WS853: Partnering, Raising $1 Million, and Closing First Syndication During A Pandemic with Gary Van Bortel and John Bilinski
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In the syndication business, finding a partner or teaming up can exponentially aid in your goal to achieve success. The secret to picking the right partner? Finding someone with a skill set that compliments your own. Today’s guests are Gary Van Bortel and John Bilinski. After both learning of apartment syndication 2019, John and Gary met at a local REI meeting in Rochester, New York. They partnered up with the purpose of acquiring commercial multifamily properties together. They immediately started their own local meet-up group, called the Upstate Commercial Apartment Investor’s Group, which is focused on discussing and acquiring larger multi-family properties. They started in Rochester but they’ve now expanded to Buffalo and Syracuse markets as well.