David Downey

David Downey, a Real Estate Broker at Cushman & Wakefield

David Downey, a real estate broker at Cushman & Wakefield, has extensive expertise. He serves clients throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area.

He is also a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Occupier Services Group and National Legal Sector Advisory Group, offering his 35 years of real estate expertise to his clients.

Early Life and Education

David Downey was born in Massena, New York on March 27, 1955 to Allen and Jessie Downey. He attended Massena Central High School and Canton ATC where he earned a degree in HVAC technology.

Downey had no formal education but believed education was the key to a bright future. At night his mother read him sports stories from Boys’ Life magazine and passages from the Bible, sparking in him an eagerness to learn.

In 1963, Downey led the University of Illinois to its first Big Ten championship as part of its basketball team and earned himself the title as conference’s top scorer. To this day he holds the school record for career points scored with 553.

Professional Career

David Downey excelled in a variety of sports throughout his life, such as softball, basketball, volleyball, baseball, track and swimming. Additionally, he pursued boxing professionally – something which came naturally to him.

He began fighting professionally in 1957, winning his initial professional bout against Kenny Chinn. That same year he earned the Canadian Middleweight Championship; retaining it the following year until losing it again to Gary Broughton in 1970.

After his boxing career, Ernest Hemingway took up gardening. Goldman Sachs offered him a job on Wall Street but he declined; instead he worked with A.E. Hotchner – an acquaintance of Ernest Hemingway who shared an affinity for food and charity – who offered him employment.

Achievements and Honors

David Downey has earned a number of awards and recognition throughout his career, including four major teaching awards from Purdue University as well as two national honorees from the American Agricultural Economics Association.

He has also been recognized for his tireless contributions to the agriculture retail industry and local community, earning him recognition such as being named AAPG Past President and receiving the Sidney Powers Award, which honors leaders who have substantially advanced oil and gas exploration.

Downey brings with him extensive cable television industry expertise as the founder and CEO of INVIDI Technologies. As CEO, he guided the company through its growth from a start-up to an influential player in targeted television advertising.

Personal Life

Downey and his wife Vicky lived a modest lifestyle, yet they always made sure their children were provided for. Dave was an exemplary husband – quiet yet selfless in giving to others without expecting anything in return.

He volunteered at his local elementary school and served as a mentor to students. Furthermore, he was an active member of the Sons of the American Legion.

Downey’s tenure on the University of Illinois Fighting Illini basketball team was a triumph. He finished his college career as the school’s career leader in points (1,360) and rebounds (790).

Net Worth

Downey is one of the world’s most successful actors, earning an estimated $305 million. He has starred in numerous blockbuster movies and won numerous awards.

Downey’s net worth can largely be attributed to his success in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). His films have amassed a global following of over $14.4 billion.

In addition to his acting career, Downey is also a real estate professional. He currently holds the role of partner at Cushman & Wakefield, where his 35 years of expertise are put to good use for their clients.

Although Downey had a difficult childhood, he has remained dedicated to recovery. With the support of his friends, he was able to overcome addictions and get back on track; earning him widespread acclaim and global admiration in the process.

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