Judah Spinner, CFA Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Judah Spinner is solely responsible for allocating capital on behalf of BlackBird. He has more than a decade of experience as a security analyst. He bought his first stock at age 13, began investing for clients at 15, and was managing more than one million dollars by his 18th birthday. On behalf of his clients and his own account, Mr. Spinner outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin with an annual compounded return of more than 16% after fees. He specializes in equity investments with a long-term time horizon and plays an integral role in the work of the firm.

Prior to BlackBird, Mr. Spinner served as a security analyst at Spencer Winston Securities and Track Data Corporation in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Spinner has earned his Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65 licenses, as well as the FMVA designation. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a proud member of the CFA Institute.

Aside from his work, Mr. Spinner is a private pilot and an exotic car enthusiast.  He also enjoys travel and has visited all 50 states.

Judah Spinner, CFA

Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Judah Spinner is solely responsible for allocating capital on behalf of BlackBird. He has more than a decade of experience as a security analyst.

Aside from his work, Mr. Spinner is a private pilot and an exotic car enthusiast. He also enjoys travel and has visited all 50 states.

Yehuda Weil

Security Analyst

Yehuda Weil is a security analyst for BlackBird Financial LP. He specializes in uncovering hidden opportunities in small, relatively obscure businesses.

Outside of his work, Yehuda can be found reading historical non-fiction or listening to business podcasts.

Our Outsourced Employees

Auditor

Michael Coglianese CPA, P.C. (“MCCPA”) was formed over 30 years ago to serve clients in the securities, futures, and hedge fund industries. Their services include:

  • Audit & Assurance
  • Tax Preparation
  • Tax Consulting
  • NFA Regulatory Compliance & Consulting
  • Annual AML Audits
  • CTA Monthly Accounting & Performance ReportingWe have an audit and tax team of over 35 professionals.

Michael Coglianese CPA, P.C. audits over 300 entities per year within the alternative investment space including Master/Feeder structures from multiple jurisdictions.

Administrator

Formidium is a global fund administrator powered by our proprietary Seamless Software platform. Seamless is an award-winning, full-scale, web-based, fund administration application. It integrates portfolio, fund accounting, and investor reporting, to provide best-in-class to both the traditional and alternative investment fund management communities.

What Our Clients Say

Where you choose to invest your capital is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. The difference between great and mediocre is sure to have an enormous impact on your life. To make this easier, our clients have graciously agreed to share how they feel about their decision to choose BlackBird. Information is available upon request.