Raising Capital: Institutional vs. Retail with Ryan Webster and Warren Dresner
Ryan Webster and Warren Dresner are the Co-Founders and Managing Partners of Equity Yield Group. The firm specializes in institutional grade, A/B class multifamily assets.
We talked to Ryan and Warren about their partnership, the markets they focus on, and institutional capital. LISTEN HERE:
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[00:01 – 03:12] Opening Segment
Ryan and Warren talk about their backgrounds.
They talk about how they got into real estate;
How they organically built a relationship;
[03:12 – 10:39] Building A Perfect Partnership
At what point they decided to partner up;
How Ryan’s background shaped his view on multifamily;
How they minimize the execution risks in their business plans;
They talk about the markets they like to invest in;
How they became successful in Central Florida;
[10:39 – 26:35] Institutional Capital
How they used institutional capital to raise capital on bigger deals;
How they got institutional investors to invest with them;
Why the market and the sub-market is so important to achieve your investing goals;
Private Investors VS. Institutional Capital
How you can find institutional equity;
How they share the responsibilities in their partnership;
[26:35 – 30:58] Round of Insights
Every deal that they lost
Most Recommended Book:
Running a checklist
#1 Insight for Multifamily Investing:
It’s a team sport.
Best Place to Grab a Bite in Miami and Cedar Rapids:
Lokal (Miami), Red Vespa (Cedar Rapids)
Contact Ryan and Warren:
To learn more go to equityyieldgroup.com.
“We were in the right place at the right time because we had thought about the types of markets we wanted to be in.” - Warren Dresner
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