David Hirsch is a serial entrepreneur. David graduated from Cornell University and immediately joined the family metal door business, Security Metal Products (SMP).
SMP experienced exponential growth in the 1980s by shifting manufacturing from high cost areas (Los Angeles) to lower cost environments (Western Oklahoma and Tijuana, MX). After founding and supervising the Mexican company, Manejo de Ensambles, SA de CV. In 1996, David co-founded Gaspra Technologies, a computer infrastructure and Web development company. After the tech crash, David moved on to establish a Merchant Banking company called Chancellor Livingston, LLC. Chancellor Livingston, LLC, among other endeavors provided critical equity capital to the primary developer, G & S partners, for the redevelopment of downtown Port Chester, NY.
The next move for David was into Real Estate development and private equity. Three very large single family estates were developed and sold valued at $14MM. Additionally, David and associates raised $5mm for a child’s juice company and took control of the company.
Most recently, David and his brother, Jim Hirsch, have been buying and operating multi-family buildings in Long Beach, CA.
David lives in Greenwich, CT with his wife, Claudia, of 23 years and have two grown children. An avid outdoor enthusiast, David enjoys skiing, hiking, biking and golf.
Philanthropy also plays a large role in our family. We support numerous organizations including AIPAC, The Asia Society, OFANIM (Israeli STEM charity), MCC theatre group, Shatterproof, Hunter College and Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.