About Rod Khleif
As a community philanthropist, Rod’s work has benefited more than 40,000 underprivileged children and families. Rod Khleif is a passionate real estate investor who has personally owned and managed over 2000 apartments and homes. As an accomplished entrepreneur, Rod has built several successful multi-million dollar businesses. But ask Rod what he is most proud of, and he will tell you about his work as a community philanthropist, over the past 14 years Rod’s work has benefitted more than 40,000 underprivileged community children.
Khleif has combined his passion for real estate investing with his personal philosophy of goal setting, envisioning, and manifesting success to become one of America’s top real estate investment professionals.
As Director of Investments at REM Real Estate and Management, Khleif uses his expertise to guide the firm in identifying and acquiring undervalued apartment complexes and mobile home parks. Khleif specializes in implementing efficient management and communication to ensure profitability. By efficiently managing real estate holdings, rents are paid on time. Renovations are made quickly and in a cost-effective manner. This attracts stable tenants who are interested in affordable housing. Khleif believes that efficient management that communicates an aggressive rent collection policy is vital to turning around an unprofitable apartment or mobile home community.
Before being named as a director at REM Real Estate and Management, Khleif was president of Gulf Coast Management Inc., a real estate property management company in the Sarasota, FL area. In this position, Khleif managed thousands of single family and multifamily home units. He also oversaw the recruitment, training, and management of 60 full-time employees and contractors.
Giving back to the community is a major passion for Khleif. He is founder and long-serving president of the Tiny Hands Foundation, a children’s charitable foundation that leads several annual community charitable initiatives including: Back-to-School Backpack Brigade; provides thousands of new Backpacks filled with school supplies to community school children in need. Teddy Bear Brigade; provides thousands of Teddy Bears for community police department patrol cars to be given out by police officers to comfort children in distress. Holiday Basket Brigade; provides thousands of Holiday Gift Baskets filled with food and Christmas toys to community children and families in need.
Khleif is rendering his personal business success and real estate investment expertise into a book. This work will focus primarily on cash flow and how it comes into play with investing.