Ep. 46: The Journey from Passive to Active Investor, With Abel Pacheco

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Lance is the Founder and Managing Partner of Verivest, an end-to-end real estate investment platform designed to bring transparency and trust to middle-market investing, and a Principal in Fairway America, a real estate private equity firm in Portland, Oregon.

Abel Pacheco is a self-described grinder. After more than a decade in the corporate and IT world, he partnered with his wife in 2008 to form 5 Talents, which now runs $93MM in corporate and multi-family assets. Lance and Abel talk about lessons learned along the way, the upside of the Texas market, and how he brings investors along for the ride through a diversified fund.

This Week’s Guest

Abel Pacheco & his wife have been investing in real estate since 2008. Abel is invested in $93MM of Commercial Real Estate, 800+ doors across 5 multifamily apartment communities as an active & passive investor. He is a Principal/GP in 400+ doors and Developing a Class-A multifamily ground-up project. 

Abel has a verifiable 10x track growing acquisitions $5MM to $57MM from 2010 to 2016 in the Tech world. He brings 20 years of corporate & entrepreneurial experience, and 13 years in IT, he also helped grow Rackspace from $100M to $1Billion+.

In the professional world, he had 20 years of corporate & entrepreneurial experience. His first entrepreneurial experience was launching a 60+ person, record-breaking, revenue-generating office for Cutco/Vector Marketing while taking a full-time courseload in college.

Where does the name 5 Talents come from? Matthew 25:14-30, we believe in being good stewards of the resources God provided us with, and good stewards of the capital our investors trust us with.

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