Spencer Hilligoss is an active syndicator, real estate investor, and executive leader. He leads business development, operations, and investor relations for Madison Investing.
Spencer is a technology leader with a 13-year track record of building high-performing teams across five companies - three of them, software "unicorns" - valued at more than $1B. He built and led the origination teams for LendingHome and led their Professional Development group.
Spencer is a member of the 2021 Forbes Real Estate Council and a Registered Representative of Growth Capital Services, member FINRA, SIPC.
[00:01 – 03:00] Opening Segment
I introduce and welcome our guest, Spencer Hilligoss
What's keeping him busy these days
Congratulating Spencer with his recently acquired broker's license
[03:01 – 07:19] Spencer’s Story
Spencer talks about his journey to reach where he is today
He shares his background
[07:20 – 14:19] Financial Offense and Defense
Spencer shares his perspective on financial offense and financial defense
Taking action and inaction
[14:20 – 26:06] Silicon Valley Tech Leadership
How he found himself joining the Silicon Valley Tech Industry and taking up leadership roles
The FOUR factors/steps in working at a tech company in Silicon Valley
Spencer shares his insights on coaching programs
[26:07 – 31:06] Helping Investors Build Passive Income
Spencer talks about why he transitioned to a different career
[31:07 – 38:30] Madison Investing
Spencer shares the story behind Madison Investing
He mentions what it's like starting a business with his spouse
He talks about what they do in Madison Investing
How they find and vet deals and take care of their investors
[38:31 – 48:43] Passive Path To Financial Freedom
Spencer's take on the passive path to financial freedom
The biggest mistake real estate investors make
[48:44 – 54:49] The Contrarian 3-Pack
What would you say is the most contrarian investment you've made?
Buying precious metals
What's your favorite activity to do with your friends and family outside of work?
Going to the park with my kids
What actions, whether within work or family, offer you the most fulfillment in life?
Hearing feedback from people that you have made a positive impact on
Get in touch with Spencer. See the links below.
"I'm the anti-empire guy. What I want is full financial autonomy, geographical autonomy. I wanna be the best dad possible, the best husband possible, and live life on our terms." – Spencer Hilligoss
"Before you pay money to a person who's going to be educating you, take the time to ensure they actually have done the thing they are about to educate you on." – Spencer Hilligoss
"The single biggest mistake that real estate investors particularly make…is they breeze right by the notion that you have to pick the right strategy." – Spencer Hilligoss