Profile

Real Estate

  • Started investing at age 23, completed first distressed residential flip within 90 days of learning about real estate investing
  • Founded and ran Home Partners LLC with a perfect record from the BBB (Better Business Bureau), since 2008 completed over 20 distressed residential investment deals between New Jersey and New York in various partnerships
  • While running Home Partners LLC, learned foreclosure lead generation techniques producing huge quantities of leads from creating & testing own marketing pieces, knocking on doors, cold calling, internet marketing, as well as every type of creative marketing except radio, TV, and billboards.
  • Structuring acquisition, contract negotiations, and repositioning of a distressed 7 unit property in a creative financing deal
  • Systematized, oversaw, and ran operations at an investment shop which at its peak was negotiating over 50 concurrent distressed residential deals
  • Founded and currently run Power Close Associates LLC, a high-end Short Sale negotiation company focusing on New York and New Jersey.
  • Power Close Associates is based on a unique and innovative model that offers a full service “done for you” professional loss mitigation solution, at no cost to homeowners, while preserving the full commission of Brokers in the transaction.

Speaking/Education

Commercial Real Estate Investing

  • Co-founded an education business to teach people how to invest in commercial real estate
  • Brought in almost $1M of gross revenue and capital within 11 months, with just part time consulting and then more involved full time effort
  • Helped grow the venture from $0 to approx $400,000 gross sales of the main product, a $20,000 & 25,000 coaching program within the 11 months
  • The platform created was used to raise another $500,000 in private investor capital for real estate acquisitions
  • Handled all marketing, technology, and oversaw sales and product development.
  • Developed national contacts, joint venture partners, and strategic relationships to help position the company into a multimillion dollar business before moving on to other projects

Residential Foreclosure Investing

  • Public and motivational speaker specializing in real estate and marketing, over 40 private clients
  • Helped grow an information business from a few dozen to over 100 clients, helped create product line, marketing, and sales systems
  • Highlights include helping one client become a full time investor after having made over $164,000 together in one month using the secrets, methods, and techniques taught for marketing and property investing
  • Oversaw, systematized, and grew the deal-making part of the business, structured all operations and legalities which at the peak affected over 50 concurrent investor deals
  • Developed contacts and grew a professional network in NJ and NY

Other

  • Carnegie Mellon University graduate with BA from Tepper School of Business, awarded Dean’s List with High Honors
  • Helped co-found and grow 2 major real estate investment clubs in both NJ and NY
  • Invited to and delivered presentations on stage to most of the major NJ and NY real estate investment associations, including technical training and general motivation.
  • Member Passaic County Board of Realtors
  • Member of LIBOR (Long Island Board of Realtors )
  • Affiliate Member of Middlesex County Bar Association (as a non-attorney)

Personal

  • Filled out passport by age 26 visiting over 15 countries, favorite place currently is the far east (India and Thailand)
  • Travelled to India 6 times, up to 3 months at a time to study with an Enlightened Master to learn ancient techniques in meditation, yoga, and other mystical studies.
  • Hobbies: reading books on finance, success, marketing, and management. Yoga, meditation, world travel, and marveling at the ocean.