David SpiewakCo-founder, Managing Principal, Next Tier HD & DJS Group
In 2013, David co-founded Next Tier HD, a boutique real estate private equity firm. Next Tier HD operates an investment, development, and advisory platform with a mission critical, data center focus. Mr. Spiewak spends his time on Next Tier’s Investment business and its global Data Center consulting and brokerage arm (DJS Group LLC).
NextTier HD has developed and acquired over 3,000,000 sf of data centers and mixed-use assets since its 2013 inception, and over 6,000,000 sf of assets across the United States, since its founding partners started working together in 2000.
Currently Next Tier HD has ownership in assets in North Carolina, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, and Virginia and Atlanta through its development of Georgia Techs HPCC facility in Atlanta. Mr. Spiewak has been involved in over $3+ billion worth of transactions throughout his career.
DJS Group LLC (2000 – Present) – Mr. Spiewak is CEO and founder of DJS Group LLC, a data center IT consulting, strategy advisory and procurement firm founded in 2000 with a global network reach. Mr. Spiewak has focused on Data Center, real estate, IT, colocation advisory, business continuity, procurement, and strategy work since 1997 throughout the United States, EMEA, APAC, Australia, and BRIC. David has concluded sale, lease, investment, colocation, managed services, and telecom transactions as an end user advocate for enterprise, technology, public cloud, and financial firms in markets spanning the globe. David has acted as a consultant to Infrastructure Funds, Private Equity Firms, Investment Banks, in addition to having represented numerous data center operators with their platform expansions. David is a frequent speaker at Data Center conferences.
David has a detailed knowledge of the IT Stack, Wholesale, Retail Colocation, Managed Services, Powered Shell, and Carrier Hotel community across the globe.
From 2006 - March 2013, in addition to running DJS Group LLC, Mr. Spiewak held the titles of EVP and Principal of a leading global IT consulting firm managing their data center practice. David used this role to align the technology side of the business with the real estate side, building a leading global practice for DJS Group LLC.
Prior to Next Tier HD and DJS Group LLC, David was a Principal and Executive Vice President of a global IT consulting firm, was a partner and Senior Vice President of T-Rex Capital, a mission critical investor and developer, where he co-headed the acquisitions and leasing activities of the company. Prior to T-Rex, Mr. Spiewak was a Vice President of Tishman Real Estate, a founder of Plymouth Partners and a broker at Grubb & Ellis.