David Griffin is Co-Chairman of the Dallas Institute Board of Directors and Chair of the Capital Campaign Committee. Griffin is founder and president of David Griffin & Company Realtors. Griffin has translated his early curiosity and his personable nature into a 22 year career in residential real estate. Since founding David Griffin & Company Realtors in 1982, Griffin has directed the sale of over $800 million in residential real estate. His company has established itself as the leading broker in marketing in town developments and has focused on the redevelopment of the close-in neighborhoods of the city. During the past year the firm’s business has grown almost 20 percent and the sales force has increased to over 50 agents.

Griffin is currently on the Board of the Friends of the Katy Trail and has served on the Boards of the USA Film Festival and the Southwest Film Archives. He has also chaired projects for the Dallas Parks Department and Preservation Dallas, and is a member of his church’s choir. Griffin is a graduate of Highland Park High School and Southern Methodist University where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. His hobbies and interests include studying Italian and architectural history; singing; painting, drawing and sculpting; reading; and traveling.