Alamo Real Estate Investors Association



with...  Multiple Speaker(s)

Steven Kaufman & Mike Shannon

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Embassy Suites by Hilton NW
7750 Briaridge Dr
San Antonio, TX 78230

Alamo REIA Presents
August Main Meeting Key Not Speaker

Steven Kaufman, CPA MsEDE

Steven Kaufman, CPA, MsEDE, is a principal in Zeus Mortgage where he has coordinated over a billion dollars in real estate financing for companies like American Express, Hewlett Packard, and Exxon Mobil. Zeus Mortgage is the 37th fastest growing private financial service firms in the US according to Inc. Magazine. Steven is frequently interviewed by local and national news organizations like FOX, ABC, CBS, CNN, and Bloomberg on the current financial markets. Steven has personally acquired dozens of investment properties and has been involved in several commercial real estate projects. Steven completed the Strategic Marketing Management Program at Harvard Business School and has a Masters Degree in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston. He currently pursuing his PHD in organizational leadership.  His unparalleled finance experience has made him the leading expert on mortgages and real estate financing. 

A 1999 inductee into the business honorary Beta Gamma Sigma. A 2002 inductee into Who’s Who in the United States, 2010 inductee into Who’s Who for Executives, a 2006 National Leadership Award recipient, and a 2006 Honorary Chairman of the Business Advisory Council of the National Republican Congressional Committee. Steven is a 2007 recipient of the Business Leader of the Year Award by the NRCC. He was an Ernst and Young Global Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. Steven sat as an officer of The RICH Club (The Realty Investment Club of Houston) Board of Directors for 9 years, has been a Director for the Greater Houston Association of Mortgage Professionals, and sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University of Houston School of Business. Steven recently accepted a board position with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). National Mortgage Professional Magazine recently ranked Steven as one of the “Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals in the United States” and the Houston Business Journal recently ranked him as one of the “Top 40 Under 40 in Houston". Steven is co-author of the nationally acclaimed bestselling book “Off the Coast of Zanzibar”, he is a 5 time state bench press record holder, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014 World Bench Press Champion and 2013 Golden-Tiger powerlifting competitor in Ekaterinburg Russia. Steven is a co-founder and current President of The Fanatical Change Foundation, and he was recently the Houston Astros “Hometown Hero”. 

Alamo REIA August Tip of the Month
 Code Compliance

Michael Shannon was appointed Director of the Development Services Department (DSD) in May 2017, overseeing the daily operation of more than 400 employees comprising the department’s three divisions: Plan Review, Land Development, and Field Operations.  As Director, Mr. Shannon also serves as the Building and Code Official for the City of San Antonio.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Shannon was the Assistant Director of the Field Services Division and the City’s Deputy Building Official, a position held since September 2012. Managing more than 80 building inspectors and approximately 130 code enforcement personnel, this Division ensures minimum building construction codes are met and oversees enforcement the City’s property maintenance code.  The Division also incorporates a dedicated team to review and inspect public school district projects as well as the Graffiti Abatement Team.

Mr. Shannon served as a Fire Protection and Development Services Engineer for approximately 10 years. Before joining the City of San Antonio, he worked as a Fire Protection Graduate Engineer with an international fire protection engineering consulting firm.

Mr. Shannon received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA. He is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Texas in the discipline of Fire Protection Engineering, holds multiple International Code Council national certifications including Certified Building Official, and is a Texas state-licensed Code Enforcement Officer.


st some of the amazing things we do at our meetings!...

Market Update!
Learn what is happening in the local marketplace. Where are the HOT properties to buy now! Get the information you need to see what real estate strategy is going to work for you.

Haves & Wants!
Great opportunity to ask for properties and present those for sale, as well as find lenders, partners, plumbers, electricians, etc. from the front of the room!

Tip of the Month with Local Experts!
We have our local experts that will stop by and give free tips and tricks on how to help increase your bottom line!

Case Studies!
Learn from your fellow members. See how they did on their deals from beginning to end and what lessons were learned, the good, the bad, and the ugly!

Alamo REIA Mentors/Leaders brainstorm and discuss live deals and obstacles in real estate and how to overcome them.

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Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Embassy Suites by Hilton NW
7750 Briaridge Dr
San Antonio, TX 78230

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