Dec 18, 2021
Ruben has extensive experience acquiring properties, managing renovations, raising private capital, and managing single family & multifamily investment properties. Ruben began investing in Real Estate in 2012 and has since acquired a substantial portfolio of single family and multifamily assets that have continually produced double digit returns for investors.
Prior to his Real Estate investing career, Ruben was an operations executive for a software as a service company headquartered in San Antonio which had growth of 50%+ year over year and a successful exit in 2018. Previous corporate experience includes executive leadership of a $3B+ technology company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Today he uses his extensive operational knowledge to increase revenue and decrease expenses across his firm's properties resulting in better return for investors and a better experience for tenants, investors, and partners.
Ruben is founder of Totem Capital Group which manages all aspects of acquisition, repositioning, and sale of single family and multifamily properties in Texas. Totem Capital Group has completed over 50 Real Estate renovation projects since 2012, with renovation budgets ranging from $10k to $1.4MM+. Totem Capital Group currently has interest in over 500 units in Texas valued at over $50MM.
Ruben earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word, and has been married to his wife April since 2008. They reside in North San Antonio with their 3 children. Ruben has a broad network of experienced and trusted advisors, attorneys, brokers, investors, and accountants that facilitate the continued success and growth of Totem Capital Group. During downtime, Ruben enjoys travel, family time, and is an avid musician.
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