Opportunity Zones Investing — May 28 in San Jose @ Santa Clara County Association of Realtors
May 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Knowing the basics of Opportunity Zone Investments is the first step.  The next step is figuring out how to incorporate that knowledge into your business.  Not all OZ investments are the same, so we are bringing together the perspectives of a CRE lender and an exchanger. Participate in an interactive session on Opportunity Zones and better understand how to analyze OZ opportunities and market them to your clients.

Our panel:
Marty Lefton is Broker/Owner of SV Commercial Lending which provides comprehensive and strategic financial lending solutions to investor clients.
His background ranges from commercial financing, to real estate development, to investments and insurance. .A former investment advisor, he is a consultant to a fund manager who specializes in Opportunity Zone Investments.




Ron Ricard is Vice president and Regional Account Manager for IPX 1031 in Northern California. He is a Certified Exchange Specialist with the Federation of Exchange Accommodators and an instructor who has taught to over 30,000 investors and real estate agents. He is a frequent contributor to local radio and television shows and a guest lecturer at area colleges.






Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Social Media in Sacramento June 5 @ Sacramento Association of Realtors
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch and Learn: Leveraging Social Media for Leads

As an online presence expert, Italina Kirnis helps real estate professionals upgrade their presence online through social media and email newsletters.

Plan to join us June 5 in Sacramento as she shares her secrets for online marketing success.

Italina and her team of social media managers help business owners gain more visibility online, driving a steady stream of clients to their business.

Trained as an attorney, Italina is now practicing her passion, online branding and marketing. She gives over 40 talks a year, including speaking National stages all across the country on the topic of How to Leverage Social Media for Business.

Leverage LinkedIn for Leads

The problem today is most commercial real estate professionals are on LinkedIn, but don’t know how to use it for business. In this Leverage LinkedIn Talk, you’ll learn how to:

  • Do more than simply accept connections and endorsements;
  • Use LinkedIn as a marketing tool for your business;
  • Leverage LinkedIn to get on Google;
  • Rock your brand on LinkedIn.