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  • MBA, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 1980
  • BA, Tufts University, USA, 1976


David Driscoll is a Professor of the Practice in the Economics Department at Tufts University where he teaches course focused on Finance. He joined Tufts in 2018 after a more than 35-year career as a Corporate Executive and Finance professional. His experience includes approximately 10 years at Getty Realty Corp (NYSE:GTY) where he served as lead Director of the Board of Directors and President and CEO of the company. Prior to joining Getty, Mr. Driscoll spent nine years at Morgan Joseph & Co. Inc. where he was a Managing Director, Head of Equity Capital Markets and a member of its Management and Commitment Committees. Prior thereto Mr. Driscoll was a Managing Director at ING Barings and its predecessor Furman Selz acting as Co-Head of Americas Equity Capital Markets and Global head of real estate. Mr. Driscoll also spent eleven years at Smith Barney as a founder of its real estate group, rising to the position of Managing Director and Head or Co-Head of that group.

Mr. Driscoll is a member of the Board of the New York Blood Center serving on its Finance, Venture Capital and Nominating and Governance committees. Previously he served as a director of Aer Lingus-Dunfey Corporation, the North American holding company for Aer Lingus whose primary asset was Omni Hotels, Be Here Corporation, a high-tech start-up, and five private companies and Trusts. He also taught real estate as an adjunct professor at Columbia's Graduate School of Business and is practicing New York State EMT.