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Jason Engelman

Freaky Fast Homebuyers


Jorge Abreu

Elevate Commercial Investment Group

State of the Multi-Familty Industry Panelist
Jorge Abreu has been Investing in Real Estate for over 15 years now. He started in Single Family, small Multifamily properties and eventually working his way up to large 100+ Unit Multifamily properties. Jorge has wholesaled over 200+ Single Family Properties. Fixed & Flipped over 150+ SF. Developed and completed several new development projects, over $20 Million in ground up construction. He also started and built a Construction Company bringing in over $12 Million in yearly revenue & growing. He is now an Active & Passive Full Time Multifamily Real Estate Investor. Jorge and his company Elevate currently have 2,141 Doors with 284 under contract on the GP side. He has also over 2,400+ doors on the LP side.
Jorge is the CEO of Elevate Commercial Investment Group and JNT Construction. JNT Construction focuses on helping Multifamily Investors with their Due Diligence & Full renovations. He is based out of Dallas & currently owns properties in Texas, Oklahoma and South Dakota but open to other areas as well. Strong points are Locating Deals, Due Diligence, Executing CapEx, New Development & Raising Equity.
His goal is to reach 10,000 doors by the end of 2022 by creating strategic partnerships & implementing the proper systems in place for scalability. He is focused on continuing to grow his network and locate more Co-GP Partners, Passive Investors and also clients for his construction company. And always looking forward to adding value and helping others reach their goals.

Jon Andrews

Fund That Flip

Jon Andrews Senior Vice President of Business Development Jon Andrews is Senior Vice President of Business Development at Fund That Flip and has over 15 years of experience in the finance industry. His focus in real estate investing ranges from owning and flipping to lending and leasing residential and commercial properties. Prior to Fund That Flip, Jon oversaw teams at SoFi and Bank of America and has closed thousands of transactions with a combined value of more than $1 billion dollars.

Inaas Arabi

State of the Single-Family Rental Industry Panelist

Inaas Arabi  brings many years of single-family property management experience from managing start-ups, to large portfolios. As a former Propertyware customer and VP of Rental Property Management over a large multi-state portfolio, Inaas gained in-depth understanding of Propertyware and Consumer Solutions. His goal is to serve as the voice of the customer and develop new and innovative ways to help property managers attain profitability and growth.

Charles Blair

Real Deal Meetup

Mark Burch

Temple View Capital

Lending- Funding Your Next Deal Panelist

I work for Temple View Capital which is a nationwide Lender that focuses on investment property financing. Not only do I originate these loans I have used them to create my own portfolio of 22 doors and 15 flips. Our groundbreaking products include Fix & Flip with advance draws to 90% LTV, 85% purchase on DSCR rental loans, Airbnb rent comp qualification for your short-term rental loan, ground-up construction up to 90% LTC, and market-leading rates. We have loan delivery from retail, broker, and table funding to full correspondent. Let’s connect to see how we can fund your next deal! 240-351-5434

Ryan Gibson

Spartan Investment Group

Why Storage is a Great Asset Class to Invest in Panelist

Ryan Gibson is the Chief Investment Officer and the Co-Founder of SIG. He has organized over $85M of private equity for Spartan’s projects. Ryan has experience managing development of SIGs projects in challenging markets.

For SIG, Ryan is responsible for investor relations and capital raises for projects. Ryan is also a highly experienced commercial airline pilot. Ryan graduated from Mercyhurst University with a bachelor’s degree in Business, with concentrations in Marketing, Management, and Advertising.

Connect with Ryan to learn more about investing in SIG’s next opportunity by emailing

Jack Lupo

Civic Financial Services

Lending Panelist

Jack Lupo is Vice President, Regional Sales for CIVIC Financial Services, a leading institutional private money lender specializing in the financing of residential investment properties. Recently making the move to Nashville, TN, Jack leads a team of innovative regional managers and account executives to bring financing solutions to clients throughout the Eastern U.S. His passion for real estate and strengths in sales, business development and team-building has earned Jack the recognition for his ability to achieve continued record production growth.

Sherman Ragland



Anne Marie Rogers

Quest Trust Company

Tapping into Trillions of Dollars of Private Capital Panelist

Anne Marie joined Quest Trust Company in 2013 and currently serves as Sales Officer. After graduating from St. Edward’s University, Anne Marie pursued a position as an IRA Specialist and in 2014, received the designation of Certified IRA Services Professional from the Institute of Certified Bankers. In 2020, Anne Marie received the Think Realty Honors Award for Real Estate Investing Services and was featured on the 2021 cover of the Think Realty magazine, as a woman to watch in the industry. Anne Marie is one of the lead female educators at Quest Trust Company, with a passion for making the topic of saving and investing fun and approachable, even for the newest investor on the block. She loves to teach people how to take control of their retirement through her experience at Quest and from personal experience doing her own note investments starting in her early 20s. Born in Australia and holding dual citizenship in both Australia and the United States, Anne Marie loves to spend any spare time exploring new places with her husband.

Joshua Shein

Trius Lending

Investing in the Baltimore Market Panelist

After a successful exit in his medical supply company, Josh Shein transitioned to the mortgage industry. Josh Shein is a real estate financing expert with nearly 20 years lending experience. He is a private hard money lender, helping real estate investors with direct funding for the purchase, renovation or new construction of single family, multi-family and mixed use properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic including MD, DE, VA and DC. Mr. Shein brings a wide range of entrepreneurial and corporate expertise, holding executive roles at national Top 10 lenders while overseeing national sales and operation teams in excess of 100 employees. He is frequently called upon by national and trade news media to provide insight regarding mortgage industry trends and legislation, and has repeatedly been selected the “Hot 100” list by Mortgage Professional America (MPA). Since becoming a partner at Trius Lending Partners, Josh has helped organize and streamline the workflow and sales cycle, while the company has nearly doubled its volume over a 3 year period. Josh has been happily married for more than 20 years, and has a son and a daughter as well as 2 Bernese mountain dogs, and sits on numerous non-profit Boards within the local community.

Jeffrey Tesch

RCN Capital

State of the SFR Industry Panelist / Lending Panelist

Jeffrey Tesch, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for overseeing the operations of RCN Capital, including sales growth initiatives, underwriting review with compliance oversight and leadership of senior level strategic planning. Joining the Company in 2010 as Managing Director, Tesch led efforts to develop a national brand in private lending with the best practices and transparent products for a diverse customer base. Since RCN’s inception, Jeff has personally overseen over $2 Billion in originations.

Dana Wasson


Assessing the ROI of Smart Tech, Remote Management & Ancillary Products Panelist

Travis Watts

Ashcroft Capital

State of the Multifamily Industry Panelist

Travis Watts is a full-time passive investor. He has been investing in real estate since 2009 in multi-family, single-family and vacation rentals. Travis is also the Director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital. He dedicates his time to educating others who are looking to be more "hand's off" in real estate.