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Ask Me Anything Series | Yes You Can! Buying Real Estate in SoCal

October 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm


Session Information

Topic: Yes You Can! Buying Real Estate in SoCal 

Alumnus Rupert Grant ’86 has a broad background in law, corporate finance and entrepreneurship, and is passionate about helping people build wealth through real estate. Tracing back to his ULV days, Rupert has been “doing deals” with his ULV roommate and business partner alum Alan “Smiley” Meyer ’85 for decades. A master at navigating change and seizing opportunity, Rupert will share his perspective on a new American Dream that can be accessed by all.    

Speaker Information

Speaker: Rupert Grant ’86, Multifamily Real Estate Investor, Maine Consulting 

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Speaker Bio: Rupert Grant is a real estate investor who specializes in the purchase of unique Los Angeles area apartment buildings for renovation and sale to savvy investors. With a law degree from UCLA and a Bachelor of Science in Management and Marketing from the University of La Verne, Rupert creates innovative strategic financial plans so that investors can achieve their financial dreams through passive income streams using tools like the Self Directed IRA (SDIRA).

Rupert has an extensive background in securities and investment management having worked in the financial services industry as a stock broker for Nationwide Financial in Woodland Hills, CA.

Rupert is chairman of the Foundation Board of Directors for Eisner Pediatric Family Medical Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center dedicated to providing comprehensive, high-quality health care for all ages. He has served as board member for a variety of local organizations including The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Unified School District Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee, and The Hollywood Beautification Team. He has served as a volunteer Operations Manager for the annual Genesis Open, a PGA golf tournament at Riviera Country Club for two decades.

Rupert was an AYSO soccer coach and Cub Scout pack leader for his two sons and lives with his family in South Pasadena.

Series Information

Join us for our new series of virtual lunch-and-learn events, offered in partnership with our Career Support teams. With an overall theme of career development and planning for an uncertain future, each session will feature an accomplished University of La Verne alum with a particular area of expertise. After a brief presentation, you will be able to ask the speaker anything you please. It’s a great and convenient way to expand your knowledge as well as your alumni network! Registration is required. To register, click on the event topic or speaker image below.


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