“If you refuse to see two sides of an issue, you have rendered yourself blind in one eye.”
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Brokerage Team

David K. Blackwood

“If you refuse to see two sides of an issue, you have rendered yourself blind in one eye.”

David Blackwood founded Blackwood Real Estate, Inc. in 1989 as a full service commercial real estate brokerage company, engaged in the sale of residential and commercial land, the sale and leasing of commercial properties, and consulting for both residential and commercial developments. Since founding Blackwood Real Estate, Inc., Mr. Blackwood has sold more than 8,000 acres of land and more than 12,000 residential building lots. In addition to commercial sales and leasing, Mr. Blackwood has been the principal consultant on the development of 15 residential communities, counting among his clients BB&T, South Charles Realty Corporation (now Bank of America), Beazer Homes Corporation, The Hylton Group, First Union (now Wells and Fargo Bank), and PNC Bank. Before founding Blackwood Real Estate, Inc., David Blackwood was the Senior Vice President for The Fried Companies, Inc., a residential and commercial development company based in Springfield. During his tenure, Fried Companies acquired land for 4,000 residential building lots and 200 acres of commercial property in the Fredericksburg market. Prior to that, Mr. Blackwood opened and managed the Washington area offices for The Myers Group, Inc., and was in charge of land acquisitions for the syndication of land for investment. Before moving to Fairfax, Virginia in early 1985, Mr. Blackwood was in the land brokerage business in Dallas, Texas.


  • 27 years in commercial real estate
  • 23 years in the Fredericksburg market
  • 23 years in land development and development consulting
  • Performed leasing and sales of commercial properties for countless clients
  • Sold more than 8,000 acres and 12,000 residential building lots in the Fredericksburg area
  • Handled acquisitions of land for development and/or syndications for a major land investment group and national retailers
  • Provided development consulting services for numerous clients


Bachelor of Arts: Business Finance from the University of Oklahoma

Allen Griffey

Allen Griffey brings a rich and diverse real estate background to Blackwood Real Estate including General Brokerage Sales, New Home Sales, Sales Management, Lot and Land Sales, and Acquisitions. For more than 20 years, Allen has worked with regional and national builders in the Washington Metro Area, managing the marketing and sales efforts for thousands of properties.

Allen relocated to Fredericksburg to manage the sales and marketing efforts for a regional builder. The effort was successful, and Allen was rewarded with numerous Building Industry Awards including Sales Manager of The Year, Top Producer Sales Volume and Sales Units.
Allen has served as Chairman of the Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) for the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association (FABA) and continues to be a member of FABA and SMC.

During the past five years, Allen has engaged in lot and land acquisitions, and land development activities in the Fredericksburg Area. He has associated with FABA Member Builders and participated in On-Your-Lot Sales and Acquisitions. His vast experience in the real estate industry adds value to each of our clients at Blackwood Real Estate.


  • New Home Sales and Marketing Management for over 20 years
  • Land Development and Building Site Sales for over 5 years
  • On Site Home Sales Top Producer for Regional Builders
  • On Your Lot Home Sales for Regional Builders
  • Member Fredericksburg Area Builders Association
  • Member Sales and Marketing Council FABA


Graduate University of Maryland, Government and Business Administration Post Graduate Real Estate Training, Principles of Real Estate, Real Estate Sales, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Brokerage

Michael A. Jenkins

Michael A. Jenkins is a native of Stafford County who has excellent relationships with local landowners and business leaders in the area. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he received an honorable discharge after having served for eight years. Mr. Jenkins has continued to serve his community as a law enforcement professional for the past 23 years. In his many years of service, Mr. Jenkins has received several awards and commendations for his dedication and professionalism. Mr. Jenkins serves as our licensed Real Estate Sales Associate, covering Stafford and adjoining counties. Mr. Jenkins is committed to providing each client with personal and professional service that gets results.


  • 8 years in the United States Air Force
  • 23 years in law enforcement
  • 6 years in commercial real estate


  • Fraternal Order of Eagles
  • American Legion