David Deriso

David has over 35 years of experience in the real estate and construction industry.  At PENLER, David focuses on the construction of new multifamily projects in the southeast including coordination with the development team, architects, engineers and designers throughout the pre-construction phase, preliminary budgeting, assisting in the selection of general contractors and overall management of the construction teams through completion of each community.

David began his career as a Superintendent and Project Manager with Post Properties and later was the President of Lane Realty Construction.  During this time, he worked with the development teams constructing market rate garden style communities, mid-rise wraps, mixed-use communities and high-rise multifamily projects in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, North and South Carolina, Alabama and Texas.  He has managed the construction and renovation of 10,000+ apartments.

Most recently he was the Vice President of Construction with North American Properties and was responsible for the multifamily communities in The Avalon in Alpharetta, GA as well as other award-winning mixed-use apartment communities in Atlanta, Nashville, and Franklin, TN.

David graduated from Shorter University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.  He is a licensed General Contractor and resides in Alpharetta.