David O'Reilly

David O'Reilly

David O’Reilly is the Chief Executive Officer of Howard Hughes Holdings Inc., responsible for driving the sustainable growth of the company’s assets and unlocking meaningful long-term value across the company's portfolio. He previously served as the company’s President, and as its Chief Financial Officer—the role in which he joined the company in 2016.

As the architect and leader of the company’s 2019 Transformation Plan, Mr. O’Reilly realized meaningful reductions in overhead, executed on the sale of non-core assets, and refocused the company on its highly profitable MPCs. His leadership has successfully positioned the company for growth, further diversifying HHH’s funding sources and increasing its liquidity to enable to company to pursue value-creating opportunities.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. O’Reilly served as Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Parkway Properties, a New York Stock Exchange-traded real estate investment trust focused on office properties. He served in the position from November 2011 through October 2014 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2012. He also served as the company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer from May 2012 through August 2012.

Previously, Mr. O’Reilly served as Executive Vice President of Banyan Street Capital and as Director of Capital Markets for Eola Capital LLC. He served in the investment banking industry as Senior Vice President of Barclays Capital Inc. and in a similar capacity for Lehman Brothers. During his career, Mr. O’Reilly has been involved in a broad range of financial advisory and merger and acquisition activities, including leveraged buyouts, initial public offerings and single asset and pooled CMBS transactions.

Mr. O’Reilly graduated from Tufts University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and received his M.B.A. from Columbia University.