|LOS ANGELES, 03/29/17 ? EY today announced that Keith Wasserman of Gelt, Inc., is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region Award. Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Keith Wasserman was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Finalists will be announced Monday, May 8, and winners will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Thursday, June 15, with more than 700 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
?Success is built on delusional optimism, paranoia, and an inability to quit.? ? Keith Wasserman
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards gala is the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation?s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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Gelt, Inc. is a Tarzana-based multifamily syndicator which has acquired over 6,000 units in the Western U.S. since 2010. We have raised nearly $250 million in private equity in the acquisition of assets now valued near $1 billion. Gelt was founded by cousins Keith Wasserman and Damian Langere during the height of the economic recession and financial meltdown in 2008. Gelt is committed to providing investors with quality, cash-flowing investment opportunities and is seeking to acquire multifamily, retail, and mobile home park properties in the Western United States with an emphasis in California, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and Oregon. For more information visit: www.geltinc.com.
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