President, The Menkiti Group
David Roodberg joined The Menkiti Group as their President in early 2023. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business including development, capital, commercial real estate, and strategic planning. Prior to joining the enterprise, David led two one of the largest family-owned real estate companies in DC, Horning, and Combined Properties.
Roodberg joins the firm with over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, most recently having served as the CEO and President of DC-based real estate firm Horning since 2003. He left behind a legacy of award-winning impactful projects completed during his tenure including two which were honored by the Washington Business Journal with Best Real Estate Deal Awards for Community Impact. These include the completion of Tivoli Square which was a project that helped jumpstart development in Columbia Heights, and The Commons at Stanton Square which is home to the Ward 8 community-serving nonprofits Martha’s Table and Community of Hope.
In addition to his development leadership experience, Roodberg has a legacy of serving as a mentor and working towards expanding housing opportunities for all Washingtonians. Recently, he chaired the Washington Housing Conservancy Board through its growth from 0 units to 1,500, during which time the first deal with Amazon’s Housing Equity Fund was completed. Roodberg also serves on the Board of Wesley Housing, Martha’s Table, the Greater Washington Community Foundation, was on the Advisory Board of Housing Production Trust Fund and served as the Chair of Community Foundation’s Partnership to End Homelessness.
David graduated from the University of Michigan with his MBA and Duke University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He currently lives with his family in Vienna, VA.