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.

Are You Trusting Wall Street With Your Retirement Dollars?

If you were born between 1946 through 1964, you’re a Baby Boomer.
You’ve contributed to your employers 401k plan for 15-30 years. Though a few hundred grand seems like a lot of money to most, imagine you’re 52 and you have around $3-500,000 in your 401k.

What I’m trying to tell you is there’s a […]

Lifetime Housing Stages & Why The Single Family Home Is The American Dream

Based on person observations and ten years of investment experience, I’ve come to the conclusion that (1) with some exceptions, most people prefer to live in a single family home, and (2) most people will progress through five housing type stages. These housing type stages include: parent’s home, dorm, apartment, duplex or […]

Charlotte Investment Trip

I recently got back from an investment trip to Charlotte and wanted to provide some insight on the market and my experience with you.

Charlotte is known for it’s vibrant culture, southern hospitality, many sports teams, and great nightlight.  Checkout the video below that provides a great summary on things to do in Charlotte.  With […]

Want To Retire With $1 Million? Here’s How Much You Need to Save

All through our working lives, we are barraged with reminders that, if we don’t save enough for retirement, we’ll be hosed. What we don’t often get are specific instructions about how much we should be saving. The simple answer is: More than we think. Andy Kiersz of Business Insider put together this simple chart […]

Photos: Volunteering for Habitat For Humanity (East Bay)

Habitat for Humanity is devoted to building “simple, decent, and affordable” housing for low-income families all over the world.  In fact, HFH is the largest non-profit home builder in the world.  Homes are built with purely volunteer labor and sold at no profit.  The affiliate’s family selection committee chooses homeowners based on their level […]

7200 Spring Morning Lane: Before & After Photos

Here are some before and after photos as well as a video tour of our recent acquisition 7200 Spring Morning Lane, a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in north east Charlotte.  With its spacious newly-painted interior, large front and back yard, new modern kitchen and hardwood floors it’s going to make one lucky family very […]

Letter to New Yorkers / NYC to Charlotte Migration

New Yorkers,
Are you newly married with a child on the way and not enough space in your home?
If so, many new families are in a similar situation.  Based on our recent investment trip to Charlotte, we’ve learn that many New Yorkers are heading south for warmer climates, more space, and a lower cost of living.

Here […]