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The 17th Annual Investor Summit at Sea™


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Before you’re a real estate investor, you’re an investor.  And real estate, like all investments, exists in an eco-system of financial markets … including stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities, energy, and now crypto-currencies.


In the 2008 financial crisis, many real estate investors discovered the danger in being ignorant of the macro-economic factors underneath the boom in real estate.  And when the bond markets blew up, they took stocks, real estate, and employment with them.


To help ALL investors … real estate and otherwise … see the BIG picture, how it affects Main Street investing, and how to grow and protect wealth in ANY economic environment


The Investor Summit at Sea™ features a diverse faculty of world-class experts on economics, investing, currencies, precious metals, and all kinds of real estate niches.


Your Hosts …


Robert Helms is the host and founder of The Real Estate Guys Radio ShowRobert Helms

Robert is the host and founder of The Real Estate Guys™ Radio Show, which has been continuously broadcasting on conventional radio in the United States since 1997.  The podcast version of the broadcast is one of the most listened to real estate investing shows on iTunes with listeners all over the world.  Robert is a long time real estate investor with a diverse background in real estate brokerage, development and property management.  A dedicated educator, Robert also taught college level real estate courses in principles, practices and appraisal for four years.  Robert also has an amazing hidden talent that you’ll discover on the Summit. 🙂

Russell Gray is the co-host of The Real Estate Guys Radio ShowRussell Gray

Best known for being Robert’s sidekick on the radio since 2004, Russ is a financial and business strategist. With over three decades in sales, marketing, and financial services, Russ has written several business plans and consulted with hundreds of investors on their personal financial strategies.  Russ also co-authored The Real Estate Guys™ highly-rated book Equity Happens and taught real estate finance for the California Associations of Realtors® GRI program.


This was our fabulous faculty for 2018 … MANY will be back in 2019!

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Robert Kiyosaki is author of Rich Dad Poor DadRobert Kiyosaki – Investing, Entrepreneurship

Robert Kiyosaki is the all-time best-selling personal finance author of Rich Dad Poor Dad.  Robert and his wife Kim are active investors in real estate, precious metals, energy, and other real assets.  An avid student and passionate teacher, Robert and the Rich Dad Company are dedicated to “elevating the financial well-being of humanity” through financial education.  Robert brings his intense and unique wisdom and style to the Summit.  This is Robert’s 5th Summit at Sea™.

Peter Schiff was right about the 2008 financial crisis ... which he predicted in his best-selling book Crash Proof. But he says The Real Crash is yet to come!Peter Schiff – Economics, Investing, Precious Metals

Peter Schiff is one of the very few people who accurately warned the world about the impending 2008 financial crisis.  And many other experts mocked him.  He’s a bold, outspoken financial pundit; a multi-time best selling author; the Founder, CEO and Global Strategist for Euro-Pac Capital … and in his spare time he puts out an excellent podcast and attends The Real Estate Guys™ Investor Summit at Sea™.  This is Peter’s 6th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Chris Martenson is the creator of The Crash Course and host of the Peak Prosperity podcast.Chris Martenson, MBA, PhD – Economics, Energy and the Environment

Chris is an economic researcher and futurist and co-founder of Peak Prosperity.  He rose to prominence with his groundbreaking video series, The Crash Course.  A popular author, speaker and sought after commentator, Chris brings fresh perspectives on the issues shaping the world and affecting your life and investments.  This is Chris’ 2nd Investor Summit at Sea™.

G. Edward Griffin is the author of The Creature from Jekyll Island, a Second Look at the Federal ReserveG. Edward Griffin – Banking, Currency, Globalism and Individualism

Ed is an author and documentary film producer with many successful titles to his credit. Best known for his shocking expose on the Federal Reserve, The Creature from Jekyll Island, and is listed in Who’s Who in America.  Ed has a unique talent for researching difficult topics and presenting them in understandable terms . He’s dealt with such diversified subjects as archaeology and ancient earth history, international banking, internal subversion, terrorism, the history of taxation, U.S. foreign policy, the science and politics of cancer therapy, the Supreme Court, and the United Nations. This is Ed’s 4th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Kim Kiyosaki is co-founder of Rich Dad with her husband Roger Kiyosaki; Kim is the best-selling author of Rich Woman, co-creator of the Cash Flow board game, and co-host of Rich Dad RadioKim Kiyosaki – Real Estate Investing, Entrepreneurship, Success

Kim is a high-powered real estate investor, entrepreneur, and best-selling author of Rich Woman.  She’s the co-founder of the Rich Dad company and brand, co-creator of the Cash Flow board game, and a popular speaker on the topics of investing, entrepreneurship, and empowering women.  Kim co-hosts the Rich Dad radio show, and is an avid student of investing, economics, and personal development.  Kim has a unique and humble way of both challenging men and inspiring women to be the best they can be.  This is Kim’s 3rd Investor Summit at Sea™.

Simon Black (not his real name) is the founder of Sovereign Man.Simon Black – International Business, Banking, and Investing

A former Army intelligence officer turned international entrepreneur and investor, Simon Black (not his real name) is a modern-day renaissance man.  A worldwide traveler, Simon is an avid student of political and financial history, with an eclectic portfolio of investments and business ventures.  He’s also a prolific writer, sharing his musings with a growing list of dedicated readers through his Sovereign Man Notes from the Field daily newsletter.  Simon combines a sober, yet positive perspective to his analysis of global financial trends with a pragmatic approach to preparing for a variety of possible outcomes.  This is Simon’s 4th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Tom Hopkins is a legendary sales trainer and best selling author of How to Master the Art of SellingTom Hopkins – Sales Training and Entrepreneurship

In business, life, and investing … there’s not much more important than being able to make great deals.  And great deal-making starts with great sales skills.  Tom is a legendary sales trainer, popular speaker, and the best-selling author of How to Master the Art of Selling.  Tom started his career as a record-breaking real estate salesman, made his mark as a popular and prolific trainer, and made his fortune as a very successful real estate investor.  In a style uniquely his own, Tom shares his tips and techniques for successful persuasion.  This is Tom’s 5th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Brien Lundin is the producer of the New Orleans Investment Conference and pulisher of the Golden Opportunities newsletterBrien Lundin – Precious Metals and Mining

Brien is the producer of the New Orleans Investment Conference, publisher of the Golden Opportunities newsletter, and an expert in precious metals and mining investing.  He’s also one of the nicest, most connected guys we know.  He brings a wealth of knowledge to any discussion of money, metals, currency and economics.  This is Brien’s 3rd Investor Summit at Sea™.

Tom Wheelwright CPA is Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad Advisor for Taxes and author of Tax Free Wealth

Tom Wheelwright, CPA – Tax Reform Update, Tax Strategies for Real Estate Investors

Tom’s like a white Rhino … one of those extremely rare CPAs who makes taxes FUN.  He’s Robert Kiyosaki’s personal CPA and a Rich Dad Advisor.  Tom is the best-selling author of Tax Free Wealth and loves showing investors how real estate dramatically reduces taxes and accelerates wealth building.  Tom will also reveal the good, the bad, and the great of the new tax law.  Tom is making time to join us the week before tax filings, so he’ll only be with us for the first two days.  This is Tom’s 2nd Summit.

Plus … ???

Rounding up the world’s smartest experts is no small task.  These are all extremely busy people who are in high demand.  Sometimes they commit early and we keep them a secret to surprise our faithful Summiteers.  Other times, they can’t commit until the last minute … but then show up and pleasantly surprise us too!



PLUS, A Powerful Line-Up of Proven Experts in Real Estate, Finance, Entrepreneurship and MORE …

Kathy Fettke is the host of Real Wealth Network and a very successful real estate investor and entpreneur.Kathy Fettke – Real Estate Investing, Syndication and Real Estate Clubs

Kathy specializes in teaching people how build multi-million dollar real estate portfolios through creative finance and planning. She is passionate about researching and then sharing the most important information about real estate, market cycles and the economy. Author of the #1 best seller, Retire Rich with Rentals, Kathy is a frequent guest expert on such media as CNN, CNBC, Fox News, NPR and CBS MarketWatch.  This is Kathy’s 2nd Investor Summit at Sea™.

Gene Guarino is the founder of Residential Assisted Living Academy and the Residential Assisted Living National Conference.Gene Guarino – Residential Assisted Living Investing and Syndication

Gene has established himself as America’s foremost trainer for residential assisted living investing, one of the hottest niches in the United States.  An active investor and entrepreneur himself, Gene teaches active and passive investors, as well as entrepreneurs, how to cash in on the growing need for senior home care.  Gene owns several facilities himself and has trained thousands of investors across the country.  This is Gene’s 4th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Brad Sumrok is a highly successful apartment investor, syndicator, and trainer.Brad Sumrok– Apartment Investing, Mentoring and Syndication

Brad is a highly successful and nationally recognized apartment investor.  He began investing after 17 years in corporate America and in just 3 years, retired to full-time investing and teaching.  He was awarded the National Apartment Association’s Independent Apartment Owner of the Year in 2012.  Brad loves to share his secrets for success and we’re happy to have him back for his 2nd Investor Summit at Sea™.


Mauricio is an experienced securities attorney who focuses exclusively on helping real estate investors and entrepreneurs navigate the complex world of securities laws, ensuring full compliance with federal and state securities laws.Mauricio Rauld – Syndication

Mauricio is a seasoned securities attorney who focuses exclusively on helping real estate investors and entrepreneurs navigate the complex world of securities laws, ensuring full compliance with federal and state securities laws.  Mauricio will explain how to properly take on investment partners, and what passive investors should look for when investing in a private placement.  This is Mauricio’s 10th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Beth Clifford is the developer of Mahogany Bay Village in Belize

Beth Clifford – Real Estate Development / Re-Development, Project Management

Beth is a classically trained economist, multi-company entrepreneur and international real estate developer. She holds an Economics degree from Northwestern University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.  Beth is a principal in an international real estate development company. In the course of her career, she has managed development projects with an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion.  This is Beth’s 15th Investor Summit at Sea™.

Victor Menasce is a real estate investor, developer, syndicator, author of Magnetic Capital, and the President of the Ottowa Real Estate Investors OrganizationVictor Menasce – Real Estate Development, Re-Development and Syndication

Victor is a very active Canadian real estate investor and syndicator with projects in both Canada and the United States.  He’s author of two books on raising capital and works closely with George Ross (Donald Trump’s long time business attorney and an original judge on The Apprentice).  Victor is President of the Ottawa Real Estate Investors Organization, and brings a broad background in business, technology, start-ups, fundraising, strategic networking, real estate investing, and real estate development.  This is Victor’s 2nd Investor Summit at Sea™.

David Sewell is a seasoned investor, syndicator, agriculture investorDavid Sewell – Latin American Coffee and Cacao Farmland Investing

David is a former Royal Canadian Naval officer, holds an MBA in corporate finance, and has extensive experience in business, private equity, international financial structures and real estate.  He’s an active syndicator and real estate broker, specializing in sustainable cash-flowing farmland opportunities in Latin America including coffee and cacao.  This is David’s 4th Investor Summit at Sea™.


Michael Becker is a commercial mortgage broker, mult0-family real estate investor, and syndicator.Michael Becker – Commercial Financing

Michael is an expert in commercial financing and an active real estate syndicator.  He’s very experienced in the art and science of combining debt and equity to get commercial deals done.  He’ll be sharing what lenders are looking for in both properties and partner, and how you can best structure your commercial deals for highest ROI and best chance of approval. This is Michael’s 3rd Investor Summit at Sea™.


Bob Helms is the Godfather of Real EstateBob Helms, The Godfather of Real Estate – Timeless Wisdom and Insights from a Lifelong Real Estate Guy

Bob has been investing since 1957 and has been a licensed real estate broker since 1980.  In his career Bob has owned, managed, bought and sold hundreds of properties for himself and his clients.  He has been both a top producing agent and a managing broker overseeing dozens of agents in a very active real estate office.  His practical experience in transactional real estate, marketing and property management make him a wealth of knowledge and a very popular Summit teacher.  With us from the beginning, this is Bob’s 16th Investor Summit at Sea™

Adam Taggart is the co-founder of Peak Prosperity with Chris MartensonAdam Taggart – Practical Tips for Prospering in Changing Times

Adam kicked off his career as an investment banking analyst for Merrill Lynch, where he saw first hand how broken Wall Street is. Then he helped take a Silicon Valley venture from start-up to acquisition before going on to become a vice-president at Yahoo!  From there, Adam co-founded Peak Prosperity with Chris Martenson … and together they reach millions of people with ideas about how to prosper in spite of the severe economic challenges they see coming. This is Adam’s 2nd Investor Summit at Sea™.

Kyle Wilson is the past president of Jim Rohn International and Your Success Store, which he sold to Success Magazine. Today, Kyle is the driving force behind Lessons from Experts and helps aspiring thought leaders find their voice and make their mark in the world.Kyle Wilson – Marketing, Brand Building, Strategic Networking

Successful business and investing starts with personal development, building a strong brand, and forming strategic relationships which open doors to opportunity.  Kyle enjoyed 18 years in business with the late great Jim Rohn, where he built a multi-million dollar information product business sharing Jim Rohn’s timeless wisdom with millions of people.  Kyle also consults for and works closely with many of the great success thought leaders including Brian Tracy, Darren Hardy, John Maxwell, Mark Victor Hansen and many others.  Kyle will be sharing his insights on how anyone can (and should) develop a strong brand and strategic relationships.  This is Kyle’s 3rd Investor Summit at Sea™.

Dana Samuelson is owner of American Gold Exchange and an expert in gold, silver, and numismatic coins.Dana Samuelson – Precious Metals, Rare Coins

Dana’s been a gold guy since 1980, so he’s seen it all.  In fact, he’s overseen precious metals and rare coin transactions totaling over ONE BILLION dollars.  He’s active in the profession too… serving as President of the Professional Numismatists Guild, the premier non-profit organization for precious metals dealers in the United State.  Dana will be sharing his expertise and perspectives on precious metals and rare coins as investments and hedges against inflation.  This is Dana’s 2nd Investor Summit at Sea™.

Patrick Donohoe is the founder of Paradign Life and an expert in the infinite banking strategyPatrick Donohoe – Private Banking and Enhanced Cash Management Strategies

Patrick is a financial strategist and an expert in the unique use of life insurance contracts for enhanced cash management and private banking.  He has a degree in economics, and hosts The Wealth Standard radio show and podcast. This is Patrick’s 8th Investor Summit at Sea™.



Damion Lupo of Total Control FinancialDamion Lupo – Qualified Retirement Plan Strategies

Damion is an expert on using Qualified Retirement Plans (QRPs) for tax savings and creative wealth building.  He’ll share strategies for taking total control over retirement accounts … including holding non-traditional assets like crypto-currencies, precious metals, real estate, and more.  This is Damion’s 1st Investor Summit at Sea™.



 Glen Mather is the President of NuView IRA, the produce of Planning for Prosperity, and an expert in self-directed IRAsGlen Mather – Self-Directed Retirement Account Strategies

After leaving a long and successful career in corporate America, Glen discovered the power of using his own individual retirement account to invest in real estate.  Today, Glen is the founder and CEO of a retirement account custodian and considered one of the nation’s leading experts on self-directed retirement accounts.  This is Glen’s 5th Investor Summit at Sea™.


We know.  That’s already ridiculously amazing.  But there’s actually MORE coming.  PLUS, hundreds of serious, successful investors from all over the world.


The Summit is the ULTIMATE investing education and networking event.  And it ALWAYS sells out.


We’ve been at this for fifteen years.  No one has EVER walked away saying the Summit wasn’t totally worth the time and expense.  In fact, over 75% of the people on last year’s Summit re-registered… without having any idea who was coming or where we were going.

Yeah.  It’s THAT awesome.


Remember … just ONE great idea or relationship can make all the time and expense totally worth it.


Alumni Registration for 2019 is already underway!

Public registration will open soon


Get on the advance notice to list to be notified as soon as we’re ready with all the details for the 17th Annual Investor Summit at Sea™!