Formerly the CEO of a small oil company, Brad Blazar is a highly sought-after speaker on the subject of raising capital. Having raised in excess of $2 Billion dollars, he mentors others around the world as part of a global coaching business on how to raise funds from high net-worth investors to build, buy, and scale a business - or fund a special project like real estate. Brad has worked alongside many large real estate syndicators and is viewed as an industry expert. Additionally, he has closed the largest mega-million dollar transactions for multiple leading real-estate companies - $9M, $7.5M, $5M for SmartStop Self Storage, and national operator of self-storage assets in addition to $11M for USAllianz.
As a real estate investor himself, he has purchased, rehabbed and renovated over a dozen single family properties with a portfolio value of $3.5M. Today, he owns interests in multifamily, self-storage and land (conservation easements) in addition to owning 5 Star Capital, which is a real estate investment firm.
As the author of three books, his first book “On The WIngs of Eagles - Learn to Soar in Life” quickly became a top rated #1 read for entrepreneurs on a large literary blog based in the UK. Additionally, Brad hosts a podcast called “Beast Nation” which was just ranked as the 2nd highest rated show to assist people in coping with COVID-19.