Frank Rolfe has been an investor in mobile home parks for almost 2 decades and has owned and operated hundreds of mobile home parks during that time. He is currently ranked with his partner, Dave Reynolds, as the 5th largest mobile home park owner in the U.S. with over 250 communities spread out over 25 states. Frank has always believed that mobile home parks are all about affordable housing. Along the way, Frank began writing about the industry, and his books, coupled with those of his partner Dave, evolved into a course and a boot camp on mobile home park investing that has become the leader in this niche of commercial real estate.
Frank lives in a small town in Missouri with his wife and daughter. He is very active in community affairs, being a member of the Lions Club, the school board, and chairman of the Landmarks Commission. He holds an A.B. in Economics from Stanford University.
Ross Stryker is the founder and CEO of Smart Asset Opportunities, which helps educate busy small business owners how to take charge of their own financial freedom and stop giving up control to those on Wall Street. He practiced dentistry and specialized in orthodontics for over 35 years, 12 while serving in the U.S. Army reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and later in private practice where he grew one of the largest single-doctor practices in the country. Although Ross is no longer practicing, he still considers himself a part of the dental and medical community. At heart, he’s really a small business owner, and, like many business owners, Ross was frustrated with the conventional financial system that seemed to benefit Wall Street but not the investors. Ross has replaced his transactional income of exchanging hours for dollars with passive income from his investments for his livelihood, and he wants to help others achieve the same goal. Ross has owned 40 or more single-family homes, written 2 books, one specifically on real estate investing. Ross is selling his homes, and he’s transitioning into commercial real estate investing, which includes self-storage, mobile home parks, office parks, a coffee farm in Panama, a resort in Belize, and multifamily apartment complexes.
Eric Satz is the founder and CEO of AltoIRA, and he’s a serial entrepreneur who has seen both wins and losses. Eric knows investing is no longer just for the wealthy, and he’s living out his mission of delivering 21st century investment opportunities to everyone, even non-accredited investors. Eric is a former investment banker and early stage investor with a passion for nurturing start-ups and raising capital. He teaches an entrepreneurship class to high school students in Nashville and served on the board of the Tennessee Valley Authority from 2015 to 2018. Through Alto IRA, Eric is making alternative asset investing available to all by giving people the support they need to choose and make their own investments using their IRA savings.
Brett Swarts is the CEO of Capital Gains Tax Solutions, and each year he equips hundreds of business professionals with a deferred sales trust tool to help their high net worth clients solve capital gains tax deferral limitations. His experience includes numerous deferred sales trusts, Delaware statutory trusts, 1031 exchanges, and 85 million in closed commercial real estate brokers transactions. He’s an active commercial real estate broker and an investor himself with experience and holdings in multifamily, senior housing, retail, medical, office, and mixed use properties. Brett is considered one of the most well-rounded capital gains deferral experts and informative speakers on the west coast. His audiences are challenged to lean in to multiple capital gains deferral strategies, create and develop a passive cashflow wealth plan, and execute on this plan so they can create and preserve more wealth.
Dan Handford is managing partner with passiveinvesting.com. He and his wife, Dennae, along with their 4 children (3 girls and a boy), reside and work in Columbia, SC. Dan has an extensive successful background in starting multiple 7-figure businesses from scratch, including a large group of non-surgical orthopedic and sports medicine clinics located in South Carolina. He’s the founder of the Multifamily Investor Nation where he educates a nationwide group of over 9,000 members of multifamily investors on how to properly invest in multifamily assets. He’s the co-host, along with his wife, of the Tough Decisions for Entrepreneurs Podcast, which can be found on iTunes and Google Podcast.
Travis Jones is the founder of over 15 results-based training gyms across Australia and founder of the health tracking app, Keystone.fit, a business coaching FitPros for the last 8 years, and has a digital agency as well. He has an amazing wife, who really is amazing, and two boys under 5 years old.
Jones, who played elite level rugby league as a teenager into his early 20s, opened his first RBT gym in south Melbourne in 2011 before growing it into a recognized Australian transformation facility, building a reputation of changing the lives of thousands of people every single year. Every year his goals get bigger and bigger.
Born in 1987, John Crestani has accomplished a lot in his 32 years. In 2009, Crestani, 21, traveled to Thailand to figure out his direction in life and find himself. During this time, he read a number of spiritual works, such as The Alchemist, that would later influence his life, but his saving grace turned out to be a business book. John was sitting on a beach in Thailand, poor and lost in life, when he opened a book that helped transform him into becoming a motivated and successful internet entrepreneur. This book was The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss, the now classic manual for breaking free from the 9 to 5 workweek desk job by building an online business. After a number of years of trial and error building his internet business, Crestani finally managed to create a multimillion dollar business. He met his wife and traveled the world. He went from deep in debt to having a successful cash flow positive business that supports his life, his wife and their 3-year-old child. As of late, he’s gone on to build an education empire, and now he’s taken it upon himself to teach a handful of aspiring entrepreneurs how they too can transition to the new entrepreneurial economy and be their own boss.
Shawn Yesner is a Florida native, born in Tampa and raised in Miami. After graduating from Florida State University with a B.S. degree in accounting, Shawn enrolled in the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, graduating with a Juris Doctor degree in 1998. Since our last interview, Shawn’s podcast, the “Crushing Debt Podcast”, has continued to grow and now is in its fourth year. Shawn estimates that he’s helped his clients eliminate a collective amount of over $10 million. In September 2018, Shawn published his first book titled, Crushing Debt: 9 Strategies to Eliminate Financial Bullies. The book is available right now on Amazon.
Marco Santarelli is an investor, author, and the founder of Norada Real Estate Investments, a nationwide provider of turnkey cash-flow investment properties. Since 2004, Marco and his team have helped thousands of real estate investors create wealth and passive income through real estate. He’s also the host of the top-rated “Passive Real Estate Investing” podcast.
Jason Wright is the founder of the Intentionally Inspirational brand, which began as a podcast that was created to motivate and inspire entrepreneurs. Since its inception, Intentionally Inspirational has evolved to include a weekly blog, published resources, and a comprehensive offering of digital marketing services and consulting. Jason is the author of the book, The Backwards Route To Forward Progress, and the eBook, 15 Lessons for Surviving Your Startup. Jason is a lifelong serial entrepreneur who thrives on challenge and has an unwavering focus on participating in meaningful work, motivating and uplifting other people, and building a lasting legacy.
Tony Bradshaw is the author of The Millionaire Choice: Millionaire or Not. You Can Choose. Tony was 25 doing the same old stupid stuff with money that his parents had done. That’s also when he made his choice to become a millionaire. He had what he called his financial awakening and began learning everything he could about money. Now he’s helping people make their own choice to become a millionaire because he believes anyone can do it. Having grown up in a lower income family, Tony made his millionaire choice at 25. Now 2 decades later, he’s teaching people how to make their own millionaire choice. His book, The Millionaire Choice, was inspired by his own vision of empowering anyone to become a millionaire no matter what their income, ethnicity, or financial situation. His mission is to create a movement of financially educated and wealthy people who will make it their mission to fight poverty and help those in need around the world.
Dmitriy Fomichenko is the founder and president of Sense Financial Services LLC, a boutique financial firm specializing in self-directed retirement accounts and checkbook control. He began his career in financial planning and real estate back in 2000. He owns multiple investment properties in various states and is a licensed California real estate broker. Over the years, he’s taught hundreds of investment and financial planning seminars and mentored thousands of investors. Dmitriy founded Sense Financial Services to help his clients maximize their return on investment while protecting their hard-earned money. He’s very passionate about helping families and individuals achieve financial freedom by following proven, biblical principles of financial planning and investing.
Ari Gunzburg is a wilderness liaison, motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, podcast host, long distance cyclist to fundraise for kids with cancer, and more. From a colored past to a colorful future, Ari is raising spirits and helping people build themselves into more than ever before.
Kenneth Ameduri has had a passion for truth from an early age. Finding trends and anticipating growth sectors has been his primary focus since he was in high school. After noticing the cracks in the underlying financial system, Kenneth became a proactive investor, purchasing investments that would hedge his portfolio against inflation. This lead him to investing in real estate, precious metals, stocks and cryptocurrency, establishing a personal multimillion dollar profile prior to turning 30. Kenneth has taken the knowledge he has compiled in the business world and is now pouring it into “Crush the Street” for the benefit of his members through the weekly newsletter, blog and podcast, focusing on market trends, precious metals, cryptocurrency and sound economics. Kenneth is the chief editor at crushthestreet.com, where all of his work can be found.
Jordan Goodman is known as America’s “Money Answers Man” because he’s been answering Americans’ personal financial questions for almost 40 years. He’s written 14 best-selling books including Master Your Debt, Fast Profits in Hard Times, and the Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms. He was the Wall Street correspondent at Money magazine for 18 years, and he’s currently the host of the national, weekly “Money Answers” radio show on the Voice America Business Network. He’s a regular commentator on financial topics on national and local radio and tv shows across the U.S. He runs the personal finance website moneyanswers.com.
Monick Halm is the founder of the Real Estate Investor Goddesses. She’s an educator and advocate for women to create real wealth through real estate and has made it her mission to help one million women achieve financial freedom through real estate investing. She herself is a real estate investor, syndicator and developer with over 14 years of real estate investing experience in multifamily, mobile home parks, RV parks, flipping, commercial, vacation rentals, syndication and ground up development. Together with her husband and her investors, she owns over 1,000 rental units across 5 states. She’s also the best-selling author of the Real Estate Investor Goddess Handbook, and Wealth for Women: Conversations with the Team That Creates the Dream. She’s host of the Real Estate Investor Goddesses podcast, real estate investment strategy mentor, sought after keynote speaker, recovered attorney, certified interior designer, yogi, avid world traveler, wife and mother of 3 amazing kids.
Rachel Marshall is the co-founder and chief financial educator of The Money Advantage. She’s on a mission to help business owners create time and money freedom by keeping more of the money they make, protecting it and turning it into cash flowing assets. Podcaster, YouTuber, blogger and speaker, Rachel teaches cashflow strategies, infinite banking, and alternative investments in a simple, actionable way. Since 2011, Rachel’s been a business owner motivated to control her time and destiny and help others do the same.
Bernard Reisz, CPA empowers individuals to optimize their finances using proactive and innovative strategies. He provides an integrated approach to tax and financial planning for real estate pros, focusing on their unique profiles and opportunities. Bernard is the founder of 401kcheckbook.com, which gives investors direct control of their tax sheltered funds for real estate equity and debt opportunities using checkbook control IRA’s, solo 401(k)’s and checkbook life insurance. He’s also the founder of agentfinancial.com, which provides tax, entity, and financial services to real estate pros including real estate agents, real estate investors and mortgage brokers.
Jason Hartman is the founder and CEO of Platinum Properties Investor Network, The Hartman Media Company, and The Jason Hartman Foundation. Starting with very little, Jason, while still in college at 19, embarked on a career in real estate while brokering properties for clients. He was investing in his own portfolio as well. Through creativity, persistence and hard work, he soon joined the ranks of the top 1% of realtors in the U.S., and in quick succession, earned a number of prestigious industry awards and became a young multimillionaire. Hartman now has been involved in several thousand real estate transactions, and he has owned income properties in 11 states and 17 cities. His companies help people achieve the American Dream of financial freedom by purchasing income property in prudent markets nationwide.
Daniel is a self-made multimillionaire and full-time fact finder. He credits his success to a strong desire to surround himself with the right people. After warning family and friends in 2007 about the coming market and mortgage collapse, he started his own YouTube channel, VisionVictory, which has received 10 million plus video views. On March 18, 2008, Daniel called for Dow 8000, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, AIG and Washington Mutual. During the mortgage crisis, he helped people buy put options on country-wide mortgage. These puts saw a gain of 1400%. His connections to insiders in the microcap space drive towards overdelivering to his readers is truly extraordinary and what separates him from other publishers. He is the co-founder of the Future Money Trends letter, “Crush the Street”, and also the author of Don’t Save for Retirement.
M.C. Laubscher is a “Cashflow Ninja”. He is a wealth strategist, educator and financial freedom fighter. He is the president and CEO of Producers Wealth, and he is the creator and host of the popular and top-rated business and investing podcast, “Cashflow Ninja”. His purpose and mission is to help producers and creators create, protect and multiply their wealth in any economy without getting ripped off by Wall Street and their governments. M.C. challenges existing societal belief systems and misinformation around concepts such as money, saving, investing, wealth, and retirement.
Gerri Detweiler is the Education Direct for Nav, which matches small business owners to their best financing options and gives access to free personal and business credit scores. Her articles have been widely syndicated. She’s been interviewed in more than 3,000 news stories, and she’s the author or co-author of 5 books, including her most recent, Finance Your Own Business: Get on the Financing Fast Track.
Sean Zalmanoff is a respected speaker, coach, regional mortgage manager, mortgage influencer, and a founding member of Next Level Loan Officers. When not leading his mortgage business or coaching loan officers, Sean is an active real estate investor who both owns commercial and residential property, as well as flip homes.
During his down time, Sean enjoys being in the outdoors with his wife and two sons to make memories with his family.
Mark Mascia has had over 17 years of real estate investment experience and a career portfolio valued at over $2 billion. Mark founded Mascia Development, LLC in 2006. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Mark oversaw half a billion dollars in development projects in Manhattan while he worked for Archstone, a former Fortune 500, publicly traded real estate company. From early on, Mark has been working closely with some of the country’s wealthiest family offices and continues to do so today with his own company. Mark also has two Master’s degrees from New York University and George Washington University and is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Institute of Real Estate and has a deep appreciation for sharing his knowledge with everyone he meets.
James Kandasamy is the principal at Achieve Investment Group, a vertically integrated investment company actively engaged in multifamily acquisition, asset management, property and construction management. A well-known multifamily operator, James has over 4 years of multifamily experience, and 6 plus years of experience in real estate overall. In addition to his work, James has built a reputation for creative marketing tactics to find motivated sellers and unlock hidden value in multifamily operations. James has identified, underwritten and overseen the acquisition of over 65 million of quality multifamily investments over a total of 6 assets. He’s also routinely lead passive investors to an average IRR of over 20% in the past deals he’s done.
Prior to real estate investing, James pursued a career in engineering, having earned a B.S. in electrical engineering with honors and an MBA from a reputable university.