• John Casmon

Multifamily Investing Made Simple with Anthony Vicino


Anthony Vicino is a best-selling author, real estate investor, and serial entrepreneur committed to helping people maximize their Return on Life.

He is the co-founding partner of Invictus Capital, a multifamily acquisition firm based in Minneapolis, MN with $30m in AUM, that provides busy working professionals with the opportunity to Invest Better.

As the host of the Multifamily Investing Made Simple podcast and author of Passive Investing Made Simple, Anthony firmly believes investing shouldn't be complicated, scary, or overwhelming. Let’s dive in to learn about entrepreneurship, how Anthony helps passive investors and his book “Passive Investing Made Simple”.

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[00:01 – 06:50] Opening Segment

  • Anthony talks about his background.

  • He talks about being a rock climber and a science fiction novelist in the past.

  • How the first entrepreneurial bug hit him.

  • How he started buying multifamily assets.

[06:50 – 24:20] Entrepreneurship and Passive Investing

  • Why he chose to do rock climbing and how being an athlete is not the way to go for a sustainable stability.

  • How any business removes the luck aspect and how you can be successful.

  • Anthony talks about the importance of making a commitment and staying disciplined.

  • He talks about why he wrote his book “Passive Investing Made Simple”.

  • Some of the concepts you should know about when investing passively.

  • How his book became a resource for capital raisers.

  • Some key lessons that people took from Mike’s book.

  • The importance of understanding that there are multiple ways to invest in real estate if you don’t have $50k around.

  • Five reasons why you should invest in apartment syndications.

[24:20 – 33:35] What You Didn’t Know About Writing

  • What you should do to become a better writer.

  • Anthony talks about his writing process.

  • The importance of repetitions and closing the feedback loop when writing.

  • John and Anthony talk about how teaching is a way to solidify learning.

  • The importance of being disciplined and how it can bring structure to your life.

[33:35 – 38:20] Round of Insights

Apparent Failure:

A failed partnership with his best friend.

Digital Resource:

Pocket App

Most Recommended Book:

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant

Daily Habit:

Time blocking

Best Place to Grab a Bite in Minnesota:

Marna’s Cafe

Contact Anthony:

To learn more, you can go to Anthony’s website. You can find his book “Passive Investing Made Simple” here or email Antony directly to request it.

Tweetable Quotes:

“Writing is one of the most important skills that any of us can develop not just because it allows us to express ourselves but also allows us to qualify our thought processes .” - Anthony Vicino

“Bringing discipline and structure into your life will allow you to make progress towards the goals.” - Anthony Vicino

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