David Blackbird

Executive Managing Director & Partner

Stream Austin

515 Congress Avenue
Suite 2100
Austin, Texas 78701
T: 512.481.3002
F: 512.481.3001

David Blackbird

Executive Managing Director & Partner

David Blackbird serves as Executive Managing Director & Partner and is primarily focused on spearheading the firm’s growth and other strategic initiatives across its existing platform and markets identified for future expansion.

David Blackbird and Derek Land founded the Austin office in 2006. Under their direction, the firm has grown to become one of Central Texas’ largest commercial real estate companies. The Austin office has consistently ranked as one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ by both the Austin American Statesman and the Austin Business Journal.

Prior to joining Stream Realty, Blackbird was with Trammell Crow Company where he led leasing efforts on the firm’s industrial portfolio.

Blackbird and his wife have two daughters and a son. A native of Austin, he is an avid fly fisherman and outdoorsman.

Education & Designations

  • BS – University of Texas at Austin


  • Board of Directors – Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA)
  • Advisory Council – University of Texas Real Estate Finance and Investment Center (REFIC)
  • Active Member – Commercial Leasing Brokers of Austin (CLBA)
  • Past Member – Leadership Development Council
  • Past Board of Directors – Heartgift Foundation
  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker