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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: David Madigan 2013


  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Company: Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors
  • Location: Holbrook, NY
  • Birthplace: New York City

Education: Attended American University, Washington D.C. Political Science

First job outside of real estate: Restaurant owner-operator

First job in real estate or allied field: Leased and managed our own shopping center and apartment building.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Own and operate Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors and I plan to grow the leasing & investment sales departments

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Relax with my family first then follow up on my various projects: Tesla Science Center, board member; Stony Brook Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center, community advisory board member; Shoreham Civic Association, land use committee member; Shoreham Village zoning board of appeals member

Favorite book or author: Bob Woodword – All Titles

Favorite movie: “Lincoln”

One word to describe your work environment: Vibrant

Rules to live by in business: Take care of your clients and the rest falls into place

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Nikola Tesla – Delmonico’s Steakhouse, NYC

What is your dream job? Commercial real estate acquisitions director