FFREIA Monthly Meeting –

Thursday October 12, 2017



  *** Rick’s Prime Rib ***

898 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624

Networking starts at 6:30 PM
Meeting starts at 7:00 PM





Chris Sardone

Sardone Robinson and Associates CPA’s

In addition to teaching accounting, Chris is the CPA for FFREIA.

We are fortunate Chris will provide his annual update on what to expect this tax year.

  • Tax Reform

  • Health Care Requirements and Options


⇒ PLUS ⇐

Do you gather your property expenses on a spreadsheet at tax time for your accountant?

Chris sees an array of data and forms from his clients for their tax preparation.

To make life easier Chris will provide FFREIA members attending the meeting a user friendly format both you and your accountant will appreciate.

 Not to mention incredible networking opportunities!


Remember, the 1st 2 meetings are free.

Check out FFREIA to get started investing in Real Estate or expand your current business.



Contact Susan Holman, 585-690-5056

[email protected]ffreia.com


The Academy Sessions are taking a break.

Thank you Everyone for a Wonderful

FFREIA Investor Academy 2017

The Program Committee is planning future Academy Sessions.

Any ideas or something you’ve wondered about?

Contact anyone on the Program Committee or  

 Susan Holman

 585-690-5056 or [email protected]


 2017 topics included:

January 21 – Business Insurance 101

February 18 – Investing in Self-Storage

March 18 – How to Select Quality Tenants

April 22 – Wholesaling in Monroe County

May 20 – Private Funding

June 17 – Rehab Workshop 9am – 12pm


Location:  Five Star Bank Community Room

395 Westfall Rd – Behind Costco at CityGate





More Upcoming FFREIA Meetings


The Investor Academy

The Investor Academy –     Currently on Break     


9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Refreshments provided.

Five Star Bank

CityGate Office

395 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620



Thursday October 5

Alternative Real Estate Investing Strategies AM Meeting

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (Bayfront charges a $5 pp minimum, plan on having something to eat)

Networking begins at 8:30 AM

This group is co-moderated by Adam Johnson, Joe LaBarbera and Scott Speer.


Thursday October 12

Landlord Support Group

Pathstone Building – Behind 404 East Avenue
Park at 15 Prince St (or on the street)
and walk south on Prince St to driveway before East Ave.
bagels/donuts/coffee available for $2 donation

8:30 AM – 10 AM Let’s talk tenants and toilets.

What works for you? What isn’t working for you?

This group is chaired by Bob Napier.


Thursday October 19

Alternative Real Estate Investing Strategies PM Meeting

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd (Bayfront charges a $5 pp minimum, plan on having something to eat)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Topics include Wholesaling, Mortgages, Flips, Assignments, Lending and topics other than Landlord.

The “Deal Makers” section offering members a fuller platform to explain a potential deal to possible lenders, partners, buyers.

This group is co-moderated by Adam Johnson, Joe LaBarbera and Scott Speer.


Thursday October 26

Landlord Support Group 

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Bayfront charges a $5 pp minimum, plan on having something to eat)

Featuring Property Management Expert Karl Weekes of MelKar Enerprises, Inc.

to eat.



For more information please call

 Susan Holman

 585-690-5056 or [email protected]





The Program Committee Agenda for 2017 General Meetings:

  • March:  Evictions
  • April:  Legal Entities and legal questions with
  • Steve Pheterson
  • May:  What information and tools you need to track your business
  • June:  Monroe County and City Tax Deed Auction
  • July:  What is the 2017 Market
  • August:  FFREIA Annual Picnic
  • September:  South Wedge (tentative)
  • October:  2017 Tax Update wih Chris Sardone
  • November:  C of O (tentative)
  • December:  FFREIA Annual Holiday Party 


Special Thank You to the Program Committee members Barrington Nelson, Chad Braungart, Frank Dimino, Kathy Merton, Susan Holman, Leon Griggs, and Joe McGuire




Did you know Equity Trust is the newest sponsor of National REIA?

And that Freedom First REIA members receive the $700 package for FREE?

As a national sponsor, we’re offering a FREE account to all Freedom First REIA members for 1 full year! Watch the video below to discover the full package of benefits available and see the program highlights in the chart below:

Learn how it’s possible to invest in real estate with your IRA and watch your profits grow in a tax advantaged account. We’ll provide our best tools to help you get started:


Interested in learning more?
Visit WWW.TrustETC.com/NationalREIA or call 844-732-9404 to talk to a member of our team.


Rochester Then And Now

Rochester is one of the top locations in America for real estate investment. But at a time when many markets are stagnant, Rochester holds its own in reaching the world of tomorrow. Enjoy this look at the dynamic Rochester of today and Rochester 1963!

(And look at us now! — )

For more information please call Joe McGuire 585-342-5850

If interested in volunteering for our organization please contact:

Susan Holman


[email protected]