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Learn about CREAM and the story of our Founders


Dave Payerchin & RJ Pepino individually began their respective careers in real estate investing in 2005 & 2006. They joined forces in 2012 to begin buying rental properties in and around Central Ohio.

They specialize in affordable housing and finding off market opportunities and raising private capital. Dave & RJ are  investors who live in and operate in Columbus and have deep knowledge of Ohio real estate.

Below are a few bullet points of their accomplishments since 2012:


Accomplishments With Most Impact

Have purchased, renovated, and sold over 500 properties for a profit

Currently own and manage over 400 properties

Have successfully raised over $50 million dollars from banks and private parties

Currently manage a team of 7 people

Co-Founded and current administrators of one of the largest networking groups for Central Ohio real estate and business professionals, The CREAM (Columbus Real Estate And Money) Group

Have successfully raised and personally donated over $40,000 for local charity

Have been featured numerous times on Fox 28 Good Day Marketplace

Have been interviewed by Superintendent of Ohio Real Estate, Anne Petit on how to ethically invest in off market real estate

Their real estate company ‘Sell House Columbus’ has an ‘A’ rating with the BBB and was nominated for a 2019 Torch Award

Most recently written up in Yahoo Finance for as Top 20 Entrepreneurs thriving during the pandemic

More About RJ & David

In the years of 2005 and 2006, RJ Pepino and Dave Payerchin individually began their career paths within the real estate investment industry, where they decided to unite forces in 2012 buying rental properties around the central Ohio region. To present, the two have purchased, renovated, and sold over 1000 properties for profit.


They specialize in affordable housing and finding off market opportunities. RJ and Dave are true “boots on the ground” investors who live and operate in Columbus, Ohio where they have deepened their knowledge of central Ohio real estate.

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