Deal Maker Live 2020 is an incredible multifamily learning experience!

Learn from the leaders in the multifamily space – on topics like:

Buying Opportunities in Uncertain Times
Scaling Your Capital Raising Business
Passive Investing in 2020


Deal Maker Live Hosted by Micheal Blank

Michael Blank is a leading authority on apartment building investing in the United States.

He’s passionate about helping others become financially free in 3-5 years by investing in apartment building deals with a special focus on raising money.

Through his investment company, he controls over $65 million in performing multifamily assets all over the United States and has raised over $8M.

In addition to his own investing activities, he’s helped students acquire over 750 units valued in excess of $27M  through his unique “Deal Desk” and training programs. 

The author of the best-selling book “Financial Freedom With Real Estate Investing” and host of the popular “Apartment Building Investing” podcast.


Day One
Michael Blank


The State of Multifamily

Michael opens Deal Maker Live Virtual 2020 and shares his perspective on the State of Multifamily in today’s market. We’ll get DML off to a great start – you don’t want to miss this introductory session. It’s the perfect way to kick-off your Virtual experience!

Michael Blank

What’s Working Now To Get Deals Done

What should we do now? Should we wait, should we keep going, and if so how? Join us as the Michael Blank Mentors: Drew Whitson, Todd Dexheimer, Matt Brawner, Josh Sterling, Brad Tacia and Phil Capron share what’s working now to get deals done in today’s market environment.

Brandon Turner


habits of highly successful real estate investors

As the “voice of Bigger Pockets” and an experienced investor, Brandon’s seen it all: different strategies used by different people in different markets. Want to know the secret to investing success? Then join us for this session and learn from one of the best.

David Acosta

First deal maker

Deal Maker Live is about “Real People Doing Real Deals” – especially if it’s a first deal. Learn from David exactly how he went about doing his first deal without any previous real estate investing experience.

Monick Halm

Creativity to Become a Better Deal Maker

Are you looking for ways to do more deals or raise more money? Then join Monick as she shares how you can use more creativity in your investing to give you an edge.

Monick Halm

Mindset and Positivity to Scale Up

There’s no one more positive than Vinney Chopra! But it’s not just his smile that makes Vinney a better investor, it’s his complete outlook on life that makes the difference. We’re going to sit Vinney down and extract his secrets to staying calm and positive at all times to be in the best position to take advantage of these turbulent times.

Ellie Perlman

building + scaling a platform to raise capital

How can you 10X your current capital raise capacity? Find out the answer as Ellie shows you how to build an online thought leadership platform to scale your syndication business.

Monick Halm

The Art of Partnering to Scale Massively

Want to know the secret to going from 0 to 60 in 3.2 seconds with your syndication business? Then join us as Drew Whitson interviews the Four Oaks Capital guys: Brian Briscoe, Eric Shirley, Brian Malin and Todd Butler, who met this time last year, formed a company, and have crushed it since then, closing 4 deals, raising roughly $3.7M for 168 units.

Monick Halm

The 8 Steps to Scale your Side Hustle

and Quit Your Job

How to get started with multifamily investing as a side gig? Spencer shares the 8 steps you need to take to go from employee to financially free investor.

Monick Halm

Investment Forecast for 2020 and

Beyond: What You Really Need to Know

Neal calls himself the “mad scientist of investing” and rightly so: he LOVES numbers and analyzing markets. Make sure you don’t miss this session as Neal looks into his crystal ball to let us know what we can expect in our investing forecast.

Robert Helms


Be Prepared! Strategies to Take Advantage

of the Coming Buying Opportunity

We’re in uncertain times, but how can you not only survive but thrive no matter what direction the market goes? Join Robert Helms of The Real Estate Guys as he shares his outlook on the economy and real estate investing in the new normal.

Michael Blank


first deal maker & Freedom hall of fame Awards

Meet and hear the stories of our 2020 First Deal Maker & Freedom Hall of Fame Award Recipients!

Robert Helms

Freedom Hall of Fame

How did Kyle quit his job 11 months after getting started with multifamily? Find out how he not only did that but started a podcast and meetup and just closed a monster $15.4M deal!

Robert Helms

First Deal Maker

No experience? No problem. No cash? No problem. At least that’s what Anthony says after closing his first deal – a monster 218 unit deal – the biggest “First Deal” in the record books of First Deals.

Robert Helms

Freedom Hall of Fame

Within a few months of deciding to get started with multifamily investing, he closed a 130-unit deal and quit his job. Since then, he’s gone on to do hundreds and hundreds of units since then, started a podcaster, and is now helping others to follow in his footsteps. Find out how he did it.

Joe Fairless


how to win in 2020

Go behind the scenes with heavy-hitter, Joe Fairless as he opens up about how he’s running his business and multi-million multi-family operation in 2020

Robert Helms

The Perfect Investment

Paul wrote the book on the “Perfect Investment” – literally. If you’re an active investor, then learn how to position commercial real estate to your investors. If you’re a passive investor, then learn more about commercial real estate truly is the best investment on the planet.

Robert Helms

From Under Contract to Close –

A Journey to Remember

It’s never a dull moment with Corey, so make sure you join us for this session as he tells stories of adventure and intrigue from the trenches of multifamily investing.

Jerome Myers

The Top 5 Multifamily Missteps

Have you ever wondered what common mistakes operators are making when they invest in multifamily properties? Are you tired of hearing that every deal works out perfectly and profitably? Ever wished you could learn from others’ missteps so you don’t have to make the same ones? Join Jerome as he walks through the 5 missteps that every multifamily investor should avoid.

Monick Halm

Fireside Chat With Michael’s Mastermind

Michael practices what he preaches and he has his own mastermind with other heavy-hitter investors to share best practices and keep himself accountable. Join Michael as he jams with his mastermind group including: Reed Goossens, John Cohen, Paul Moore, Brian Burke, Jonathan Twombly and Bruce Fraser about important stuff going on right now.

Jerome Myers

Social and Content Marketing Strategy

For Thought Leaders

How should we expand our platforms to scale our syndication business? For the answer, join marketing expert Kate Buck as she talks about effectively using social media, paid traffic and other techniques to promote your brand.

Tom Wheelright


how to stop paying taxes

The question is not IF you can significantly cut your taxes, but HOW. Whether you’re an active syndicator or passive investor, join Rich Dad Advisor and best-selling author Tom Wheelwright as he shows you how you can save thousands of dollars on your next tax return.

Jerome Myers

The eQRP

Did you know you may have to pay taxes when investing with a Self-Directed IRA? Join financial mentor Damien to learn how to avoid this for you and your investors.

Jerome Myers

Successful Investor Management to

Build Trust and Credibility with Your Investors

If you want to scale your capital raising business, the secret is turning your investors into raving fans who continue to invest with you and tell all their friends. In this session, Dan Handford is going to reveal his proven system for building trust and credibility with his investors.

Jerome Myers

Asset Management Best Practices

How should you manage your assets as your portfolio grows? Join Nighthawk President, Drew Kniffin, as he shares Nighthawk’s asset management best practices to maximize cash flows and returns of its portfolio.

Adam Adams

crushing it with meetups

Want to start or expand a Meetup? Then make sure you don’t miss this session with Adam Adams, who has one of the top-ranked Meetups in the country.

Monick Halm

Why Women Make Better Investors

Why aren’t there more women in the multifamily business? What makes women better investors and what can we learn from them? How can we get our spouses more involved? That’s just some of the questions with which we’ll present this panel of female heavy-hitters: Ellie Perlman, Monick Halm, Anna Kelley and Pili Yarusi.

Jerome Myers

How To Build Generational

Wealth and Leave a Legacy

Why is most wealth squandered by the next generation and how can this be avoided? Join master entrepreneur David Zook in this powerful session as he describes what his family has done (and is doing) to build wealth for his entire family for many generations to come.

Monick Halm

Heavy Hitter Panel

Here’s your chance to find out what’s on the minds of heavy-hitters in the multifamily space: Neil Bawa, Dan Handford, Brian Burke, Reed Goossens, Andrew Cushman, John Cohen, and Drew Kniffin. What are they doing right now? What are their challenges? What are they worried about? What opportunity are they seeing?


Great meeting like-minded people and networking and finding people who want to do deals.

My mind is blown, the networking, the conversations, the education, it’s all top notch!

This event is the best way to advance in whatever investing you are trying to do.

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