021: Building Passive Income While Having a 9-5 with Dr. Brian Robbins

Before entering the multifamily investment arena, Dr. Robbins owned a number of companies including multiple medical practices, a coffee shop, a 1,500 member gym, and a number of real estate investments. These real estate investments included a small apartment complex, a 32,000 square foot retail shopping center which houses his medical practice, and a number of single family properties. Dr. Robbins received a congressional nomination to attend West Point Military Academy but his lifelong passion for baseball led him to accept a collegiate baseball scholarship. He and his wife Anita live on a farm in South Central Virginia where they have raised 10 children including 8 that were adopted. Dr. Robbins is now fully committed to helping others reach their financial goals using the Wellings Capital multifamily wealth generation platform.

Lightning Round

  1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Information gap.
  2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Brian stick with things until he gets it right, and doesn’t take no for an answer.
  1. Do you have a favorite online resource? Multifamily Executive Magazine
  1. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? The Perfect Investment, by Paul Moore
  1. If you were to give advice to your 20 year old self, what would it be? Do not wait to get started in Real Estate


 Key Points

  1. Building a real estate portfolio to get out of your day job.
  2. Making your hobby pay you.
  3. Multi use commercial property.
  4. Everyone is a winner in multifamily – the seller, lenders, owner, tenants, investors, etc.

Brian’s Reasons Why

Brian has adopted 8 children and is passionate about helping people. Along with his partners, Brian is a social entrepreneur. He is focused on being a responsible citizen and fighting human trafficking through entrepreneurship.

Future Goals

Short term goal is to increase 4-6 properties, and then longer term start an investment fund.


The Perfect Investment, by Paul Moore



Multifamily Executive Magazine

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“Done! The professionals guide to double digit returns, multigenerational wealth, and a worry-free retirement.” – by Brain Robbins