David Bruce was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa. He was a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot (F-4D Phantom) with 130 combat missions in Vietnam. He spent six years as a pilot and as an instructor pilot. He received two Distinguished Flying Crosses and eleven Air Medals. He is married with four grown children and five granddaughters. Mr.Bruce is an avid golfer (9handicap), an amateur artist (with awards at the local level) and art collector. He enjoys running and participating in running events (having recently won two five K’s in the Palm Springs area in his age group.
Over the years Dave has been a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), National Association of Realtors (NAR), Minnesota Association of Realtors (MAR), National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) Minnesota Association of Commercial Realtors (MNCAR) and Corporate Facility Advisors(CORFAC).
Dave served in numerous positions of leadership including Regional Vice President of SIOR, President of CORFAC, Board of Directors of MAR and MNCAR.
Dave has been a speaker at National conventions, an instructor in broker relations at the college level, served as a member of professional standards and arbitration committee for MAR, a court appointed receiver for real estate properties and has been an expert witness and commissioner for condemnation proceedings.
Dave received MNCAR’s highest award as Broker of the Year in 2006, and CORFAC’s largest international transaction plus the Robert Boblet award for service from SIOR.
Some of Dave’s former clients include, Lockheed Martin, Comcast, G.E. Capital, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Honeywell, Norwest Bank (Wells Fargo) Luther Automotive Corporation, City of St. Paul. MN, Opus Corporation, Lifetime Fitness,Consolidated Graphics, Cargill Family, Mr. Ralph Burnet, Coldwell Banker Burnet, Anchor Bank, Westinghouse, Storage Mart and Wild life Science.
Dave is excited to join The Hobin Company at Bennion Deville and looks forward to helping his clients Buy and Sell their Desert vacation homes.
47-449 Maroc Circle
Palm Desert, California, 92260