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Small Axe Podcast

Jun 28, 2021

Steven Pesavento is the Host of The Investor Mindset Podcast and an active investor who curates Commercial Real Estate Investments for clients at VonFinch Capital. He has raised $10’s of millions of dollars, which has successfully cycled through multiple assets. Beginning in Single Family as an operator he flipped over 200 houses in under 3 years, prior to expanding into commercial to focus on building a business around working with his ideal client - successful high-income earners like himself who are investing to create flexibility and independence. Through his Top-Rated Podcast and Private Investor Community, he brings together real estate investors to not only learn, but also how to put these strategies to work in their lives.


Let’s listen to Steven and listen to his impactful and inspirational philosophy.

[00:01 – 09:38] Opening Segment


  • Let’s get to know Steven Pesavento
  • Steven shares his background and how he got to where he is today
    • He shares his real estate journey
    • Investor Mindset Podcast
  • Going out and partnering with true experts


[09:39 – 21:03] Setting Yourself for Success 


  • Steven talks about moving to the desired path
  • A real estate philosophy
  • Real estate trading: Telling others something you do not have
  • Steven shares his partnership success story
  • Managing the Cruise and Running the Numbers through Commitment and Communities

[21:04 – 35:21] The Power of Partnerships

  • Steven talks about the importance of roles in a team
    • Finding what you’re good at and focusing on it 
  • Streamlining complex deals
  • Steven stresses the power of partnerships
  • Doing more by doing it together
  • How to Find Great People
    • Listening to podcasts 
    • Going to conferences
    • Mentorship or Masterminds
  • Steven talks about his long-term goals and realizations
    • Serving the ideal client
    • Making an impact


[35:22 – 40:00] 

  • If your great-great grandkids are to write a book about you, how would you like it to be titled? 
    • Making an impact, inspiring people, creating a better life, enjoying life to the fullest.
    • Not being a perfect person but having a life that was well-lived.  
  • Connect with Steven.
  • See the links below. 
  • Final words from Steven and me.

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Tweetable Quotes:


“It does take that commitment of capital to say, “I’m a 100% in this.”” - Steven Pesavento


“Get in a community.  By being a part of the community that you’re in, you’ve been able to have huge change happen.” - Steven Pesavento

“I am not going to do every piece of the puzzle.  I don’t want to.” - Steven Pesavento

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