Paul Esajian, is the co-founder of FortuneBuilders, CT Homes, LLC, and Equity Street Capital and one of the nation’s premier real estate investors and educators. Paul Esajian has over 18 years of professional experience in the real estate investment and lending industry. He is the founder and principal in several real estate investment companies and has been involved in over $1 billion dollars of real estate investments during that time frame. Paul has experience in many facets of real estate investment including underwriting, raising money, investor relations, transaction coordination, construction management, disposition coordination, accounting and taxation.
Paul and his two business partners Than Merrill and JD Esajian founded their first real estate investment company CT Homes, LLC in 2004. Over the past 18 years the company has specialized in acquiring, developing, and re-selling distressed real estate. Throughout the year the company has between 25 and 40 ongoing real estate development project.
Paul Esajian is also the co-founder of a commercial real estate investment company, Equity Street Capital. The company focuses on investing in income producing commercial property throughout the United States. Their commercial investments include apartment communities, retail properties, and office buildings. The company is focused on achieving attractive risk-adjusted returns while maximizing long-term capital appreciation. The company has acquired over $300 million dollars in commercial real estate in the last two years alone.
Paul Esajian is originally from California, where he graduated from the University of California at Davis with a focus in accounting. Paul also wrestled for the University while earning his degree. Paul is married and has three children and in his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and competing in triathlons.