Dave Oster joined the Land Pro team in August 2018 and provides real estate brokerage and property management services.
A recent addition to Land Pro’s expanding staff, Dave is an Illinois licensed Real Estate Broker. Dave was previously a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for 30 years. Since 2001 he was a market maker in agriculture futures and options for his own account. From 1987 to 2001 he was a proprietary trader for Prime International Trading. His responsibilities included daily position reconciliation, risk/reward analysis and trading implementation. Dave also worked for Miller-Tabak as an equity option arbitrage trader from 1986 to 1987.
Currently, Dave serves as a board member for the Charles Simeon Trust alongside managing 3,330 acres of farmland and development ground for high net worth clientele.
Dave grew up on a 5,500 acre corn and soybean farm in northeast Iowa and assisted with hedging activities. He graduated with a BA in Economics from Wheaton College, located in Wheaton Illinois.
Dave and his family live in West Chicago, Illinois, where he is an active member of College Church in nearby Wheaton. In addition to work and worship, Dave also enjoys hunting deer and waterfowl.