Director of Business Recruitment & Retention
David McConnell joined Charlotte Center City Partners as Director of Business Recruitment in September 2014. In this role, he is primarily responsible for collaborating with economic development partners strengthen and grow the office markets in Uptown and South End. McConnell has nearly 20 years of experience in a broad range of industries, including sales, marketing, leasing and financial development.
Most recently, McConnell served as Director of Leasing for RJS Properties, Inc., where he was responsible for managing the leasing team in order to maintain a high occupancy rate for a portfolio of 140 retail, office, and industrial properties in the Carolinas, Tennessee and Florida. He led marketing and relationship management for Keel Point Advisors, where he was directly responsible for bringing nearly 100 million AUM to the company in 2.5 years. McConnell also spent five years with Crosland Investment Services, LLC as a Leasing Associate and handled their existing retail portfolio.
McConnell is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a degree in speech communication. He lives in Charlotte with his wife, Dowling, and three daughters.