President – Multifamily
Leon Capital Group
David Cocanougher serves as President of the Multifamily division at Leon Capital Group. David is responsible for directing development and construction of ground-up projects, portfolio-level oversight of operations and asset management of the existing properties and conducting special projects focusing on housing development. While at Leon Capital Group, David has successfully implemented an acquisition and development platform that has completed and sold over 6,500 units and has another 9,000 units under construction or in development. David is also responsible for the growth and oversight of Leon Multifamily Construction, which performs as the general contractor for the development pipeline. Under David’s leadership, Leon Capital Group has increased its multifamily market presence in all major Texas metros and has established a development pipeline that includes Phoenix, Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, and Florida. David’s experience prior to joining the company includes on-campus student housing development, conventional and student value-add acquisitions and asset management as well as implementation of revenue management strategies for a broad range of national apartment operators and developers. In all, David has been responsible for over $3 Billion in multifamily asset transactions and is currently overseeing the growth of the team, entry into new markets, and the development and construction of all new projects. David received his undergraduate degree in Business from Texas A&M University, where he later obtained a Masters in Land Economics and Real Estate.