David Risdon joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory as an Executive Vice President and the Bank Credit Risk Solutions Specialty Practice Leader. A commercial banking veteran with more than 40 years of experience, Risdon has in-depth experience with many aspects of banking, credit and regulatory compliance.
Based in Tampa, Florida, Risdon has led 100+ professional teams involved in bank consolidations and mergers and acquisitions, specializing in various services for CRE and C&I portfolios. He has overseen risk reviews, ESG and environmental peril modeling as well as flood compliance reviews. His capabilities also include migrating data to new servicing systems and data platforms, along with automated data validation and data capture at loan origination.
Prior to Newmark, Risdon served as Senior Managing Director and Practice Lead for Banking & Regulatory Solutions for Cushman & Wakefield, where he oversaw large teams in their completion of loan portfolio underwriting, CCAR and DFAST stress testing advisory and cash flow modeling. Previously, he served as a Director at Situs, overseeing teams of up to one hundred twenty professionals for time-sensitive CCAR data aggregation projects as well as underwriting and valuation of ADC, CRE and C&I loans. Risdon’s professional career began in 1974 and has previously held many senior positions at a number of banking and financial institutions.
Risdon graduated from Drake University where he earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance. He also completed the Harvard Business School’s Negotiating for Success program.