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Jim Allen

CFO, Funds
Starwood Capital Group

Priyankar Baid

Managing Director
OHI (OutsourcingHubIndia)

Priyankar is the managing director of OutsourcingHubIndia (OHI),a specialist real estate outsourcing service provider since 2006. An experienced entreprenuer with 15 year+ managerial experience spanning consulting, finance, accounting and technology.  OutsourcingHubIndia (OHI) has served 50+ real estate clients and 75000+ units since inception across USA. OHI has deep expertise in real estate processes including property accounting, fund accounting, financial and operations reporting (including dashboards), acquisitions support, lease abstraction and asset management. Our real estate clients span across commercial, residential (single-family, multi-family, low income housing, tax ... (view full description)

Elizabeth Beckwith

EII Capital Management

Andy Birch

Product Manager
MRI Software

Andy is an experienced business software professional with a unique blend of marketing, technical, industry, product, and sales expertise. He has extensive experience in business software, from Financial Management and Enterprise Resource Planning to Performance Management, targeted at a variety of industries with financial services and real estate industries being the primary focus for the last 10 years. Andy has most recently been pioneering an audience centric approach to product initiatives to really help MRI drive value to prospects and clients.MRI Software MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative software and technology solutions for global re ... (view full description)

David Blatt

CapStack Partners

David Blatt is CEO of CapStack Partners, an alternatives-focused investment bank and investment manager specializing in the real estate, hospitality, infrastructure and energy industries. He is also the host of "Make the Deal: Real Estate Investing with David Blatt" a YouTube/Podcast series that provides expert advice on how to structure and fund deals. Prior to CapStack, he ran a special situations fund acquiring and repositioning distressed real estate assets. Since 2001, David has been involved in the negotiating and structuring of countless transactions and brings an expert level understanding to successfully capitalizing and closing a deal.

Matthew Boras

Colony Capital

Matt Boras is a Vice President at Colony NorthStar where he is a member of the Special Situations Group focused on investing in businesses across markets, platforms and asset classes with a focus on real estate technology. Prior to joining the predecessor NorthStar Asset Management Group in 2014, he was an Associate Director at Five Mile Capital Partners LLC, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation, consummation and management of new investments. He received an A.B. in International Relations from Brown University and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Pencils of Promise.

Jeffrey Bowden

Tax Principal
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP

A tax principal at Anchin and a member of the Firm’s Real Estate Industry Group and Financial Services Practice, Jeff has more than 20 years of experience developing and servicing complex partnership structures, corporations, high net worth individuals and family offices.   Jeffrey has experience servicing both owners of residential and commercial real estate. He advises in development, acquisitions and dispositions of real property, including 1031 exchanges, redemptions and other complex strategies in order to maximize tax efficiency.  Jeff has extensive knowledge in the taxation of partnerships, corporations and individuals.  He specializes in the tax implications of joint vent ... (view full description)

Nilesh Bubna

Founding Partner & CFO
Longpoint Realty Partners

Mr. Bubna oversees portfolio strategy and operations for the commingled funds and serves as the Chief Financial Officer. He is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee. At TA Associates Realty, Mr. Bubna oversaw the value-add portfolio management group for all commingled funds. Mr. Bubna also directly implemented multiple value-add and core strategies across a portfolio of real estate covering various East Coast markets. As a voting member of the finance committee, he negotiated new and renewal debt proceeds and oversaw the deleveraging and debt restructuring of multiple commingled funds. Prior to TA, Mr. Bubna spent 10 years at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Y ... (view full description)

John Caruso

Managing Director,
Nuveen Real Estate

John Caruso is Managing Director, Global Head of Fund Finance for Nuveen Real Estate.  John is responsible for both internal and external reporting activities, investor reporting, operational and financial analysis, property and portfolio level performance returns and strategic management metrics related to Fund Finance, including Real Estate fund structuring as well as price and fund leverage arrangements.. He is a voting member of the Nuveen Real Estate Investment Committee, OpCom, and Executive Leadership Team. John joined TIAA/Nuveen in 2007 and has almost four decades of experience in the real estate, construction and software industries including eleven years in public acc ... (view full description)

Christopher Chang

Managing Director
Menlo Equities

Mr. Chang leads Menlo Equities’ engagement with its Limited Partners, is responsible for the firm’s marketing activities, and spearheads the strategy and execution around raising capital. Prior to joining Menlo in 2017, Mr. Chang was in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.  During his 10 years at Goldman, he led the firm’s West Coast Real Estate investment banking business where he was a strategic advisor to a number of private and publicly traded real estate companies on capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, and general corporate finance matters. Over the course of his investment banking career, Mr. Chang advised clients in raising more than $20 billion of eq ... (view full description)

Frederick Cooper

SVP, Finance, Int. Dev. & IR
Toll Brothers, Inc

Bio of Frederick N. CooperSenior Vice PresidentFinance, International Development and Investor RelationsToll Brothers, Inc.   Toll Brothers, Inc. ( (NYSE: TOL) is a Fortune 500 Company, the leading builder of luxury homes in the U.S. and one the nation’s largest land developers. The Company began business in 1967 and went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 1986. Toll Brothers serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult and second-home buyers, as well as renters, in suburban and urban markets in 22 states across the U.S. and in Washington, D.C. In 2019, Fortune magazine name ... (view full description)

Tom Curtin

Win Properties

George Dabney

Managing Director

George Dabney has more than 16 years of experience as a hotel finance executive leading and advising a $2 billion privately held hotel investment firm through complex capital structures and capital markets transactions.  Mr. Dabney is currently responsible for finance, investor relations and treasury matters for all of Brookfield’s hotel investments sourced and managed through Thayer Lodging, Brookfield’s hospitality operating affiliate. The Thayer portfolio currently comprises 14 premier hotels (>4,000 keys) located in key growth markets throughout the U.S., including all North American hotel assets in BSREP I. Mr. Dabney is active with his alma mater, Penn State University. ... (view full description)

Laura Dietzel

Senior Manager

Laura is a senior manager in the National Real Estate Practice of RSM US LLP. She primarily serves private equity clients and portfolio companies through audits of investment funds and property in the commercial, residential, retail, industrial, hospitality and development industries. She directs various due diligence projects for those funds and lenders, including verification of investment returns, management fee compliance and underwriting support. She has managed numerous audits for privately held clients reporting on the fair value and GAAP basis of accounting. She provides specific recommendations to clients’ senior management regarding internal control weaknesses and ... (view full description)

Dwight Dunton

President & CEO
Bonaventure Realty Group LLC

Dwight founded Bonaventure Realty Group in 1999 in the spare bedroom of his apartment. At 25 with no real estate experience, he acquired his first multifamily complex and started a management company. Today, with over $1.75 billion in transactions, $250 million worth of HUD loans, 7,500 residents, and 200 employees, Bonaventure boasts a full suite of multifamily property management and investments capabilities, a Class A construction company, and a portfolio of apartment homes in 2 states and 22 communities. Dwight’s primary focus is strategic growth of all business units with a focus on joint ventures, capital structuring, and developing partnerships. Dwight enjoys employing his intuition, ... (view full description)

Robert Egan

Archer Law

ROBERT T. EGAN serves as the Chair of the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group at Archer & Greiner, where he focuses his cybersecurity practice on counselling, data breach response, and related investigations and litigation. A 1977 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Bob is also the Chair of the firm’s Business Litigation Group. Bob has been primarily involved in high value, complex business-related litigation in the state and federal courts in New Jersey and in other jurisdictions for almost 40 years. Many of his cases have involved clients and disputes in the computer and high technology business sectors, which led naturally ... (view full description)

Marc Ehrlich

Rose Associates

Marc Ehrlich serves as Chief Investment Officer for Rose Associates.  Marc brings to this role over 20 years of experience in real estate development, operations, investments and tax structures.  As Chief Investment Officer, he has overall responsibility for the pursuit and execution of all acquisition and development projects, along with the asset management of the existing Rose Associates portfolio.  Marc also oversees all aspects of the financing and joint ventures for new and existing investments and developments.  With his diverse and extensive experience, Marc is uniquely positioned to bring a holistic approach to Rose Associates’ initiatives in these areas ... (view full description)

Eric Emrich

CFO, Treasurer & VP
Independence Capital Partners

Mr. Emrich, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Vice President, has over 25 years of experience in private equity, real estate and investment partnerships. He is responsible for all finance, accounting, tax, and risk management for Lubert-Adler Partners, LP. Prior to joining Lubert-Adler, Mr. Emrich was Tax Director and Controller for the CMS Companies’ private equity/hedge funds. He was also a Managing Partner for a SEC registered investment advisor in Plymouth Meeting, PA. In addition, Mr. Emrich spent 12 years in public accounting, including 7 years with KPMG, LLP in Philadelphia. For KPMG, Mr. Emrich served the Philadelphia office’s real estate, venture capital, security partnership a ... (view full description)

Chris Felice

Raven Capital Management LLC

Chris Felice is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Raven and is responsible for all financial, tax and compliance reporting of Raven and its entities. Mr. Felice manages Raven’s client administrators, auditors, compliance consultants and tax advisors. Prior to joining Raven, Mr. Felice was Vice President and Controller of HGGC, a Palo Alto-based middle market private equity firm with $1.1 billion in committed capital under management. Mr. Felice started his career with McGladrey, where he spent five years providing audit and assurance services to various public and private companies. Mr. Felice received his BS in Accounting from the Fisher School of Accounting at the ... (view full description)

Bratton Fennell

Burroughs & Chapin Company, Inc.

Bratton Fennell is the Chief Financial Officer at Burroughs & Chapin Company. He is responsible for the Finance and IT Divisions of the company. Prior to joining Burroughs & Chapin, Bratton was Chief Financial Officer of Giant Cement Holding, LLC and prior served as an Assurance Services Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Bratton received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and accounting from the University of South Carolina where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Bratton is active in a number of community and professional associations and is Past Chairman of the South Carolina Association of CPAs.

Josh Friedensohn

Greenleaf Capital

Bob Goldbaum

VP Strategy
Dynamo Software

Bob brings over 25 years of experience in investment operations, marketing, M&A and Fintech innovation.  Before Dynamo, he helped build Citadel’s fund administration business as head of their Fund of Funds and Allocator Services and helped design their Investor Services and Accounting infrastructures. Before moving to Chicago, he founded  FundRunner software in San Francisco, CA, the first CRM and manager research platform for the private investment industry which he sold in 2005. At FundRunner he re-built with its founder and created its Private Equity counterpart for the Guggenhiem group. He also worked closely with Credit Suisse to create their alternative investment ind ... (