Founder & Principal
Real Estate Professional Experience
Paul Esajian has 15 years of professional experience in the real estate investment and lending industry. He is the founder and principal in several real estate investment companies and has been involved in over $1 billion dollars of real estate investments during that time frame. Paul has experience in many facets of real estate investment including underwriting, raising money, investor relations, transaction coordination, construction management, disposition coordination, accounting and taxation.
CT Homes, LLC
Paul Esajian is the co-founder of CT Homes, LLC a residential real estate development company founded in 2004 in New Haven, CT. Over the past 14 years the company has specialized in acquiring, developing, and re-selling distressed real estate. Throughout the year the company has between 25 and 40 ongoing real estate development projects.
Grand Coast Capital Group
Paul is also the co-founder of the Grand Coast Capital Group a real estate investment and lending firm located in Boston, MA. The company was started in 2013 with partners Than Merrill, Konrad Sopielnikow, and Jeff Carter. The company provides residential and commercial financing and makes commercial equity investments with other real estate investors, developers, and operators throughout the United States and Ireland. Since inception the firm has originated over 700+ loans and invested in over $250 million dollars worth of residential and commercial investment properties.
Paul is also the co-founder of FortuneBuilders Inc. a real estate educational company located in San Diego, CA. The company has been listed three times on the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.
Real Estate Private Equity Investments
Paul is also a very active real estate private equity investor in several apartment, retail, office, and hotel investments throughout the United States & Ireland.
B.S. in Economics from the University of California at Davis, 2000
Paul Esajian wrestled at the University of California at Davis. Paul lives in San Diego, CA with his wife Andrea and two children Bruce and Vince. In his spare time he loves wearing spandex like his old wrestling days and competing in triathlons.