Welcome to Agora Advisors, Inc.

Agora Advisors, Inc., is a Nevada Corporation founded by David J. Contis to provide consulting and advisory services to clients requiring:

Broad-based expertise in domestic and international commercial real estate

Capital market and investment analysis

Public and private board and corporate governance, compensation and audit experience

Real Estate investment, disposition, redevelopment, management, leasing, and financing analysis


About David

David Contis has over 35 years of experience in real estate. Prior to founding Agora, David was the President of the Mall Platform of Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) from 2011 to 2017, President of Real Estate of Sam Zell’s Equity Group Investment, LLC., from  2007 to 2011, Chief Operating Officer of The Macerich  Company(NYSE: MAC) from 1997 to 2006 and held various roles at Equity Group Investments from 1981 to 1997 including Vice Chairman of the Company’s mall platform, EVP of mall development, SVP of Asset management, Attorney and Internal Auditor.

David currently serves on the Board of Directors and Audit & Compensation Committees of Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) since 2009 and Acosta Verde since 2017.

David’s was previously a member of the Board of Directors of BRMalls from 2008 to 2011, Kuwait Energy (including Audit Committee) from 2008 to 2011 and Dundee Realty (including Compensation and Audit Committees) from 1996 to 2002