From Aerospace Engineering to Multifamily Real Estate: Chris Lento’s Journey


In a recent episode of Multifamily Insights, host John Casmon features Chris Lento, the founder and managing member of EM Capital. Chris’ journey from aerospace engineering to multifamily real estate investing is both inspiring and educational.


Key Highlights:

  • Beginnings in Real Estate: Chris started his real estate journey in 2000 with a three-family unit in Boston, learning the ropes from an illegal basement unit.
  • Transition to Full-Time Investing: By 2017, his side venture had grown into a full-time pursuit, driven by the success of his expanding investment portfolio.
  • Strategic Growth: Chris emphasizes the importance of integrating outside capital and the advantages of the syndication model in real estate investment.
  • Collaboration and Knowledge: Surrounding himself with knowledgeable investors has been crucial to his growth, highlighting the power of collaboration in the multifamily market.


Chris’ story is a testament to the transformative power of knowledge and teamwork in real estate investing. For those looking to diversify their portfolios, his insights offer a valuable roadmap.

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