Dave is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities that promise to improve the global residential and commercial real estate industries. In addition, he supports existing SCV portfolio companies and plays a critical role in increasing the financial value of REach companies through coaching, mentoring and strategic advisory. Dave Garland brings over 16 years of strategic advisory experience to numerous venture- backed, public and private real estate companies - bridging these entities with established brokerages and technology firms. As a startup investor, he sits on several boards of growing real estate and mortgage technology organizations.
As an industry practitioner, Garland has acquired, owns and manages portfolios of single family residential, commercial and development properties across America. During the housing crisis, he worked with key organizations to create practical solutions for thousands of real estate professionals, including critical short sale programs instrumental in helping homeowners survive the great recession.
Garland holds an MBA from the Melbourne Business School and BA, Summa Cum Laude, from Notre Dame. He has also attended advanced programs at Oxford and Stanford and is a licensed real estate broker. Garland works from the Silicon Valley office in Menlo Park, CA.