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Emma enjoys guesting on real estate related podcasts with a talkative, easy to interview style. She has been featured on Business Insider and The Bigger Pockets Podcast, as well as many other programs and stages. Emma has experience speaking about getting started in real estate by learning to network and learning to analyze deals, thinking bigger and scaling quickly, a positive mindset with a down-to-earth attitude, and accepting with humor the imperfect balance of business success and personal life.

Previous interviews

The Rent Roll Radio Show

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Sterling Chapman March 2021

Weiss Advice

Coming Soon
Yonah Weiss March 2021

Managing Risk and Networks
Dan Lewkowicz March 8, 2021

Starting a Successful Rental Investing Business After 40 While Homeschooling 6 Kids
Kirby Atwell February 3, 2021

Deal Closers

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Annette Talie March 2021

Managing a Large Portfolio
Dan Lesniak December 8, 2020

Building a King-Size Real Estate Portfolio
Christopher Competiello November 25, 2020

Fortune Building and Homeschooling
Pilialoha Yarusi November 16, 2020

Learning by Doing
Suzy Sevier
November 9, 2020

Sustained Consistent Actions That Achieve Massive Results
Whitney Sewell November 2, 2020

Full-Time Income on a Part-Time Schedule
Brandon Turner and David Greene October 15, 2020

Real Estate Investing Lessons
Monick Halm June 17, 2020

How to go From 0 to 92 Units in 18 Months
Martynas Fedotovas May 2020

Safe Passive Investment Strategies
Julie Holly March 2020

The Power of Mindset, HELOC's and Husbands that Rock!
Tate Siemer February 27, 2020


Emma Powell is the owner/operator of Highrise Group along with her husband of 23 years, Troy Powell, acquiring 92 units in their first 18 months. They currently live in Salt Lake City UT after 20 years in Austin TX, and are parents of six homeschooled children ages 22 to 8. Recently, she has closed on several parcels to redevelop into 114 mid-rise units in a downtown Salt Lake City opportunity zone.

They have extensive property management and construction management experience, as well as partnering in a variety of deals as private lender, deal sponsor, co-owner, syndicator, and Emma is a former real estate photographer. Emma specializes in small business project management with a BS in Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing Design. Troy is the IT guy keeping the operations running smoothly with his background in data science tech startups. As Key Credit Partners and owners on several properties, they have experience in creatively getting transactions to the finish line through relationships with lenders, attorneys, contractors, and seller rapport, while building both in-house and third-party property and asset management teams.