January 8, 2015 FFREIA Meeting

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  FFREIA General Meeting January 8, 2015


Brighton Town Hall

2300 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

Networking starts: 6:30 PM

Meeting Starts: 7:00 PM



Syd Chase

Syd Chase Sr.

The growth and how crowdfunding works!

Crowdfunding is a hot topic that’s been getting a lot of interest in the press and in the investment communities. Syd will talk about the 2 avenues a real estate investor can use.

He will explain how his fund maintains separate investment opportunities in the fund.


 Syd Chase Sr.. is the founder and President of the Syd Chase Group LLC; a consultant for GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) and the NYC Network Group, Inc..

Syd is the author of No Bull Real Estate, which was featured at the NYC Real Estate Expo, as well as Your Daily Dose of No Bull, and has written many articles and mini-books on investing in foreign markets.

The Syd Chase Group is skilled at identifying markets, timing of  targeted markets, developing power teams,  analyzing, negotiating, acquisition, renovation, managing and selling real estate and alternative investments.

The Syd Chase Group buys, sells and develops a wide variety of properties from condo’s and single-family homes to commercial properties. They offer 20+ years and 1000′s of completed purchase’s, rehab and management experience.





(585) 690-5056 or 
[email protected]

Other FFREIA Meetings in January


Thursday January 1

NO Alternative Real Estate Investing Strategies AM Meeting    – Happy Holidays

There is NO AM meeting this month

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Networking begins at 8:30 AM

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


Thursday January 8

Landlord Support Group

Craft Cafe at the corner of Andrews and Bittner (Downtown)

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

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

This group is co-chaired by Bob Napier and Manny Wright.


Thursday January 15

Alternative Real Estate Investing Strategies PM Meeting

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd

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 January 22

 Landlord Support Group 

Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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

Bayfront charges a $5 minimum,  plan on having something to eat.




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]

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