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REIA 213 Chris Grenzig: Building a $500m real estate company from the ground up

Chris Grenzig is the founder of JAG Capital Partners, a vertically integrated multifamily investment firm based out of Jacksonville, FL. JAG has 6 properties totaling more than $25m in value and worked on a portfolio of more than $300m in his previous work at Toro Real Estate Partners. 

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Main Points:

  • Working for a company for 4.5 years and the experience/knowledge gained there
  • Deciding to leave that job and go off on my own
  • Moving from NY to FL to build out a vertically integrated company with no prior property management or construction management experience
  • Building out a 10 year vision to scale to $500m in assets under management

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Biography Of Chris:

Chris is the Founder of JAG Capital Partners which is a vertically integrated multifamily focused investment firm based in Jacksonville, FL. Chris started investing in real estate in 2016 by attempting to flip houses in Long Island, NY. After months of failing, he attempted out of state flips, purchasing tax deeds, and finally found his footing in multifamily. Chris joint ventured on just over 100 units, before joining Toro Real Estate Partners as their head of Florida operations. Toro purchased 4000 units worth $300 mil, with 1000 of those units in. Chris eventually left Toro in Nov 2020 to start his own company which owns and manages small to mid-sized apartment complexes in the Jacksonville, MSA. JAG Communities currently owns and manages 158 units worth $25 million, with a 10-year vision to scale to $500 million in assets under management