Owen Billman
President

Owen oversees the day-to-day operations of Blake Real Estate and its eight affiliated companies and divisions. Additionally, he oversees the performance of Blake’s real estate portfolio of approximately 2.5 million square feet, valued at approximately $1.2 billion.

Owen previously served as Executive Vice President wherein he assisted in overseeing Blake’s operations and directly ran the leasing department where he consummated leasing, sales and financing transactions in excess of $1 billion. He is also a member of Blake’s Executive Committee.

Owen has been a guest speaker at American University and the University of Maryland in addition to companies such as Constellation Energy and CoStar Group on a range of topics including career growth, business management, and the commercial real estate market.

Owen has been recognized with many prestigious awards in his industry such as:

  • CREBA’s 2014 Leasing Transaction of the Year;
  • BISNOW’s Top 35 under 35 Real Estate Professional in 2011 and 2013; and,
  • CREBA’s Multi-Million Dollar Club Life Member.

Owen is a member of the following organizations:

  • The Economic Club of Washington, DC;
  • American MENSA;
  • Federal City Council; and,
  • Lifetime Member of the University of Maryland Alumni Association.

Owen is a Board Member of the American Heart Association, Greater Washington Region. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and previously chaired the Heart Walk on the National Mall. Owen is also a Board Member of the KCNT1 Epilepsy Foundation. In addition, Owen is the Co-Founder and was the Co-Chair of the Junior Council supporting Children’s National Health System.

In his spare time, Owen enjoys basketball, golf, and spending time with his wife and two children.