Episode 11

Published on:

14th Oct 2021

Interview with Anthony Scandariato, Managing Partner, Red Knight Properties

00:50 Introduction to Anthony

2:37 From underperforming student to college entrepreneur

7:20 What it was like at an Ivy League school and having the entrepreneurial bug

8:58 Selling sunglasses and sweatshirts and entering commercial real estate

10:28 One of the pivotal books that got me interested in real estate

12:14 Going all in January 2020 with Red Knight Properties

17:45 Leveraging experience and networks and growing to an $80 million real estate business

20:47 Adding value to the community through education

23:55 Setting up the firm and our target markets

27:43 Investment thesis and screening deals

31:35 The purpose behind what we are doing at Red Knight Properties

35:03 Sourcing deals

37:40 Partnering with our investors and developing a reputation of performing

41:09 Systems and the operating model at Red Knight Properties

45:33 Bumps along the way and growing pains

48:10 Getting the information you need as a real estate investor

50:21 Legislation, taxes, and will anything change for RE investors and developers

53:13 Managing a company, producing content, and structuring my week

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Andres Sandate

Andres Sandate is the host of ATLalts. Andres has extensive knowledge of alternative investments with professional experience working in asset management, capital markets, securities, and investment banking going back nearly 20 years. He has held senior leadership roles working in private credit, hedge funds, private equity real estate, multi-asset alternative investment and placement agents. Andres is a Registered Financial Advisor with Gramercy Park Wealth Advisors, LLC and GPWA, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC and holds the Series 7, 66, and 79 FINRA licenses. He is Founder and CEO of Endurance Strategies, LLC (www.endurancestrategies.com) and President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Alternative Funds Association (www.theSEAFA.com). Andres earned an MBA and a BS from The University of Kansas and is a native of Newton, Kansas. Andres and his wife Heidi (McElroy) Sandate have three school-aged children and reside in Smyrna, GA (Atlanta). Email andres@atlalts.com