Building a 1,300 Unit Portfolio Using Syndication & Compressing Cap Rates – Shane Thomas

Shane is a Canadian-born real estate entrepreneur and co-founder of Catalyst Equity Partners, a Texas-based privately held real estate investment firm founded in 2016. Catalyst focuses on the acquisition and management of large value-add multifamily properties in highgrowth markets. Catalyst currently has ~1,300 units and assets under management valued at $150M+.

Shane leads the acquisitions, financing, asset management and investor relations efforts at Catalyst. Shane leverages his expertise in large-scale project management, analytics, and process improvement to ensure Catalyst’s processes are best-in-class.

Prior to starting Catalyst, Shane had 10+ years of experience working at PwC, a Big-4 Consulting Firm, where he led large teams in strategically advising large Fortune 500 companies on ways to improve operations, increase revenues and reduce costs by implementing streamlined processes and technology.

Shane is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, Illinois) and Chartered Accountant (CA, Canada). Shane has a Bachelor of Mathematics degree and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo located in Ontario, Canada.

Shane resides in Houston, Texas with his wife and three daughters ages 5, 4, and 2.

In this episode Shane talks about his growth in the industry and how he got to over 1,000 units. He also shares that they hired a full-time contractor to oversee their subcontractors resulting in major time and money saves. Shane talks about their unique investor relations, inflation, rent growth, and asset values increasing.

Connect with Shane:

Website: www.catequity.com

Email: shane@catequity.com

LinkedIn: Shane Thomas

Partner with us: www.pac3capital.com

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