The Master Lease Option Method is where real estate investors come to acquire commercial, cash flow properties as a master tenant with an option to purchase.

Susan Lassiter-Lyons is the founder and training partner.

Susan is an American investor, entrepreneur, author, and coach.

She’s the president of the American Association of Alternative Investors and founder and CEO of Lassiter Marketing Group, a privately held financial publishing company.

Susan’s closed 612 real estate investment transactions, raised $30.3 million in private capital and her insights are consumed by more than 52,000 subscribers in the US and Canada.

She’s a prolific real estate and angel investor managing a portfolio that includes 740 real estate units, 11 tech start-ups, and 7 cannabis companies.

In addition to her investing efforts, Susan is active with several non-profit organizations including the Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, Human Rights Campaign, Beagle Freedom Project, and Joyful Heart Foundation.

She graduated magna cum laude from Regis University with a B.S. in Business Administration and is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society.

Susan lives in Denver, Colorado with her wife Annette and dogs Harper and Hank.


Bill Walston is a MLOM training partner and coach. He’s a real estate investor, tax and entity strategist, real estate coach and multifamily investor. He specializes in master lease option investing and to date, has acquired 74 apartment buildings using this alternative real estate investing strategy.

Bill lives in Johnson City, Tennessee with his partner and dogs Karma and Bailey.