Background & Experience
When David Gleason realized his passion for real estate in 2006, it didn’t take him long to advance in the industry. By 2007, he found his niche in commercial real estate. Just over two years later, he became a Certified Commercial Investment Member. In 2012, he established The Gleason Group, carefully selecting a team of associates who specialize in all aspects of commercial real estate and who share his passion for seeing cities develop for the convenience and enjoyment of their residents. Mr. Gleason has represented all property types, from farmland to industrial-business parks and strip malls to medical office buildings. His specific areas of expertise include investment sales, strategic planning and financial structuring. He has a successful record with build-to-suit, buyer representation, construction/contracting, leasing and market analysis. A native of Lafayette, Mr. Gleason is not only well connected in this market, but has been very successful helping clients from Lake Charles to Baton Rouge and other areas of Acadiana. He has been pivotal in commercial real estate acquisitions, valued over $ 25 million annually, earning a spot as a “Top Lister” and “Top Seller” several times within the past few years. Mr. Gleason assures seamless service and top notch professionalism from the first call to the close of the deal. You can expect up-to-date analyses of market trends and keen analyses of property values, skilled negotiations and creative marketing strategies. Aside from his extensive experience, clients choose to work with Mr. Gleason for his business and personal ethics. To put it simply, he is trusted and that’s why his business has been built primarily from referrals. An enthusiastic member of the real estate industry, Mr. Gleason serves on the CCIM’s State Board of Directors as the Chapter’s CCIM President of 2018. He has previously served on the Louisiana Realtors State Board of Directors Executive Committee as the Commercial Director for 2016. David currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Open as well. Mr. Gleason holds a degree in Business Management from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The only thing he cherishes more than hunting, boating and exercising is spending time with his family.