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David Pinsel

David Pinsel

Colliers International

David Pinsel serves as regional managing director of Colliers International. He is responsible for all operations and for setting the course of the firm's growth and development across the North Texas region. Previously, Pinsel was managing director of Colliers' operations in Southern California. There, he opened two offices for the firm, increased broker headcount by 33 percent and grew revenue by more than 50 percent.

Stories by David Pinsel

Commercial Real Estate

David Pinsel: Commercial Real Estate Competition—and Compassion

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to recognize the good in people. Those of us in the hyper-competitive commercial real estate world often get lost in business development, recruiting, cap rates, lease rates, etc., and fail to step back and recognize that this is a business based on real people and relationships.

David Pinsel: A Transplanted Californian’s View of Dallas, Part II

About a year ago, I posted my first blog post for RealPoints. "A Transplanted Californian’s View of Dallas" was written a few weeks after I had moved here from Manhattan Beach. Now that a year has passed, I’ve had ample time to reflect on those first impressions and come up with a few new ones.

David Pinsel: Career Strategies for Young Brokers

After only four months in North Texas, I'm honestly not an expert on anything Dallas—yet. So I'll write about something I do know: people. More specifically, young people looking to grab that first rung on the mythical “corporate ladder.” Trust me when I say that I can relate, as I'm not too far removed from that time in my life.

David Pinsel: A Transplanted Californian’s View of Dallas

A few months ago, prior to moving to Dallas, I participated in a panel discussion in California. The topic was “Keeping Businesses from Moving to Texas.” After nearly 90 minutes of spirited dialogue, I came to the conclusion that this problem might take a generation to fix. Three months later, I'm working in Texas, doing my best to lure corporate business out of California. The irony is not lost on me.