A HISTORY THAT MOVES US FORWARD

Since 1998, Passco Companies, LLC has operated throughout all market conditions and cycles. The company has acquired over $5.6 billion in multifamily and commercial real estate in the United States. Since its inception, Passco Companies has become a recognized provider of investment opportunities in real estate projects.

Passco Companies is directed by a team of dedicated senior real estate professionals whose experience in the business averages 34 years, and who, collectively, have acquired over $30 billion in investment real estate projects.

Nationally, Passco Companies has achieved the status of “Preferred Borrower” with Fannie Mae, ranked #2 “Best Places to Work in Multifamily” in 2019 by Multifamily Leadership and listed as one of the “Top Owners” by Multihousing News in 2019, for the 3rd consecutive year. Passco Companies is also recognized locally on the 2019 lists: “Fastest Growing Private Company” and “Top Private Companies” by the Orange County Business Journal and one of Inc. 5000’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America” in 2018. The company launched “Passco Gives Back” in 2015 and has given over a quarter of a million dollars to local charities benefiting education, medical research, family and children’s services and veterans.

 

Accolades

2019

Ranked #2 “Best Places to Work in Multifamily,” Multifamily Leadership
2019 Top Owners, Multihousing News
Top Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal
Fastest Growing Private Company, Orange County Business Journal
Corporate Marketing team named “Influencers in Marketing,” Real Estate Forum
Larry Sullivan named 2020 ADISA President
Nika Dufour named one of “Women of Influence,” GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum
Jake Niles named 2019 “Next Generation” Award winner, Connect Media
Colin Gillis named 2019 “50 Under 40” Award Winner, Real Estate Forum
Suzy Cottle named as one of “CFO’s of the Year,” Orange County Business Journal
Stacy Stemen named one of “2019 Power Women,” BisNow

2018

Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. 5000
Top Company Cultures, Entrepreneur.com
Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal 
Influencers in Multifamily, Real Estate Forum
Top Multifamily Owners, Commercial Property Executive & Multi-Housing News
Stacy Stemen named one of the Top Women in Real Estate 2018, Connect Media

2017

Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. 5000
William O. Passo named one of the "Entrepreneur of the Year®" 2017 Finalists, EY
Top Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal
Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal
Larry Sullivan won the ACE "A Champion of Excellence" Award, ADISA
Top Property Owners, Commercial Property Executive & Multi-Housing News

2016

Ranked #1 "Best Places to Work", Orange County Business Journal
William O. Passo named one of the "Best Bosses in the Business", Real Estate Forum
Top Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal
Fastest Growing Companies, Real Estate Forum

2015

Ranked 2nd "Fastest-Growing Private Companies", Orange County Business Journal
Top Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal
Best Places to Work, Orange County Business Journal
Largest Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal

While we continue to keep our eyes open for those golden opportunities, it's important to realize that most of the time, the best investments are also the realistic investments.

WILLIAM O. PASSO CEO and Founder
Passco Companies LLC

Company History

Today

2019

Passco surpassed $1 billion in transaction volume in 2019, with 3.2 billion assets under management. Named #2 Best Places to Work in Multifamily by Multifamily Leadership and 2019 Top Owners by Mutlifamily News. Passco Gives Back reached a quarter of a million dollars given to charities throughout the country. Passco had 13 new hires in 2019 and added offices in Seattle, Phoenix and Tampa.

2018

Passco celebrates its 20th year, reaches 2.7 Billion in assets under management, is named an "Influencer in Multifamily" by Real Estate Forum and awarded "Top Company Culture" by Entrepreneur.com. Passco Companies Development expands into the Active Seniors Housing market by breaking ground on 161-unit community with Avenida Partners.

2017

Passco acquired over $600 million in investment grade real estate, surpassing $2.5 billion in assets under management. Named "Fastest Growing Private Companies in America" by Inc. 5000, and "Top Property Owners" by Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News.

2016

Passco acquired over $550 million in investment grade real estate. Named #1 “Best Places to Work” in Orange County. Ranked #1 in overall revenue growth for “Fastest Growing Companies” by Real Estate Forum.

2015

Passco acquired over $330 million in investment grade real estate. Named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” by Real Estate Forum. Awarded one of the Best Places to work for its 3rd consecutive year and named the 2nd Fastest Growing Private Company by the Orange County Business Journal.

2014

Passco surpassed $1 billion in multifamily acquisitions. Achieved Preferred Borrower status with Fannie Mae. Named as one of Orange County's "Best Places to Work" for a second year in a row.

2013

Awarded Best Practices: Owners and Service Providers by Commercial Property Executive. Named as one of Orange County's "Best Places to Work."

2009

Passco was awarded the take-over and asset management of 19 multifamily properties totaling nearly $1 billion. Passco continued to provide 1031's while offering the DST structure to their investors.

2005-2007

Projecting a period of superior future performance, Passco redirected its investment strategy to multifamily properties growing to over 13,000 units.

2003

Passco funded the largest securitized loan in the industry for Puente Hills Mall in Southern California. Sold in 2005 for a 21% ARR.

1998

Passco Companies, LLC was formed and were pioneers in providing securitized 1031 opportunities with an investment strategy focusing on retail investments in Central California.