Engineered Wealth Podcast

Ep. 20 | Leveraging the Freedom Principles with Maurice Philogene

October 04, 2022 Joseph Bramante Season 1 Episode 20
Engineered Wealth Podcast
Ep. 20 | Leveraging the Freedom Principles with Maurice Philogene
Show Notes

Maurice Philogene is a real estate investor & entrepreneur, restaurant owner, explorer of 100 countries, public servant (Federal Agent & Police Officer), philanthropist, and lifestyle design/wealth coach. He is a founding managing partner of Quattro Capital with a passion for living life leveraging freedom principles - financial freedom, time freedom, geographic freedom, freedom of purpose, and freedom of relationships. Maurice used real estate and professional careers to generate passive income and build a legacy all while empowering communities and helping others live their best life now through lifestyle design.

In this episode, Joseph and Maurice discuss how to generate passive income in a way that is both fulfilling and meaningful. Maurice Shares his journey of traveling the world and how it has allowed him to develop multiple skills and businesses. Maurice also shares his story of transitioning from a high-income professional to a successful real estate investor. 

[00:01 - 10:10] Opening Segment

  • Introducing Maurice to the show
  • Brief background and career
  • Maurice is a lifestyle design wealth coach and real estate investor who has used his skills to generate passive income and build a legacy
  • Maurice's recent purchase of a 210-unit property in the Galleria area of Houston
  • Building passive income streams in the early 2000s
  • Maurice shares how he was inspired to travel around the world

[10:11 - 23:39] Passive Income and Traveling

  • Viewing travel as an opportunity to learn about different cultures and economies
  • How this has helped Maurice develop a broader perspective and better understand his motivations
  • Dominating the multifamily industry with Quattro Capital
    • Quattro’s four pillars
  • Maurice talks about the difficulty of initial investments in real estate

[20:49 - 36:34] Surviving and Thriving in the Real Estate World

  • Maurice talks about how flipping is a wonderful way to create upfront equity that can then be turned into long-term money
  • The importance of investing in things that will generate a consistent income
  • Maurice recommends that people learn how to build ownership in businesses so they can have a free lifestyle
  • Not being caught up in certificates, degrees, or titles

[34:35 - 40:10] Closing Segment

  • See the links below to connect with Maurice
  • Final words


“Education for the sake of education because society said this certification is going to make you more marketable in people’s eyes and it will give you a $5,000 raise.” - Maurice Philogene

“Because schools said you have to be the valedictorian to get recognized, then we want the title to be recognized. And we leave all these other things behind.” - Maurice Philogene

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