David founded Caledon in 2007 and is responsible for guiding the Firm’s private markets investment strategies. CBRE Caledon is a Private Markets investment specialist headquartered in Toronto, Canada which provides customized infrastructure and private equity investment solutions to institutional investors.
Prior to Caledon, David was a Senior Vice-President at the OMERS Pension Plan from 2001 to 2006 where he was responsible for building and managing a globally diversified portfolio of private equity funds, and co-investments. He was also a Director on the Parent company of the Borealis infrastructure group. David was a founding board member of the Institutional Limited Partner Association (“ILPA”) in 2002 and sat on its Board until 2005.
Prior to OMERS, David was Vice-President, Investments with Working Ventures Canadian Fund Inc., a Canadian based venture capital fund, and prior to that, was the VP, Finance and CFO of FirstService Corporation from start up in 1990 to 1995 when it became a TSX and NASDAQ-listed company.
David is a regular speaker at various North American and European private market conferences in the areas of infrastructure and private equity investing.
David is a CPA and CBV (Chartered Business Valuator), and received his MBA and HBA degrees from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto.