David Sherman

Consulting & Advisory Office Leasing Tenant Representation Logistics

David brings more than 40 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, having completed some of the largest office and industrial leasing and sales transactions in the country. In his previous role, David collaborated with numerous national colleagues on a variety of real estate assignments across the US, with a total transaction value exceeding $1 billion in leasing and sales. Currently handling over 2 million sf of tenant representation assignments, his previous clients include AT&T, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, McCarter & English, and General Mills.

David is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and was involved in the Associate Broker Development Education and Training Program at Cushman & Wakefield. During the span of his four-decade career, he has earned numerous industry awards, including Top Producer and Power Broker, and is consistently one of the top brokers in the New Jersey and New York markets.


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Licensed real estate broker in New York and salesperson in New Jersey

Major Transactions

  • AT&T –350,000 sf lease, Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals –620,000 sf lease, 30 & 400 Crossing Boulevard, Bridgewater, NJ
  • McCarter & English Headquarters –175,000 sf, 4 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
  • General Mills –1 million sf, Inland Empire, CA


  • B.A. in Real Estate and Communications, SUNY
  • NYU’s Real Estate Institute School of Continuing Education
  • Avison Young Flex Fluency Certified

Client List


  • American Standard, AT&T, Bank of Montreal, COTY Inc., Coyne PR, Federal Home Loan Bank, General Mills, M & T Bank, Nabisco, Panasonic / Matsushita Electric, Visions Federal Credit Union


  • Brach Eichler, Coughlin Duffy, Drinker Biddle, LeClair Ryan, Greenberg Traurig, Mccarter & English, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus


  • Aon, Assured Partners, Brown and Brown, Chubb Insurance, FM Global, New England Life


  • CEC, Chubb Institute, Katherine Gibbs Schools, Newark Public Schools

Life Sciences / Healthcare

  • Continuum Health, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, lchnos Sciences, lveric Bio, lnnophos, lntegra Life Sciences, Kyowa Kirin, Pfizer, St. Joseph's Hospital, Valeant Pharmaceuticals