip from Silicon Valley, where Dave has worked as a REALTOR® for over 37 years. It is the pin of Dave's campaign that him and his supporters wear to symbolize the "what-if" technology revolution of our future.
Dave's family immigrated from Canada to a valley filled with orchards that would later be known as Silicon Valley during a time of revolutionary change and disruption. Dave saw firsthand how innovation was at the heart of the American Dream and as a REALTOR® has never forgotten that lesson. He understands the challenges the real estate industry faces. Having led the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® during the worst recession in our lifetimes he is ready to take on the tough issues and threats at C.A.R. like tax reform, new real estate business models, and technological change.
An active REALTOR® in California since 1980 and broker since 1982 with over 800 sales and 5,000 supervised transactions Dave has a deep knowledge of the real estate business.
Dave has proven leadership abilities as current VP and Manager for Alain Pinel Realtors San Jose, is a member of MLS Listings Board of Directors, Past President of Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®, C.A.R. Director for 15 years, current C.A.R. Treasurer, NAR Director for 8 years and current Federal Political Contact for Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren.
Dave is married to his wife Linda Walsh who is also a top producing REALTOR®. Together they live in San Jose, CA.
Dave's Resume can be seen by clicking here.
"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence."