Derek has been an active real estate investor since 2015. Founding Loda Properties in 2017, he has a developed network of investors looking to make a positive impact on multifamily apartment complexes around the United States. Passionate about helping individuals reach retirement sooner, he started "Apartment Investing For Early Retirement", a podcast that focuses on educating about the vast opportunity and power to build wealth through quality multifamily investing.
Loda Properties firmly believes in the power of partnerships to create lasting success in real estate. Therefore we have strategically aligned ourselves with industry experts Gino Barbaro, Jake Stenziano, and Bill Ham, who serve on our advisory board.
Gino Barbaro is an investor, business owner, author and entrepreneur. He has grown his real estate portfolio to over 1600 multifamily units. He is the co-founder of Jake & Gino, a multifamily real estate education company that offers coaching and training in real estate founded upon their proprietary framework of Buy Right, Manage Right & Finance Right.
He is the best-selling author of two books, Wheelbarrow Profits and Family, Food and the Friars, and graduated from IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) where he earned his designation as a Certified Professional Coach. He currently resides in St. Augustine, Florida with his beautiful wife Julia and their six children.
Jake Stenziano is the best-selling author of Wheelbarrow Profits and co-founder of JakeandGino.com, the only multifamily real estate investment education company that teaches investors the three pillars of sound apartment investing Buy Right, Manage Right, and Finance Right.
Jake is also the founder of Rand Property Management, the first property management company with a focus on “modern affordability.” As creator of the multi-media, multifamily investing framework, Wheelbarrow Profits, Jake is a leading expert on investing in the multifamily space and currently owns over 1400 multifamily units.
Bill is the owner/operator of Phoenix Residential Group and Phoenix Residential Management. He has been in the real estate business for 13 years and has created a portfolio of over 1000 units while growing Phoenix Management to a team of 15 staff members. He has taught real estate for the past 6 years and has dozens of highly successful students. Bill uses his extensive real estate experience to teach his students the “real” side of real estate.