Brie Schmidt acquired her first investment property in 2011 and left the corporate world in 2014 to become a full-time real estate investor. She currently invests in the Chicago/Milwaukee market and, at the height of her portfolio, independently owned more than 30 properties and nearly 100 units. Brie is the Managing Broker of Second City Real Estate, a full-service brokerage working with investors looking to expand their knowledge of the industry as well as their portfolio. She’s also a co-founder at the Midwest Real Estate Networking Summit, an annual educational conference for new and experienced real estate investors that provides the tools and connections necessary to build a business. When Brie isn’t investing in real estate, she’s traveling the world.