Sponsoring 4K Units with John Cohen

John Cohen, Co-Founder of Toro Real Estate Partners was our host’s mentor when he was first starting out on his real estate journey. He is definitely a great teacher and knows his way around the industry. In this interview John outlines the hands-on experience he’s gained while chasing deals, picking targets and giving us a bit of insight on what motivates him. You can look forward to the priceless pointers John imparts to us on this episode of Operators & Allocators.

A little bit about our guest

Co-Founded Toro Real Estate Partners in 2015. John focus is the strategic direction of the company, formulation of investment strategy, investor development, and acquisition & dispositions. He has been investing in real estate since 2010. John’s understanding of deep value investing in the real estate space started by buying tax deeds and tax liens. Since starting in real estate he has been involved in over $250 million in various real estate transactions, spanning tax liens, rental/sale transactions in Manhattan, and his own personal investments.

John worked at Marcus & Millichap and focused on the multifamily investment sales in the Brooklyn and Queens market. When John left Marcus & Millichap it was to focus 100% of his time on the growth of his real estate investment company. John played baseball at Queens College where he graduated with a degree in Economics

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview –

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 10:34 – Chasing deals
  • 14:20 – Big risk
  • 17:44 – Value priced Deals
  • 21:43 – Picking a target
  • 30:00 – What is your secret
  • 35:25 – John’s motivation
  • 36:07 – Best practices

 

John Cohen’s socials –

Linked in:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-cohen-56847314

Podcast:
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-real-estate-investing-experience/id1481520260

 

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