Join Daniel Nickles in this episode with Ken Gee, the Founder and Managing Partner of KRI Partners. As a former accountant and tax manager, with every transaction, Ken noticed more and more how all of his clients were into this “thing” called real estate. Seeking the difference of not answering to anyone and not working extensively himself, Ken decided to buy his first 28-unit apartment building. In this episode, Ken explains the aspects of his W-2 life that helped establish his firm, why there needs to be commonality with investors and strategies, why KRI Partners only do multifamily, and the tips on due diligence that investors use before placing capital with REI firms.
In this episode you will learn:
- Understanding finance and how lenders think
- You have to live a goal-driven life!
- Mismatches create unhappiness.
- What facets of an REI firm should you look into?
- As a passive investor, what should you ask and not ask about?
About Ken Gee:
Mr. Gee is the founder and managing partner of KRI Partners and the KRI group of companies. He has more than 24 years of significant real estate, banking, private equity transaction, and principal investing experience.
Throughout his career, he has been involved in transactions valued in excess of $2.0 billion, much of which has included the acquisition, management, and financing of various multi-family real estate projects, as well as playing a significant role as a member of due diligence and transaction structure planning teams for several private equity firms specializing in the small and middle markets.
Prior to forming KRI Partners, Mr. Gee was a tax manager with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he focused his practice on state and local tax planning, merger and acquisition due diligence, and transaction structure planning for private equity and middle-market companies.
Some of his major clients included The Riverside Company, Key Equity Capital Partners, Blue Point Capital, Linsalata Capital Partners, The Zaremba Group, Charter One Bank, and Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc.
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