David Krantz

David Krantz

Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group
Savills Studley - New York
+1 212 326 1061

Service Specialities

Professional Expertise

David Krantz has built a 15-year career in the real estate business through a variety of disciplines including banking, private equity and commercial brokerage. David began his career in the Commercial Real Estate Lending Group at Commerce Bank, where he underwrote commercial mortgages for a broad range of clients as well as a variety of asset types including multifamily, development, office and retail. While at Commerce, David became one of the youngest officers at the Bank, managing his own clients, while also supporting senior members and overseeing a team of analysts and associates in developing valuation models and structuring loans for both the Bank’s balance sheet and for syndication.

David later joined The Praedium Group, an institutional fund manager that has invested over $10 billion of capital on behalf of its clients and investors in opportunistic, value-add and distressed opportunities. Serving 10 years at Praedium, David was responsible for the acquisition, asset management and disposition of Praedium’s New York City portfolios. In total, David worked on the acquisition, financing and disposition of nearly $5.2 billion in transactions that included nearly 20,000 fair market and rent regulated apartments and included the conversions of existing rentals to condo and ground-up development.

David most recently served as a Senior Vice President at CBRE in the Investment Properties Institutional Group focused on multifamily, residential conversion and development transactions in New York City. While at CBRE, David was involved in more than $2 billion of transactions representing both institutional and non-institutional clients. As a senior staff member, David was integral in developing valuation and sensitivity models, transaction structuring and contract negotiations. During his time at CBRE, The Group had leading market share for both brokered multifamily transactions and development sites over $50MM.

Activities & Achievements

In 2014, David was recognized in Bisnow, New York’s “New Gen Leaders” for professionals under 40 who have stepped into major positions in the industry.


David is a graduate of The University of Michigan with a B.A in Political Science.


Meet the Team

Woody Heller
Vice Chairman, Co-Head Capital Markets, Director


David Heller
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group


Paul Leibowitz
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group


Michael Rotchford
Vice Chairman, Co-Head Capital Markets


Robert Elms
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group


Mark Todrys
Managing Director, Capital Markets Group


Louis Wolfowitz
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group


Emilee Brown
Associate, Capital Markets Group


Sarah Icke
Director, Capital Markets Group


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