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Diary of an Apartment Investor

Starting to raise capital when you don't have as many advantageous connections with Rick Martin and Katie Lea.

Brian Briscoe | Rick Martin | Katie Lea

Starting to raise capital when you don't have as many advantageous connections with Rick Martin and Katie Lea.

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This episode originally aired on March 21st, 2022

Rick Martin
Rick has been investing in Real Estate since 1997, and it currently invested in over 1300 units. Prior to commercial multifamily, he purchased several single-family rentals, flips, and small multifamily apartments.  He has successfully taken distressed, small multifamily apartments and repositioned them into well-performing assets.  His real estate holdings have taken him through Washington State, Nevada, California, Indiana, Ohio, Florida, Texas and Georgia. He continues to explore other regions of the country, seeking population and job growth. In addition to real estate, Mr. Martin has led a career in Entertainment and Commercial Advertising, filling the needs of clients that include NBC, ABC, CBS, ESPN, Lions Gate Films, Columbia Pictures, Marvel Entertainment, Fox Sports, Discovery Networks, Apple, Nickelodeon, Chevy, V8 and FX Networks, among others.
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Katie Lea
Since 2006 Katie has been investing in real estate. Her first house was a suggestion from her financial advisor and she has taken it from there. Recently, Katie decided to make a change - a BIG change and a BIG challenge. Dealing with several health issues, Katie worried about the future of her family (retirement and a college fund for her son were immediate concerns). She realized that single family homes weren't the best way to continue to develop her goal of achieving long term success and generational wealth and decided to invest through multifamily channels. Katie continues to pursue of her dream of owning apartments and raising capital as a Managing Partner of Rolling Fork Capital.
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Your host, Brian Briscoe, is a co-founder and principal in the real estate investing firm Four Oaks Capital.  He is general partner on 655 units worth over $40 million in assets under management and are continuing to grow.  He will retire as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps in 2021. Learn more about him and the Four Oaks team at  or contact him at - be sure to let him know where you found him.

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Diary Of An Apartment Investor

The Educational Podcast For Apartment Investors & Future Syndicators

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