Freedom First REIA


October 20

8 AM – 7:30 PM

Talk and Learn from Actively Investing National and Local Speakers


A FULL DAY of Education and Networking opportunities

Learn How to Invest and Make Profits In:

Mortgage Investments – Scott Carson

Investing in Fl tax liens from home – Darlene Noeson

Sell Real Estate with Rent – To – Own –  Scott Speer & Mark Wright

Wholesaling Houses in Rochester & Syracuse – Joe Labarbara & Ed Fenzi

House Flipping –  Steve King

Being a Landlord – Mr. Landlord Jeffrey Taylor

On Line education, motivated sellers, deal analysis, management – REIPro Chris Matthews

Integrate and Organize your WHY’s – Lifonaire Jason Wojo

Plus a BONUS del Lago event with a guaranteed $100 winner.

One Day Only – Saturday October 20 2018 at del Lago Resort & Casino

Presented by Freedom First REIA (Rochester) and Onondaga REIC (Syracuse)

A Full Day of education and networking for $89.







Freedom First REIA Investor Academy


The Investor Academy returns September 15.


Advanced Wholesaling presented by

Gail Smith,

Joe LaBarbera,

Barrington Nelson,

Chris Cieslak

Rick Doherty.

These people have built their successful businesses using wholesaling as the cornerstone.  They’re all into much more than that now, but wholesaling is still an important part of what they do.  And they are willing to share HOW they do what they do.




Upcoming Academy Classes

November 17 – (originally scheduled for October 20, moved to November)

Preliminary Due Diligence Presented by Pheterson & Spatorico Law Group.  Need to know what to look for and where to find it when you’re deciding if a deal is a good one for you?  See it from a legal prospective with someone who does it all the time.



Earlier Investor Academy Classes this Year

February  – Finding Quality Tenants  (Karl Weekes)

March – Rent to Own   (Scott Speer)

April – Investing in Tax Liens (Darlene Noeson)

May – On site flipping (Steve King)




Freedom First REIA General Meeting – September 13




  *** Rick’s Prime Rib ***

898 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624

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


Creative Financing in Rochester Market

This month’s meeting is on what creative financing is working and being used locally.

Gail Smith

Barrington Nelson

Joe LaBarbara
Rochester, NY 146
Networking starts at 6:30 PM



Contact Susan Holman


[email protected]ffreia.com

 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.



The Investor Academy


September 15

Advanced Wholesaling

Contact Susan Holman

585-690-5056 or  [email protected]ffreia.com


Thursday September 6

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 Joe LaBarbera and Scott Speer.


Thursday September 13

Landlord Support Group

Ezzy’s Restaurant on Buffalo Rd

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 and Pat Gallagher.

Thursday September 20

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 Joe LaBarbera and Scott Speer.

Thursday  September 27

Landlord Support Group 


Bayfront Restaurant 1075 Empire Blvd

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM  (networking at 6:30 pm)

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

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



For more information please call

 Susan Holman

 585-690-5056 or [email protected]

 2018 General Meetings (Program Committee):

  • January – City Grants
  • February – House Hack & Air BnB
  • March – Social Media
  • April – Arcana Insurance
  • May – Tax Law Update
  • June – Equity Trust
  • July – Wholesaling
  • August – Picnic
  • September – Creative Investing Techniques
  • October – Ask The Attorney
  • November – Vendor Night
  • FFREIA Annual Holiday Party


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



Your membership in FFREIA includes membership in National REIA.

Did you know National REIA has a University of real estate classes?



Have you looked into Benefits that are available to you?






 Equity Trust is the newest sponsor of National REIA?

And that FFREIA 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.





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

If interested in volunteering for our organization please contact:

Susan Holman


[email protected]