Jussi Askola

Jussi Askola

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Jussi Askola is President of Leonberg Capital, a contrarian, value-oriented investment boutique specializing in alternative asset classes with high yield potential. He is a former private equity investor with experience working for a $800 million investment firm in Dallas, Texas; and performing property acquisition in Germany and Estonia. Jussi is one of the most well-respected names in the REIT industry. He has written award-winning academic papers on REIT investing and built relationships with many top REIT executives of high yield vehicles. He writes  the #1 REIT investing newsletter on Seeking Alpha, High Yield Landlord, where he shares his real-money REIT portfolio and transactions in real-time. He also serves as an Advisor for FarmTogether, a technology-enabled farmland investment platform.

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  • High Yield Landlord is the largest and best-rated community of real estate investors on Seeking Alpha with 2,500+ members on board and a 4.9/5 rating from 500+ reviews.

  • The service allows you to follow our entire real estate investment approach with a strong focus on concise, actionable, and real-time information.

  • Features of the group include: three portfolios (core, retirement, international), buy/sell alerts, and a chat room with direct access to Jussi and his team of analysts to ask questions.


  • He is a group investing leader at Seeking Alpha, where his insights and recommendations on REIT investment opportunities are featured.

  • His expertise lies in analyzing the real estate market and identifying potential buying and selling opportunities for investors

  • He has managed to get 600 articles published as premium content. His articles have been read by tens of millions of investors, and he has gained over 50,000 followers.