November 4th, 2021

David Cheek

David is the Co-Founder of The Meridian Group and is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the firm as its Chairman and Managing Partner. He is a voting member of the Investment Committee and Management Committee. 

David has over 40 years of broad industry experience, on both the institutional and entrepreneurial sides, prior to founding TMG. He began his career in 1979 in the real estate division at Prudential as an investment manager. He then managed the development operations for a large DC development firm, Peterson Companies, for eight years followed by managing and selling a REO portfolio for a DC bank for two years before starting TMG in 1993.  

David received his B.A. from Centre College and M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He served on the board of trustees of the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation for six years as well as the board of directors for the University of Virginia Foundation for eight years. David was also chairman and president of a non-profit land conservation foundation in MA. He currently serves on the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington Foundation and he was recognized as an honoree at its Youth in Real Estate Luncheon event in 2018. David is a member of the Urban Land Institute and NAIOP.


Committees:  

Management Committee 
Investment Committee