David Busker joined Angelo Gordon in 2023 and is a Managing Director and Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt in the firm’s Structured Credit & platform. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, David was a Managing Director, Head of US Commercial Real Estate and portfolio manager at Tilden Park, co-managing that firm’s Commercial Real Estate strategies. In this role, he was primarily responsible for credit underwriting and valuation analysis of real estate structured products and for equity investments in REITs and investments in real estate related and specialty finance companies. David’s experience also includes investing in private real estate investments including mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, real property, distressed debt, as well as other special situation investments related to commercial real estate. Prior to Tilden Park, David spent over nine years at Sorin Capital Management, a real estate debt and securities focused hedge fund. He is on the Executive Council of the UT McCombs Real Estate Center and an advisor to the school’s student-managed Real Estate Investment Fund. He holds an MBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University.