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.

Why Smart Money is Investing in “Cities of Aspiration”

Several trends are occurring as a result of the economic restructuring and impact of technology on virtually every type of business. One of the major trends is that increasingly middle class Americans are finding it difficult being able to afford living in “Superstar Cities” like San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, and Boston and […]

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Wrong Way Nation: Why People Are Moving From Bigger Cities

By Paul Krugman

One of these cities is the place those of us who live in its orbit tend to call simply “the city.” And, these days, it’s a place that’s doing pretty well on a number of fronts. But despite the inflow of immigrants and hipsters, enough people are still moving out […]

Why Are the Super Rich Moving Out of New York?

30% of all U.S. Jobs were created in Texas in last 5 years
-Travis H. Brown, author of “How Money Walks”

In the video linked below, Travis H. Brown, author of “How Money Walks,” discusses why the super rich are moving out of New York with Trish Regan and Matt Miller on Bloomberg Television’s “Street […]

Home values unlikely to hit pre-recession levels for another three years

Home values in half of the 100 largest U.S. metro areas will not reach their pre-recession peak levels again for another three or more years, according to recent report by home marketplace Zillow Inc.

Nationally, home values are 11.3 percent below their 2007 peak, according to Zillow. Those values are expected to rise another… […]

Internation Home Buying Activity in 2014

The number of international buyers snatching up existing homes in the U.S. is up from last year, according to a recent NAR survey. Why?

Here’s a recent report by the Real Estate Center at Texas AM University:


Why The Rich Get Richer & How You Can Too

“That one’s owned by a California investor. That one…an investor friend of mine from Chicago…That’s a 150 unit owned by a Florida investor group.”… While touring multifamily properties with a real estate broker in Dallas a few years ago, I realized why the rich get richer.

The area we were touring was full of properties […]

Secret To Increasing Your Investment Return: Treat Tenants As Customers

“I’d like to make some passive investments. Maybe I should invest in real estate?”

If you are like me, I’m sure friends have told you that real estate is a passive investment. Robert Kiyosaki and others on the real estate investment seminar cycle have worked hard to market this myth.

Yes, it’s […]

How To Identify The Best Tenants

Whether you’re investing in residential, office, or industrial real estate, one of the most important things you or your property manager will do will be selecting your tenants. The quality of your tenant can have a tremendous impact on your properties value. Consider owning a building where you’re able to attract […]

Investor Meeting with Alain Pinel

Photo: Lobby of The Domain Hotel

I met Alain Pinel yesterday at a real estate investment group meeting at the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale, a hotel owned by my friend Chip Conley’s company Joie De Vivre Hospitality. If you’re not familiar with Alain Pinel, he’s the founder of Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) and his name […]