David Hood Senior Real Assets Strategist Managing Director

David Hood leads the firm’s private markets investment activities, with an emphasis on real assets portfolio strategies.

Previously, Dave was a Managing Director at Stanford Management Company, where he oversaw the overall investment portfolio for $9B in AUM in real estate, private equity and natural resources investments for the Stanford University endowment. The investments were global in scope and included investments in public and private funds, direct investments in assets and operating companies and tactical overlays.

Before joining Stanford, Dave was a Senior Managing Director of Real Assets for Sterling Stamos. Prior to joining Sterling Stamos, Mr. Hood was one of the founding partners at Lone Star Opportunity Fund, where he held various responsibilities, for over $1 billion in commercial mortgage debt and real estate portfolios. Mr. Hood also held a similar position as a founding member of Lone Star’s predecessor company, Brazos Fund; a Robert M. Bass sponsored entity that, together with its related entities, acquired over $3 billion in real estate assets. Previously, Mr. Hood worked as a Partner at several real estate development firms including Trammell Crow, Hillman Properties and Barker Interests.

Mr. Hood holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.