Hi I'm Chris,
When I was a kid, we survived off food stamps and standing on the occasional food line. I left home at 15, the same age my mom was when she had me.
It seemed like a great idea, but suddenly my closest family was 1200 miles away.
My life became an endless cycle of finding someone willing to let me crash for the night. I no longer had a home, and I felt like I was always “in-between,” stuck in a void.
I remember thinking, “I don’t even exist.”
So I start working every job you can imagine. One of the least terrible jobs was working at a hot dog cart
One Saturday afternoon I had a line of about twenty people. It was a beautiful day, the tips were good, and I was in the zone.
After the line died down, a man approached me. His name was Ron. He said:
“I need a guy like you on my team. I’ve been watching you for the last three weeks. You have a good attitude, energy, enthusiasm, and you deal with pressure well. That’s something I can’t teach.”
Ron saw me in a way I didn’t see myself. In that moment I saw myself as a person with value for the first time in my life.
I didn’t know it at the time, but Ron had changed the course of my life forever.
20 years later I’m the CEO of Stirling Rhino Capital, a multifamily real estate investing firm with over $150MM in assets. More importantly, we were able to feed over 1,000,000 families through a partnership with Feeding America.
I went from standing on food lines to feeding 1 million people.
Ron was my unlikely mentor. And I want to show you how to find yours.
Everyone deserves to feel worthy
Multifamily Apartment Syndications
Author: Chris D. Roberts
The book aims to provide a comprehensive guide on making money as an investor/operator in multifamily real estate, specifically focusing on apartment buildings and value-add deals. Chris D. Roberts draws from their extensive experience as both a hands-on operator and investor in this sector. The book includes a detailed account of a value-add deal that Chris and their team have undertaken, covering the entire process from acquisition to renovation and sale. Multifamily properties encompass a range of buildings that can accommodate more than one family, from duplexes to large apartment complexes. Chris’ company, Sterling Rhino Capital, actively seeks and purchases large commercial multifamily properties for value-add opportunities, and they also engage in new construction projects. The company raises equity from passive investors and aims to provide above-average returns compared to the S&P 500, achieved through cash flow dividends during ownership and profits from property sales. Additionally, investors may benefit from potential tax advantages through building depreciation.
Co-Author: Chris D. Roberts
Comprising an award-winning collection of authors, speakers, business owners, and entrepreneurs, Luminary Leadership is a comprehensive roadmap to discovering and mastering your own leadership characteristics. Weaving a rich tapestry of personal narratives, business insight and hard-gained wisdom, each of the authors in this anthology draws on their extensive and varied career experience to illuminate a pathway through the dark, towards the blinding lights of your own successful future.
You've Earned It!
By Chris D. Roberts
Chris has articulated the steps to fulfilling your goals very well. I have fulfilled many of my own personal goals already and if I had this book, the keen insights for the author, and paid attention to it, I would have got where I’m at today a bit sooner! This book is a goldmine filled with nuggets anyone can use everyday.
The best thing about this book is that it offers people who had less fortunate beginnings an opportunity to take control of their own destiny. Chris reminds us not to put limits on ourselves by sharing his personal experiences and how he grew from them. You are an inspiration! Thanks Chris!
Most of our limitations are presets in our minds. Chris said it best in that he simply "wasn't willing to settle." He had a goal, a vision of what he thought he could achieve, and the desire to to make the most out of every opportunity.
Did you know that all of the profits from the book You’ve Earned it! “How I Refused Anything Less Than Success And You Can Too” are donated to charity and helped serve 1,000,118 meals so far? By purchasing “You’ve Earned It!” in E-Book, Paperback, or Audiobook, you will feed between 10-85 people. This is made possible through Feeding America and the Enterprise partnership with Tony Robbins. Thank you for making a difference. Sincerely, Chris Roberts, Founder and CEO of Sterling Rhino Capital.