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14th Annual US Real Estate Opportunity and Private Funds Investing Forum - May 29-30, 2013 - New York, NY
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Terri Adler
Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group
<b>DUVAL & STACHENFELD</b>   Terri Adler
  Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group
  DUVAL & STACHENFELD

  Terri Adler is a co-founder of the Firm, the chair of the Real Estate Practice Group, co-chair of the Distressed Real Estate Practice Group, co-chair of the Firm's In-House Counsel and CFO Support Services Group and a co-founder of the International Practice Group. Ms. Adler is considered one of ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Alpaugh
Global Real Estate Practice Leader
<b>MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES</b>   Jeffrey S. Alpaugh
  Global Real Estate Practice Leader
  MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES

  Jeff is the Global Real Estate Practice Leader for Marsh. In this capacity Jeff is responsible for growth, retention, innovation, client service and market delivery for Marsh’s Real Estate clients globally. Marsh has dedicated Real Estate teams in each major office in the US, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and ... [ Read More ]
  

Martin Alston
Partner, Portfolio Management
<b>CAPRI CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Martin Alston
  Partner, Portfolio Management
  CAPRI CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

  As Partner, Portfolio Management, Mr. Alston oversees all commingled fund and separate account portfolio and asset management activities at Capri. Mr. Alston additionally remains actively involved in sourcing and investing capital, and restructuring investments. Mr. Alston is a member of the Investment Committee. Over a 28-year career, Mr. Alston ... [ Read More ]
  

Russell Appel
Founding Principal
<b>PRAEDIUM GROUP, LLC</b>   Russell Appel
  Founding Principal
  PRAEDIUM GROUP, LLC

  A founder of The Praedium Group and its President, Mr. Appel has been building the Company since 1991 and has overseen all aspects of The Praedium Group's activities, including its strategy and its investment policy. In addition to his responsibilities with The Praedium Group, Mr. Appel ran CSFB's Commercial Mortgage ... [ Read More ]
  

Allen Ashley
Of Counsel
<b>DLA PIPER</b>   Allen Ashley
  Of Counsel
  DLA PIPER

  Allen P. Ashley concentrates his practice in the areas of US federal income taxation and the laws affecting business entities. Mr. Ashley represents private equity real estate funds, and publicly-traded and privately-held multinational corporations.Mr. Ashley advises clients with respect to the corporate and tax aspects of the formation of private ... [ Read More ]
  

Jonathan Asta
Director of Capital Markets
<b>ACADIA REALTY TRUST</b>   Jonathan Asta
  Director of Capital Markets
  ACADIA REALTY TRUST

  As Director of Capital Markets, Mr. Asta is responsible for sourcing all debt capital for Acadia Realty Trust, managing existing debt portfolio maturities and originating new debt investments in the form of Mezzanine Loans, B-Notes, First Mortgages and Preferred Equity. Mr. Asta has +/- 10 years of commercial real ... [ Read More ]
  

Tony Avila
Managing Principal
<b>ENCORE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY FUND</b>   Tony Avila
  Managing Principal
  ENCORE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY FUND

  Tony Avila co-founded and manages Encore Housing Opportunity Fund, a private equity fund investing in distressed residential real estate since 2009. Tony has provided advisory and investment banking services to the real estate and homebuilding industry for 18 years. He has served as an advisor in 25 homebuilding M&A transactions ... [ Read More ]
  

Jason Barnett
Vice Chairman and General Counsel
<b>RXR REALTY</b>   Jason Barnett
  Vice Chairman and General Counsel
  RXR REALTY

  Jason Barnett serves as Vice Chairman and General Counsel of RXR Realty LLC (“RXR”), a multi-billion dollar private real estate company which was formed subsequent to the merger of Reckson Associates Realty Corp (“Reckson”) with SL Green, one of the largest public Real Estate management buyouts in REIT history. In ... [ Read More ]
  

Bruce Batkin
President & Chief Executive Officer
<b>TERRA CAPITAL PARTNERS</b>   Bruce Batkin
  President & Chief Executive Officer
  TERRA CAPITAL PARTNERS

  Bruce Batkin is Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners, a private real estate funds management firm focused primarily on mezzanine and preferred equity investments. Since its founding, Terra has originated and managed investments in over 35 million square feet of property nationwide with a value of ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Baum
Shareholder
<b>GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP</b>   Michael Baum
  Shareholder
  GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP

  Michael J. Baum focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border real estate transactions. Michael represents clients in connection with the sponsorship, formation and implementation of U.S. and international (primary focus in Mexico and Brazil) real estate opportunity funds, joint ventures, acquisitions, developments, financings and dispositions of multi-family, industrial, office, retail ... [ Read More ]
  

Russell Beer
Founding Principal
<b>BIG OCEAN LLC</b>   Russell Beer
  Founding Principal
  BIG OCEAN LLC

  Over the course of his career, Russell has closed more than $14 billion of domestic and cross-border structured finance, M&A and private equity transactions involving countries including Austria, Switzerland, Australia, Japan, UK, Netherlands, Italy, China and South Africa. In 2011 Russell formed Big Ocean, LLC a privately held New York ... [ Read More ]
  

Jonathan Bell
President
<b>BELL PARTNERS INC.</b>   Jonathan Bell
  President
  BELL PARTNERS INC.

  Founded in 1976, Bell Partners Inc. is a private real estate company focused on the acquisition and management of high-quality apartment communities located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest United States. The National Multi-Housing Council currently lists Bell Partners as the 7th largest apartment operator in the United States, ... [ Read More ]
  

Robert Bellinger
President & CEO
<b>ASB CAPITAL MANAGEMENT</b>   Robert Bellinger
  President & CEO
  ASB CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

  Robert B. Bellinger, CFA
President & CEO, ASB Capital Management, LLC

As President & CEO, Mr. Bellinger is responsible for all functions of ASB’s Real Estate Division. He has 29 years of real estate investment experience, and has completed over $10 billion in real estate capital transactions during his career. ... [ Read More ]
  

Aditya Bhoopathy
Principal and Executive Vice President
<b>NOBLE INVESTMENT GROUP, LLC</b>   Aditya (Adi) Bhoopathy
  Principal and Executive Vice President
  NOBLE INVESTMENT GROUP, LLC

  12 Years of Lodging Industry Experience

Mr. Bhoopathy is a principal with responsibility for sourcing and underwriting lodging and hospitality investments.

He is specifically responsible for acquisitions, market and investment analysis, brand positioning, and joint ventures. He joined Noble in 1999 upon graduation from the Cornell University School of Hospitality and became ... [ Read More ]
  

Jamie Biddle
Founder, CEO, and Portfolio Manager, Real Assets
<b>VERDIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT</b>   Jamie Biddle
  Founder, CEO, and Portfolio Manager, Real Assets
  VERDIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

  Jamie Biddle founded Verdis Investment Management in December 2004 and serves as CEO and as Portfolio Manager for Verdis' private market funds-of-funds. As CEO, he is responsible for corporate strategy and oversees all department functions including: Investment Management, Finance, Operations, Marketing and Investor Relations. In his role as Portfolio Manager, ... [ Read More ]
  

Nick Bienstock
Managing Partner
<b>SAVANNA REAL ESTATE FUND</b>   Nick Bienstock
  Managing Partner
  SAVANNA REAL ESTATE FUND

  Mr. Bienstock is the Co-Managing Partner of Savanna. At Savanna, Mr. Bienstock has developed relationships with institutional lenders, third-party capital partners, and fund investors as well as identified acquisitions and structured transactions. Mr. Bienstock has worked on the acquisition, financing, redevelopment, restructuring and sale of over $5 billion of real ... [ Read More ]
  

Julian Black
Partner
<b>APPLEBY</b>   Julian Black
  Partner
  APPLEBY

  Julian is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group, global head of the Structured Finance team and a member of the Banking and Asset Finance team. He specialises in debt and equity financings, including bank lending and taking security, bond issues, repackagings, project finance, private equity and fund ... [ Read More ]
  

Barry Blattman
Senior Managing Partner
<b>BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT</b>   Barry S Blattman
  Senior Managing Partner
  BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT

  Barry is the Senior Managing Partner responsible for real estate funds and real estate business development globally. Barry co-heads BSREP with Brian Kingston. Barry has over 25 years of real estate experience and has held various senior management positions within the company, including the creation and oversight of Brookfield Real ... [ Read More ]
  

Gary Block
Managing Director
<b>THE MERIDIAN GROUP</b>   Gary E. Block
  Managing Director
  THE MERIDIAN GROUP

  Mr. Block is a Partner and Managing Director at The Meridian Group, where he focuses on acquisitions and capital raising activities. Mr. Block has over 20 years of industry experience. At Meridian, Mr. Block led the firm's efforts in the formation of Meridian Realty Partners I, L.P., ... [ Read More ]
  

Stuart Boesky
President & CEO
<b>PEMBROOK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT</b>   Stuart J. Boesky
  President & CEO
  PEMBROOK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

  Stuart Boesky has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Pembrook since founding it in 2006. Prior to founding Pembrook, from September 1997 to December 2005 Mr. Boesky was the Chief Executive Officer of Centerline, which, under Mr. Boesky’s leadership, was one of the nation’s leading commercial real estate financial ... [ Read More ]
  

Andrew Borsanyi
Principal
<b>THE CONCORD GROUP, LLC</b>   Andrew Borsanyi
  Principal
  THE CONCORD GROUP, LLC

  Andrew Borsanyi is a Principal of The Concord Group and director of the firms New York office. Andrew focuses on the firms financial institution, land development and East Coast businesses. TCG's clients include private equity firms, institutional and entrepreneurial capital, investment and commercial banks, public agencies, and developer/builders. The firm ... [ Read More ]
  

Peter Braffman
Partner
<b>CREDIT SUISSE</b>   Peter Braffman
  Partner
  CREDIT SUISSE

  Peter is a Partner in the Customized Fund Investment Group where he leads the group’s Real Estate investment practice. He is responsible for the group’s real estate sourcing and underwriting activities and is a voting member of the CFIG Investment Committee. Previously, Peter was a Senior Vice President at Zurich ... [ Read More ]
  

Eli Braha
Managing Member, Chief Investment Officer
<b>BERKLEY AQUISITIONS LLC</b>   Eli Braha
  Managing Member, Chief Investment Officer
  BERKLEY AQUISITIONS LLC

  Experience: Mr. Braha has been the managing member of Berkley Acquisitions LLC, a commercial real estate acquisitions company, since April 2008. Mr. Braha has explored various commercial trade opportunities in more than 50 countries. Mr. Braha has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, including raising capital ... [ Read More ]
  

Joel Breitkopf
Partner
<b>ALCHEMY PROPERTIES, INC.</b>   Joel Breitkopf
  Partner
  ALCHEMY PROPERTIES, INC.

  Joel Breitkopf, a principal of Alchemy Properties Inc., is involved with all aspects of Alchemy's development activities ranging from acquisitions, financing of debt and equity, design, construction and marketing. Mr. Breitkopf joined Alchemy in 1993. Alchemy Properties has developed over 1,000,000 square feet of residential and commercial properties in the ... [ Read More ]
  

David Broderick
Partner
<b>LATHAM & WATKINS</b>   David Broderick
  Partner
  LATHAM & WATKINS

  David Broderick is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Broderick is a member of the Finance Department and of the Private Equity, Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts, and Real Estate practices. He specializes in all aspects of real estate finance and the restructuring and workout ... [ Read More ]
  

Jahn Brodwin
Senior Managing Director
<b>FTI CONSULTING</b>   Jahn Brodwin
  Senior Managing Director
  FTI CONSULTING

  Jahn Brodwin is a senior managing director in the FTI Real Estate Solutions practice and is based in New York. He advises the firm's public and private clients on debt and equity transactions, real estate acquisitions, property and corporate due diligence and capital markets matters. Mr. Brodwin has expertise in ... [ Read More ]
  

Matt Bronfman
Chief Executive Officer
<b>JAMESTOWN PROPERTIES</b>   Matt M. Bronfman
  Chief Executive Officer
  JAMESTOWN PROPERTIES

  Matt Bronfman is Chief Executive Officer of Jamestown, a real estate investment and management company with headquarters in Atlanta and New York. Jamestown has acquired over $8 billion of real estate in the last ten years, with a focus on strong urban markets such as New York, San Francisco ... [ Read More ]
  

Craig Brown
Real Estate Partner
<b>DUVAL & STACHENFELD LLP</b>   Craig L. Brown
  Real Estate Partner
  DUVAL & STACHENFELD LLP

  Craig L. Brown joined the Firm in 1999 and is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group and the Distressed Real Estate Practice Group. Mr. Brown has over fifteen years of experience in all principal areas of real estate law. His practice focuses on the acquisition, disposition, ... [ Read More ]
  

Diana Brummer
Partner
<b>STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP</b>   Diana Brummer
  Partner
  STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP

  Diana Brummer concentrates in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, development, joint ventures, leasing, loan workouts and financings. She also has significant experience in public-private real estate partnerships, including being part of the Stroock team that has worked with the New York Mets ... [ Read More ]
  

Brent Burnett
Senior Consultant
<b>REAL ASSET PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT</b>   Brent Burnett
  Senior Consultant
  REAL ASSET PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  Brent Burnett is a Senior Consultant at Real Asset Portfolio Management (RAPM) and focuses on fund, co-investment and secondary investments across real asset categories. Prior to joining RAPM, Mr. Burnett worked at R.V. Kuhns & Associates, where he advised a variety of institutional investors on asset allocation, investment policy formulation, ... [ Read More ]
  

David Butler
Partner
<b>ARGOSY REAL ESTATE</b>   David Butler
  Partner
  ARGOSY REAL ESTATE

  David is a Partner at Argosy Real Estate, a real estate opportunity fund manager with over $200 million in equity funds under management. Based in San Francisco, he is a member of the firm's Investment Committee and has responsibilities for the firm's west coast operations. He ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Butz
Senior Vice President
<b>TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS</b>   Michael Butz
  Senior Vice President
  TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS

  Mr. Butz is a Senior Vice President of Loan Origination and Acquisitions at Torchlight Investors. Before joining Torchlight in 2011, Mr. Butz was a Director with Hypo Real Estate from 2004 to 2011, where he originated and acquired large, structured senior and subordinate CRE loans. Prior to Hypo, Mr. Butz ... [ Read More ]
  

Frank Cappello
President, Eastern Region
<b>SUNCAL</b>   Frank Cappello
  President, Eastern Region
  SUNCAL

  Mr. Cappello heads SunCal’s New York office, negotiating structured equity and debt transactions for SunCal and its affiliates and leading the company’s acquisition and development activities in the Midwest, Southern and Eastern regions of the U.S. Prior to joining SunCal, Mr. Cappello served with D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P., as ... [ Read More ]
  

Anthony Carpenito
Managing Director
<b>CREDIT SUISSE</b>   Anthony M. Carpenito
  Managing Director
  CREDIT SUISSE

  Anthony is the Head of the Real Estate within The Private Fund Group, the leading illiquid capital formation and advisory franchise focused on the alternative private markets. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2005, Anthony was responsible for business development for the Alternative Investment Group at GAMCO, Inc. (formally, Gabelli ... [ Read More ]
  

Chad Carpenter
Chairman and CEO
<b>REVEN HOUSING REIT, INC.</b>   Chad Carpenter
  Chairman and CEO
  REVEN HOUSING REIT, INC.

  Mr. Carpenter is Chairman and CEO of Reven Housing REIT, Inc. a public company, (SYM:RVEN). Mr. Carpenter has been involved in over $2 billion in real estate transactions and has over 25 years of experience in real estate and 19 years of executive real estate experience. Mr. Carpenter is experienced ... [ Read More ]
  

Brad Carroll
Managing Director
<b>MADISON INTERNATIONAL REALTY</b>   Brad Carroll
  Managing Director
  MADISON INTERNATIONAL REALTY

  Mr. Carroll serves as Managing Director with primary responsibility for creating and implementing Madison's business development strategy to source and evaluate prospective investments, primarily in the U.S. market. Mr. Carroll also focuses on building strategic relationships with a variety of product sourcing channels as well as the continued communication of ... [ Read More ]
  

Neil Casey
Partner
<b>WHITE AND WILLIAMS LLP</b>   Neil Casey
  Partner
  WHITE AND WILLIAMS LLP

  Neil Casey has more than 20 years experience as a transactional lawyer and counselor focused on investment funds, compliance, securitization, derivatives and finance. He represents investment managers with respect to fund formation, distribution and compliance issues and works with hedge funds, private equity funds and other financing and investment ... [ Read More ]
  

Martin Caverly
Chief Executive Officer
<b>EVOQ PROPERTIES</b>   Martin Caverly
  Chief Executive Officer
  EVOQ PROPERTIES

  Martin Caverly is a private equity real estate professional with more than 25 years of significant U.S and international real estate investment and management experience. Caverly is currently CEO of EVOQ Properties, a large Downtown Los Angeles real estate owner and asset management firm with more than two million square ... [ Read More ]
  

Mukang Cho
CEO & Principal
<b>IN-REL PROPERTIES, INC.</b>   Mukang Cho
  CEO & Principal
  IN-REL PROPERTIES, INC.

  Mukang Cho

Mukang Cho is Chief Executive Officer and Principal of In-Rel Properties, where he is responsible for strategic planning and overseeing operations and all investment activities. He is a member of the company’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining In-Rel Properties, Mr. Cho was a Managing Principal in charge ... [ Read More ]
  

Yon Cho
Partner
<b>PACIFIC COAST CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Yon Cho
  Partner
  PACIFIC COAST CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

  Mr. Cho is a Partner in the NY office of Pacific Coast Capital Partners responsible for the origination of new debt and equity investments in the Eastern U.S. Previously he was head of Lehman Brothers Real Estate Mezzanine Partners, Lehman's real estate private equity debt platform. During the course of ... [ Read More ]
  

Martin Clarke
Tax Director
<b>DLJ REAL ESTATE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Martin Clarke
  Tax Director
  DLJ REAL ESTATE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

  Mr. Clarke is the Tax Director and Chief Compliance Officer for DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, LLC ("DLJ RECP"). Mr. Clarke joined DLJ RECP in 2000 and is based in New York. He specializes in U.S. partnership taxation, tax aspects of cross border investments, and the tax implications of real ... [ Read More ]
  

Josh Cleveland
Partner
<b>CLAIRVUE CAPITAL PARTNERS</b>   Josh Cleveland
  Partner
  CLAIRVUE CAPITAL PARTNERS

  Mr. Cleveland has worked in the real estate, private equity and capital markets sectors in the U.S. and Europe for the last 17 years.

Currently, Mr. Cleveland is a partner at Clairvue Capital, a real estate private equity firm that sponsors manager/stakeholder lead recapitalizations of private real estate companies, ... [ Read More ]
  

Bill Cockrum
Senior Vice President
<b>LOWE ENTERPRISES INVESTORS</b>   Bill Cockrum
  Senior Vice President
  LOWE ENTERPRISES INVESTORS

  William M. Cockrum, IV, Senior Vice President of Lowe Enterprises Investors leads the firms marketing and capital raising efforts. He develops and maintains client and consultant relationships and assists with the development of new investment products and strategies. Previously, Cockrum has held senior positions with Barrow Street Capital, where he ... [ Read More ]
  

Bruce Cohen
Senior Partner
<b>ARES MANAGEMENT LLC</b>   Bruce Cohen
  Senior Partner
  ARES MANAGEMENT LLC

  Bruce R. Cohen joined Ares Management in August 2011 as a Senior Partner and is President and Chief Operating Officer of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation, a publicly traded specialty finance company. Prior to joining Ares, Mr. Cohen was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Wrightwood ... [ Read More ]
  

Peter Collins
Co-Founder & Managing Principal
<b>FORGE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Peter Collins
  Co-Founder & Managing Principal
  FORGE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

  Mr. Collins is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Forge Capital Partners ("Forge"). Mr. Collins directs all private equity activities for Forge Capital Partners (FCP) and is the CEO of FCP's Community Reinvestment Partners series of real estate funds (CRP). CRP I and its follow-on fund, CRP II are large Florida-based ... [ Read More ]
  

Franz Colloredo-Mansfeld
CEO
<b>CABOT PROPERTIES, INC.</b>   Franz Colloredo-Mansfeld
  CEO
  CABOT PROPERTIES, INC.

  Franz F. Colloredo-Mansfeld, Managing Partner, has 17 years of real estate experience and has been employed by Cabot for 15 years serving as chief executive officer of the firm and previously chief financial officer during the time the company was public, from 1998-2001. Since 1998, the company has raised over ... [ Read More ]
  

James Conti
Director, Financial Institutions
<b>STANDARD CHARTERED BANK</b>   James Conti
  Director, Financial Institutions
  STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

  James (Jim) Conti is a Director and Team Leader in the Financial Institutions group at Standard Chartered Bank. Based in New York, Jim is responsible for overseeing relationships with the bank's private equity real estate clients. In this capacity, he originates and structures subscription facilities, arranges financial markets trading facilities, ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Crawford
Partner
<b>EATON PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Michael Crawford
  Partner
  EATON PARTNERS, LLC

  Michael has over 25 years of experience in alternative investments. His particular focus has been on raising institutional capital for private equity real estate funds focused on both debt and equity strategies.

Before joining C.P. Eaton Partners, Michael was a principal in the Private Capital Markets Group at Robertson Stephens where ... [ Read More ]
  

Bert Crouch
Senior Director
<b>INVESCO REAL ESTATE</b>   Bert Crouch
  Senior Director
  INVESCO REAL ESTATE

  In late 2009, Mr. Crouch joined Invesco Real Estate in conjunction with the formation of its Structured Investments platform. In his role as Investment Officer, Mr. Crouch is primarily focused on the strategic and transactional side of private commercial mortgage investments including sourcing, structuring, pricing, and execution. More specifically, his ... [ Read More ]
  

Jonathan Daniel
CEO and Founder
<b>SILO FINANCIAL CORP.</b>   Jonathan J. Daniel
  CEO and Founder
  SILO FINANCIAL CORP.

  Jonathan Daniel is the principal and founder of Silo Financial Corp., a private equity based real estate finance company that provides a broad range of specialty capital, including short-term bridge loans secured by most types of commercial and investment property. Silo provides loans from $1mm to $10mm for special ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Dauray
VP, Acquisitions Director
<b>RLJ LODGING TRUST</b>   Jeffrey Dauray
  VP, Acquisitions Director
  RLJ LODGING TRUST

  Jeffrey Dauray joined the RLJ senior team in January 2009. He currently serves as Vice President, Acquisitions with responsibility for the REIT’s acquisitions. Jeff’s focus for RLJ is on acquiring fee simple hotel assets, strategic property portfolios, whole loans, and entity level M&A transactions in the hotel sector. A 27-year ... [ Read More ]
  

Stephen Davidson
Vice President
<b>MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS</b>   Stephen Davidson
  Vice President
  MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS

  Stephen is an investment analyst for Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Real Estate Fund of Funds group based in New York. He joined Morgan Stanley AIP in 2011 and is the investment team's region head for the Americas. He has more than 5 years of industry experience. Prior to ... [ Read More ]
  

Bruce Davidson
Managing Director, Hospitality & Leisure Group
<b>ALVAREZ & MARSAL REAL ESTATE ADVISORY SERVICES</b>   Bruce Davidson
  Managing Director, Hospitality & Leisure Group
  ALVAREZ & MARSAL REAL ESTATE ADVISORY SERVICES

  Bruce Davidson is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal's Real Estate Advisory Services in New York, advising companies on hospitality, tourism and real estate projects around the globe.

Mr. Davidson has more than 22 years of industry and real estate capital markets related experience. He specializes in portfolio / asset ... [ Read More ]
  

Timothy Davis
Partner
<b>WHITE AND WILLIAMS LLP</b>   Timothy E. Davis
  Partner
  WHITE AND WILLIAMS LLP

  Tim Davis is a partner in the Real Estate and Finance Groups and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He has over 20 years of experience representing insurance companies, financial institutions and investors. He is a trusted advisor to clients who rely on his strategic advice and ... [ Read More ]
  

Kevin Davis
Chief Investment Officer
<b>TACONIC INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Kevin Davis
  Chief Investment Officer
  TACONIC INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC

  Kevin oversees investments, investment strategy, investment management, and investor relations for Taconic Investment Partners. Before joining Taconic in 2012, Kevin was a partner at AREA Property Partners where he was responsible for acquisitions and portfolio management. From 1999 until joining AREA in 2004, he was a member of the acquisitions ... [ Read More ]
  

Warren de Haan
Chief Originations Officer and Managing Director
<b>STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST</b>   Warren de Haan
  Chief Originations Officer and Managing Director
  STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST

  Warren de Haan is the Chief Originations Officer at Starwood Property Trust and a Managing Director at Starwood Capital Group. He is responsible for national originations including bridge loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity and is a member of the investment committee. Starwood Property Trust is the largest commercial mortgage ... [ Read More ]
  

Peter Deanovic
Vice President
<b>CARVAL INVESTORS</b>   Peter Deanovic II
  Vice President
  CARVAL INVESTORS

  Mr. Deanovic is a director with CarVal Investors. As part of the North American Real Estate team, he manages equity investments in distressed commercial real estate within select United States markets. His responsibilities encompass all phases of the investment process, including acquisitions, financings, dispositions and ongoing management of transactions across ... [ Read More ]
  

Thomas Devaney
Partner
<b>MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP</b>   Thomas Devaney
  Partner
  MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

  Tom Devaney is a partner of Morrison & Foerster LLP and has been resident in the firm’s New York office since 2006. Tom primarily counsels sponsors and the management teams of private funds with respect to fundraising and subscriptions, U.S. securities laws and regulations, and fund formation, administration and operations, ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Dombai
Director
<b>CORTLAND CAPITAL MARKET SERVICES</b>   Michael C Dombai
  Director
  CORTLAND CAPITAL MARKET SERVICES

  Michael Dombai - Director, Real Estate Services

Michael Dombai is a director in Cortland’s Private Equity and Real Estate Services Group. Michael manages the relationships for Cortland’s clients that invest in all real estate assets classes including, debt, equity, securities and structured products. Prior to joining Cortland, Michael directed ... [ Read More ]
  

Robert Dombi
Partner
<b>LANDMARK PARTNERS</b>   Robert J. Dombi
  Partner
  LANDMARK PARTNERS

  Robert J. Dombi is a Partner of Landmark Partners and has responsibility for sourcing and underwriting new investments, transaction negotiation and fundraising. During his 33 years in the real estate industry, Mr. Dombi has worked in a variety of capacities in both public and private development companies on behalf ... [ Read More ]
  

Susan Doyle
Managing Director, Global Real Estate Funds
<b>GE ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.</b>   Susan Doyle
  Managing Director, Global Real Estate Funds
  GE ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.

  Susan Doyle is a Managing Director, Global Real Estate Funds at GE Asset Management Incorporated ("GEAM"). With approximately $120 billion under management, GEAM is one of the largest managers of institutional assets in the United States. GEAM is a global investment management organization with more than 450 employees ... [ Read More ]
  

Maxwell Drever
Chairman / Principal
<b>DREVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT / DREVER DUPOUX CAPITAL MANAGEMENT</b>   Maxwell Bruce Drever
  Chairman / Principal
  DREVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT / DREVER DUPOUX CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

  Mr. Drever, at the helm of the Drever Family Office and Drever Capital Management, has been a visionary leader in contrarian impact real estate investing for over 40 years. His passion for redeveloping distressed workforce multifamily properties in a socially and environmentally conscious manner has often provided the catalyst for ... [ Read More ]
  

Dean Dulchinos
Portfolio Manager – Debt Strategies
<b>CORNERSTONE REAL ESTATE ADVISERS</b>   Dean A. Dulchinos
  Portfolio Manager – Debt Strategies
  CORNERSTONE REAL ESTATE ADVISERS

  Mr. Dulchinosis Portfolio Manager for Cornerstones commercial real estate debt program where his responsibilities include strategy, investment selection, portfolio finance and reporting. He plays a key role in the development, implementation and distribution of investment products for Cornerstones clients with a focus on debt strategies. Mr. Dulchinos serves as an ... [ Read More ]
  

Todd Eisner
Real Estate Partner
<b>DUVAL & STACHENFELD</b>   Todd Eisner
  Real Estate Partner
  DUVAL & STACHENFELD

  Todd R. Eisner joined the Firm in 2000 and is a member of the Transactional Department, the Real Estate Practice Group, the Distressed Real Estate Practice Group, the Corporate Group, the Investment Funds Practice Group and the Hotels and Resorts Practice Group. Mr. Eisner has expertise in many real ... [ Read More ]
  

Ali Elam
Managing Director
<b>FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP</b>   Ali Elam
  Managing Director
  FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP

  Ali Elam is a Managing Director, focusing on hospitality and related fields as well as international real estate debt and equity investments. Recent transactions have included senior, mezzanine and preferred equity financing of individual hotels, hotel developments, land acquisitions as well as large portfolios in the US, Europe and Latin ... [ Read More ]
  

Scott Farb
Partner
<b>COHNREZNICK LLP</b>   Scott Farb
  Partner
  COHNREZNICK LLP

  With over 30 years of experience in real estate accounting, Scott Farb serves as the Commercial Real Estate Industry Leader in Reznick Group’s Los Angeles office, which he founded in 2006.

Scott has extensive experience with public and private real estate companies along with specific expertise in working with private ... [ Read More ]
  

Mark Fawer
Partner
<b>BROWN RUDNICK LLP</b>   Mark Fawer
  Partner
  BROWN RUDNICK LLP

  Mark Fawer is a partner in Brown Rudnick's Real Estate practice and Chair of the firm's Real Estate practice in New York, where he focuses on matters including the representation of real estate developers, funds, REIT's, CDO's, investors, and lenders in the acquisition, financing, development, refinancing, recapitalizing and sale of ... [ Read More ]
  

Steve Felix
Partner
<b>THE FELIX CONSULTING GROUP</b>   Steve Felix
  Partner
  THE FELIX CONSULTING GROUP

  In his 30+-year commercial real estate career Steve has been a trusted advisor to many leading institutional real estate investment management firms.


He has been active with industry trade associations such as PREA, INREV, NCREIF, NAREIM, ULI and ICSC. Steve is a frequent program advisor, chair and moderator at events ... [ Read More ]
  

John Ferguson
Co-Chair, Real Estate Private Investment Funds Practice
<b>GOODWIN PROCTER LLP</b>   John Ferguson
  Co-Chair, Real Estate Private Investment Funds Practice
  GOODWIN PROCTER LLP

  John M. Ferguson is a partner of Goodwin Procter LLP in the firm’s Real Estate Capital Markets and Private Investment Funds practices, and serves as Chair of its Infrastructure Practice.
Mr. Ferguson represents a wide range of clients in connection with the creation and implementation of private funds and ... [ Read More ]
  

Howard Fields
Senior Vice President
<b>INLAND INSTITUTIONAL CAPITAL PARTNERS</b>   Howard Fields
  Senior Vice President
  INLAND INSTITUTIONAL CAPITAL PARTNERS

  Howard Fields is Sr. Vice President at Inland Capital Partners. In this position, Mr. Fields is responsible for the core retail property investment fund, sourcing private equity and identifying investment opportunities for the real estate companies and real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) that are affiliates of The Inland Real Estate ... [ Read More ]
  

Howard Fife
Principal
<b>WESTPORT CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Howard Fife
  Principal
  WESTPORT CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

  Howard Fife joined Westport Capital Partners LLC in August of 2006 as Principal and Head Trader and is responsible for sourcing investments in the public and private markets. These may be primary or secondary investments. Mr. Fife comes to Westport from the High Yield and Distressed Group of Jefferies and ... [ Read More ]
  

Peter Fioretti
Chairman & CEO
<b>MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE CAPITAL</b>   Peter Fioretti
  Chairman & CEO
  MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE CAPITAL

  Peter Fioretti is Founder and CEO of Mountain Real Estate Capital. He has 30 years of extensive experience across a broad range of real estate investments and property types. Mr. Fioretti has invested more than $2 billion of investment capital since founding the Company in 1993. He is ... [ Read More ]
  

Paul Fox
Managing Director
<b>CERBERUS REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC</b>   Paul M. Fox
  Managing Director
  CERBERUS REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC

  Paul M. Fox joined Cerberus Capital Management in November 1997 and is currently a Managing Director responsible for identifying and negotiating new investments. Additionally, Mr. Fox is the liaison between Cerberus private equity, Ableco finance and Cerberus real estate.

Cerberus Capital Management a global private investment firm with over $25 ... [ Read More ]
  

Dovid Frankel
Partner
<b>ERNST & YOUNG LLP</b>   Dovid Frankel
  Partner
  ERNST & YOUNG LLP

  Mr. Frankel is a Partner in Ernst & Young’s New York real estate group. He has over 14 years of experience serving clients in the real estate and financial services industries, including numerous global and domestic real estate opportunity funds. He also has experience serving public REITs and large property ... [ Read More ]
  

Deborah Friedland
Director
<b>EISNERAMPER LLP</b>   Deborah Friedland
  Director
  EISNERAMPER LLP

  Deborah S. Friedland is a Director in the Corporate Finance Group. Deborah specializes in feasibility and benchmarking studies, operational strategy analysis, property conversion analysis, asset management, valuation, and transactional due diligence for investors and lenders.With over 20 years of experience, Deborah has advised clients in connection with the acquisition, finance, ... [ Read More ]
  

Benjamin Friedman
President
<b>ABACUS CAPITAL GROUP, LLC</b>   Benjamin L. Friedman
  President
  ABACUS CAPITAL GROUP, LLC

  Mr. Friedman is President and CEO of Abacus Capital Group, LLC, a New York based multifamily investment firm founded in April, 2004. Mr. Friedman has overall responsibility for company strategy and is a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Friedman’s role is to provide strategic direction to ACG’s Executive ... [ Read More ]
  

Jerome Gates
Managing Director
<b>HAMILTON LANE</b>   Jerome Gates
  Managing Director
  HAMILTON LANE

  Jerry is a Managing Director at Hamilton Lane where he is responsible for leading the firm's real estate product area. Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Jerry served as Managing Director and Head of Global Real Estate Investments in the Alternative Investments organization of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and as the ... [ Read More ]
  

Plato Ghinos
President
<b>SHANER GROUP</b>   Plato Ghinos
  President
  SHANER GROUP

  As President of Development and Franchise Relations, Plato Ghinos is a key member of the Shaner Hotel Group management team. Plato joined Shaner Hotels in 1995 and has since participated in the acquisition and development of multiple hotel and restaurant properties and progressed franchise relationships and negotiations with several well-known ... [ Read More ]
  

Jonathan Glick
Managing Director
<b>INCUBATION CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC</b>   Jonathan Glick
  Managing Director
  INCUBATION CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC

  Mr. Glick is a Founder and Managing Director of Incubation Capital Partners LLC, a merchant banking platform focused on next generation and emerging real estate investment managers. Mr. Glick brings to Incucap extensive investment banking and private equity experience, and has spent his real estate career focused on underwriting operating ... [ Read More ]
  

Andrew Gold
Partner
<b>HERRICK, FEINSTEIN LLP</b>   Andrew C. Gold
  Partner
  HERRICK, FEINSTEIN LLP

  Mr. Gold is a partner in Herrick, Feinstein's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group, concentrating his practice in bankruptcy, out of court restructuring and bankruptcy litigation. Andrew has practiced bankruptcy and debtor and creditor rights law for over 25 years. Andrew has represented secured and unsecured creditors, official committees, trustees, debtors and ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Goldberg
Managing Partner
<b>THE MILESTONE GROUP</b>   Jeffrey Goldberg
  Managing Partner
  THE MILESTONE GROUP

  Jeffrey L. Goldberg is a Managing Partner of Milestone and co-chairman of Milestone’s Investment Committee. The Milestone Group is a leading national, private real estate investment firm with over $2.5 billion of assets under management, with corporate offices in New York City, NY and Dallas, TX. Milestone Management, ... [ Read More ]
  

Brian Good
CEO and Founder
<b>EAGLE GROUP FINANCE, L.P.</b>   Brian Good
  CEO and Founder
  EAGLE GROUP FINANCE, L.P.

  Mr. Good founded Eagle Group in 2000. Headquartered in West Los Angeles since its inception 14 years ago, Eagle Group has owned and financed close to $1 billion in real estate. Eagle Group Finance provides direct non-recourse commercial real estate financing to property owners in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Prior ... [ Read More ]
  

Frederick Gortner
Managing Director
<b>PALADIN REALTY PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Frederick Gortner
  Managing Director
  PALADIN REALTY PARTNERS, LLC

  Frederick Gortner is a senior partner and managing director of Paladin Realty Partners LLC. Gortner, who has been with the company since it was founded in 1995, is involved in many facets of the firm's operations, including portfolio management, strategic planning, capital raising and operations. In addition, he ... [ Read More ]
  

Leslie Greis
Managing Member
<b>PERENNIAL CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC</b>   Leslie E. Greis
  Managing Member
  PERENNIAL CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC

  Ms. Greis is the founder of Perennial Capital Advisors, LLC and has overall responsibility for the investment program. Ms. Greis has over 20 years of real estate, finance and investment experience and extensive experience serving as an investment advisor to endowments, foundations, pensions, trusts and ultra high net worth families. ... [ Read More ]
  

Anthony Grimaldi
Associate General Counsel
<b>TIAA - CREF</b>   Anthony Grimaldi
  Associate General Counsel
  TIAA - CREF

   Anthony L. Grimaldi is an Associate General Counsel at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America. TIAA is a nationally known insurance company with over Five Hundred Billion Dollars of assets under management, and is one of the largest real estate investors in the United States. Mr. Grimaldi is responsible ... [ Read More ]
  

Mark Grinis
Global Leader, Real Estate Investment Fund Services
<b>ERNST & YOUNG LLP</b>   Mark Grinis
  Global Leader, Real Estate Investment Fund Services
  ERNST & YOUNG LLP

  Professional experienceMr. Grinis is a partner in the real estate group of Ernst & Young LLPs New York office, and leads the firms Real Estate Private Equity practice globally. He is the lead Partner for the firm's largest global accounts. He has over 28 years of experience, and has served ... [ Read More ]
  

Justin Guichard
Managing Director
<b>OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT</b>   Justin C. Guichard
  Managing Director
  OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

  Mr. Guichard joined Oaktree in 2007, and focuses on real estate debt (both securitized and non-securitized) and equity investments. Prior to Oaktree, Mr. Guichard worked for Barrow Street Capital, Supportsoft, Inc., and in Merrill Lynch & Co.’s Real Estate Investment Banking group, where he closed over $5.0 billion of ... [ Read More ]
  

Terri Gumula
Vice President
<b>CITI COMMUNITY CAPITAL</b>   Terri Gumula
  Vice President
  CITI COMMUNITY CAPITAL

  Ms. Gumula is an accomplished real estate professional with comprehensive experience in all aspects of commercial properties including loan workouts, acquisitions, financing, receiverships and asset management. Her experience includes office, industrial, retail, multi-family, affordable housing, hotel, medical office, telecommunications facilities, etc.

She is currently with Citigroup's Citi Community Capital division ... [ Read More ]
  

Douglas Hannah
Managing Director
<b>SILVERLEAF ADVISORS, LLC</b>   Douglas J. Hannah
  Managing Director
  SILVERLEAF ADVISORS, LLC

  As the founder of Silverleaf Advisors, Douglas Hannah continues to build the platform for distressed real estate assets. South Florida is an epicenter for these opportunities given the intense speculation during the banking boom. In the past 5 years, Silverleaf has successfully foreclosed on over +135 distressed loans with a ... [ Read More ]
  

Charles Harrison
President
<b>REIT FUNDING, LLC</b>   Charles B. Harrison
  President
  REIT FUNDING, LLC

  Charles Harrison is the president and CEO of REIT Funding, LLC, a company he founded in 1998 to source the accommodation shareholders needed by private REITs in order to meet the 100 shareholder requirement for REIT status. REIT Funding also handles all of the related tax and administrative matters for ... [ Read More ]
  

Rodgers Harshbarger
Director, Private Investments
<b>UNC MANAGEMENT COMPANY</b>   Rodgers Harshbarger
  Director, Private Investments
  UNC MANAGEMENT COMPANY

 
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Terence Hatton
Senior Vice President
<b>UNION BANK</b>   Terence Hatton
  Senior Vice President
  UNION BANK

  Terence Hatton is a senior vice president and manager for the fund finance division of Union Banks National Specialized Industries and Product Group, a unit in the Commercial Banking Group. Mr. Hatton manages the groups clients in the northeast region from his base in New York City. He is focused ... [ Read More ]
  

Alison Hawkins
Principal
<b>ARTEMIS REAL ESTATE PARTNERS</b>   Alison Tattersall Hawkins
  Principal
  ARTEMIS REAL ESTATE PARTNERS

  Alison Hawkins
Principal of Marketing and Asset Management, Artemis Real Estate Partners

Alison Hawkins is a Principal responsible for marketing and asset management at Artemis Real Estate Partners, which was founded in 2009 by Penny Pritzker and Deborah Harmon. Artemis has $736M in investor equity under management across two vehicles: a ... [ Read More ]
  

Joan Hayden
Vice President & Corporate Counsel
<b>PRUDENTIAL REAL ESTATE INVESTORS</b>   Joan Hayden
  Vice President & Corporate Counsel
  PRUDENTIAL REAL ESTATE INVESTORS

  Joan Hayden is a Vice President and Corporate Counsel of Prudential Financial, Inc., supporting Prudential Real Estate Investors, an investment management firm that advises institutional investors on domestic and international commercial real estate investing. PREI®'s law department supports all aspects of PREI's investment and advisory activities, which include equity ... [ Read More ]
  

Ruprecht Hellauer
Managing Director
<b>ALBULUS ADVISORS GERMANY GMBH</b>   Ruprecht Hellauer
  Managing Director
  ALBULUS ADVISORS GERMANY GMBH

  After seven successful years Dr. Ruprecht Hellauer has left Lohnbach Investment Partners GmbH to found Albulus Advisors Germany GmbH. With Albulus he will tap the newly emerging opportunities in the German NPL market for a diversified investor base leveraging the experience and capabilities built. After gaining degrees in St. Gallen ... [ Read More ]
  

James Henderson
Managing Director-Alternative Investments Group
<b>CORNERSTONE REAL ESTATE ADVISERS LLC</b>   James Henderson
  Managing Director-Alternative Investments Group
  CORNERSTONE REAL ESTATE ADVISERS LLC

  Mr. Henderson heads Cornerstone's Alternative Investments Group where he has responsibility for a national platform focused on raising and deploying client capital into illiquid and less liquid high yield debt investments, to include levered bridge lending strategies, mezzanine debt, and preferred equity. His focus includes strategic investment opportunities and development ... [ Read More ]
  

Larissa Herczeg

<b>OAK STREET REAL ESTATE CAPITAL</b>   Larissa Herczeg
 
  OAK STREET REAL ESTATE CAPITAL

  Larissa Herczeg is a Managing Partner and CIO of the Fund of Funds platform at Oak Street and a member of the firm’s investment committee. Ms. Herczeg is responsible for all aspects of Oak Street’s Fund of Funds business, including investment sourcing, due diligence, selection and portfolio management and ... [ Read More ]
  

Joshua Herrenkohl
Principal
<b>ERNST & YOUNG LLP</b>   Joshua Herrenkohl
  Principal
  ERNST & YOUNG LLP

  Josh is the Construction and Real Estate Advisory Services Practice leader in the Eastern United States. In this capacity, Josh oversees all aspects of the firms corporate real estate, construction and real estate investor advisory services, with focus on cost reduction, risk mitigation, strategy, technology and operational improvement services to ... [ Read More ]
  

Colin Hill
Vice President
<b>CIGNA REALTY INVESTORS</b>   Colin M. Hill
  Vice President
  CIGNA REALTY INVESTORS

  Colin Hill is a Vice President at CIGNA Investments, Inc. ("CII"), the investment division of healthcare provider CIGNA Corporation. His primary responsibilities include sourcing new real estate fund investments and managing CII's $900 million real estate fund portfolio. Since joining CII in 2003, Mr. Hill has held roles in debt ... [ Read More ]
  

Kean Hird
Partner
<b>CATALYST CAPITAL</b>   Kean Hird
  Partner
  CATALYST CAPITAL

  Kean Hird has been overseeing Catalyst Capital’s activities in Central Europe, notably Germany and Poland, since 2005. Mr. Hird began his commercial real estate career in 1977 as a surveyor with Hampton and Sons. Mr. Hird then worked as an investment broker and advisor, before being appointed Director of Townsend ... [ Read More ]
  

James Hisiger
Partner
<b>LATHAM & WATKINS</b>   James Hisiger
  Partner
  LATHAM & WATKINS

  James Hisiger is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is Global Co-chair of the Real Estate Practice. Mr. Hisiger has extensive practical experience in real estate financing (construction, permanent, second-lien, leasehold and mezzanine) including securitized financings, syndications and participation, sale-leasebacks and OpCo/PropCo structures, with ... [ Read More ]
  

Brad Hunter
Chief Economist
<b>METROSTUDY | A HANLEY WOOD COMPANY</b>   Brad Hunter
  Chief Economist
  METROSTUDY | A HANLEY WOOD COMPANY

  Brad Hunter spearheads Metrostudy’s consulting work in South Florida and in multi-market studies nationwide. He also presents original research and insights to the federal agencies that are now dealing with the current housing crisis. He supervises the bulk of the company’s multi-market studies, and has orchestrated hundreds of ... [ Read More ]
  

Kevin Hyams
Partner
<b>FRIEDMAN LLP</b>   Kevin Hyams CPA
  Partner
  FRIEDMAN LLP

  Kevin Hyams is the Partner in Charge of Friedman LLPs Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Services Practice. With more than 30 years of experience, he has served the governance, risk and compliance needs of a broad spectrum of clients in the real estate, retail, manufacturing, financial services, technology, not-for-profit, governmental, ... [ Read More ]
  

Robert Ivanhoe
Co-Chair, Global Real Estate
<b>GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP</b>   Robert J. Ivanhoe
  Co-Chair, Global Real Estate
  GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP

  Robert Ivanhoe is Chair of the Global Real Estate Practice, Chairman of the New York office, and co-Chair of the firm’s REIT Practice. Robert concentrates his practice in sophisticated real estate structures, financings, workouts, restructurings, and acquisitions and dispositions of all asset classes of real estate. Robert is ... [ Read More ]
  

Alfred Jackson
CEO & Managing Member
<b>SIRIDEAN ADVISORS LLC</b>   Alfred Jackson
  CEO & Managing Member
  SIRIDEAN ADVISORS LLC

  Currently, Mr. Jackson is one of the Managing Members of Siridean Advisors LLC, a boutique investment management firm that has as its client base families and family offices. The firms stated goal is to provide superior risk adjusted returns for its clients by finding emerging managers in the alternative investment ... [ Read More ]
  

Steven Jasa
Vice President, Investment Management
<b>WESTERN NATIONAL PROPERTIES</b>   Steven P. Jasa
  Vice President, Investment Management
  WESTERN NATIONAL PROPERTIES

  Steve Jasa, as Vice President, Investment Management with Western National Realty Advisors, is responsible for both sourcing the appropriate equity capital required for WNRA's acquisition and development growth strategies, and managing its private-equity vehicles and joint venture relationships.

Mr. Jasa has over 22 years of real estate experience, with 18 of ... [ Read More ]
  

Tim Johnson
Principal
<b>THE BLACKSTONE GROUP</b>   Tim Johnson
  Principal
  THE BLACKSTONE GROUP

  Timothy Johnson is a Managing Director of Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies and is based in New York. Mr. Johnson is involved in sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and structuring debt investments across all asset types and geographies. Before joining Blackstone in 2011, Mr. Johnson was a co-founder of BroadPeak Funding, a ... [ Read More ]
  

Neal Johnson
Managing Partner
<b>ISLES RANCH PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Neal Johnson
  Managing Partner
  ISLES RANCH PARTNERS, LLC

  Since joining Isles Ranch Partners in January 2013, Neal co-manages the firm and leads its investment activities in the Midwest and Eastern regions of the United States. Prior to joining Isles Ranch, Neal was a senior Investment Professional at Värde Partners, where he was responsible for investments across a range ... [ Read More ]
  

F. Claiborne Johnston
Senior Director & Client Portfolio Manager
<b>INVESCO REAL ESTATE</b>   F. Claiborne Johnston
  Senior Director & Client Portfolio Manager
  INVESCO REAL ESTATE

  Mr. Johnston joined Invesco in 2012 and serves as a client portfolio manager focused on developing and managing Invesco Real Estates client and consultant relationships, as well as, new product development. He has over 13 years of real estate experience.Prior to joining Invesco, Mr. Johnston was a Managing Director at ... [ Read More ]
  

Sonny Kalsi
Founder and Managing Partner
<b>GREENOAK REAL ESTATE ADVISORS</b>   Sonny Kalsi
  Founder and Managing Partner
  GREENOAK REAL ESTATE ADVISORS

  GreenOak is an independent, partner-owned real estate principal investing and advisory firm that seeks to provide strategic advice and create long-term value for its clients and investors.

Greenoak currently has approximately 40 employees with offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles and Munich. The platform is vertical integrated with ... [ Read More ]
  

Alvin Katz
Partner
<b>KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN</b>   Alvin Katz
  Partner
  KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN

  Alvin Katz is a partner in the Chicago office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. During more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Katz has been involved in virtually every aspect of the real estate industry. He has a widely diversified practice, representing real estate investors and developers in joint ventures ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Katz
Co-Chief Executive Officer
<b>STERLING AMERICAN PROPERTY, INC.</b>   Michael Katz
  Co-Chief Executive Officer
  STERLING AMERICAN PROPERTY, INC.

  Michael Katz is the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sterling American Property, Inc (“SAP”), a series of real estate funds that has purchased over $4.6 billion of real estate since 1991. He is also a Senior Partner and serves as the Senior Executive Vice President of Sterling Equities which has principal ... [ Read More ]
  

Brian Katz
President & COO
<b>AMERICAN REAL ESTATE  PARTNERS</b>   Brian Katz
  President & COO
  AMERICAN REAL ESTATE PARTNERS

  Brian Katz is one of the co-founding partners of American Real Estate Partners and serves as the firms President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Katz brings over 25 years of extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate including capital markets, acquisition, leasing, asset management and development.Brian was intimately ... [ Read More ]
  

Richard Kaufman
President
<b>CITY-CORE DEVELOPMENT, INC.</b>   Richard H. Kaufman
  President
  CITY-CORE DEVELOPMENT, INC.

  Richard H. Kaufman is the founder and President of City-Core Development, Inc. and has been investing in innovative real estate projects including office, hospitality, housing, and retail throughout the western United States since 1991. His mixed-use projects include the adaptive reuse of the Best Foods Mayonnaise Facility and the historic ... [ Read More ]
  

Mark Kaufmann
Partner
<b>SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP</b>   Mark Kaufmann
  Partner
  SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP

  Mark Kaufmann is a partner in Sidley's Chicago office. He joined the firm in 1989 and spearheads the firm's outsourcing practice. He has a particular emphasis on outsourcing transactions in the financial services sector, including real estate.

Mark has been named a "leading lawyer" in the 2008, 2009, ... [ Read More ]
  

Minta Kay
Partner
<b>GOODWIN PROCTER LLP</b>   Minta E. Kay
  Partner
  GOODWIN PROCTER LLP

  Minta Kay
Partner
Goodwin Procter, LLP

Areas of Practice
Minta Kay is a partner in the firm’s nationally recognized Real Estate, REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets Group. She regularly represents institutional investors, tax-exempts, real estate funds and owner/operators in a variety of real estate transactions. She has extensive experience with the ... [ Read More ]
  

Michelle Kelban
Partner
<b>LATHAM & WATKINS</b>   Michelle Kelban
  Partner
  LATHAM & WATKINS

  Michelle Kelban is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, where she is a member of the Real Estate Practice. Ms. Kelban's practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate law with a particular concentration on real estate finance.

Ms. Kelban has significant experience in ... [ Read More ]
  

Alan Kelly
Chief Financial Officer
<b>U.S. HOUSING INVESTMENTS</b>   Alan Kelly
  Chief Financial Officer
  U.S. HOUSING INVESTMENTS

  Alan Kelly, CFO, US Housing Investments LLC
US Housing Investments LLC (‘USHI’) is the fund manager of the Allen group, which has developed, during the past 35 years, 40,000 acres into over 100 large single-family residential communities throughout the South East.
USHI funds are currently focused on the acquisition of bank owned ... [ Read More ]
  

David Kessler
Partner, National Director - Commercial Real Estate Industry
<b>COHNREZNICK LLP</b>   David Kessler
  Partner, National Director - Commercial Real Estate Industry
  COHNREZNICK LLP

  David Kessler, CPA, serves as the National Director of our Firms Commercial Real Estate Practice. David has more than 30 years of experience providing audit, tax and management advisory services to the real estate and financial services industries, representing clients both locally and nationally.He represents public and private companies, and ... [ Read More ]
  

Louis Klein
Founding Partner
<b>IREO MANAGEMENT</b>   Louis Klein
  Founding Partner
  IREO MANAGEMENT

  Louis Klein is a Founding Partner of IREO, one of the largest real estate investors and developers in India with approximately $2 billion invested since 2005 and several million square feet of residential, commercial and hospitality property under development. IREO has a well established brand in India with more than ... [ Read More ]
  

Scott Koenig
Director
<b>DEUTSCHE BANK</b>   Scott L Koenig
  Director
  DEUTSCHE BANK

  Scott Koenig is Head of Real Estate Portfolio Management for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's Opportunistic Investments group, part of the Alternatives and Real Assets platform. He also serves on the group's Global Investment Committee. Mr. Koenig currently oversees two global real estate funds with a gross asset ... [ Read More ]
  

Damon Krytzer
Managing Director
<b>WAVERLY ADVISORS, LLC</b>   Damon G Krytzer
  Managing Director
  WAVERLY ADVISORS, LLC

  Damon Krytzer has been involved in the global capital markets for 18 years, with experience in asset management and trade execution. He is the head of portfolio strategy at Waverly Advisors, a tactical research and advisory firm focused on the full spectrum of liquid asset classes including equities, commodities, currencies, ... [ Read More ]
  

David Lazarus
Senior Managing Director
<b>EASTDIL SECURED</b>   David Lazarus
  Senior Managing Director
  EASTDIL SECURED

   David S. Lazarus is a Senior Managing Director at Eastdil Secured Wells Fargo and is head of the real estate investment banking group. In that role, Mr. Lazarus leads the Firm's investment banking activities including working with public and private real estate companies on all forms of capital raising and ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Lenobel
Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Group
<b>SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP</b>   Jeffrey A. Lenobel
  Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Group
  SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP

  Jeffrey A. Lenobel is a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he chairs the Real Estate Group and serves on the firms Executive and Operating Committees. Jeff practices primarily in the areas of real estate restructurings, workouts, development, finance, sales and acquisitions. His clients include real estate investment funds, ... [ Read More ]
  

Brad Lenox
Partner
<b>MORRIS, MANNING & MARTIN, LLP</b>   Brad Lenox
  Partner
  MORRIS, MANNING & MARTIN, LLP

  Brad Lenox is Of Counsel in the Corporate, Securities, Real Estate Capital Markets and Funds & Alternative Investments practices. Mr. Lenox focuses his practice on advising clients on all aspects of fund formation, including initial fund formation, organizational structuring, regulatory compliance, closings, negotiating side letters, employee compensation issues, and internal ... [ Read More ]
  

Adam Lesnick
Counsel
<b>SEWARD & KISSEL LLP</b>   Adam Lesnick
  Counsel
  SEWARD & KISSEL LLP

  Adam Lesnick is Counsel in the Seward & Kissel’s Real Estate Department. Mr. Lesnick focuses his practice on the establishment and ongoing management of a variety of real estate private investment funds. He also assists such funds and other institutional investors in the purchase, sale and financing of ... [ Read More ]
  

Deborah Levinson
Partner
<b>COHNREZNICK LLP</b>   Deborah Levinson
  Partner
  COHNREZNICK LLP

 
Debbie is a Principal in the Reznick Group's New York office.
Debbie is a senior-level real estate financial professional with a unique combination of technical accounting skills and commercial real estate knowledge. Debbie has more than 30 years of combined experience working in both public accounting, as well as ... [ Read More ]
  

Scott Liebman
Managing Director-SNB StabFund Investment Management
<b>UBS</b>   Scott Liebman
  Managing Director-SNB StabFund Investment Management
  UBS

  Managing Director/Co-head - Commercial Real Estate of SNB Stab Fund Investment Management, UBS AG.

Responsible for managing a global portfolio of commercial real estate loans, REO and CMBS assets owned by the Swiss National Bank. Prior to joining the Investment Manager, was a Managing Director of UBS Securities – Real ... [ Read More ]
  

Reid Liffmann
Managing Director
<b>ANGELO, GORDON & CO.</b>   Reid Liffmann
  Managing Director
  ANGELO, GORDON & CO.

  Angelo, Gordon & Co. is a money management firm focusing on alternative investments. It currently has in excess of $22 billion in assets under management. The AG Real Estate funds manage approximately$4 billion, focusing on all asset classes of opportunistic and core plus real estate in primary markets across the ... [ Read More ]
  

Jason Liu
Managing Director
<b>AMCAP, INC.</b>   Jason Liu
  Managing Director
  AMCAP, INC.

  Jason is a Managing Director at AmCap Inc, a Retail sector focused private equity real estate investment firm founded in 1979 and based in Stamford, Connecticut USA. AmCap owns and operates shopping centers with supermarkets (US Grocery Anchored Retail) in Top 50 US cities; its stores sell food, medicines and ... [ Read More ]
  

Edward Liva
Partner
<b>KPMG LLP</b>   Edward A. Liva
  Partner
  KPMG LLP

  Tax Partner Ed Liva is the National Industry Leader for KPMG’s U.S. Real Estate Tax Practice and the Partner-in-Charge of KPMG’s Northeast Real Estate Tax Practice. Ed has more than 28 years experience providing tax services to real estate clients, including Real Estate Opportunity and Private Equity Funds, REITs, ... [ Read More ]
  

Peter Locke
Managing Director
<b>SPECTRUM GROUP MANAGEMENT, LLC</b>   Peter M. Locke
  Managing Director
  SPECTRUM GROUP MANAGEMENT, LLC

  Peter Locke has 20 years of broad experience in analyzing, structuring and executing complex transactions. Prior to joining Spectrum in 2005, Mr. Locke spent six years at Blackacre Capital Management, LLC, the real estate arm of Cerberus Capital, a $20 billion hedge fund. At Blackacre, Mr. Locke invested directly and ... [ Read More ]
  

Irv Lowenberg
Treasurer
<b>CITY OF SOUTHFIELD, MI</b>   Irv M. Lowenberg
  Treasurer
  CITY OF SOUTHFIELD, MI

  Irv Lowenberg has been the elected Treasurer for the City of Southfield, Michigan since 2005. Southfield has a daytime population nearing 175,000. It is Michigan’s suburban business center with 26 million square feet of office space and more than 9,000 businesses. The city has over 80 “Fortune ... [ Read More ]
  

Richard Mack
CEO, North America
<b>AREA PROPERTY PARTNERS</b>   Richard J. Mack
  CEO, North America
  AREA PROPERTY PARTNERS

  Mr. R. Mack is the Chief Executive Officer of AREA's North American business responsible for new investments and investment management. Mr. Mack was one of the founding Principals of AREA in 1993 and is a member of the firm's Investment Committees in the U.S. and Europe. Since 1993, Mr. Mack ... [ Read More ]
  

Stuart Mackintosh
Managing Director
<b>EUROPEAN INVESTORS INC.</b>   Stuart Mackintosh
  Managing Director
  EUROPEAN INVESTORS INC.

  Managing Director, Principal and Board Member, joined EII in 1985. Responsible for the firm’s direct real estate and real estate corporate finance activities. With 23 years real estate experience, Stuart has overseen the growth in EII’s direct portfolio to its current $1.2 billion and dispositions of approximately $1.1 billion during ... [ Read More ]
  

Phil Mader
Managing Director
<b>BLACKROCK</b>   Phil Mader
  Managing Director
  BLACKROCK

  Philip Mader, Managing Director, is a senior portfolio manager for BlackRock Real Estate. He is responsible for the portfolio management of the Residential Opportunity Fund and other housing investments. The Fund capitalizes on dislocations in the capital and housing markets and adds value through acquiring land, gaining entitlements, developing lots, ... [ Read More ]
  

Bhagesh Malde
Senior Managing Director
<b>STATE STREET ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS</b>   Bhagesh Malde
  Senior Managing Director
  STATE STREET ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS

  Bhagesh Malde is the global co-head of the private equity and real estate fund servicing business at State Street. Both the private equity and real estate are respectively the leading fund administration businesses in the world, and form part of the Alternative Investment Solutions group at State Street.

State Street provides ... [ Read More ]
  

Maurice Malfatti
Principal
<b>BLUE HERON ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC</b>   Maurice Malfatti
  Principal
  BLUE HERON ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC

  Maurice Malfatti is a Principal with Blue Heron Asset Management and manages Blue Heron Real Estate Opportunity Fund I, based in Chapel Hill, NC. Mr. Malfatti is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Fund operations alongside co-manager Ron Strom.

For the past 15 years, Mr. Malfatti has spent his career building ... [ Read More ]
  

Frank Marro
President and CEO
<b>DREVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT</b>   Frank Marro
  President and CEO
  DREVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

  Frank Marro is the President and CEO of Drever Capital Management ("DCM"). DCM, founded by its Chairman Maxwell B. Drever, represents a four decade legacy of consistent leadership in real estate impact investing. Since 1968, the Drever Companies and their related entities have counter-cyclically acquired and cost ... [ Read More ]
  

Jay Martha
Managing Director-Property, North America
<b>HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS</b>   Jay Martha
  Managing Director-Property, North America
  HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS

  James G. Martha joined Henderson Global Investors in 1992 and is currently responsible for the overall management of the North American property business, including the strategic planning and management of various client portfolios. Jay chairs the North American Property Investment and Portfolio Performance Committees and is a member of the ... [ Read More ]
  

Robert Masters
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer
<b>ACADIA REALTY TRUST</b>   Robert Masters
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer
  ACADIA REALTY TRUST

  Robert Masters, Esq., has been a Senior Vice President, the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary since 1998 of Acadia Realty Trust, a retail-centric, self managed and self administered REIT, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to that, Mr. Masters worked for several private real estate ... [ Read More ]
  

Caroline McBride
Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
<b>FORUM PARTNERS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC</b>   Caroline McBride
  Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
  FORUM PARTNERS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC

  Caroline McBride is a co-founder and the chief investment officer of Forum Partners, a global real estate investment management firm with $5.5 billion in assets under management on behalf of institutional investors and family offices. Forum’s capabilities span public and private debt and equity. Founded in mid-2002, Forum has over ... [ Read More ]
  

Tony McGough
Chief Global Real Estate Strategist
<b>BCA RESEARCH</b>   Tony McGough
  Chief Global Real Estate Strategist
  BCA RESEARCH

  Anthony (Tony) McGough is Chief Global Real Estate Strategist at BCA Research. His new BCA service, Global Real Estate Strategy, will cover investment opportunities and risks in world real estate markets. Prior to joining BCA, Tony worked at DTZ as Global Head of Forecasting and Strategy Research. His past career ... [ Read More ]
  

David McLain
Principal
<b>PALISADES FINANCIAL, LLC </b>   David T McLain
  Principal
  PALISADES FINANCIAL, LLC

  David McLain is one of the founding principals of Palisades Financial, LLC, which is a real estate investment advisor and fund manager to the Palisades Regional Investment Funds I and II. David has over 25 years of experience as a commercial real estate professional in the structured finance, acquisition ... [ Read More ]
  

Paul Mehlman
Partner
<b>LANDMARK PARTNERS</b>   Paul Mehlman
  Partner
  LANDMARK PARTNERS

  R. Paul Mehlman, CFA, is a Partner of Landmark. He is responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing real estate investments. Mr. Mehlman joined Landmark in 1996 and worked on closing the Firm’s first real estate secondary transaction. Since that time, he has participated in the formation and ... [ Read More ]
  

James Merkel
President & CEO
<b>ROCKBRIDGE </b>   James T. Merkel
  President & CEO
  ROCKBRIDGE

  Jim Merkel is the President and a founder of RockBridge. As President, he has responsibility for all aspects of RockBridge’s business.

Mr. Merkel has overseen all 4 of the RockBridge Hospitality Funds ($500+ million) as well as the RockBridge First Mortgage Investment Platform ($1.5+ billion). Additionally, Mr. Merkel was ... [ Read More ]
  

Aaron Mesmer
Principal, Acquisitions
<b>BLOCK FUNDS</b>   Aaron Mesmer
  Principal, Acquisitions
  BLOCK FUNDS

  Aaron M. Mesmer joined Block Funds in 2005 as an investment sales specialist focused on achieving maximum returns for investor clients through the acquisition or disposition of real estate assets. As part of Block Funds capital markets team, Aarons responsibilities include the review and analysis o potential acquisitions and dispositions, ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeff Meyers
President
<b>MEYERS RESEARCH LLC, A KENNEDY WILSON COMPANY</b>   Jeff S. Meyers
  President
  MEYERS RESEARCH LLC, A KENNEDY WILSON COMPANY

  As a President of Meyers Research, a Kennedy Wilson Company, Mr. Meyers brings over 25 years of experience in which time he founded, built, and sold the largest market research company serving the US Homebuilding Industry, The Meyers Group. At its height, The Meyers Group grew to 21 offices and ... [ Read More ]
  

Jon-Paul Momsen
Vice President & Senior Managing Director
<b>HARBERT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION</b>   Jon-Paul Momsen
  Vice President & Senior Managing Director
  HARBERT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

  Mr. Momsen is a Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Harbert Management Corporation (“HMC”) where he co-manages the US Real Estate Fund platform. Mr. Momsen joined HMC in 2008 as a Managing Director to open the San Francisco, California office. Prior to joining HMC, he worked at Deutsche ... [ Read More ]
  

Rodney Montag
Managing Director
<b>MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE CAPITAL</b>   Rodney A. Montag
  Managing Director
  MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE CAPITAL

  Rodney Montag has 25 years of hands-on experience in real estate investing, development, home building, finance, design, construction and planning. He has purchased, financed, obtained approvals, developed, built and/or sold over 50 projects totaling approximately 8,000 residential units.

Rodney Montag is a Managing Director of Mountain Real Estate Capital (“Mountain”) and ... [ Read More ]
  

Shahab Moreh
Partner
<b>WEISERMAZARS LLP</b>   Shahab Moreh
  Partner
  WEISERMAZARS LLP

  Mr. Moreh is the partner-in-charge of the Real Estate Services Group at WeiserMazars LLP, a international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accounting, tax and advisory services. He has more than 20 years of experience providing audit and advisory services, and specializes in delivering such services to the real ... [ Read More ]
  

Robert Moreyra
Co-Founder & Managing Principal
<b>FORGE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Robert Moreyra
  Co-Founder & Managing Principal
  FORGE CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

  Mr. Moreyra is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Forge Capital Partners ("Forge") and Atlantic American Corporate Group, LLC ("AACG"), both diversified investment companies with interests in investment banking, merchant banking and private equity fund management. Since its inception, AACG has been involved in over $2 billion of capital market transactions ... [ Read More ]
  

Pete Morin
Trustee
<b>CITY OF AUSTIN POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM</b>   Pete Morin
  Trustee
  CITY OF AUSTIN POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

  Peter Morin has been a Trustee with the City of Austin Police Retirement System since January of 2000. He has served as the Chairman of the Board, for the last nine years, and an active member on the Investment Committee, Goals and Objective Committee, and Disability Committee for the ... [ Read More ]
  

Robert Morse
Chairman
<b>BRIDGE INVESTMENT GROUP PARTNERS</b>   Robert Morse
  Chairman
  BRIDGE INVESTMENT GROUP PARTNERS

  Mr. Morse has over 30 years of experience in commercial and investment banking and private equity fund management. Currently Mr. Morse serves as the Chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners, a real estate asset management firm founded in 1991. Bridge currently owns and manages over 22,000 apartment ... [ Read More ]
  

Ken Muller
Partner / Co-Chair PE Funds
<b>MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP</b>   Ken W. Muller
  Partner / Co-Chair PE Funds
  MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

  Kenneth W. Muller represents private equity funds, real estate opportunity funds, infrastructure funds, timber funds, private REITs, debt and mezzanine debt funds, leveraged buyout funds, joint ventures, and funds-of-funds in all aspects of their enterprises. His practice emphasizes the formation, organization and operation of limited partnerships, limited liability companies, ... [ Read More ]
  

Jennifer  Myers
Managing Director
<b>GLOBALRMC</b>   Jennifer Myers
  Managing Director
  GLOBALRMC

  Jennifer S. Myers is a Managing Partner of GlobalRMC, a compliance risk management consulting firm that provides regulatory analysis and advice to private investment funds in connection with their enhanced compliance obligations under the Dodd Frank Act. She is a highly experienced securities and financial institutions lawyer who specializes in ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeanne Myerson
President & CEO
<b>THE SWIG COMPANY</b>   Jeanne R. Myerson
  President & CEO
  THE SWIG COMPANY

  Ms. Myerson joined The Swig Company, a national commercial real estate investment company, as President and CEO in 1997. She was previously president and chief executive officer of the Bailard, Biehl & Kaiser Real Estate Investment Trust (BB&K REIT), a private REIT with a diversified, national real estate investment portfolio, ... [ Read More ]
  

Joseph Nahas
Vice President, Institutional Marketing and Investor Relations
<b>EQUUS CAPITAL PARTNERS, LTD</b>   Joseph G. Nahas Jr.
  Vice President, Institutional Marketing and Investor Relations
  EQUUS CAPITAL PARTNERS, LTD

  Joseph G. Nahas, Jr., CRE, is responsible for institutional capital raising and investor relations activities for Equus.Prior to joining Equus in 1999, Mr. Nahas was chief operating officer at Atlantic American Properties, Inc., a private REIT formed from the acquisition of the majority of Bell Atlantic Properties Inc.'s, investment holdings ... [ Read More ]
  

Gregory Nero
General Counsel
<b>STERLING EQUITIES</b>   Gregory P. Nero
  General Counsel
  STERLING EQUITIES

  Gregory P. Nero, General Counsel for Sterling Equities and the Sterling American Funds, discretionary real estate investment funds that have to date invested in over $4.5 billion of assets in 43 states. Prior to joining Sterling, Mr. Nero was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis where he specialized in real ... [ Read More ]
  

Thomas Nowak
Director
<b>BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH</b>   Thomas E. Nowak
  Director
  BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH

  Thomas (Tom) Nowak is a Director in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's market-leading Real Estate Syndicated Finance business. In this capacity he is responsible for leading the structuring, syndicate, distribution and execution of broadly syndicated debt facilities for primarily real estate focused clients. Clients include opportunity funds, public pension funds ... [ Read More ]
  

Amanda Nussbaum
Partner - Tax Department
<b>PROSKAUER ROSE LLP</b>   Amanda H Nussbaum
  Partner - Tax Department
  PROSKAUER ROSE LLP

  Amanda H. Nussbaum is a Partner in the Tax Department and also is a member of the Private Investment Funds Group. Her practice concentrates on planning for and the structuring of domestic and international private investment funds, including venture capital, buyout, real estate and hedge funds, as well as advising ... [ Read More ]
  

Tom O'Connor
Real Estate Partner
<b>DUVAL & STACHENFELD</b>   Tom O'Connor
  Real Estate Partner
  DUVAL & STACHENFELD

  Thomas O’Connor is Chair of the Real Estate Finance Group and a member of the Real Estate Practice Group and Latin America Practice Group. Mr. O'Connor practices in the area of commercial real estate transactions with particular emphasis on real estate finance, acquisitions and sales. Mr. O'Connor represents major ... [ Read More ]
  

Lior Ohayon
Partner
<b>STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP</b>   Lior Ohayon
  Partner
  STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP

  Lior Ohayon is a partner in Stroock's Private Funds practice group where he focuses on the representation of banks, financial services companies, wealth management institutions, as well as non-institutional promoters and sponsors in connection with the formation of, and distribution of interests in, private funds, including private equity funds, hedge ... [ Read More ]
  

Coburn Packard
Partner
<b>APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT</b>   Coburn Packard
  Partner
  APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

  Coburn Packard is a partner at Apollo Global Management, responsible for the firms U.S. real estate equity investment business.Prior to joining Apollo in September 2010, he led the investment activities of Ridgeline Capital Group, an independent real estate investment management company focused on investments to restructure and recapitalize real estate ... [ Read More ]
  

Allen Parker
Senior Attorney
<b>APG ASSET MANAGEMENT</b>   Allen Parker
  Senior Attorney
  APG ASSET MANAGEMENT

  Allen Parker is a Senior Attorney at APG Asset Management US Inc., a subsidiary of Netherlands-based APG (All Pensions Group), one of the largest independent pension investors and administrators in the world. APG currently administers pensions for more than 2.7 million people and manages approximately $325 billion in global ... [ Read More ]
  

Chip Parsons
Partner
<b>PROSKAUER ROSE LLP</b>   Chip Parsons
  Partner
  PROSKAUER ROSE LLP

  Charles ("Chip") Parsons is a Partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the global Private Investment Funds Group, which is recognized by "Chambers Global", "Chambers USA" and "US Legal 500".

He has a general corporate practice that covers a full range of activities and operations of private ... [ Read More ]
  

Edward Pascual
Director
<b>OAK PASS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC</b>   Edward Pascual
  Director
  OAK PASS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

  Edward is a Director at Oak Pass Capital Management. From 2008 to 2010, Edward worked at Square Mile Capital Management, a $1.5 billion institutional commercial real estate private equity fund. There he focused primarily on the acquisition of opportunistic commercial real estate and debt investments. Prior to Square Mile, ... [ Read More ]
  

Sujan Patel
Managing Director and Co-Head of Investments
<b>NORTHSTAR REALTY FINANCE CORP.</b>   Sujan Patel
  Managing Director and Co-Head of Investments
  NORTHSTAR REALTY FINANCE CORP.

  Mr. Patel joined NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. in 2007 and is responsible for overseeing the origination, structuring and execution of the company’s debt and equity investments. Mr. Patel was based in NRF’s Los Angeles office from 2007 to 2009 and has been based in the New York office since 2009. ... [ Read More ]
  

Ione Permison
Partner & Co-Head Quilvest Real Estate
<b>QUILVEST USA, INC</b>   Ione Permison
  Partner & Co-Head Quilvest Real Estate
  QUILVEST USA, INC

  Ione S. V. Permison is a Partner and Global Co-Head of Quilvest Real Estate Fund of Funds program. She is also responsible for direct real estate investment activity in the Americas. Ione is based in Quilvest's New York office.Ione has over 25 years of real estate investment, real estate banking ... [ Read More ]
  

Rick Platzek
CMO
<b>NTRUST INFOTECH</b>   Rick Platzek
  CMO
  NTRUST INFOTECH

  Richard Platzek is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for NTrust Infotech, a technology and services company focusing on the Commercial Real Estate space. In this capacity he is responsible for all business development activities for the full range of software products, BPO and Consulting services.

Currently focusing on expanding NTrust's software ... [ Read More ]
  

Timothy Powers
Partner
<b>HAYNES AND BOONE, LLP</b>   Timothy Powers
  Partner
  HAYNES AND BOONE, LLP

  Tim Powers is a partner, a member of the Board of Directors and oversees the international practice of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on international business law with a primary emphasis in international banking and finance and international investment in real estate. In addition to advising Fund ... [ Read More ]
  

Sandy Presant
Chair, Real Estate Fund Practice Group
<b>GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP</b>   Sandy Presant
  Chair, Real Estate Fund Practice Group
  GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP

  Sandy Presant, Chair of the Real Estate Fund Practice Group at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, focuses his practice on providing fund and joint venture best practice business and tax structuring advice to sponsors of the leading real estate private equity funds, REITs, and their local partners and investors in the U.S. ... [ Read More ]
  

Charles Purse
Managing Principal
<b>PARK HILL REAL ESTATE GROUP</b>   Charles R. Purse
  Managing Principal
  PARK HILL REAL ESTATE GROUP

  Charles R. Purse co-founded Park Hill Real Estate Group (PHREG) as its Managing Principal in October 2005 through a joint venture with The Blackstone Group. The business was created to act as placement agent on behalf of sponsors of high-quality real estate investment opportunities and strategies worldwide, including Blackstone and ... [ Read More ]
  

Stephen Rabinowitz
Chair, New York Real Estate
<b>GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP</b>   Stephen L. Rabinowitz
  Chair, New York Real Estate
  GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP

  Stephen Rabinowitz is chair of the New York Real Estate Department at Greenberg Traurig. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to the structuring of joint ventures, preferred equity investments, and other sophisticated equity and debt structures for private equity funds in connection with their acquisition and ownership of ... [ Read More ]
  

Derek Ramsey
Chief Financial Officer
<b>GREYSTAR REAL ESTATE PARTNERS</b>   Derek Ramsey
  Chief Financial Officer
  GREYSTAR REAL ESTATE PARTNERS

  Derek serves as Chief Financial Officer for the parent company and serves as a member of Greystar's Investment Committee, Advisory Board and Operating Committee. He has management oversight and responsibility for all financial functions and capital resources of the Company including corporate finance, project finance, corporate accounting, reporting and risk ... [ Read More ]
  

John Randall
Senior Vice President
<b>PCCP, LLC</b>   John Randall
  Senior Vice President
  PCCP, LLC

  John W. Randall joined PCCP, LLC in December 2009 after five years as a Senior Vice President and principal of Lehman Brothers Real Estate Mezzanine Partners (the "Mezzanine Funds"). At PCCP, Mr. Randall provides both debt and equity capital to operators and developers. At Lehman Brothers, Mr. Randall ... [ Read More ]
  

Randy Reiff
Managing Director, Head of Commercial Mortgage Finance / CMBS
<b>MACQUARIE GROUP</b>   Randy Reiff
  Managing Director, Head of Commercial Mortgage Finance / CMBS
  MACQUARIE GROUP

  Randy Reiff joined Macquarie Capital in July, 2010. Previously Mr. Reiff was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Real Estate Capital LLC, an opportunistic commercial real estate mortgage/CMBS investment and advisory company. Mr. Reiff and the rest of the Spartan team were folded into Macquarie to ... [ Read More ]
  

Keith Rosenthal
President & CEO
<b>PHOENIX REALTY GROUP</b>   Keith Rosenthal
  President & CEO
  PHOENIX REALTY GROUP

  Keith B. Rosenthal is the Co-Founder and President of Phoenix Realty Group (PRG) overseeing strategic planning and implementation, daily operations and new business development. Mr. Rosenthal is a member of the PRG Investment Committee.

Prior to forming PRG in September, 1999, Mr. Rosenthal was the founder, President and CEO of JER ... [ Read More ]
  

James Ross
Principal & Managing Member
<b>ROSSROCK, LLC</b>   James H. Ross
  Principal & Managing Member
  ROSSROCK, LLC

  James H. Ross is a Member of Rossrock LLC, which he co-founded in 1992. Rossrock is one of the most active purchasers of distressed commercial real estate debt in the United States. Rossrock has formed over 30 real estate investment partnerships and is currently managing Rossrock Fund II, a ... [ Read More ]
  

Eric Rowen
Shareholder
<b>GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP</b>   Eric Rowen
  Shareholder
  GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP

  Eric Rowen focuses his practice on litigation involving real estate and real estate financing, including bankruptcies. Prior to coming to Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Rowen served as Vice Chair of Real Estate Litigation for Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, and as coordinator of Jones Day's Restructuring, Reorganization and Recovery Task Force, ... [ Read More ]
  

Dennis Russo
Partner & Co-Chair Real Estate Department
<b>HERRICK, FEINSTEIN LLP</b>   Dennis W. Russo
  Partner & Co-Chair Real Estate Department
  HERRICK, FEINSTEIN LLP

  Dennis Russo is a partner of the firm, and the co-chair of Herrick's 40-member Real Estate Department, one of the largest in New York City.

Dennis has more than 25 years of experience representing a wide range of real estate development companies and institutional real estate clients, including some of the ... [ Read More ]
  

Scott Sabbagh
Managing Principal
<b>MATRIX DEVELOPMENT, LLC</b>   Scott Sabbagh
  Managing Principal
  MATRIX DEVELOPMENT, LLC

  Mr. Sabbagh is the managing principal of Matrix Development LLC, an investor and developer of design-forward development projects in the New York City metropolitan area. During the years 2009 and 2010, Matrix shifted focus away from development and into distressed debt and successfully completed debt acquisitions in concert with Colony ... [ Read More ]
  

Nevin Sanli
Founder & Managing Director
<b>ASTRUM INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT</b>   Nevin Sanli
  Founder & Managing Director
  ASTRUM INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

  Nevin Sanli is the Founder and Managing Director of Astrum Investment Management, as well as the President and Founder of Astrum’s sister company, Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. a middle market business valuation and financial research firm. Mr. Sanli has 30 years of experience in valuation and analysis of ... [ Read More ]
  

Jonathan Schultz
Managing Principal
<b>ONYX EQUITIES, LLC</b>   Jonathan Schultz
  Managing Principal
  ONYX EQUITIES, LLC

  As co-founder and Managing Principal of Onyx Equities, LLC, a private real estate investment, development and management company, Jonathan Schultz oversees investor capital raising initiatives, strategic planning, portfolio management, investor relations and business development. Through Onyx’s Fund I, the company has purchased approximately $800 million of office, retail and ... [ Read More ]
  

Seth Schumer
Director, Real Estate
<b>CUBE CAPITAL LLP</b>   Seth Schumer
  Director, Real Estate
  CUBE CAPITAL LLP

  Seth Schumer is a Director of Cube Capital, an alternative investment management firm with a range of hedge fund and real estate related strategies. His role at Cube is to source, underwrite and manage JV real estate investments in the US and Europe. Mr. Schumer has over 20 ... [ Read More ]
  

David Schwartz
Managing Member
<b>WATERTON ASSOCIATES LLC</b>   David Schwartz
  Managing Member
  WATERTON ASSOCIATES LLC

  David R. Schwartz is Co-Founder and Managing Member of Waterton Associates, LLC which currently owns and operates approximately 17,000 units in 12 states across the country. Mr. Schwartz is also Managing Member of Ultima Hospitality which currently owns and manages 6 full service hotels with over 1300 rooms. ... [ Read More ]
  

James Seevers, Jr.
Partner
<b>HUNTON & WILLIAMS LLP</b>   James Seevers, Jr.
  Partner
  HUNTON & WILLIAMS LLP

  Jim Seevers is a Partner and Head of the Private Investment Funds practice at Hunton & Williams. Jim's practice focuses on alternative asset investment and management transactions in the real estate, private equity and structured finance asset classes. Jim represents clients in a broad range of transactions in this area, ... [ Read More ]
  

Vivek Seth
Head of Real Estate
<b>RAYMOND JAMES</b>   Vivek Seth
  Head of Real Estate
  RAYMOND JAMES

  Vivek Seth has more than 20 years of corporate finance and real estate experience, with involvement in over 250 transactions worth more than $40 billion. He is the Head of the Real Estate Investment Banking Group at Raymond James & Associates, which is involved with public and private offerings and ... [ Read More ]
  

Raphael Sidelsky
Managing Director
<b>C3 CAPITAL PARTNERS</b>   Raphael Sidelsky
  Managing Director
  C3 CAPITAL PARTNERS

  Raphael Sidelsky is a Managing Director in the Principal Investments area at C-III Capital Partners LLC in New York. Mr. Sidelsky focuses on the acquisition of non-performing loans, REO assets and investing in asset recapitalizations either directly or through joint ventures. C-III Capital Partners is a real estate investment firm ... [ Read More ]
  

Stuart Silberberg
Authorized Correspondent
<b>STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST</b>   Stuart Silberberg
  Authorized Correspondent
  STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST

  Stuart Silberberg has over 22 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance and investment industry. Stuart joined Starwood Property Trust in October 2010 and is a large loan banker covering the east coast.Before joining Starwood, Stuart was a founding partner of Ajax Investment Partners, LLC, where he led ... [ Read More ]
  

Seth Singerman
President
<b>SINGERMAN REAL ESTATE, LLC</b>   Seth Singerman
  President
  SINGERMAN REAL ESTATE, LLC

  Mr. Singerman is President of Singerman Real Estate ("SRE").

SRE is an investment firm that opportunistically invests on behalf of its funds in both debt and equity across all major asset classes including office, retail, hotel and multi-family, in addition to secondary real estate asset classes including student housing, senior housing ... [ Read More ]
  

Parry Singh
Managing Director
<b>RED FORT CAPITAL, LLC</b>   Parry Singh
  Managing Director
  RED FORT CAPITAL, LLC

  Mr. Singh has led investments of over $1 billion in Indian real estate. He is the former Managing Partner of American Capital Realty, executing over $600 million in transactions in US commercial and residential markets. In addition, he was CEO of TransEthnic Inc., where he raised over $90 million in ... [ Read More ]
  

Ishan Singh
Managing Director
<b>RE CAPITAL INDIA FUND</b>   Ishan Singh
  Managing Director
  RE CAPITAL INDIA FUND

  Mr. Singh is founder of Re Capital Ventures and Re Capital India Fund that invests in real estate in India. From 2006 to 2012, he developed a portfolio of income yielding commercial real estate worth $75 million and in 2013 exited from most of these investments in Indian real ... [ Read More ]
  

Joe Sitt
Chairman & CEO
<b>THOR EQUITIES, LLC</b>   Joe Sitt
  Chairman & CEO
  THOR EQUITIES, LLC

  Joseph J. Sitt is the founder and CEO of Thor Equities, a multifaceted international real estate development company that specializes in value-added investments in shopping centers and mixed-use urban developments in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Mr. Sitt, 47, was born and raised in Brooklyn, and from childhood ... [ Read More ]
  

Dee Dee Sklar
Managing Director, Head of Subscription Finance
<b>WELLS FARGO SECURITIES LLC</b>   Dee Dee Sklar
  Managing Director, Head of Subscription Finance
  WELLS FARGO SECURITIES LLC

  Dee Dee Sklar manages Subscription Finance, which is part of Corporate Debt Finance within Asset Backed Finance at Wells Fargo Securities LLC. Joining Wells Fargo in June 2012, the global team provides fund level financings to Financial Sponsors and Asset Managers who manage private equity funds, joint ventures and separate ... [ Read More ]
  

Joseph Smith
Partner
<b>SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP</b>   Joseph Smith
  Partner
  SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP

  Joseph A. Smith is a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he represents U.S. and international private equity fund sponsors and institutional investors in connection with fund formation, the acquisition of portfolio investments and the implementation of exit strategies. In this capacity, Joe advises clients on securities, governance, ERISA, ... [ Read More ]
  

Chris Smith
Head of Global Real Estate 
<b>SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP</b>   Chris M Smith
  Head of Global Real Estate
  SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP

  Chris M. Smith is head of the firm’s global real estate group and is based in the New York City office. Headquartered in New York, the real estate group comprises more than 50 attorneys with an on-the-ground presence in London, Germany, Italy and France and is active in all of ... [ Read More ]
  

Nick Smith
Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
<b>FIRST POTOMAC REALTY TRUST</b>   Nick Smith
  Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
  FIRST POTOMAC REALTY TRUST

  Nicholas R. Smith is a founder of First Potomac Realty Trust and has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer since the Company’s founding in 1997. He has over 25 years experience in commercial real estate in the Washington, D.C. area, including seven years with Donatelli & Klein, ... [ Read More ]
  

Lawrence Smoler
Senior Vice President
<b>TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS</b>   Lawrence Smoler
  Senior Vice President
  TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS

  Lawrence Smoler has over 25 years of Real Estate Investment and management experience and is currently Senior Vice President with Torchlight Investors, LLC. Torchlight is a NY based real estate investment money management firm with over $3.0 billion under management. Torchlight is the named Special Servicer for 23 CMBS pools ... [ Read More ]
  

Alan Snoddy
Senior Vice President
<b>CHURCH PENSION GROUP</b>   Alan Snoddy
  Senior Vice President
  CHURCH PENSION GROUP

  Alan Snoddy is a Senior Vice President for The Church Pension Fund, a $9.5 billion defined benefit plan for the clergy of the Episcopal Church. His primary area of responsibility is the oversight of the $950 million global real estate portfolio. He also works with the Fund's private ... [ Read More ]
  

Dan Spear
Senior Associate
<b>MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS</b>   Dan Spear
  Senior Associate
  MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS

  Daniel is an investment analyst for the Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Real Estate Fund group. He joined Morgan Stanley AIP in 2011 and has seven years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, Daniel was a senior associate at LNR Property, focusing on commercial real estate loan underwriting ... [ Read More ]
  

Bruce Stachenfeld
Managing Partner
<b>DUVAL & STACHENFELD</b>   Bruce Stachenfeld
  Managing Partner
  DUVAL & STACHENFELD

  Bruce M. Stachenfeld is one of the nation's preeminent real estate attorneys. Clients and leaders of the real estate industry continually reach out to Mr. Stachenfeld for his ability to think "outside the box" and provide invaluable ideas and business connections to help enhance a transaction. With close to 25 ... [ Read More ]
  

Andy Stewart
Partner
<b>ARGOSY REAL ESTATE</b>   Andy Stewart
  Partner
  ARGOSY REAL ESTATE

  Andy brings over 15 years of real estate investment and management experience across most all segments of the real estate industry. Mr. Stewart is currently a Partner with Argosy Real Estate where he oversees the Company's Denver operations. Andy was previously Senior Manager of Acquisitions and Corporate Development at M.D.C. ... [ Read More ]
  

Tim Stoner
Managing Director, Capital Markets
<b>USAA REAL ESTATE COMPANY</b>   Tim Stoner
  Managing Director, Capital Markets
  USAA REAL ESTATE COMPANY

  Tim Stoner is the Managing Director of Capital Markets for USAA Real Estate Company and is responsible for all of USAA’s commercial real estate finance activities for the investment portfolio. His areas of focus include sourcing third party debt for USAA’s acquisition and development transactions, acquiring performing and non-performing notes ... [ Read More ]
  

David Streicher
Partner
<b>ROCKWOOD CAPITAL, LLC</b>   David Streicher CFA
  Partner
  ROCKWOOD CAPITAL, LLC

  Mr. Streicher has overall responsibility for all of Rockwood's debt capital markets activities and structured transactions. On the debt side, Mr. Streicher is responsible for all of Rockwood’s borrowings, lending, and interest rate and overall leverage management as well the restructuring of all existing loans. Additionally, he is responsible for ... [ Read More ]
  

Andrew Sucoff
Partner
<b>GOODWIN PROCTER LLP</b>   Andrew C. Sucoff
  Partner
  GOODWIN PROCTER LLP

  Andy Sucoff is a partner in and co-chair of Goodwin Procter's Real Estate, REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets Group. He represents REITs, institutional investors, pension fund advisors, underwriters, commercial and retail tenants, developers, and other owners and operators of commercial real estate on a wide variety of complex commercial ... [ Read More ]
  

Oliver Swan
Managing Partner
<b>TREESDALE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS, LLC</b>   Oliver Swan
  Managing Partner
  TREESDALE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS, LLC

  Oliver Swan is managing partner and co-founder of Treesdale Real Estate Partners LLC, an opportunistic real estate investment firm specializing in alternative real estate investment strategies. Prior to co-founding Treesdale Real Estate Partners, Mr. Swan served as the chief investment officer of a New York-based student-housing owner/operator. Mr. Swan ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Temple
Partner
<b>MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP</b>   Jeffrey Temple
  Partner
  MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

  Jeff Temple represents a broad spectrum of clients in connection with investments in, and the financing, development, operation and disposition of, commercial real estate assets, with particular emphasis on the representation of institutional lenders, real estate investment fund sponsors and private equity investors.

Recently, Mr. Temple's practice has concentrated ... [ Read More ]
  

Gil Tenzer
Managing Director
<b>CONTRARIAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC</b>   Gil Tenzer
  Managing Director
  CONTRARIAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC

  Mr. Tenzer is the Director or Real Estate and a founding member of Contrarian, an institutional money management firm with approximately $3 billion in funds under management including a dedicated real estate fund. Since Contrarian’s formation in 1995 he has been responsible for sourcing, managing and coordinating the disposition ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Toporek
Principal, New York Area
<b>FD STONEWATER</b>   Jeffrey M. Toporek
  Principal, New York Area
  FD STONEWATER

  Jeffrey Toporek – Principal, FD Stonewater ... [ Read More ]
  

David Valger
Founder & Team Leader
<b>DVO REAL ESTATE</b>   David Valger
  Founder & Team Leader
  DVO REAL ESTATE

  Mr. Valger is a seasoned real estate private equity executive with more than 18 years of experience managing people, originating, structuring and underwriting real estate and corporate private equity transactions. Mr. Valger has been personally responsible for originating and closing in excess of $5 billion (in total capitalization) of ... [ Read More ]
  

Scott Vetri
Partner
<b>KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN</b>   Scott Vetri
  Partner
  KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN

  Scott M. Vetri concentrates his practice in commercial real estate law. Mr. Vetri represents lenders, owners, operators and managers of office, hotel, multi-family and industrial real estate. Such matters include representing institutional and closely held clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions including financings, acquisitions and dispositions of assets and ... [ Read More ]
  

Tim Wang
Director & Head of Investment Research
<b>CLARION PARTNERS</b>   Tim Wang
  Director & Head of Investment Research
  CLARION PARTNERS

  Tim Wang, Ph.D., is a senior vice president and senior investment strategist at Clarion Partners (formerly ING Real Estate Investment Management). He joined the firm in 2006, and assists in managing $22 billion in private equity real estate investment. He is responsible for macroeconomic analysis, portfolio strategies, quantitative forecasting, and ... [ Read More ]
  

David Wasserman
Executive Director
<b>SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION</b>   David Wasserman
  Executive Director
  SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION

  David Wasserman is n Executive Director and Team Leader at SMBC in its Real Estate Department. In his current role, Mr. Wasserman is responsible for the origination, structuring and portfolio management of subscription based loans to clients on a global basis across all industries. David transacts a significant part of ... [ Read More ]
  

Glenn Watchorn
Chief Operating Officer
<b>TRICON CAPITAL GROUP INC.</b>   Glenn Watchorn
  Chief Operating Officer
  TRICON CAPITAL GROUP INC.

  Glenn Watchorn is responsible for investment strategy and for the sourcing, underwriting and management of investments in the United States and Canada. Prior to joining Tricon in 2002, Mr. Watchorn spent 11 years working in real estate development for two Toronto based private development companies, Intracorp Developments Ltd. and ... [ Read More ]
  

Marc Weidner
Managing Director
<b>FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS</b>   Marc Weidner
  Managing Director
  FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS

  Marc Weidner joined Franklin Templeton in early 2002 and is a member of the Global Investment Committee of Franklin Templeton Real Asset Advisors. In addition, he is a member of its Management Committee and in this capacity serves as Head of Investments. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Weidner worked ... [ Read More ]
  

Andrew Weiss
Managing Principal & COO
<b>PARMENTER REALTY PARTNERS</b>   Andrew Weiss
  Managing Principal & COO
  PARMENTER REALTY PARTNERS

  Mr. Weiss, who has been active in the real estate industry since 1981, joined Parmenter Realty Partners in December 1995 as Managing Principal for the firm’s operations. In this capacity, Mr. Weiss is involved in the strategic planning of the company as well as the management and financial operation of ... [ Read More ]
  

Kenneth Weissenberg
Partner
<b>EISNERAMPER LLP</b>   Kenneth Weissenberg
  Partner
  EISNERAMPER LLP

  Ken Weissenberg, CPA, JD, LLM, is a tax partner and co-chair of the real estate services group at Eisner. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate industry, providing clients with services ranging from developing tax saving strategies for owning and operating property to structuring and negotiating ... [ Read More ]
  

Skip Wells
Managing Director, North America
<b>GE CAPITAL REAL ESTATE</b>   Skip Wells
  Managing Director, North America
  GE CAPITAL REAL ESTATE

  Skip Wells is a managing director in the North America Lending division of GE Capital Real Estate (GECRE). Based in Norwalk, CT, he manages multiple strategic ventures with external partners established to originate or purchase debt investments throughout the capital stack of transactions. In addition, Skip was recently ... [ Read More ]
  

Erin Wicomb
Co-Founder & Managing Member
<b>MAVRIX CAPITAL GROUP</b>   Erin Wicomb
  Co-Founder & Managing Member
  MAVRIX CAPITAL GROUP

  At age 24, Erin Wicomb cofounded The Mavrix Group and started investing in real estate with $1000 out of a garage in April 2009. Since then him and his team have now done over $40,000,000 in Real Estate deals throughout California and New York.

Erin is a sought out investor and ... [ Read More ]
  

Bradford Wildauer
Partner, Head of US Debt Funds
<b>AREA PROPERTY PARTNERS</b>   Bradford Wildauer
  Partner, Head of US Debt Funds
  AREA PROPERTY PARTNERS

  Apollo Partner and AREFIN Director. Mr. Wildauer joined Apollo in 2003 and directs Apollo's real estate capital markets investment activities. Previously, Mr. Wildauer was an advisor to Woodbourne Investment Management L.P. for its real estate securities hedge fund. From 1998 through 2001, Mr. Wildauer was a Managing Director at Merrill ... [ Read More ]
  

Jeffrey Wiseman
Managing Director
<b>MACQUARIE GROUP</b>   Jeffrey A. Wiseman
  Managing Director
  MACQUARIE GROUP

  Mr. Wiseman is a senior member of the Commercial Real Estate Finance/CMBS Division with The Macquarie Group whose responsibilities include origination, structuring and the credit analysis of a wide variety of commerical real estate debt products. Macquarie has the ability to provide significant flexibility to borrowers via creative structuring ... [ Read More ]
  

Dan Witte
Managing Director
<b>LASALLE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT</b>   Dan C. Witte
  Managing Director
  LASALLE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

  Dan Witte is a Managing Director at LaSalle Investment Management and leads the Strategic Investments Group. Current responsibilities include managing a series of discretionary co-investment vehicles on behalf of a significant institutional investor. In addition, he oversees an opportunistic investment vehicle currently investing in the U.S.

Since joining LaSalle’s ... [ Read More ]
  

Claire Woolston
Senior Consultant, Private Markets
<b>NEW ENGLAND PENSION CONSULTANTS</b>   Claire Woolston
  Senior Consultant, Private Markets
  NEW ENGLAND PENSION CONSULTANTS

  Claire joined NEPC in 2008, having worked in the investment industry since 2001. Claire is involved in NEPCs private markets research and due diligence, with an emphasis on real estate, real assets, and other private market opportunities. Claire has recently moved to Amsterdam, where she now leads NEPCs European private ... [ Read More ]
  

Allison Yager
Principal - Global Business & Investment Leader - Real Estate Boutique
<b>MERCER</b>   Allison T. Yager
  Principal - Global Business & Investment Leader - Real Estate Boutique
  MERCER

  Allison Yager is a Principal in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Mercer. Ms. Yager is the Global Business & Investment Leader for Mercer's Real Estate Boutique, a unit within Mercer's Investment Consulting Business. She provides real estate consulting and strategic advice to Mercer's clients and consultants located across the globe. ... [ Read More ]
  

Demetri Yatrakis
Partner
<b>WEISERMAZARS LLP</b>   Demetri Yatrakis
  Partner
  WEISERMAZARS LLP

  Demetri Yatrakis has over 10 years of tax related experience with an extensive background in structuring complex real estate transactions and a particular emphasis on partnership taxation, corporate taxation, REITs and tax matters relating to international and tax-exempt investors. He also has expertise in structuring investments in U.S. real ... [ Read More ]
  

Gary Zdolshek
Principal
<b>INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED REALTY, LLC</b>   Gary A. Zdolshek
  Principal
  INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED REALTY, LLC

  Gary A. Zdolshek, is Principal of Investors Diversified Realty LLC a private real estate investment management firm that offers institutional investors a Platform approach to investing in the asset class.

With over 25 years experience as an Advisor, Investment Banker, and Consultant, Mr. Zdolshek has underwritten and invested in over $8.0 ... [ Read More ]
  


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