BEN

COMPETENCY

  • Graduated with a BA in Architecture from Yale University
  • Started in Real Estate 20 years ago, doing my first flip!
  • In addition to Real Estate, I am currently the manager of Stryker’s Planning, Design, & Construction team
  • Favorite aspect of real estate is crunching numbers and deal analysis.
  • “Rich Dad Poor Dad” fueled my interest in real estate investment.
  • Did my first flip 20 years ago and here I am several hundred transactions later!

FUN FACTS

  • Played football, basketball, and track in high school. And continued playing football at Yale.
  • Was a State champion in 4 x 400 relay in high school, Plainwell High School athletic hall of fame, 1999 Ivy League Champions (college), MVDB (most valuable defensive back) and Special Teams MVP in college
  • My free time? I’ve got 5 kids, enough said! I also ride/race cycles (with pedals, not motors) and woodworking
  • I’ve never hit a snooze alarm once in my life
  • I am a 2-time world record holder in distance cycling
  • Stuart Scott once gave me a “booyah” on Sportscenter