W. David P. Carey, III is presently the managing partner of an investment fund and is working on various real estate and other investment projects. He previously was the President and CEO of the Outrigger Enterprises Group, a Hawaii -based, full-service lodging and hospitality company that owned, managed or had under development more than 35 hotels and resort condominiums representing over 8,000 lodging units in Hawaii, South East Asia, Guam and the South Pacific with roughly 4,000 employees. Mr. Carey was also responsible for the project concept, entitlement and development of Waikiki Beach Walk in Waikiki, which consists of hotels, condominiums, time shares and over 80,000 square feet of retail including several top -performing restaurants.
Mr. Carey has a BS in electrical engineering from Stanford University, a JD, cum laude, from Santa Clara University, and an MBA. with distinction from Santa Clara University. Mr. Carey moved to Honolulu in 1982, and was an attorney specializing in corporate and real estate law at Carlsmith, Wichman, Case, Mukai and Ichiki. He joined Outrigger in 1986 as EVP and general counsel, and became president in 1988 and CEO in 1993. The company was sold in 2016. He served on Outrigger’s advisory board for the past three years. Mr. Carey participates in a variety of community boards and government task forces. He is a director of the James Campbell Company LLC, the Foundation for the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, the Hawaii Business Roundtable, and a trustee of Punahou School. He is the Chair Emeritus of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Military Affairs Council (MAC) and member of various organizations including Air Force Civic Leader Program, Chief Executives Organization, Hawaii State Bar Association, Urban Land Institute and the Young Presidents Organization.