Carl Fischer
Principal, CamaPlan

Carl Fischer is a Cornell University graduate and third generation real estate developer. Carl began his investing career in the 1970’s when he was employed as a rocket scientist at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. He is presently one of the founders and principals in CAMA Self Directed IRA, LLC (dba CamaPlan) founded in 2004. CamaPlan is a national company headquartered in Blue Bell, PA.

Carl has implemented plans and managed over 100 million dollars in real estate transactions. His real estate investments include commercial and residential properties, including real property, notes, and mortgages. He has been able to increase his personal net worth and control many endeavors with the self-direction tools available. He presently has tax free income and profit for real estate, notes, and private placements.

In addition to his hands on experience, he has the opportunity to speak to many groups including real estate investors and brokers, CPA’s, financial advisors, attorneys, and mortgage professionals about the power and possibilities of IRA, 401k, and qualified plan self-direction. He presently has investments in PA, NJ, NY, FL, NC, and WI. He provides continuing education credits for attorneys, accountants, realtors, appraisers, etc both nationally and state specific.

Carl’s unique background, education, experience, and empirical information relating to business, finance, technical requirements, scheduling and overall management makes him a key element in the success of his clients controlling their own financial future.

Professional Associations & Licenses

  • Certified IRA Services Professional (CISP) by The Institute of Certified Bankers #31901
  • Certified Trust Specialist
  • Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) ID: 67663
  • Delaware Real Estate Commission Instructor #101111
  • New Jersey Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor #I1000134
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Sponsor #2803


  • “Six Strategies To Make Sure You Have enough Money to Retire” July 2014 Issue, The Diversified Investor
  • “Three Simple Reasons To Open A Truly Self-Directed IRA, 401K or Other Qualified Plan” June 2005 Issue, IRA & 401K Insights
  • “Buying Property in Mexico with Your IRA” November 2006 Issue, IRA & 401K Insights
  • “Grow Your Self -Directed Retirement Account with Non-Recourse Loans” July 2005 Issue, IRA & 401K Insights