San Jose Multifamily Meetup

Meetup Leaders

Jason Hsiao

Jason Hsiao is the Managing Direct or Shaw Investments, a multifamily developer and syndicator. Jason started his investing career by house hacking a 2 bedroom condo while in college in 2004 and slowly but surely grew to a $50MM portfolio with investments in across CA, TX, TN, GA, and SC over 400 units. Jason has been featured on CNBC,, Urban Land Institute, BiggerPockets, and multiple real estate podcasts. Outside of real estate Jason is an avid snowboarder, hiker, and a champion for entrepreneurship with endowment scholarships set up at his alma maters and sits on the Herb Keller Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Council along with the Chancellor's Council at University of Texas at Austin.

Michael Sarkissian

Originally from France but of Armenian decent, Michael made his home in the San Francisco bay area twenty years ago when he came to attend the University of San Francisco. Michael has spent many years doing business internationally in the jewelry and luxury watches industry and has lived in multiple countries in Europe as well as Hong Kong.

Michael has also always had interest in real estate investing and is always looking to educate himself and learn from others. He took his first step investing in the US when purchasing his first multi-unit property in Ohio back in 2016.