David M. Grant, President

40-plus years of hands-on experience with earned media, preceded by journalism career, including writing for The New York Times.

A long-time journalist and public relations practitioner, David has been a New Yorker since the age of five.

He is a graduate of Queens College and attended The New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science, majoring in economics. David’s journalism career included being a New York City Hall reporter and deputy bureau chief for The Long Island Press, and writing many articles for a number of publications, including The New York Times.

David is a former director of public affairs for New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. After serving as vice president of Howard J. Rubenstein Associates he formed LVM Group, his own public relations firm, in August 1974. He sold LVM in 2015 and opened Grant PR in 2016.

David is a Fellow in the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). He has served as: president of its New York chapter; a member of: the PRSA Counselors Academy and its Professional Services Section, a member of the executive committee of the New York City chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS); and a board member of R.E.N.T. (Real Estate Networking & Transactions), the oldest New York City real estate networking group and of the metropolitan New York chapter of the Legal Marketing Association. He remains a member of R.E.N.T. and of SMPS, and is also a member of Network!Network! He has frequently lectured and written on various aspects of public relations.

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