Reducing Risk with Class A Assets, Funds, & Scaling Your Business with Employees – Ivan Barratt

Ivan Barratt is a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry and currently serves as founder and CEO of The BAM Companies. Ivan is a multifamily owner, fund manager, and syndicator who specializes in large apartment communities in the Midwest. Since 2015, he has raised over $100 million in equity, acquired well over 5,000 units, and grown The BAM Companies (BAM Capital, BAM Management, and BAM Construction) to a best-in-class, four-time Inc5000, private equity, and management firm. Today, Ivan focuses his time on equity finance, acquisitions, and company strategy. Currently, his firm manages $650 million in assets. Ivan is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), the National Multihousing Council (NMHC), serves on the executive board of the Indiana Apartment Association, and is a member of The Penrod Society; a not-for-profit arts organization. He enjoys public speaking and has been on countless podcasts discussing real estate, entrepreneurship, and personal growth. Ivan lives in Carmel, IN with his wife and three children.

In this episode Ivan talks about why he and his team are focusing on A & B class assets as opposed to value-add 1960s-70s vintage properties. He talks about why his team is on their 2nd fund now, and how that’s working for them. Ivan also shares this thoughts about growing your business and tips for making your first hires. Ivan tells us what he would do if he started from zero employees again, who he would hire first, and what he would do differently.

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Company Website: www.thebamcompanies.com

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Instagram: @bamcapitalgroup

LinkedIn: The BAM Companies

YouTube: BAM Capital YouTube

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