The REIT Champion: RealtyMogul CEO Jilliene Helman on Building a $2B Fund, the Entrepreneur ‘Disease,’ and How Climate Change Could Impact Your Investments

Jilliene Helman is all about the Real Estate Investment Trust, or REIT. She is the 32-year-old CEO of RealtyMogul, an LA-based commercial real estate investing platform with over $2B in assets.  

It works like this: With as little as $1k to invest, customers join a group of other investors on commercial real estate properties studied by RealtyMogul, getting paid back in monthly or quarterly dividends if the property is successful.  

Helman quit her corporate job as VP of wealth management for Union Bank after noticing that all of her wealthiest clients were involved in real estate investing.