David Kaplan serves as General Counsel and Vice President of Blumenfeld Development Group, Ltd. Mr. Kaplan has more than 18 years of experience in the real estate industry. In his capacity he is involved in many aspects of the Company’s business and is responsible for all legal matters for the Company as well as management of outside counsel relationships. Mr. Kaplan specializes in real estate transactional matters, including development, financing, leasing, acquisitions/dispositions and joint ventures. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kaplan practiced in the corporate department of international law firm White & Case, where he specialized in equipment leasing and corporate finance. Mr. Kaplan is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Kaplan received his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University in 1986 and his Juris Doctor from Fordham Law School in 1989.