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Real estate developer

David Kendall Sunderland, American real estate developer. award, 1977; award National Junior Achievement, 1986.


Sunderland, David Kendall was born on March 25, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Maurice Briggs and Helen (Bell) Sunderland.


Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1952. Postgraduate University Michigan School Business Administration, 1956-1958, General Motors Institute, 1955-1956.


Financial analyst Chevrolet division General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1955-1958. Budget manager Raytheon Company, Andover/Bedford, Massachusetts, 1958-1961, division controller, Oxnard, California, 1961-1964. Vice president Janss Corporation, Los Angeles, 1964-1968.

President Gates Land Company, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1968. Board regents University Colorado, 1978-1986, chairman, 1984-1985. Board directors St. Francis Hospital, Colorado Springs, 1973-1978.

President Colorado Springs World Affairs Council, 1984-1986.


Served in United States Navy, 1952-1955. Named Colorado Springs Builder of Year, 1975, Colorado Housing Industry Man of Year, 1986. Member Colorado Springs Colorodo of Chamber (board directors 1974-1977, 84-87, chairman 1988), National Association Home Builders, Colorado Homebuilders Association (president 1979), Urban Land Institute.

Club: Country of Colorado.


Married Brooke Williams, September 13, 1975. Children– Mark, Caryn, Matthew, Tracy.

Maurice Briggs Sunderland

Helen (Bell) Sunderland

Brooke Williams

Mark Sunderland

Caryn Sunderland

Matthew Sunderland

Tracy Sunderland