About Zephyr Equity Group

We believe that investing should be easy, profitable, and safe. Build your multifamily investment portfolio and generate passive income by investing with us as your partners.

Your Partner in Multifamily Real Estate Investments

Meet Our Team

We invest in people first and dedicate our time and energy into staying up to date on real estate trends and fostering strong relationships and partnerships to make sure you have the best team possible when you invest with us.

Alex Tam

Alex Tam is a licensed medical professional and holds a doctorate degree in Chiropractic. He has owned his own business for over 13 years and is experienced in sales and management and has also coached and mentored others in business development and operations. He is continuously furthering his knowledge base in real estate, health, and business through seminars, private coaches, and classes to make certain he is up to date in all areas. Together with his wife, Helen, their portfolio include over 500 units in growing and thriving markets throughout the US. Alex and his family lives in Zephyr Cove, NV, where they enjoy exploring the outdoors while hiking, paddle boarding, and bicycling.

Helen Tam
Operations Manager

Helen is a licensed medical professional and holds a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. She is one of the co-founders of an online consultation and marketing company that assists real estate professionals in streamlining their tasks. She also helps manage over 150 units in different markets across the US and is continually adding to that count while simultaneously homeschooling her daughter. Together with Alex, their portfolio include over 500 units in growing and thriving markets throughout the US. Helen lives in Zephyr Cove, NV with her husband Alex, their daughter, and their yellow labrador. She enjoys hiking and wildlife photography, as well as crafts and cooking.

Marco Barbaro

In 1996, Marco graduated from Fairfield University and turned down a job with GE Capital to go into the restaurant business with his brother Gino. At the age of 23, he bought his first multifamily property, a 4-family, in New York. In 2013, he began investing with his brother & Jake in Knoxville Tennessee, where they purchased their first twenty-five unit deal. Since then, he has partnered with Jake & Gino and on his own on over 2,800 units, and has witnessed and participated in the growth of the company. Marco exited the rat race on August 1st 2019, and joined the Jake & Gino team full time to help coach students and raise capital for Sharpline Equity. He has also started a successful Mastermind and Mentors over 110 Students. He is a husband and the father of 3 beautiful girls. His family and multifamily are his two main focuses in life.

Gino Barbaro

Gino Barbaro is an investor, business owner, author and entrepreneur. He has grown his real estate portfolio to over 1,600 multifamily units. He is the co-founder of Jake & Gino, a multifamily real estate education company that offers coaching and training in real estate founded upon their proprietary framework of Buy Right, Manage Right & Finance Right. He is the best-selling author of two books, Wheelbarrow Profits and Family, Food and the Friars, and graduated from IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) where he earned his designation as a Certified Professional Coach. He currently resides in St. Augustine, Florida with his wife Julia and their six children.

Hadar Orkibi

A US Citizen, a full-time real estate investor, and an asset manager of a passive income portfolio. Hadar has been Investing in Real Estate for over two decades, specializing in long-distance, out-of-state investing and asset management. He started as a Licensed Real Estate agent in Israel before Immigrating to New Zealand in 2003 and now his portfolio includes Multi-Family apartments and Commercial Triple Net Leases Real Estate in NZ and the United States. Over the years Hadar implemented different strategies which include wholesaling, house flipping, subdivision, new construction, commercial NNN real estate, joint ventures, and multifamily investing. Hadar enjoys helping both seasoned real estate investors and those new to real estate investing reach their wealth, income, and portfolio goals through multifamily real estate investing.

Why Invest with Us?

Multifamily Focused

Our focus is on multifamily properties in markets that are growing and thriving, providing you with passive income and tax benefits.

Truly Passive

Watch your money work for you! We do all the work finding and managing the property, repairs and maintenance, and finding the residents.


We have years of real estate experience under our belts and we, along with our partners, have extensive knowledge of the markets we invest it.


We believe in being transparent with our investors and will keep you up to date with your investments, good or bad.

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