David Baker

David F. Baker | Principal

3001 Armory Drive – Suite 250

Nashville, TN 37204


DD – 615.627.3963

Relevant Experience

General Industry Experience

Over 25 years experience in commercial real estate, specializing in representation of tenants in retail site selection, representation of landlords in leasing shopping centers and acquisition/disposition of corporate retail properties.  David brings a long history of Tenant Representation to the retailer, providing a shortened store-opening schedule.

Market Knowledge

By providing knowledge of major and medium-sized markets in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia, Virginia, Louisville, Arkansas and Kentucky, David can provide expertise in assisting tenants in expansion or disposition in these markets. He is a co-founder of the X TEAM, a national team of tenant representation experts in 31 cities across the US


Mr. Baker has represented many of the top retailers in the nation.  His expertise has been acquired in currently representing regional accounts for such names as Petco, Circuit City, Carmax, Old Navy/GAP, Michael’s, Lifeway Christian Stores, The Sports Authority, Vitamin Shoppe, Staples, DSW, Burkes, Mattress Firm, Burke’s and Yankee Candle. He was a master broker for Circuit City in seven states.

Education & Credentials

University of Tennessee, B.S.

Professional/Community Involvement

Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Virginia and Kentucky Real Estate Broker’s License, International Council of Shopping Centers, State Director, Program Chair, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, President Board of Directors,  Downtown/Uptown-YMCA, Board of Directors

Meals on Wheels, Active Participant First Presbyterian Church, Member