David Cocanougher serves as Managing Director of the Multifamily division at Leon Capital Group. David is responsible for directing development 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 a development platform to complement the value add acquisitions strategy. 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 will include Cary, Chapel Hill, Nashville and Denver. Prior to joining the company, David worked for JPI, where he served in multiple capacities including On-Campus Student Housing Development, conventional acquisitions and asset management as well as Student Living value add acquisitions. In all, David has been responsible for over $1 Billion in multifamily asset transactions, and is currently overseeing the development and rehab of over 3,000 units. David received his undergraduate degree in Business from Texas A&M University, where he later obtained a Masters in Land Economics and Real Estate.