David Urban

Managing Director
Ecosystem Investment Partners
Baltimore, MD


David Urban is Director of Operations for Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private equity fund manager that acquires and manages high priority conservation properties across the United States.   David has over 25 years experience in the wetland and stream restoration. David is a nationally recognized expert in mitigation banking  and is the past President of the National Mitigation Banking Association. David has been directly responsible for the design, permitting, construction, management, and/or monitoring of over 38 mitigation banks in 10 different districts of the US Army Corps of Engineers since 1995. David has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University, a MS in Environmental Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and was commissioned in the US Navy for 5 years. David has also worked on both the national and local levels on mitigation policy through the National Mitigation Banking Association, and has written extensively on wetland policy.