5 Talents Podcast - Passive Investing, Cashflow, & Wealth Creation in Commercial Real Estate

Benjamin Kogut - $300M+ Assets Under Management; 5 Things To Consider When Investing in Commercial Real Estate Syndications

March 01, 2021 Abel Pacheco Season 2 Episode 109
5 Talents Podcast - Passive Investing, Cashflow, & Wealth Creation in Commercial Real Estate
Benjamin Kogut - $300M+ Assets Under Management; 5 Things To Consider When Investing in Commercial Real Estate Syndications
Show Notes

Our awesome guest for today is Benjamin Kogut, Partner in Investor Relations at HJH Investments. Prior to commercial real estate syndication, Benjamin was a real estate broker for over 15 years, passionate about helping investors make wise decisions. In this episode, he will break down the process that helped his team acquire over $300 million in assets under management. Benjamin will also talk about a few creative strategies to gain tax advantages from real estate. 

Let’s listen to Benjamin and learn more about commercial real estate syndication! 

[00:01 - 04:13] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Benjamin Kogut
    • Real estate broker for 15+ years 
    • Shifted to real estate syndication 

[04:14 - 14:25] Going Above and Beyond

  • The main thing to consider in real estate brokerage
  • The secrets to $300M+ in assets under management
  • Learn this real estate advice from Benjamin you can apply now! 

[14:26 - 24:00] Not Taking It Personally

  • Benjamin breaks down this $27M deal they closed 
  • Listen to Benjamin’s mentality that you might want to apply too
    • Why a certain level of indifference is okay 
  • Benjamin gives us a sneak peek at his book!
    • Link below

[24:01 - 32:10] Being Financially Literate  

  • The 4 rules of cash that Benjamin learned 
  • How to be financially literate in real estate investing
    • Hear Benjamin’s advice
  • Connect with Benjamin. Links below

[32:11 - 39:25] Closing Segment

  • Learn these creative tax advantage strategies in real estate 
    • Cost segregation 
    • Accelerated depreciation
    • Bonus depreciation
  • He walks us through his very first real estate deal 
  • Final words from Benjamin and me


Tweetable Quotes: 

“I’m not here to push anybody into a deal. Truly, truly, I’m not. I’m here to educate...” - Benjamin Kogut

“Being financially literate is extremely important as an industry in this business.” - Benjamin Kogut


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