Senior Advisor and Member of the Investment Committee
As a Senior Advisor to Dune, Mr. David Oliner has spent over 30 years in the real estate business and brings a valuable combination of real estate and capital markets experience to Dune's Investment Committee, as well as a network of key industry relationships.
Mr. Oliner is currently a principal of Ridgetop Capital Partners, or one or more of its affiliates, a private investment firm that focuses on the acquisition of mineral rights and other related businesses in the greater Pittsburgh area.
Mr. Oliner was previously a Dune Partner from 2009 to 2015. Prior to joining Dune, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, where he was a senior manager and principal trader in the commercial mortgage trading group. Mr. Oliner joined Morgan Stanley's Securitized Products group in 1998 as the trader for all U.S. principal commercial real estate large loan products. During his 11 years at Morgan Stanley, his management responsibilities included structuring, originating, acquiring, pricing and trading all forms of commercial real estate debt. In addition, his responsibilities included all aspects of subordinate debt trading, including deal structuring, sizing, and pricing. Total transaction volume for his group during his tenure exceeded $85 billion, including in excess of $9 billion of subordinate debt trading. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Oliner was at Bankers Trust where he was a senior trader from 1993 to 1998 and business/desk manager from 1996 to 1998 in the sub-performing commercial real estate debt trading business and the floating rate lending/securitization business.
He received an M.B.A. from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 and a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1985.