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Richard 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 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 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.
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.