Wolfgang Suess is a Wealth Advisor at Fortitude Investment Group, which has offices in New York, Florida, New Jersey, California, and Boston. Mr. Suess brings to Fortitude over 23 years of experience in the Capital Markets, Financial Services, and Real Estate. He studied Finance at DePaul University and traded options for over a decade with seats on both the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). He was also a Portfolio Manager at a hedge fund in Chicago. Wolfgang offers high quality, institutional grade real estate solutions to retail investors looking to potentially benefit from a passive investment in institutional real estate (1031 exchanges) through DST (Delaware Statutory Trust) and TIC (Tenants in Common), which have appreciation potential, and possible benefits of capital gains tax deferral. He works alongside Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Public Attorneys (PA), Qualified Intermediaries (QI), commercial real estate professionals, accredited and institutional investors, respected community members, and financial experts to help investors defer, reduce or potentially eliminate capital gains through 1031 Exchanges. In addition to specializing in offering securitized solutions for 1031 Exchanges, Wolfgang’s expertise includes private alternative offerings in real estate, oil and gas funds, wealth management, and retirement planning. He has his Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses as well as his Real Estate Brokers license in Illinois and Salespersons license in Massachusetts. He is currently on the Board of Directors of two condominium associations and is a landlord in Chicago and has personally participated in a 1031 exchange. Wolfgang is known for having high ethical standards and integrity in both his work and personal life. He currently resides with his wife in both Boston and Chicago and enjoys spending time traveling, playing golf, fishing, and working with local charities.