Stephen Tonkin is a successful entrepreneur and real estate investor with a diverse background in construction and home improvement. Born and raised in New Zealand, he relocated to California in 2019 to pursue his passion for real estate investment. Stephen began his career in real estate investing by focusing on residential properties, specifically light fix and flip projects. He quickly discovered the lucrative potential of short term rentals and began to shift his focus in this direction.
In pursuit of his real estate investment goals, Stephen founded a real estate investment firm and management company that has since acquired over 122 short term rental units. His success in this endeavor led him to explore other avenues of real estate investment, ultimately leading him and his business partner Lynniah to shift their focus to commercial real estate.
In just six months as commercial real estate investors, Stephen and Lynniah have raised over $20M in capital and acquired nearly 100 apartment units. Stephen's background in construction, home improvement, and short-term rentals has been instrumental in his success as a real estate investor and capital raiser, providing him with a keen eye for identifying investment opportunities and the expertise necessary to maximize returns on his investments.
Today, Stephen is a well-respected figure in the real estate investment community, known for his business acumen, his dedication to his craft, and his unwavering commitment to achieving success for himself and his partners.