About Greg Pinneo
Gregory Pinneo is a Northwest native and a graduate of the University of Washington. For over 41 years Greg has been a full time real estate entrepreneur and has become a recognized expert in acquisition, finance, negotiation, property management, and the philosophical mindset that makes possibility a reality.
Greg’s personal portfolio has included the purchase of over 500 units in over 200 different buildings. In addition, he has conducted more than 500 brokerage negotiations. Beyond resume statistics, Greg would tell you that he is most proud of the fact that he has been in the arena doing things his own way since he was eighteen years old.
Greg gave many years to the school of business at Seattle Pacific University teaching real estate investment, negotiation, finance, and principles that create success in life. Greg would count those years as some of the most fulfilling. Seeing young students “redefine possibility” is a reward like no other.
Greg has a passion for “giving back” to the profession and people in his life. He has been a keynote speaker for numerous universities, high schools, business and community organizations. In these engagements he gives entrepreneurial insights, motivational challenges and underscores the victimless mindset. From the highlights of building an extraordinary entrepreneurial empire, to summiting some of world’s highest mountain peaks, to the lows of a prison cell where he spent several months, Greg’s diverse life experience and willingness to be open about all of his history allows him to bring a very unique message. Greg’s life story is one that entrepreneurs and students alike will find unforgettable. Greg hopes in communicating his lessons learned that he can help others avoid pitfalls and face their own personal challenges with ethics, hope and encouragement.
Greg’s speaking engagements now take him throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Greg’s experience and professionalism coupled with an incredible ability to teach, motivate and inspire has led to Greg being highly sought after challenging business organizations and private engagements throughout the world.
A natural entrepreneur and motivator, Greg gives his audiences a challenge to live a more deliberate life. His message is one of focus and possibility, as well as delivering sound tools to make these possibilities a reality in peoples’ lives. His many students and seminar participants remain in touch and look to Greg as mentor and friend.
Greg is passionate about his wife and Seven children, the outdoors, flying, diving, golf, handball, and good wine.