Scott Royal Smith is a real estate investor and asset protection attorney in Austin, Texas. He graduated from Albany Law School and began his career in high-stakes corporate litigation. Scott learned the key secret he now uses to defeat lawsuits, that they are a business. Through his defense work, he targets defeating lawsuits before they are even filed by making sure the business part of a lawsuit no longer makes financial sense for a plaintiff to proceed. Scott founded Royal Legal Solutions to offer tax, business and legal strategies to real estate investors. He spent the past 8 years of his career diving through case law, reading the ever-changing tax code, and analyzing real estate investment so that you don’t have to. His claim to fame as an attorney is his uncanny ability to make his clients judgement-proof.
Joe Fairless is a full-time real estate investor that started buying multi-family properties in 2013 and now controls over $400 million of real estate, with a portfolio of over 4200 units. He’s personally raised over $100 million from private investors for real estate investments. Prior to that, he was the youngest VP at an award-winning advertising agency in New York City. He’s the host of the world’s longest running daily real estate iTunes podcast, “Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever,” where he’s interviewed guests such as Barbara Corcoran, Robert Kiyosaki, Emmitt Smith and Tony Hawk.
Scott Meyers is the nation’s leading expert in self-storage. After becoming a penniless landlord in the single-family rental and apartment business, he began investing in self-storage. He saw the light and quickly sold all of his single-family rentals and apartments to create a small empire of self-storage facilities nationwide. His company’s focus on syndicating self-storage deals and helping others to launch their own self-storage business to enjoy a lifestyle free from toilets, tenants and trash.
Scott is the principal in 16 facilities, totaling over 5,000 units and approximately 1 million square feet of storage. He is also the founder and president of selfstorageinvesting.com, a leading self-storage education company that offers courses, live events, mentoring and coaching. His company was started in 2006 for the purpose of acquiring, developing and operating self-storage facilities and has raised over 20 million in syndicates and private equity partnerships to fuel their growth.