• Joel Grushkin and Alex Goldstein, Real Estate and Cost Segregation Experts

    July 12, 2017

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    cost segregation logoRichard and Joe welcomed Joel Grushkin, the San Diego Regional Director of Cost Segregation Initiatives (CSI) and Alex Goldstein real estate agent, investor, and principal in over $50 million of land, commercial and residential real estate transactions.

    Joel Grushkin PhotoJoel Grushkin specializes in an aspect of commercial real estate called cost segregation, which is an IRS-sanctioned procedure of re-classifying the improvements and components of commercial buildings in order to increase cash flow and reduce income tax liability. Joel brings nearly forty years of executive experience to the CSI organization. His background includes eleven years with Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) as a Principal and Director of the firm’s Management Services Practice. He was also a member of AY’s National Real Estate Industry Specialty Practice Group. His cost segregation experience has encompassed studies for developers and owners of commercial real estate. CSI is a best of the breed specialty real estate services firm. Their primary focus is providing engineered, cost segregation studies in compliance with IRS guidelines. These and other comprehensive cash-flow solutions are designed for developers, investors, owner users and financiers of commercial real estate across the United States.

    Alex Goldstein PhotoAlex Goldstein is a top-producing real estate agent and has acted as an investor, developer, and principal in over $50 million of land, commercial and residential real estate transactions.

    Alex is the author of three real-estate books. His latest book “No Nonsense Real Estate: What Everyone Should Know Before Buying or Selling a Home” is a thorough review of what every homebuyer needs to know. He also writes for the Huffington Post and has been featured in articles in the New York Times, Newsday, and the Wall Street Journal.Alex Goldsteiin Book Cover

    He has acted as a principal in over $50 million of real estate transactions, from homes to office buildings and hundreds of acres of land. Alex currently represents clients on large residential and commercial transactions. Having also passed the Series 7 securities exam and the life insurance licensing exam, he has the perspective to put real estate decisions in a larger financial context.

    Alex is an honors graduate of Northwestern University and was also a visiting scholar at Oxford University. Food and wine are his life-long passions, he has served on the boards of the International Wine & Food Society and La Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. Alex resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his fiance Tess and their dog Cohiba.

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  • Brenda Geiger, Expert Estate & Business Planning Attorney and Michelle St. Clair, CEO of Elite Lifestyle Mgmt

    September 8, 2016
    Richard and Joe welcomed show sponsor Brenda Geiger, trust attorney, and Michelle St.Clair a luxury concierge. Brenda Geiger and the Geiger Law Office is an Estate and Business Planning law firm providing prosperous people strategies and legal advice on how to protect their families, assets, and businesses. They specialize in helping their clients protect themselves and ... Read more
  • Judge Robert Coates and Shannon Jaccard Discuss Mental Health Issues

    September 2, 2016
    Richard and Joe’s guests this week on IYMONEY were Judge Robert C. Coates and Shannon Jaccard. They discussed the subject of mental illness, the treatment of mental illness and the homeless. Judge Coates has worked within the legal system since 1971 as a Trial Lawyer and presented cases from the local courts all the way to ... Read more
  • Reducing and Re-Imagining Food Waste –An Expert Panel Sponsored by The Berry Good Food Foundation

    August 26, 2016
    Joe and guest host Michelle Lerach of the Berry Good Food Foundation to interviewed guest from the Re-imagining Food Waste: Future Thought Leaders panel discussion. The event was held on August 23 and sponsored by the Berry Good Food Foundation and feature guest with backgrounds in health, feeding those less fortunate, reducing food waste and ... Read more
  • Jerry Klein of A Better Deal Tuxedos & Suits: A Life in the Formalwear Industry

    August 19, 2016
    This week Richard and Joe welcomed Jerry Klein, businessman, and philanthropist to the show. Jerry and his wife Janet are the owners of A Better Deal Designer Tuxedos and Suits in La Jolla, CA. Jerry and Janet Klein have been in the tuxedo business for more than 30 years, and they have spent half that ... Read more
  • Sapphire Blackwood and Guests Discuss Cannabis Legalization Issues

    August 12, 2016
    In this week’s show Richard and Joe welcomed a panel of guests to examine the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. Their first guests are Micheal Cindrich and Brandon Haw from the Gridiron Cannabis Coalition. The Gridiron Cannabis Coalition is dedicated to the advancement of medical marijuana in the modern age. Micheal Cindrich co-founded Gridiron Cannabis Coalition ... Read more
  • Marcy Morrison, Careers with Wings

    August 4, 2016
    This week Richard and Joe welcomed career coach, Marcy Morrison. Marcy’s passion and purpose are to help people to uncover and live their passion and purpose. Her vision for many years that is Passion + Purpose = World Change. She has been a career coach for almost 10 years with her own business “Careers with ... Read more
  • Anthony Lombardi, Expert Trainer for Financial Advisors

    July 29, 2016
    This week Richard and Joe welcomed show sponsor, Anthony Lombardi, founder, and CEO of The Lombardi Group. Since 1995, Mr. Lombardi has been developing and perfecting a business model whose primary focus is to assist leading CPAs and Financial Advisors to operate their practice more efficiently, deliver maximum value to their very best clients, and ... Read more
  • San Diego Actor Walter Murray

    July 22, 2016
    Richard and Joe welcomed Walter Murray an actor who has performed on stages in San Diego, Los Angeles, and New York. He is the co-founder of the San Diego Black Ensemble Theater and an Associate Artist with SledgeHammer Theater. Walter also has served as a board member of the Actors Alliance of San Diego. Recently he ... Read more
  • Samantha Urban, CEO of Urban Translations

    July 15, 2016
    Richard and Joe’s guest was Samantha Urban, a tech leader whose career has been varied and remarkable. Samantha was proficient in math, computers and computing at the early age of 10. Fast forward to her present-day company which has developed a significant and balanced approach to computer engineering best practices coupled with ... Read more
  • Gene Locklear and David Meltzer Preview the 2016 MLB All Star Game in San Diego

    July 8, 2016
    This week Richard and Joe welcomed Gene Locklear and David Metzler for a preview of the 2016 All Star Game in San Diego. Gene Locklear was the Official Artist for the 2016 All Star Game and created a painting depicting all of the All Stars with San Diego roots, including Ted Williams and Tony Gwynn. Gene ... Read more