Ep 78 – A Guide to Real Estate Syndications with Timothy Lyons

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes the Co-Founder of Cityside Capital, Timothy Lyons, who shares a guide to real estate syndications. Cityside Capital focuses on private placement investments for retail investors, 1031 exchange investors, and institutional capital for commercial real estate deals.

During this episode, Timothy shares a guide to real estate syndications. He explains how deals are paid out, with some operators offering a preferred rate of return or a cap on how much they can pay out. Timothy also discusses the importance of understanding the deal’s terms, loan assumptions, and seller financing components.

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About Our Guest Timothy Lyons

Tim Lyons of Cityside Capital

Tim Lyons is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Cityside Capital along with his brother Greg. He is a Registered Representative of Phase One Financial Services, LLC, a broker-dealer based in New York City. Tim holds the Series 82 and 63 licenses. He is focused on raising capital for multifamily, self-storage, and industrial assets that provide great risk-adjusted returns, tax advantages, passive income, and equity upside. Tim is also an 18-year New York City Fire Department (FDNY) veteran and currently serves as a lieutenant in the borough of Queens. He also worked part-time as an emergency room RN at a level 1 trauma center before starting his real estate investing journey. He brings years of real-world management and leadership experience to his real estate investment career.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

Headshot of Alex Perny

Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.

For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.