Pasha Esfandiary, co-founder and CEO of Evoke Capital, started his investing career in real estate in 2011 by flipping homes found at auctions.
Since then, he has been involved in over $250 million in transactions across multiple asset types. Residential homes, boutique motels, large multifamily properties, and housing programs in vulnerable areas are just some of them.
He founded Evoke Capital in early 2021 with the goal of helping others achieve financial freedom through real estate investing.
But what is so unique, interesting and inspirational about Pasha is his amazing background story.
Coming from an immigrant family from Iran, Pasha learned some really important lessons from his challenging childhood. Then, at 20 years old he discovered poker and became a professional player, another experience he learned a lot from.
In today's episode of the Passive Wealth Principles podcast, Jake Harris will have an insightful conversation with Pasha about his interesting journey from being a professional poker player to becoming a successful real estate investor.
Pasha will talk about emotional intelligence and overcoming adversity in his childhood and will also discuss the power of being responsible for everything in your life.
You will find out how Pasha’s health journey started and where it is today and why he thinks it is important to live your life as if you’re going to live another 100 years.
You will learn how Pasha got into the real estate space and what were some of the most important lessons he learned from poker that are helping him today.
Pasha will also talk about the difference between the poker world and the real estate world, his journey from development to multifamily and so much more.
Listen now and enjoy!
What You’ll Learn in this Show:
About Pasha’s background and how he became a poker payer
The importance of living your life as if you’re going to live another 100 years
How Pasha got into the real estate space
The power of making the decision to be happy
Some lessons Pasha learned from poker that are helping him in real estate investing
Pasha’s secret formula to success in all areas of life