David Choi

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David Choi


President & CEO





Royal Pacific Realty Corp.


David Choi was a founder of Royal Pacific Realty in 1995. Since then he and his partners have built the company into one of the largest and most well-respected real estate firms in Canada, with more than 1,100 residential and commercial REALTORS® in four offices, who together sold $6.3 billion worth of real estate in 2011.

David is well-respected in the Metro Vancouver community and beyond for his volunteer and philanthropic work. He is:

  • a founding Council member of the Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue;
  • a member of SFU’s President’s Club;
  • an associate of the University of British Columbia Liu Institute for Global Issues;
  • an International Advisor to the UBC Institute of Asian Research;
  • a member of UBC’s President’s Circle; and
  • an advisor to the UBC Dean of Commerce and the Dean of Education.

David serves on the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, is an Honorary Advisor to Vancouver’s Chinese Cultural Centre (CCC), and chairs the CK Choi Foundation. He has chaired the Vancouver Economic Development Commission and was vice-chair of S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

He is the recipient of numerous awards including:

the Business in Vancouver “40 under 40,” for outstanding business achievers;
the Georgie Award for Marketing;
the Wah Leung Award for the promotion of Canadian Heritage, Cultural Understanding and Harmony; and
the SFU Chancellor’s Distinguished Award for outstanding contribution to British Columbia.

David has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree urban land economics from the University of BC.  He is an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University’s David Lam Centre.