Paul Esajian, Co-Founder of FortuneBuilders and CFO of CT Homes, is one of nation’s premier real estate investors and speakers. His ideas for building a business have been used to develop CT Homes into the premier real estate solutions company in Connecticut and the New England area, which resulted in him and his team being featured on a popular flipping houses reality show. Paul is an experienced project manager who specializes in personnel management and incentive based motivation for his contractors. Although Paul’s expertise is in managing larger rehabs and multi-unit rehabs of over $50,000 dollars, he has also been responsible for the accounting and companies’ financial details since the beginning.
Throughout his investing career, Paul has been continuously developing unique accounting systems custom to our specific home buying business, as well as contractor systems that have been developed to meticulously manage the numerous contractors and projects. This range of duties has given Paul a wide breadth of knowledge about running an efficient, productive company, from the accounting books in the office to the foundation of a house on site. In addition, Paul has contributed in developing and now managing two branch offices in Fresno, CA and New London, CT that are currently run by students of his company.
In addition to the contribution Paul has had on the community of New Haven through his diligent efforts to re-construct formerly ugly houses into beautiful ones, Paul has also been instrumental in sustaining business for minority contractors within the cities of New Haven and Waterbury, among others. His ability to manage and motivate people has led to more work for contractors, thus further sustaining income for previously slow businesses. There are countless number of people Paul has worked with who have produced their best work as a result of his attention to detail, dedication and persistence to get the job done the right way.
Paul Esajian is originally from California, where he graduated from the University of California at Davis with a focus in accounting. Paul also wrestled for the University while earning his degree. With a work ethic seldom can match, Paul continues to grow his business while keeping in mind this important thought: as long as there is no work left to be done, then everything has been done right.