Mr. Canning began his career at the Canning Management Group at an early age. Throughout the summers in high school, he worked with the maintenance team painting, landscaping and doing trash removal. Throughout the summers in college, he worked with the property managers as an assistant.
In 2000, Dave graduated from Boston College with a degree in Economics. After graduation, he joined The Carson Group in New York, NY a start-up capital markets intelligence consulting firm. There, Dave focused on capital markets intelligence and corporate finance as a Senior Associate. He advised CEO’s, CFO’s and senior management on financing strategies and provided insight on the capital markets. The Carson Group was acquired by Thomson Reuters.
In 2005, Dave focused his attention on NYC commercial real estate specifically investment sales. He worked as Director of Sales for Massey Knakal Realty Services, New York’s #1 building sales firm where he achieved the Rookie of the Year award and as a Senior Associate with Marcus and Millichap Real Investment Service’s National Multi Family Housing Group. Dave advised private investors, estates, institutions, foreign entities and nonprofit organizations on the valuation and sale of their commercial real estate assets.
In 2010, he joined Ocean Capital, the commercial lending division of Home Loan Investment Bank, FSB, as a Business Development Officer sourcing and underwriting commercial loans for the acquisition and refinancing of commercial real estate throughout the country. Dave has originated and closed over $100 million in commercial real estate sales and financings throughout his career.
In 2013, Dave applied what he learned in corporate finance, investment sales and commercial real estate finance and brought that expertise back to the company he grew up working at. As Managing Principal, he is dedicated to sourcing new management contracts and acquisition opportunities as well as providing strategic and long-term planning for the Canning Management Group.
Dave is active with the Institute of Real Estate Management, National Leased Housing Association, Rhode Island Builder’s Association, and the Boston College Fundraising Committee.
He is an avid basketball player, golfer and runner. Dave has competed in the Newport, RI Half Marathon and Fort Lauderdale, FL Half Marathon.