David Bloch co-founded and was general counsel of Iron Creek Ventures, a private equity firm focused on distressed commercial real estate debt.
David Bloch co-founded and was general counsel of Iron Creek Ventures, a private equity firm focused on distressed commercial real estate debt. At Iron Creek he helped acquire and resolve close to 50 deals across the United States, playing key roles in deal sourcing, due diligence, asset management, governance, compliance, capital formation, and all strategic decisions. He has also managed and served on the boards of private funds and an investment advisor focused on asset-backed lending and other hedge fund strategies.
David is a senior advisor on alternative investments to Meridian Investments Limited, a single-family office investing globally across asset classes, and is experienced leading private equity, credit, and venture direct and fund investments in the U.S. and Europe, formulating asset allocation strategies for charitable institutions, and governance issues affecting for- and non-profit entities.
David began his career at Davis Polk & Wardwell and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is admitted to practice law in New York and holds a BA from Amherst College, an MPhil from the University of Oxford, and a JD from Harvard Law School. David is a Foundation Fellow of Corpus Christi College at the University of Oxford, chairman of its endowment investment committee, and a member of its property committee. He is also on the board and investment committee of Thanks to Scandinavia, a foundation providing scholarships to students from Scandinavia and Bulgaria in honor of their citizens' acts of bravery to protect their Jewish neighbors during the Second World War.