David J. Wilk

CRE, MAI, MSREI - Professor
The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School – Washington, D.C.

David is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School teaching Infrastructure Development, Real Estate Entrepreneurship, and CityLabs. He has developed Real Estate Symposia on Asset Optimization and Place-Making Economic Development Strategies at the Universities of Delaware, Illinois, Perdue Business School at Salisbury, Florida Atlantic, Delaware State, Washington, and Johns Hopkins.

Mr. Wilk is Managing Director of the Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services Washington, DC office where he unlocks “hidden value” for corporations, private equity firms, governments, universities, healthcare systems, and non-profits through asset optimization strategies, valuations, market feasibility studies, “place-making” economic development strategies, infrastructure finance, and strategic marketing plans that reimagine underproductive real estate assets. He also co-innovated an optimization solution, CREED© (“Corporate Real Estate Earnings Diagnostic”), with SAP.

David was formerly National Co-Chair of Corporate Real Estate Services for SVN, National Managing Director of Duff & Phelps Corporate Real Estate Advisory Group, Regional Director of Corporate Real Estate Services for Ernst & Young LLP in the Middle Atlantic, and Managing Director of the Real Estate Valuation Group for Arthur Andersen. Mr. Wilk has also held senior management positions with Valuation Research Corporation, Arthur D. Little, and Kenneth Leventhal & Co while living in California.

Mr. Wilk has over 35 years of counseling experience on commercial, industrial, residential, agricultural, governmental, and institutional real estate in 49 states in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, the Caribbean, Asia, and the South Pacific. Mr. Wilk is a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) and a Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI). He is a Licensed RE Broker in Delaware, and a Certified General Appraiser in Delaware, Florida, New York, DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

Real estate counseling highlights from Mr. Wilk’s career include; Pebble Beach Company, Aspen Skiing Company, 20th Century Fox, The Irvine Company, Madison Square Garden, Santa Anita Racetrack, Dover Downs Raceway & Casino, Elvis Presley Enterprises (Graceland), Hyatt Regency & Four Seasons Hotels in Hawaii, Chevron’s Huntington Beach Company, Marriott’s Great America Theme Parks, Baltimore’s Power Plant, Art Deco Hotels in South Beach, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Comcast Cable Systems, Bikini Atoll in Micronesia (South Pacific) Thomas Jefferson University, Research Parks at Florida Atlantic, UD Star Campus, Wallops Island & University of Kentucky, and U.S. military bases in Hawaii, California, Delaware, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania.

Mr. Wilk was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Delaware Lerner College of Business for 24 years (1989 to 2012) where he taught Real Estate Finance, Development & Investment, and Enterprise Real Estate Optimization. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Real Estate and Infrastructure from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.