President & COO
David Lynd is president & COO of LYND, a national real estate firm based in San Antonio, Texas that specializes in multifamily property management. He's also a principle of Lynd Residential Properties (LRP), a multifamily investment vehicle and a principle of Lynd Development Partners (LDP), a development Company. David Lynd has guided the growth of the management division from 1,100 apartment units upon joining the firm in 1997 to more than 36,000 apartment units today. That makes LYND the 34th largest multifamily manager in the United States. Mr. Lynd oversees the collection of $250M of rent collections annually which spans across the country in 16 states and 50 different metro areas. The company employs more than 800 management professionals.
In addition to those duties, Mr. Lynd has been part of the principle team that has raised more than $340M in equity which has been used to purchase and or develop more than $1.8 billion worth of real estate over the past 5 years. He manages the daily operations of all the properties in the investment portfolios.
Over the past couple of years, through Mr. Lynd's leadership, the company has added verticals in hospitality development/management, community association management and student housing. He also oversaw the opening of new corporate offices in Miami and Denver. LYND is currently is currently co-developing a 390-unit luxury rental tower in Miami called EnV Brickell and a 359-unit luxury tower in Austin, Texas called 3 eleven Bowie. The company's first EnV branded tower, in Chicago, was named 2011 "High Rise of the Year" by Multifamily Executive.
Mr. Lynd graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in Economics.