About the Conference

Two days of networking, workshopping, and expertise


the source hotel, denver, co
May 2-4, 2024

our goal: for you to leave the event feeling
empowered and inspired to thrive
in the multifamily market.

The Pay it Forward Multifamily Mastermind conference began from our founder’s vision to share lessons learned in early stage multifamily real estate investment with those seeking to get their start.

Combined, our founders, organizers, and speakers represent tens of thousands of units in multifamily real estate across the United States.

Whether you are newly embarking upon your journey into multifamily real estate investment, or you are a seasoned investor looking to grow your team & scale your offerings, Pay It Forward is the conference for you.

We welcome you to grow with us, refine your vision, and energize around your goals at Pay It Forward this May!


our speakers: a team comprised of some of the most insightful and successful investors and strategists in the space, representing tens of thousands of units across the country,
with their attention focused on you.

jens nielsen

Open Doors Capital

Jens Nielsen is the principal of Open Doors Capital and a full-time real estate investor. He has raised millions for apartment syndications and is a general partner in over 2,000 apartment units around the country valued at over $250M.
Jens is also a Certified High Performance Coach and has coached many new and experienced real estate investors to succeed in the business through accountability, personal growth, and consulting.

eric nelson

Wild Oak Capital

Eric Nelson has been investing in real estate for over 10 years, but it took a push from coaching and mentoring to start partnering and grow rapidly. Learn why “paying it forward” worked so well for Eric and why his success is due in large part to help from mentors and coaches.

ben nelson

Wild Oak Capital

Ben has over 15 years of large-scale project management experience, including multiple world-record credits, and routinely manages large projects with multi-million dollar budgets. Ben specializes in building relationships with stakeholders to reach common goals and create uncommon results.

tom groves


Tom Groves is an Upstate New York-native real estate investor in multifamily, up and down the East Coast as well as in the Midwest. He is a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Navy as well as the U.S. Diplomatic Corps. His work in the highest levels on the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of State and coordination and planning with international governments have forged Tom into an outgoing relationship builder.

Jason Pero

Pero Real Estate

Jason is the president and owner of Pero Real Estate. He built a portfolio of real estate rental properties while working a career as a medical sales representative. Jason balanced the demands of a high pressure sales environment, a young family, and growing a real estate portfolio. He was able to leave his job in 2012 as the portfolio grew to nearly 300 units, and currently owns around 1,400+ rental apartments.

Faisal Ensaun

Coaching Mastery Community

Faisal is the co-founder of Coaching Mastery Community where he helps teach other coaches to hone and further develop their coaching ability and their business practice. Faisal has been certified as a high performance coach since 2015.

Julie Holly

Three Keys Investments

Julie is the founder of Three Keys Investment, and helps people find their freedom through multifamily real estate investing so that they can live the life of their dreams! She has invested in single family homes, house-hacked before it had a name, managed properties from 1k miles away and passively invested in multifamily assets.

kate ishay

Psyche Digital

Kate Ishay, co-founder and director of marketing for Psyche Digital, has 10+ years of experience in marketing and branding with a MS in Global Marketing Management from Boston University. Her passion is helping businesses share compelling stories and utilize smart marketing strategies to compete with business giants.

kelsey parks

Psyche Digital

As co-Founder and Director of Technology of Psyche Digital, Kelsey brings her 10+ years experience in tech start-up operations in North America and China to impact businesses of all sizes with marketing technology solutions.

Steven Pesavento

VonFinch Capital

Steven Pesavento is a real estate entrepreneur and Managing Partner of VonFinch Capital. Investing full-time since 2016, he’s completed over 200 transactions, renovated nearly 100 houses, and transacted over $180,000,000 in investment real estate. Steven is a Certified High-Performance Coach and a former Management Consultant for some of the Fortune 500’s top companies.

Tyler Carney-DeBord

Atlas Real Estate Capital

Tyler is a partner of Atlas Real Estate Capital, a boutique commercial real estate debt & equity originations firm based out of Sarasota, FL. Tyler has been involved with more than $1 Billion in originations over the last 7 years and has closed both debt and equity transactions across most major asset classes including multifamily, self storage, mobile home communities, retail, office, industrial and hospitality assets.

terrance doyle


Terrance founded VareCo in 2014 and has since directed the growth of its portfolio through 1000+ real estate transactions and its current AUM of more than $250M. Terrance creates value through lasting relationships in construction, lending, and brokerage as well as in perfecting systems and processes in real estate.

jason debono

NuView Trust

Jason graduated from the University of Central Florida and has since acquired 17 years of experience in the self-directed IRA industry. He has served as Director of Business Development, Director of Operations, and Vice President for NuView Trust Company – a self-directed custodian with over $2.1 Billion of assets under custody. Now, in his role as President, Jason oversees the day-to-day activities of the company. 


the source hotel

3330 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216

(720) 409-1200

May 2-4, 2024