About The Baird Team

Real Estate Depth & Experience

Sperry Commercial-Baird is a full service Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm Serving the Southwest United States. Sperry CGA-Baird is unique in its breadth and structure. With affiliated offices Nationally, we offer our clients the breadth of exposure and the professionalism of a true client based organization. The Baird Team is a one-stop source for your Commercial Real Estate needs. Our team members have the experience to analyze a commercial real estate transaction and best position it to achieve our client’s objectives.

We’re also candid and thoughtful. Our brokers also know that understanding the needs of our customers is the key to success. We look beyond the transaction at the individual entities involved and discover creative solutions for challenging situations that help our clients succeed.

David Baird

David Baird


David Baird is the managing broker of Sperry Commercial-The Baird Team. He also serves as a senior vice president and national director of institutional investments at Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates. David served for 16 years with Sperry Commercial as director of Multifamily Investments. David was a founding member and director of the Asset recovery team established to deal with distressed properties during the 2008 real estate meltdown. With over 40 years of industry experience, David closed transactions worth over two billion dollars. David was honored seven of ten years with the prestigious national top ten advisors with the company during his tenure and was named one of the top 20 Brokers nationally by Commercial property News. David is a Broker in Nevada, California and Arizona. David specializes in large multifamily investments.

David Baird also consults professionally on Multifamily investments for other national companies. And has led many multifamily panels David speaks at national and regional multifamily events. As an active member of the National Multifamily Housing Association David attends and participates in Multifamily content Nationwide.

David P. Patterson

David P. Patterson

Senior Associate

David P. Patterson is a senior associate with Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates with over 37 years of experience in the field of real estate. With many years of experience as a lender as well as a real estate professional in the industry he has been instrumental in assisting both buyers and sellers in the commercial Real Estate Business.

Patterson is licensed in both Arizona and Nevada and has worked on a number of commercial purchase transactions all while servicing property management accounts throughout Arizona. Since David’s broker is the Senior Vice President for Sperry it puts him in a unique position to understand not only our local market but how it relates to investors throughout the country.

Patterson has marketed and closed Retail Office projects including but not limited to gas stations, R.V. parks and industrial buildings located throughout the tri-state area. David is a partner in the firms property management division, his duties include overseeing the leasing and maintenance of commercial properties.

During his related years as a lender in Real Estate his experience extended to training Loan Officers, Realtors and Builders throughout the turbulent eighties by presenting an ongoing series of seminars throughout the Los Angeles area. He also spent two years increasing the market share of PMI in the nineties by over 180% within that market.

David was responsible for writing the initial lending policies for the creation of Wilshire Savings in Los Angeles. This along with over twenty years of managing offices for a variety of National banks gives him an excellent understanding of the financing available in commercial real estate. A valuable knowledge needed in today’s environment to increase opportunities on both the listing and sales side.

As Sperry Commercial’s senior advisor in the Tri-State area David has the experience and expertise to handle all types of commercial real Estate sales, leasing and Property management.

Scott Seegmiller

Scott Seegmiller


Scott Seegmiller has more than 25 years experience in property management finance. Scott has participated in the development, management and/or accounting of hundreds apartment communities and more than 30,000 units. Scott counsels clients large and small on system implementation and building high performing financial operations.Scott was a founding partner and the Chief Financial Officer of Realty Management, Inc. which developed 25 apartment communities and grew firm to be one of NMHC’s Top 50 property management firms in the U.S. with more than 27,000 units under management.Scott is recognized as an expert in property management technology and is widely published in real estate publications like Units, Multi-Housing News, and other related real estate publications and has been a frequent speaker at national real estate or accounting events or conferences.

He gained significant experience as the head of Information Systems Consulting for Laventhol & Horwath, CPAs. At Laventhol & Horwath, Mr. Seegmiller developed a specialty of software project management for property management, development and construction firms. Scott spent the first four years of his career as a CPA with Deloitte. Mr. Seegmiller is an active participant in numerous professional organizations, including the Nevada Society of CPA’s, National Apartment Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council.