Principal & CEO, Equus Capital Partners
Dan DiLella is a principal of Equus Capital Partners serving as the firm's President and Chief Executive Officer. Under Mr. DiLella's leadership, Equus has grown to become a multi-faceted national real estate investment company with expertise in development, investment, property management and asset management. Mr. DiLella's career as a real estate specialist spans nearly four decades and includes experience in all types of real estate investment and developments throughout the United States. Prior to joining Equus, Mr. DiLella was Vice President of Girard Bank in Philadelphia, where he had a 10-year career in the Commercial Real Estate Department as a lender and a member of the asset recovery team. Mr. DiLella is a member of the Board of Trustees of Villanova University. He recently funded the establishment of the Dan DiLella Center for Real Estate at the Villanova University School of Business where he is Chair the Real Estate Advisory Council. Dan DiLella is a Trustee of the Cahill Trust and Chair of the Advisory Board of Roman Catholic High School. He also serves on the Boards of the Drexel University Real Estate Advisory Council, the Committee of Seventy, the National Italian American Foundation, the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation, the Barnes Foundation, NHS Human Services and The Philly Pops. Mr. DiLella previously served as the President of The Union League of Philadelphia, and is currently the Chairman of the Scholarship Foundation at the League. Previous board appointments include the Pennsylvania Ballet, the The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Battleship New Jersey, and the Philadelphia Police Foundation. Mr. DiLella is the recipient of the St. Thomas of Villanova Alumni Medal and the Villanova Bartley Alumni Medallion. Mr. DiLella holds an M.B.A from St. Joseph's University and a B.S. in Finance from Villanova University.