“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”
David King, as Chief Operating Officer, leverages his prior experience to increase productivity and streamline processes across Saxum’s expanding vertically integrated platform.
Prior to joining Saxum, David King served as Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate Operations at STAG Industrial, a publicly traded real estate investment trust with an industrial portfolio that expanded under his leadership from 14 million SF to 100 million+ SF. David was directly involved in establishing strategy while creating scalable processes to drive rapid portfolio growth and expansion on a national scale. His focus on active portfolio management driving Net Operating Income from $40 million at IPO to over $450 million with strategic dispositions totaling over $870 million in value. Dave also pioneered the launch of STAG’s customer solutions team to maintain existing relationships, as well as attracting new users to the platform. He supervised a team of thirty across areas including leasing, management, construction, development, forecasting & analytics, dispositions, customer solutions, and market research. Before acting as Executive Vice President at STAG Industrial, David acted as Managing Director for six years where he held responsibility for leading operations and dispositions for a series of funds controlled by the company and oversaw financial performance and fund returns on assets held by the funds.
David earned his BA in Economics and History at the University of Vermont. He earned his MPA in Public Finance & Policy Analysis at Indiana University. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the International Asset Management Council, and the Warehouse Education Resource Council.