The FORT Podcast: Keith Wasserman – Founder of Gelt Inc.
Chris chats with Keith Wasserman, Founder of Gelt Inc. which is one of the fastest-growing real estate companies in the country. Gelt focuses on purchasing multi-family communities, storage facilities, and RV parks. You can connect with Keith by email at Keith@geltinc.com or @keith_wasserman on Twitter.
(01:05) – Keith’s Background and Career Founding Gelt
(09:59) – Investing In The Person vs. The Project
(11:14) – Why are you focused on multi-family and mobile home parks as a business model?
(15:14) – How do you think about the future of renting and ownership?
(18:10) – The Biggest Changes in Tech and Living We See For The Future
(23:10) – Other Asset Classes Gelt Focuses On
(31:05) – How do you go about entering new markets?
(33:49) – Building Relationships
(36:44)- YPO Global Real Estate Fair
(37:52) – Gelt’s Process of Finding Investors & Securing Deals
(45:40) – How has your job changed as the company grows?
(50:27) – Where will the company be at the “end”?
(52:55) – Keith’s Thoughts on Growth
(54:07) – Origins of the Name Gelt, Thoughts on Charity, and Chris and Keith’s Thoughts on The Future of Education
(1:02:15) – Advice For Folks Thinking About Starting Their Own Business
The Fort is produced by Johnny Peterson & Straight Up Podcasts