David Butterfield

Director of Investor Relations,

Realty Income

About David

David Butterfield is director of Investor Relations for Realty Income. He has been with the company since 1987, and is considered an expert in the company's history, strategy, and performance. Since the company went public and begun trading on the NYSE in 1994, Mr. Butterfield has further developed his knowledge base, to include specialized expertise in the net lease investment niche, as well as the broader REIT industry. He has also served as a valuable resource, regarding investing for income options, for thousands of investment advisors with whom he converses on a regular basis.

David's Videos

Most experts agree that real estate should be part of every investor's diversified portfolio. But, few of us can ever invest on the same scale as legendary real estate investors Donald Trump or Sam Zell. And let's face it, most of us don't want the headaches that come with being a landlord either. Enter, real estate investment trusts (REITs), which solve these pesky issues, plus provide a whole lot more benefits. Join this panel of executives from some of the top-performing REITs in the sector and hear why it makes good financial sense to incorporate them into your portfolio.