From the beginning of recorded time, real estate or land and property ownership has been responsible for the creation of many fortunes.
I personally believe that investing in real estate or building a career within this industry can be the ticket to financial freedom for those who play the game right. Here are some real estate business owners and professionals who are doing so and are at the top of their game.
Black Real Estate Business Owners & Professionals
Originally posted at: https://shoppeblack.us/2017/09/top-real-estate-businesses-professionals/
Roy Donahue “Don” Peebles (Washington D.C.) is a real estate entrepreneur, author and political activist. Peebles is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Peebles Corporation, the largest African American-owned real estate development and ownership company in the US, with a multibillion-dollar development portfolio of luxury hotels, high-rise residential and commercial properties in New York City, Washington, D.C. Philadelphia, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Miami Beach, and other states.
Jarrod Guy Randolph (New York, NY) is the founder of JGR Consulting Group, specializing in luxury residential and investment advisement throughout Manhattan. Named to Forbes Magazine’s prestigious list of “30 under 30” and The Real Deal’s “35 and Under Rising Stars”. With more than a decade of experience, Jarrod has represented $1.3 billion in transactions.
G. Lamont Blackstone (Mount Vernon, NY) is the principal of G. L. Blackstone & Associates LLC, a commercial real estate consulting firm specializing in urban markets. Prior to launching his consulting practice, Lamont was Chief Investment Officer of The Retail Initiative, Inc. (“TRI”), the nation’s first commercial real estate equity fund to target inner-city retail development opportunities.
Scottie Smith (Houston, TX) is the Managing Broker at Scottie Smith II & Associates. Mr. Smith specializes in sales, investments, property analysis and valuation of multifamily and single family properties in Texas. He has been recognized nationally and locally as an exceptional leader in real estate. Mr. Smith was awarded one of the Top Honors by the National Association of Realtor as one of the 2016 Top 30 young Real Estate Brokers Under 30. 2015 Company Sales Volume: $13.4 million
Harrison Beacher (Washington, D.C) has dealt with and successfully helped close every kind of deal from multi-million dollar sales, to foreclosures, short sales, co-ops ,estate sales, first time buyers, Down payment assistance program deals, investors, rentals, and everything in between. Mr. Beacher was awarded one of the Top Honors by the National Association of Realtor as one of the 2016 Top 30 young Real Estate Brokers Under 30 – 2014 Individual Sales Volume: $9.4 million
Adenah Bayoh ( Irvington, NJ) is the founder and CEO of Adenah Bayoh and Companies, which is the parent corporation that owns IHOP franchises in Newark, Paterson, and Irvington, New Jersey and a real estate development portfolio with over $250 million dollars in urban redevelopment projects.
Quintin E. Primo III (Chicago, IL) is the co founder and CEO of Capri Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm specializing in mezzanine investments in real estate private and publicly held companies. Since establishing Capri in 1992, he has overseen the firm’s origination of approximately $10 billion in real estate equity, debt and structured finance transactions. Mr. Primo has more than 30 years of real estate investment experience.
Daniel D. Thomas (Bridgeport, CT) is one of the most well-known and respected Real-Estate Brokers in Fairfield County, CT. Since starting his career at the age of 19, he has climbed the ranks to become a Top Producing Realtor in his area with millions of dollars in closed transactions. By the age of 23 he became one of the youngest Real-Estate Brokers in the country to open his own Firm Daniel D. Thomas Real-Estate .