David I. Becker, Esq.
Partner, General Counsel
New York

Mr. Becker, based in New York, is a Partner of Rockwood and has 17 years of experience in the real estate industry.  Mr. Becker serves on various portfolio management and investment committees, as well as Rockwood's Human Capital Committee and Rockwood's Investor Committee. 


Mr. Becker serves as Rockwood's chief legal officer and has overall responsibility for the firm's legal affairs.  Mr. Becker manages the legal execution of fund formations, separate account initiatives, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and financings.  Mr. Becker also manages litigation, corporate governance and certain compliance matters.

Prior to joining Rockwood, Mr. Becker worked at Battle Fowler LLP, and subsequently at Paul Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, where he represented real estate clients, including developers, private equity funds and REITs, and corporate clients on a broad array of matters including joint ventures, public and private mergers and acquisitions, fund formations, securities offerings and securities laws compliance.


Mr. Becker received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Duke University and a Juris Doctor, with a concentration in Business Law and Regulation, from Cornell Law School.  Mr. Becker is admitted to the practice of law in New York State and is a member of numerous legal associations including the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.


David I. Becker, Esq.
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Urban Land Institute

Cornell Law School

Juris Doctor


Duke University

Bachelor of Arts


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