INVESTMENT & FUND STRATEGY/GOVERNANCE
FOUNDER & MANAGING MEMBER
Dan is the founder and managing investment partner of Schnitzer West LLC (formerly Schnitzer Northwest). After founding the company in 1997 with Schnitzer Investment Corp (now MMGL Corp), Dan orchestrated the firm’s rapid expansion to one of the West Coast’s leading real estate investment enterprises, building a mature organization that’s poised for continued success.
Prior to forming Schnitzer West, Dan served as Regional Senior Vice President of Birtcher Northwest. While at Birtcher, he was awarded the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors 1995 Industrial Developer of the Year. Dan previously worked at the Prudential Realty Group in Pleasanton, California, as Investment Manager, Development.
Dan earned his M.B.A in finance, marketing and real estate and M.S. in civil engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder with an emphasis in construction management. He also holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Idaho.
In 2010, Dan was honored with Enterprise Seattle’s Economic Development Champion Award. Dan and his wife Laurie have created a new construction management track within the MBA program at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado.