After a highly successful career spanning over 35 years in the Real Estate business in Minneapolis, Minnesota, concentrating on relationship business for advisory services, brokerage, and property management, Dave Bruce moved full time to his home in Palm Desert, California. After earning his California real estate license, he decided to join the local Coachella Valley real estate leader Bennion Deville Homes to start a new chapter in his real estate career.
Dave has been involved in numerous large and complicated transactions advising landlords, tenant, sellers, and buyers, both public and private. Notable clients include, Lockheed Martin, Comcast, G.E. Capital, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Honeywell, Luther Automotive Corporation, City of St. Paul, MN, Opus Corporation, Lifetime Fitness, Cargill Family, Westinghouse, and Storage Mart.
Over the years Dave has been a member of National Association of Realtors (NAR), Minnesota Association of Realtors (MAR), Minnesota Association of Commercial Realtors (MNCAR), and Corporate Facility Advisors (CORFAC). Dave served in numerous positions of leadership including International President of CORFAC and on the Board of Directors of MAR and of MNCAR.
Dave received MNCAR’s highest award as Broker of the Year in 2006, and CORFAC’s largest international transaction plus the Robert Boblet award for service.
Dave was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa. He was a US Air Force fighter pilot. He spent six years as a pilot and as an instructor pilot. He received two Distinguished Flying Crosses and eleven Air Medals. He is married with four grown children and six granddaughters. Dave is also an avid golfer, an amateur artist, and art collector. He enjoys running and participating in running events.
Dave has always been a winner throughout his real estate career. He understands the meaning of service. His experience, patience, and persistence has allowed him to achieve nearly 100% repeat business. With the wealth of 35+ years in real estate and over 17 years in the Coachella valley as a "snowbird," whether buying or selling Dave Bruce is the perfect real estate professional to help guide you through the real estate process. In fact, his colleagues and clients often tell him that, "he makes it look easy." Contact Dave today to get started.