How to Build a Diverse Portfolio, with Jason Mittman

Our guest is Jason Mittman, a commercial real estate investor with over 30 years of experience. In this insightful episode, we learn about how Jason started investing, how to overcome risks, and how to rise by lifting others.

If you want to build a real estate portfolio that you can be proud of, not only from a financial perspective but also from a community perspective, then this episode is for you!

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“I think one of the keys to commercial real estate investment success is what problems can you solve.”


Jason has always been adventurous. He was a semi-pro adventure racer, a mountain bike racer, and a mountain climber. When he decided 33 years ago to build a career in commercial real estate, he wanted a name that represented his values in both his business and personal life. That is why he named his company Only Epic Holdings.

According to Jason, he never gets bored with the industry because he loves the people he works with and loves solving problems.

“If the deal is good enough people will invest with you. If you don’t have experience but the deal is strong, they’re protected well enough. There’s always a way.”


Jason has become an educator over the years. One of his principles is learning how to say no. Investors often feel that they have to do everything by themselves and say yes to every opportunity. However, our time is limited and we have to learn to say no to things that don’t serve us.

Jason’s company has a portfolio in 3 states with industrial, self-storage, retail, and medical offices. They’re currently selling all their multifamily properties, as they see better opportunities in CRE.

“Overcoming risk is overcoming your fear and going through tremendous hardships and scary times in order to get a tremendous reward.”


At the end of the episode, Jason picks an action step from the REI Clarity Framework that is the most valuable to him. This is “Take the Risk”.

Jason gives a great example of taking the risk from mountain climbing. Everyone can make it if they choose to keep going during adversity. Learn from your adversity and you can manage the risk.

Mentioned in the show:

  2. His LinkedIn
  4. The REI Clarity Framework

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