David was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1942. He attended Chicago Public Schools until graduation from high school. Mr. Hoffman graduated from DePaul University Law School in 1967. He’s a member of the American, Illinois, and Chicago Bar Associations, as well as being a member of the Forum on the Construction Industry of the American Bar Association.
In 1969, Mr. Hoffman joined Red Seal Development Corp. as Executive Vice President. He served in that role until he purchased the company in 1977, when he became President. Over the next thirty years, he has earned his reputation as an acknowledged leader among Chicagoland’s development professionals.
A pioneer in suburban, multi-family land-use and conservation development, David’s efforts have been recognized nationally by such renowned organizations as the Urban Land Institute and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America. His expert vision led to the development of nationally significant communities such as Hybernia, the Town of Fort Sheridan and Croftridge East in Highland Park, as well as Stonegate and the unique Salceda community in Northbrook.
For nearly a decade, Mr. Hoffman served as a member of the City of Highland Park’s Economic Development Commission. He is past Chairman of the Highland Park Housing Commission and a lifetime member of the Highland Park Community Foundation as well as an honorary Director of the North Shore School District 112 Foundation.
Mr. Hoffman and his wife, Barbara, reside in Highland Park where they raised their three children.