Justin Cooper is a husband, father of two, a full time real estate investor, mentor & coach to those looking to buy their first rental properties and Senior Loan Officer with Pine Financial Group. Justin has been investing since 2007 and has completed several renovations on residential properties in Denver, Colorado. He manages his own portfolio of rentals and is in the process of acquiring additional properties. Born and raised in New York, Justin came to Colorado in 1996 to attend Colorado State University. He started his career on the plumbing and heating supply side of the construction industry, working his way up from stocking warehouses to managing his own branch, before making the leap to full time investor and hard money lender in 2011. Since then, Justin has expanded his rental portfolio, completed several fix and flips, built new construction, bought non-performing notes, used his self-directed IRA to invest, has spoken nationally on various real estate investing topics to groups upwards of 500 people and most importantly, helped numerous investors purchase profitable properties. Justin is very passionate about investing, and strives to help and teach people he meets on the benefits and know-how of real estate investments.