Panelists 10-1-15

GeneTowbridgeGene Trowbridge is a California licensed attorney, real estate broker and author. He is the founding partner of the Corporate Securities law firm of Trowbridge Taylor Sidoti LLP. Prior to becoming an Attorney, he was a real estate syndicator. He developed numerous mini-storage facilities using money from private investors. In addition to his law practice, Gene is a pre-eminent educator in the world of real estate and syndication. Gene has served as a senior CCIM instructor for a number of years and he has written a comprehensive book on real estate syndication entitled It’s a Whole new Business, which has sold over 4,000 copies. Gene has conducted a number of highly regarded intensive workshops for real estate Syndicators, teaching them how to legally raise money from private investors. His Ultimate Syndication Workshops teach investors, both new and seasoned, how to structure their investment companies, how to split money with investors, and how to legally solicit investors for private and Crowdfunding offerings. Gene also has expertise in Tenant-In-Common or “TIC” offerings that allow investors to participate in 1031 exchanges and has written articles on this subject as well as numerous others on how to start and run a real estate syndication company. Gene and his partners provide securities offering documents and advice for seeking to do Regulation D Rule 506 Offerings, Crowdfunding Offerings, Regulation A Offerings, and Public Offerings.

Contact: (949) 855-8399  Gene@SyndicationLawyers.com

JohnMidbyJohn Midby  is Vice President/Direct of Acquisition at The Midby Company.  He brings a passion and background in entrepreneurship and non-profit organizational success that adds tremendous value to the company.  As the primary person responsible for property acquisition, he actively engages important counterparties to identify and evaluate properties for purchase or development by the company.  With more than 40 years of experience, The Midby Companies has a wealth of experience in Real Estate Development and Investment across multiple asset classes in various market segments.  We believe that our depth of experience provides an invaluable long-term perspective in the real estate development industry while allowing us to develop proven operational structures and procedures.  Our tried and true principles have helped guide us to our present moment, and help anticipate our future.  We firmly believe in sound concepts that form the bedrock of our organization philosophy: Integrity, Transparency, Diligence, and Structure.

Contact: (323) 739-0658  johnc@midbyCos.com