About jstrishak

Jon Strishak is Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Alegria Capital Management. He is also Portfolio Manager of U.S. Alegria Emerging Markets Fund I, as well as a shareholder. As CEO, Mr. Strishak directs all company operations and activities to maximize profitability and establishes objectives, plans, policies. Jon began his career in 2004 by investing in income-producing rental properties in the San Francisco, Austin and Dallas. Prior to founding Alegria Capital Management, Jon worked for several large top tier asset management firms including BlackRock, Franklin Templeton, RCM Capital Management, and Matthews Capital Management. Jon earned a B.A. in Law & Society at the University of California, Santa Barbara, M.B.A. from Golden Gate University, and has completed coursework in property law and contract law. Jon has founded several real estate investor groups, including the two largest groups on Linkedin with over 10,000 members. He is also working on his first e-book titled, “Generating Alpha in Real Estate Investment, 101 Ways of Adding Value to Your Investment Property” and is a registered real estate broker in California and Texas.

Current Market Trends

There are several significant market trends currently prevalent in the United States, which are prompting enormous migration of wealth.  These trends include (1) companies / jobs moving from high-tax to low-tax states, (2) the American middle-class moving from cities/states with high cost of living (ex. New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco) to more affordable cities (ex. Austin, […]

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Why Washington can’t fix the new housing crisis

Why Washington can’t fix the new housing crisis

By |July 29th, 2017|Categories: Market Cycle, Market Trends||0 Comments

8 Reasons Why Land Tax Should Replace All Other State Taxes

Land taxation should replace all other forms of state taxation.  For the reasons that I will describe below many economists, tax theorists, politicians, and philosophers have strongly advocated for land taxation to be the dominant or sole source of taxation.  Adam Smith, Henry George, Alfred Marshall, Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman, Michael Hudson, Paul Krugman, […]

Creative Real Estate Entrepreneurs

“If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world, it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.”

— Bruce Fairchild Barton, co-founder of Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osbo


Creativity is not a scarce resource.  […]

10 Simple Rules to Invest in Anything

1. Your money should work for you, not you for your money.  Early on, you will likely work to save enough money to invest, but your goal should be to have your money work for you. For each dollar you save, your goal should be to put that money to work in an investment […]

Why Most Single Family Property Managers Suck and What We Can Do About It

According to the 2014 U.S. Census, 43 million Americans are renters (35%). A large portion of these renters rent detached single family homes. Based on my experience as an investor over the past 10 years, working with nearly 100 property managers in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Charlotte, Columbia, and other markets, I’ve come to […]

Buy Low, Sell High: Is Your Real Estate Market Peaking?

One of my favorite reports, which I’ve used for years is produced by Dr. Glenn Mueller of Dividend Capital. Is he credible? With over 35 years of real estate industry experience, Dr. Mueller is not only the foremost expert on market cycles in the United States, but he is also a professor at the […]

Tech Makes Up 50% of Austin Corporate Office Activity

Due to its large number of educational institutions and startup capital providers, Austin has won accolades for being the one of the best cities for entrepreneurs. Not only are tech startups springing up at a brisk pace, but “Silicon Hills”, as locals call the Austin tech scene is also attracting many corporate relocations and […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Money Magazine Voted Charlotte Best Big City Bargain in the U.S.

Money Magazine just voted Charlotte the “Best Big City  Bargain in the U.S.”.

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By |September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Charlotte||0 Comments

Top 5 Reasons Middle Class New Yorkers Are Moving

Middle class New Yorkers are relocating to cities like Charlotte, Dallas, Austin, Atlanta and other cities that provide a decent quality of life for their families at lower cost. Here are the top five reasons:

1. Housing and basic cost of living in the five boroughs has risen much more rapidly than incomes earned by […]