Active Duty Real Estate Investing w/ Anthony Pinto

Active Duty Real Estate Investing w/ Anthony Pinto

Military families have unique opportunities, as well as unique challenges, surrounding investing and retirement. Real estate investing while on active duty takes finesse, in addition to raising capital, especially when you’re doing it from the other side of the world.

My guest today is Mr. Anthony Pinto. He is the Chief Operations Officer for Mission First Capital and the founder of Pinto Capital Investments. Anthony specializes in investing in commercial real estate and apartment buildings. Specifically, he seeks out and acquire B to C class apartment buildings as value-add acquisitions. Working with experienced syndicators and partners, Anthony continues to acquire larger apartment buildings across the Southeast US, focusing on the Hampton Roads, VA and Georgia markets. Across the Hampton Roads MSA, Anthony has $20M in AUM and controls more than 300 units, all acquired in 2020.

Key Points:

Anthony shares his start into real estate (1:10)

What’s the best way to make the jump from small deals to larger deals? (5:36)

Building a team to support your investing career (9:44)

Why invest in real estate in 2021? (13:50)

Benefits available to military real estate investors (21:01)


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Passion is an understatement when it comes to Christopher Mills and his desire to help families and family owned businesses. Chris has over 15 years of real estate experience as an investor, and has experience as a loan originator, property manager, and an agent. At The Haney Company, Chris specializes in working with individuals and organizations who have or desire real estate holdings and helping them map out and achieve their financial goals. His real estate experience helps him address the complexities and opportunities unique to real estate investors. His specialties include alternative investments, 1031 Exchanges, and liquidity solutions. Working closely with members of The Haney Company, attorneys, and CPAs, his clients are able to benefit from a comprehensive approach to each individual situation. Chris is the author of Legacy 101: A Practical Guide. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and 3 children. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, hiking, cooking, and classical music.