Clay Schmidt

Director, Investment Property Wealth Management

Clay Schmidt

Meet Clay

Clay is a Director of Investment Property Wealth Management™ at Realized, helping investors build a personalized investment plan that is designed to maximize after-tax cash-flow, mitigate capital gains and, is best-suited to their unique situation.

Clay has been with Realized from the onset and has contributed to our success in a variety of functions, from financial modeling and analysis of offerings, to closing of transactions, market research, and business development.

Clay gained experience in previous roles with a real estate investment firm, Capital Commercial Investments and a leading investment advisory firm in the multifamily industry, ARA. Clay is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Minor in Business.

Clay was born in Miami, FL. His family moved to Fort Worth, TX when he was 7. Clay is the middle child sandwiched between 2 sisters. Clay recently married his wife, Nettie, and enjoys spending his time with their incredibly spoiled german shorthaired pointer named Remi and their two baby goats. In his downtime, he can be found playing a round of golf, smoking a brisket in the backyard, or fishing around Austin.

About Stewardship

Stewardship speaks to me the most. The idea that we are here to serve our clients the same way that we would expect to be served. When working with our clients we do our best to put ourselves in their shoes and work to understand their unique investment objectives and long-term goals. We want to help investors make more informed decisions that ultimately lead to the right outcome for their particular situation.

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What is Revenue Procedure 2002-22?

In March of 2002, the IRS issued guidance for investors regarding undivided fractional interest when purchased as replacement properties in 1031 exchanges. In the form of Revenue Procedure 2002-22, the advice superseded and repealed ...

Jan 22, 2021

Interest Deductions, Capital Expenditures, Depreciation, And Other ...

As a property owner, you may be looking for ways to balance some of your real estate related income with deductions. How can you minimize the bite that taxes take out of your earnings? Consult your tax advisor to ensure that you are ...

Jan 17, 2021

1031 Exchange Investment Timeline and Tax Implications

For investors intent on benefitting from the substantial advantages available through strategic employment of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, timing is critical. The foundation of the 1031 exchange is the concept that when ...

Jan 13, 2021