David Schwalb provides boutique investment banking services pertaining to both real estate and operating company assets through his leadership at the Schwalb Companies.
Through Schwalb Corporate Advisory, a division of Schwalb Enterprises, Inc., David serves as a merger and acquisitions advisor focused on manufacturers and transportation companies looking to sell their operations or assets. The firm also, on a selective basis, undertakes buy-side representation engagements.
Schwalb Realty Group, Inc., specializes primarily in “below the radar” commercial investment property opportunities. David has developed numerous relationships with family offices, private investors and institutions seeking to acquire or sell real estate assets primarily through private channels. David and his colleagues are also well-positioned to assist companies that “make or move products” with finding appropriate operating sites.
Aside from his dealmaking endeavors, David is also an investor in several multifamily assets and is a principal in a company 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 several dozen 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.