Ep 32: Tips on Raising Private Capital with Fund Manager Big Mike Zlotnik

A former software designer turned real estate lender, “Big Mike” Zlotnik talks about his evolutions through his lending career as a hard money lender, transactional lender, and now fund manager of two real estate-centric funds focused on income and growth. Listen in as he gives the tried and true methods of how to raise private capital the right way, as well as where he thinks the opportunity is in this current market cycle.


Mike started and spent nearly 15 years of his career in the information technology field managing risk, business intelligence and quality of complex systems, software and processes. While building a successful carrier in IT, his passion was in REI because of its predictability of outcome and well understood risks.


Mike became a debt and equity investor in real estate in 2000. In 2009, he joined Tempo Funding, LLC (Mortgage Pool Fund) as a managing partner, and Vice President of funding operations. Starting from January 2014, Mike has assumed the responsibility of a CEO and has since founded TF Management Group, LLC, launching 2 new real estate investment funds, TF Investment Fund II LLC (Income Fund) and Tempo Opportunity Fund LLC (Growth & Income Fund). Under Mike’s Leadership, the company has seen transformation & growth, delivering strong returns for fund investors.


Mike is an author of the book called: “How to Choose a Smart Real Estate Investment Fund”, available on Amazon.com, search for Mike Zlotnik.


Connect with Mike at BigMikeFund.com. There you can also find his podcast “Big Mike Fund” or find it on Apple Podcasts.