Real Estate Investment Specialist Mike Conlon Joins Elite MasterMind Group, The X-Group

Mike Conlon was recently selected to be a part of the exclusive “X-Group” – a new Dicks + Nanton Ultimate Celebrity Expert® Mastermind group.

Cary, NC – June 30, 2014Mike Conlon is President and CEO of Affordable Communities Group, LLC ( based in Cary, NC through which he does his own affordable housing investments.  Mike is proud to announce that he has been accepted into the newest Dicks + Nanton Ultimate Celebrity Expert® Mastermind group, also known as “The X-Group.” This year-long MasterMind experience includes unprecedented events across the United States and networking opportunities with some of the country’s leading business minds. The purpose of The X-Group is to meet with other experts and leaders around the country to brainstorm new ideas for taking companies to the next level. 

Mike Conlon, along with several other business leaders from various industries will participate in MasterMind events with marketing expert and legend Dan Kennedy, best-selling author, speaker and noted business consultant Brian Tracy, President of High Point University and business expert Dr. Nido Qubein and others. Each member of The X-Group exhibits stellar business acumen along with a commitment to build a thriving business that has value to others and gives back to opportunity they have all been given.

Dicks + Nanton Co-Founder, Nick Nanton, remarked, “We prefer to consciously employ this (MasterMind) principle. And as members of great MasterMinds with incredible leaders and facilitators, we have found this concept reveals new ideas, ventures and possibilities, while exponentially expanding our businesses through the vast power it holds.”

Mike Conlon currently owns 31 mobile home communities with approximately 3,500 spaces in five states.  In addition to Affordable Communities Group, LLC, he is also President and CEO of Affordable Housing Investment Specialists) where he provides unique education materials and mentor programs for qualified investors looking to own their own affordable housing investments.   

Mike is originally from Green Bay, WI.  He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1990.  He was active in the financial planning business from 1990 through 2002 where he owned a financial planning broker-dealer that he grew from $1.6 million in revenue to over $40 million in five years and then sold to a large national insurance company.  He also owned a large, full-service financial planning firm that had over $100 million in client investments, which he sold in late 2002.  From 2002 until today, Mike has been an active investor in affordable multi-family investments, first in Orlando, FL and now in Cary, NC.  He has done 16 full cycle deals (buy, rehab, sell) in the last 12 years with sale proceeds exceeding $65 million. 

Mike has also recently joined noted business development expert, best-selling author and speaker, Brian Tracy, along with a select group of the world’s leading experts, to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Transform: The World's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Get to the Heart and Soul of Transforming your Life, Business & Health.

Mike can be reached via his websites (, or at