Episode 46: Bob Burg: The Go-Giver Way

Join us for an engaging episode with Bob Burg, an experienced guide with over 30 years of helping entrepreneurs, leaders, and sales professionals effectively communicate their value for business growth. Known for his classic in sales, “Endless Referrals,” Bob has left a global impact with his business parable, “The Go-Giver,” coauthored with John David Mann, creating a movement worldwide.

Episode 45: Ryan Gibson: A Measured Approach to Taking Action

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Investment Officer of Spartan Investment Group. With a proven track record, Ryan has successfully orchestrated over $200 million of private equity for Spartan’s nationwide projects, showcasing his prowess in both finance and real estate. Beyond his financial achievements, Ryan brings a distinctive perspective as a highly experienced commercial airline pilot.

Episode 44: Joanna Garzilli: Investing Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Embark on an insightful episode with Joanna Garzilli, the esteemed host of the Looking Glass podcast and an award-winning author renowned for her books “Big Miracles: 11 Spiritual Rules for Success” and “Unleash The Psychic In You: How To Trust Your Intuition for Success,” published by Harper Collins. Joanna’s impact as a life coach extends to high-profile clients, including celebrities such as Monica Lewinsky, Goldie Hawn, and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ernie Banks. Her expertise has garnered national and international media recognition, with features on Hallmark’s “Home and Family,” the Washington Post, BBC News, NPR, Fox News, and more.

Episode 43: Rob Bergeron: Embrace the Full Benefit

Immerse yourself in a wealth of insights in this compelling new episode featuring Rob Bergeron, one of Louisville’s premier investor-friendly real estate agents. Rob goes beyond mere property transactions; he envisions your home as a vital component of your future.

Episode 42: Hutch The Marine Investor: Getting Off the Island

Join us as we unravel the inspiring story of Hutch The Marine Investor, gaining insights into his leadership philosophy, real estate prowess, and the values that drive him. Don’t miss the chance to be inspired by this episode, where the intersection of military discipline, real estate expertise, and a commitment to family creates a narrative of true resilience and success.

Episode 41: Tim Little: Helping Vets Avoid the Landlord Trap

Join us for an exciting new episode as we embark on a journey into the world of Tim Little, the visionary founder and CEO of ZANA Investments. Tim’s story in the realm of real estate investment goes beyond financial success; it’s a heartwarming narrative of family bonds and unwavering dedication.

Episode 40: Faisal Ensaun: Failing to Plan a Path for Your Potential

Discover the transformative power of strategic planning and the realization of your full potential with Faisal Ensaun. With a rich coaching background spanning over a decade, encompassing a diverse clientele from students to CEOs, Faisal is a certified high-performance coach known for profoundly impacting numerous lives.

Episode 39: Morgan Ehrenzeller: Self Made 25yr Old Multi-Millionaire from B2B SaaS to RE

Embark on a journey of excellence with Morgan Ehrenzeller, an exemplary CEO, entrepreneur, and trailblazing real estate investor known for his innovative approach and driving success. Delve into the world of Morgan Ehrenzeller, where multi-million dollar real estate ventures and groundbreaking tech solutions have set new industry benchmarks.

Episode 38: Brad Shepherd: Choose Your Boss & Authenticity

Join us for a captivating episode featuring Brad, a seasoned securities broker with an extensive background spanning over two decades in the commercial real estate industry. Brad is committed to assisting retail investors in reaping the benefits of real estate ownership without the typical management complexities.

Episode 37: Caleb Johnson: Flying Under the Radar

Join us for a remarkable journey with Caleb, a true real estate prodigy. Caleb’s entrepreneurial spirit ignited at the age of 18, and despite starting with nothing, he’s achieved a staggering $9 million in real estate holdings before even turning 25.

Episode 36: Jonny Cattani: People Confuse Liquidity with Control

Join us and immerse yourself in the inspiring journey of Jonny Cattani, as he transitioned from a career in stockbroking to achieve remarkable success in the realm of real estate. Jonny Cattani, the visionary founder of Cattani Capital Group, brings with him 3 years of experience in commercial real estate and 6 years as an investor, establishing himself as a true master of his craft.

Episode 35: Brendan Chisholm: Hustle Sold Separately

Join us in welcoming Brendan Chisholm, the Principal of BKC Holding, a distinguished private equity real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, CT. BKC Holding specializes in the identification, acquisition, and revitalization of underperforming real estate assets.

Episode 34: Jon Dwoskin: Grow Your Business Big. Very Big

In this episode, we have the privilege of being joined by Jon Dwoskin, a distinguished business coach, sales coach, executive advisor, author, speaker, and popular podcast host. Drawing from his extensive experience and expertise, Jon delves into the complexities of feeling stuck and shares invaluable insights on how to surmount these challenges.

Episode 33: Todd Sulzinger: Silicon Valley Financial Pro to Private Equity

In this exciting episode, we are delighted to welcome Todd, the visionary behind Blue Elm Investments, a prominent private equity real estate firm based in San Francisco. With an impressive 25-year career as a finance executive in Silicon Valley, Todd brings unparalleled insights into the world of strategic portfolio diversification through passive investments in unique real estate assets.

Episode 32: Charlie Wessel: Grow A Pair

In this episode, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Charlie, the founder of Cordell Capital, to delve into his journey in the world of real estate investing. With a strong background in entrepreneurship and a proven track record of successfully managing various businesses in Charleston, SC, Charlie has been actively involved in multifamily and commercial real estate since 2006.

Episode 31: Elsa Nguyen: My First Investment Was a Bust

In this episode, we have the privilege of hosting Elsa, a prominent figure in the real estate industry and one of the co-founders of investNOW Capital. As a thriving private real estate equity firm managing assets valued at approximately $35 million, investNOW Capital has made a significant mark in the sector. Elsa’s passion for real estate spans nearly two decades, and she generously shares her inspiring journey and invaluable insights.

Episode 30: Anjou Martinez: From CFO Income to Apartment Investing

Join us for a conversation with Anjou Martinez, the CEO & Founder of Beam Investment Group, a leading real estate investment firm specializing in the Texas market. Anjou, who previously served as CFO and Controller for global companies, now uses her expertise to help busy professionals generate passive income through investments in large apartment communities. With over 2,950 units in her portfolio as both a General and Limited Partner, Anjou is a trusted authority in this field.

Episode 29: Chad Zdenek: Rockets to Christmas Lights to Real Estate

In this episode, we delve into Chad Zdenek’s remarkable journey. He’s a Licensed General Contractor, Professional Engineer, former CEO of Mobile Illumination, and holds triple Master’s Degrees – an inspiring individual. From a Rocket Scientist at Boeing/Rocketdyne, contributing to the Space Shuttle Main Engines, to leading Mobile Illumination’s impressive growth, Chad’s expertise and vision have set him apart.

Episode 28: Tom Rauen: Passive Income via Triple Net Leases

In this episode, we are delighted to welcome Tom Rauen, a successful entrepreneur and investor driven by his passion for community, marketing, and innovation. Tom is the CEO of 1800Tshirts.com, a thriving company featured three times on the Inc. 5000 list. He is also involved in various ventures, including Shirt Lab, Midwest Luxury Limos, Dimensional Brewing Company, Fast Food Landlord, Rauen Capital, and a partnership with the iconic Field of Dreams movie site.

Episode 27: Satch Bernhardt: 4 Lessons from being a Pilot

Drawing from his own firsthand experiences of the instability in airline careers, Satch is passionately dedicated to equipping fellow pilots with the tools to attain financial security through real estate investments. Tune in to learn about his remarkable $77 million, 350-unit project as a Co-General Partner, along with his investments totaling $148 million, comprising 726 doors as a Limited Partner.

Episode 26: Nic DeAngelo: Saying No to Golden Handcuffs

Join us on an inspiring journey with Nic DeAngelo, a lifelong entrepreneur, seasoned investor, and acclaimed speaker. With a history of creating and selling multiple businesses and overseeing $200M+ in real estate assets, Nic will share the strategies behind his extraordinary achievements. 

Episode 25: Jerry Miller: I Get Paid for Headaches

Join us as Jerry Miller, a highly accomplished real estate investor, as he shares his 18-year journey in the industry. Jerry’s expertise spans single family homes, including BRRRR, flipping, renting to own, and section 8. He also brings two years of experience in multifamily investments, serving as a limited partner, general partner, and engaging in value-add and new development projects, as well as capital raising.

Episode 24: John Laine: Take Your $ Off the TABLE!

Join us as we dive into the inspiring life of John Laine, an individual who overcame significant challenges and emerged stronger than ever. From a humble background and facing foreclosure at a young age, John embarked on a real estate journey that transformed his life.

Episode 23: Margaret Kozlark: Forging Your Own Path

Join us for an inspiring episode featuring Margaret Kozlark, a trailblazing real estate investor who dared to rewrite her own story. Margaret’s journey is a testament to the power of perseverance and determination.

Episode 22: Bryan Escudero: A Positive Spin on Golden Handcuffs

In this episode, we dive deep with Bryan Escudero, President and Co-Founder of First Gen Foundations. Bryan embarked on his real estate journey with a vision to empower first-generation investors who lacked foundational knowledge to enter the real estate arena. In this captivating discussion, discover how Bryan’s initiative, First Gen Foundations, bridges this gap and showcases real estate as a dynamic avenue for generational wealth

Episode 21: Andrea Foley: Poopy Diapers to 10X Returns

Join us in this captivating episode featuring Andrea Foley, a remarkable real estate investor with an extraordinary journey. With a childhood steeped in construction influence, Andrea’s path evolved from poopy diapers to 10X returns in the real estate arena. From live-in flips to single-family rentals, her story is one of relentless growth.

Episode 20: Louis O’Connor: Rare Earth Metals as Strategic Assets

In this episode, we talk with Louis O’Connor, the visionary Founder and Principal of Strategic Metals Invest. Discover an investment world beyond the ordinary as Louis introduces the concept of owning Strategic Metals, positioning them as the new strategic assets of our time.

Episode 19: Tam Vo: Finding Your Fearlessness

In this inspiring episode, join us as we sit down with Tam Vo, a transformational coach with a diverse background in high-value negotiations and conflict resolution. With over two decades of experience, Tam shares his journey of breaking free from unfulfilling golden handcuffs to pursue his true passion in coaching.

Tam’s remarkable shift led him to become a certified health & wellness coach and a retreat center manager at a globally acclaimed health & wellness retreat. Tune in to discover how Tam empowers overworked high-performers through intentional living and a balanced lifestyle.

Episode 18: Ryan Jeffreys: Are you a Stock or a Bond?

Join us for a captivating episode featuring Ryan Jeffreys, a seasoned financial expert with a remarkable track record in private equity, advisory roles, and commercial leadership. With an illustrious career spanning various sectors, Ryan’s expertise shines as he delves into the intriguing world of investments.

In this conversation, Ryan shares insights gained from co-founding and managing a multimillion-dollar private equity fund focused on litigation receivables. Additionally, he reflects on his advisory board role at American Energy Corporation and his impactful stint as Chairman of the board for Theaprin Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Episode 17: Brian Tobler: Get the Inside Scoop from a Banker

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of commercial real estate and banking with Brian Tobler, a seasoned expert in the field. With over a decade of experience in commercial real estate, finance, and banking, Brian has been involved in transactions totaling over a quarter billion dollars across various sectors.

As a banking professional who has served in high-ranking positions, including vice president and senior vice president, Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. He is well-versed in the underwriting fundamentals of commercial real estate and is passionate about using real estate as a vehicle to create and preserve wealth.

Episode 16: AJ Shepard: Property Management Tidbits

In this episode, AJ Shepard, the co-owner of Uptown Properties, shares his extensive knowledge and experience in the real estate market and property management industry. Since 2010, he and his brother have led the way in Portland with their exceptional services and skills as licensed contractors. From discussing the most common challenges faced by property managers to share tips on how to choose the best real estate investments, AJ offers valuable insights that will interest anyone looking to succeed in the field. Whether you’re a professional in the industry or someone looking to invest in real estate, take advantage of the valuable advice and expertise that AJ brings to the table.

Episode 15: Creating Personal Sovereignty Using Real Estate with Schulyer Cadwallader

In this episode, we meet Schuyler Cadwalader, a co-founder and managing partner of UpWealth Capital, a real estate private equity group focused on assisting medical professionals in generating passive income through multifamily real estate investments. Schuyler attended the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design where he earned his Masters of Architecture. He has deep experience in multifamily design, entitlement, project management, and construction administration. He also manages a personal portfolio of multifamily properties and has been involved in over $60M in real estate transactions. His primary roles at UpWealth Capital are deal analysis, due diligence, and overseeing the growth and vision of the company. Tune in to this episode to gain insights from Schuyler Cadwalader and discover how you can leverage multifamily real estate investments to secure a prosperous financial future.

Episode 14: Preparing to Leave Your W2 with Confidence with Daniel Holmlund

In this episode, we have the privilege of hosting Daniel Holmlund, a highly skilled developer evangelist at Intel. Daniel plays a crucial role in building strong connections and enhancing relationships between various Intel technology and product groups and their external customers. He accomplishes this by leading outreach programs, delivering comprehensive customer training, organizing impactful special events, speaking at influential conferences, and creating valuable content that empowers developers to effectively utilize Intel technology in their businesses. Additionally, Daniel actively collects customer feedback and ensures it reaches the relevant teams within Intel, contributing to the development of new technologies.

Episode 13: Leverage from 0 to 3,500 Units with Carmen Dettloff

In this captivating episode of our podcast, we are delighted to welcome Carmen, an accomplished real estate investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Bigfoot Equity. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Carmen has established herself as a seasoned professional with expertise in various aspects of real estate investment, including flipping, renovation, and value-add strategies. Carmen’s impressive portfolio reflects her extensive involvement in the real estate market. She has passive investments in over 2,000 units and is a general partner for 1,500 units. Her hands-on experience and strategic approach to investments have consistently yielded exceptional results. Join us as we dive into Carmen’s fascinating journey as a real estate investor and her successful integration of mathematical principles into real estate. Discover how she leverages data analysis and revenue optimization techniques to make informed investment decisions and drive profitability. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from Carmen’s vast experience and expertise in real estate investment. Then, please tune in to our podcast and uncover the secrets to successful real estate investing through data-driven strategies.

Episode 12: How to use Real Estate as an Anti-Cycle with Brian Armstrong

In this episode of our podcast, we are thrilled to have Brian Armstrong, the founder and managing partner of Progress Capital Group, LLC, as our guest. Brian shares his expertise in real estate investment, mainly focusing on providing opportunities that generate passive income for busy professionals. With a background in real estate and structural engineering, Brian brings a unique perspective. He has been actively involved in the real estate industry since 2012, investing in multifamily properties and successfully flipping single-family homes. In addition to his real estate ventures, Brian has had a successful career as a licensed structural engineer, contributing to various projects across the United States and internationally. Brian resides in the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two children.

Episode 11: Jack Krupey Building Wealth Outside of Wall Street

In this episode, we welcome a true investment expert, Jack Krupey. Jack Krupey has invested in real estate and distressed debt since 2001. He has built long-term relationships with experienced real estate developers, sponsors, and syndicators over his 20+ year career. Jack leveraged the 2008 financial crisis as part of a private equity fund that yielded impressive returns from distressed and restructured debt. He repositioned properties as well as modified and restructured loans for borrowers. In 2014, Jack entered into a partnership with a large private equity fund and led the firm’s asset management arm, which made over 3 billion dollars in purchases of non-performing and re-performing mortgage debt between 2015 and 2019. Jack, an entrepreneur by nature, decided to start JK Asset Management to focus on alternative assets such as value-add multifamily real estate. He then launched the JKAM Diversified Real Estate Fund in September 2020 and is launching a 2nd Diversified Fund in 2022. Jack delves into reinventing yourself in this episode, shares effective tax strategies, explains the REITs purchase model and describes ways to make a margin. Furthermore, he shares how to break your golden handcuffs into tools.

Episode 10: ICAN to 1,000 Doors with Shawn Wagner

How much do you know about successful entrepreneurship and real estate? Then watch our new episode with Shawn Wagner.
Shawn Wagner is a successful entrepreneur and real estate professional with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He has held various roles including Broker, Consultant, Property Manager, Analyst, and Partner. Shawn has served as the Director of the Grand View University Real Estate program and continues to teach as an adjunct today. Apart from his work in real estate, is involved in several IT ventures and brings technology vision and process into the industry, whether it be related to Web3, Crypto, or NFT.

Episode 09: Tony Munoz Attacking Life with Real Estate

Real estate investments can be passed down to future generations, providing a lasting legacy for investors and their families. In this episode we talk with Tony Munoz.

Tony Munoz is a serial entrepreneur, president, and founder of the Inward/Outward Project. He has extensive experience building businesses from the ground up and working for corporate firms where he has led large commercial sales teams. Tony has been a successful real estate investor for over a decade, utilizing both buy-and-hold and fix-and-flip strategies. He looks at wholesale real estate through a unique lens, treating distressed situations holistically instead of viewing them as real estate transactions. Tony earned his Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he earned his MBA, and Brown University, where he earned a Master’s in Organizational Change and Leadership. Tony is passionate about fitness when he is not working and has completed multiple Ironman competitions and ultramarathons.

Episode 08: Tax Strategy Plus Delayed Gratification Results with Courtney Moeller

Want to learn more about effective tax strategies and alternative investments? Then watch our new episode with Courtney Moeller.

Courtney Moeller is an Amazon #1 best-selling author, US Navy Veteran, international speaker, entrepreneur and blockchain expert. She is the co-host of the vodcast, Ladies Kickin Assets, which empowers listeners by providing the financial education they need to live the lives they want. Her ventures include investments in oil and gas, carbon capture, real estate, Bitcoin mining and blockchain technologies. As a general partner of EMPR Investment group and Bitcoin Mining Womxn, she helps professionals with tax problems retain more of their hard-earned money and create new income streams.

Episode 07: Lessons Learned the Hard Way with Jason Wright

In this episode, I speak with Jason Wright, the founder of Intentionally Inspirational. The digital agency that offers sales funnel strategy and architecture to real estate investors and entrepreneurs. We delve into crucial topics such as the value of planning for your future and what are some of the methods of planning. In addition, we discuss such issues as stimulation and goal setting and why teaching children to be financially competent is vital.

Episode 06: Why I quit buying Companies and buy Multifamily with James Livingstone

Population growth and demographic shifts have increased the demand for multifamily properties, making them a lucrative investment option.

With over 25 years of finance and investment experience James has built expertise in private equity and real-estate investment. As a corporate finance partner with a mid sized accounting firm, James worked with hundreds of businesses assisting with M&A, finance and growth problems from business planning to HR.

Episode 05: Opportunity Zones, Tax Policy & How to Win with Taxes with Stewart Heath

Are you feeling the heat after tax season and looking for a way to lessen your tax burden?

In this episode, Stewart Heath, a 35+ year CPA and tax strategist, explores the topic of opportunity zones and tax policy and how individuals and businesses can benefit from them.

Episode 04: What is a customizable Fund of Funds? with Jeff GreenbergDuryea

Are you curious about Fund of Funds investment strategies?

Jeff Greenberg, CEO of Synergetic Investment Group, sheds light on the customizable Fund of Funds approach in this episode.
Rather than investing directly in individual securities, a Fund of Funds pools together capital from multiple investors to invest in other funds.

Episode 03: From Dunkin Donuts to Real Estate Entrepreneur Duryea

In today’s competitive job market, many people start out working in entry-level positions in the service industry. But what if I told you that you could leverage that experience and turn it into a successful career as an entrepreneur?
In this episode, we explore the inspiring story of Mark Updegraff, a former Dunkin Donuts employee who became a real estate entrepreneur.

Episode 02: Flying Free with Passive Real Estate featuring Tait Duryea

In this episode, I speak with Tait Duryea, an experienced airline captain with over 12,000 flight hours transiting time zones and terminals, Tait Duryea understands the wants, needs, and lifestyle of the professional aviator.

However, if not for his love of flying and subsequent career path, it would most definitely have been real estate. Lucky for him, he’s been able to do both– accruing more than a decade of real estate investing experience since joining his major airline in 2010.

Episode 01: How The Top 1% Invest with Sam Bates

The idea of achieving financial success and building wealth is often associated with the top 1% of earners. In this episode, Sam Bates, the founder, and CEO of Bates Capital Group, shares valuable insights into the investment strategies of the wealthiest people in the world. Sam started his real estate journey in 2009 and has been directly involved in the acquisition or development, repositioning, disposition, asset management, and strategic planning of over $200,000,000 in AUM.

Sam delves into the asset classes that the top 1% invest in and the risk management techniques they use to protect their wealth. He also emphasizes the importance of long-term investment planning, diversification, and discipline when it comes to investing.