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Amachie Ackah

Managing Partner

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 the most talented and creative attorneys in her area. Her success is achieved largely by understanding the business goals of her clients and becoming a resource that is used to assist them in achieving those goals. While overseeing one of the largest real estate practice groups in the country, Ms. Adler has developed a wide range of expertise in all areas of national and international real estate ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Alpaugh

Managing Director, Global Real
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

Jeff is the Global Real Estate & Hospitality Practice Leader for Marsh. In this capacity Jeff is responsible for growth, retention, innovation, client service and market delivery for Marsh’s Real Estate and Hospitality clients globally. Marsh has dedicated Real Estate teams in each major office in the US, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to this role, Jeff was the Client Executive Practice Leader for Marsh in the Northeast, where he was responsible for overseeing the delivery of services to its clients. He founded the Boston Real Estate practice in April of 1998. In June 2001, Jeff assumed the additional responsibility of Practice Leader for Industry Groups. Jeff has over  ... (view full description)

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 has been involved in a broad range of investment and portfolio management activities including origination (underwriting, negotiating and structuring), investing, restructuring/collection, risk management, asset management and administration. Mr. Alston has also been directly involved in raising over $1 billion of capital for Capri across debt and ... (view full description)

Russell Appel

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 Finance business from 1991 to 1994, where he became a Managing Director. At CSFB, Mr. Appel supervised the execution of commercial and multifamily asset securitization and sale advisory assignments totaling in excess of $13 billion. Prior to joining CSFB in 1991 and his association with The Praedium Group, Mr. Appel was a Vice President in the Real Estate Department of Goldman S ... (view full description)

Allen Ashley

DLA Piper

Allen Ashley concentrates his practice in the areas of US federal income taxation and the laws affecting business entities. Allen represents publicly-traded and privately-held multinational corporations and privately-held real estate funds. He is experienced in a broad range of business-related US federal income tax matters, including advising clients with respect to the tax aspects of domestic and international corporate acquisitions, dispositions and other reorganizations (including those involving publicly-traded corporations and REITs); capital market transactions; joint ventures; acquisition, ownership and disposition of real estate; intercompany transfer pricing and general ... (view full description)

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 estate banking, acquisitions and asset management experience, bringing a well-rounded approach to debt/equity structuring. Mr. Asta graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration and from Stony Brook University with a B.S in Business Management.

Tony Avila

Managing Principal and CEO
Encore Funds and Builder Advisor Group

Over the past 25 years, Tony Avila has served as an advisor in over 85 homebuilding merger and acquisition transactions valued at over $12 billion and helped to raise approximately $10 billion in over 75 debt and equity issuances for publicly-traded and private homebuilding and land development companies. Mr. Avila founded Builder Advisor Group in 2008 and has been working as a homebuilder investment banker since 1996. Mr. Avila has served as an investment banker in more homebuilding transactions than any other advisor. Most recently Mr. Avila closed the sale of several top 100 builders including Transeastern Homes, Town and Country Homes, American West, Wade Jurney, Dan Ryan Builders, ... (view full description)

William Avoli

Vice President

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 this capacity he is involved in many aspects of the Company’s business and is responsible for all legal and compliance matters for the Company. Mr. Barnett is also responsible for corporate initiatives, overseeing the Company’s transactional and corporate activities. He was an integral part of the Reckson/SL Green merger successfully navigating Reckson through myriads of legal comp ... (view full description)

Bruce Batkin

President & CEO
Terra Capital Partners, LLC

Bruce Batkin co-founded and is Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners, a private real estate funds management firm focused on mezzanine, preferred equity and bridge investments.  Since its founding in 2002, Terra has originated and managed over 300 investments in 45 million square feet of U.S. property.  It is the sponsor of Terra Income Funds, fixed income alternative investments sold to individual investors through a network of 20,000 financial advisors. Mr. Batkin has over 35 years’ experience in real estate acquisition, finance, development, management and investment banking. Prior to founding Terra, he held senior management positions at Merril ... (view full description)

Michael Baum

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 and resort properties. He also represents both financial institutions and borrowers in connection with construction, mezzanine and general secured real estate financings. Recently, Michael has advised these clients in relation to loan workouts, partnership restructurings and other business reorganizations ... (view full description)

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 based investment bank providing financial advisory and capital raising services to a wide range of public and private companies in the Real Estate industry. Big Ocean specializes in domestic and cross border advisory utilizing a global network of long standing relationships with institutional and family office investors to provide capital to clients prima ... (view full description)

Jonathan Bell

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, with a portfolio of approximately 70,000 apartments. Mr. Bell joined Bell Partners in 2001. As President, he chairs the company’s Executive Committee and is involved in all aspects of the business, with a particular emphasis on transactions, capital and company strategy. Since joining Bell Partners, Mr. Bell has overseen company transactions ... (view full description)

Robert Bellinger

President & CEO
ASB Real Estate Investments

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. Prior to joining ASB Capital Management, Mr. Bellinger worked with Lend Lease Real Estate Investments as an Executive Vice President and Principal, heading the Private Client Group; Senior Vice President directing the National Asset Sales group; and Vice President leading the acquisition of equity and debt investments in the Washington, DC region. Prior to joining Lend ... (view full description)

Aditya Bhoopathy

Principal & Executive Vice President
Noble Investment Group, LLC

Mr. Bhoopathy is a principal with primary responsibility for capital market relationships, asset dispositions, and transaction management. In addition, he leads contract documentation and closings related to new acquisitions, development and financing for all investments.   Mr. Bhoopathy has more than 17 years of hospitality industry experience and has participated in over $1.9 billion worth of real estate transactions for the Noble organization since joining the firm in 1999. He became a partner in 2006 and is a regular panelist at lodging, investment, and financing conferences.   Mr. Bhoopathy received a B.S. from the Cornell University School of Hospitality and is ... (view full description)

Jamie Biddle

Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer
Verdis Investment Management

Partner and CEO, Verdis Investment Management Jamie Biddle is the founding partner and CEO of Verdis Investment Management, a single family office. He sets the strategic direction of the family office and oversees investment activities, operations and finance. Jamie is behind portfolio construction, manager sourcing and selection, due diligence and risk management. Jamie is responsible for all of the firm’s real estate and natural resources investments. He is an active member of the Investment Committee. Jamie brings more than two decades of investing and operating experience, across asset classes and industries. Prior to forming Verdis Investment Management in 2004, ... (view full description)

Nick Bienstock

Managing Partner

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 estate throughout the United States and sits on the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Savanna in 1999, Mr. Bienstock worked at Capital Trust, Inc. and Chemical Bank's Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Mr. Bienstock received an MBA from the Columbia Business School, an MS in Real Estate Development from the Columbia Schoo ... (view full description)

Julian Black

Group Director

Julian is the Group Director of Estera, formerly Appleby Trust, based in the Cayman Islands.  Accordingly, Julian runs the Cayman office of the Company, with responsibility for a team of 46.  Julian's specialisation in Securitisation and CLO's, with Estera having up to 40% of the North American CLO market.  Julian is also responsible for a sizable Funds book, together with a portfolio of private trusts. Formerly the Global Head of Structured Finance at Appleby, Julian specializes in Securisation, CLO’s, debt and equity financings. Julian has been consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in the Cayman Islands in all of the top global directories since 2004. In the 2008 edition of C ... (view full description)

Barry 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 Estate Financial Partners, Brookfield's Private Funds Platform, the Brookfield Real Estate Turnaround Consortium and other Brookfield funds. While at Brookfield, he has been involved in a wide range of corporate development activities, restructurings and acquisitions of real estate companies, including: Canary Wharf Group, Criimi Mae, Mills Corporation, Trizec Pr ... (view full description)

Gary 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., Meridian's first discretionary real estate private equity fund. In addition, Mr. Block has led and completed approximately $500 million of investments and refinancing / recapitalizations at Meridian. Prior to joining Meridian in 2007, Mr. Block was with The Carlyle Group, where he was a Global Partner, Managing Director, and head of the Real Estate Fund's Acquisitions Group. At Carlyle, Mr. Block led and ... (view full description)

Stuart 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 services firms. From July 1999 to November 2005, Mr. Boesky also served as the Chief Executive Officer of AMAC. From 1984 to 2003, Mr. Boesky was a principal and senior managing director of Related Capital Company and Executive Vice President of The Related Companies, Inc. Mr. Boesky has also practiced real estate and tax law with the Boston law firm Kaye Fialkow Richmond and ... (view full description)

Andrew Borsanyi

The Concord Group, LLC

Andrew Borsanyi is a Managing Principal of The Concord Group and director of the firms New York office. Andrew focuses on the firms financial institution and international businesses. The Concord Group is a leading international real estate strategy consulting firm. Clients include private equity, investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, REITS, public agencies, and developer/builders. Assignments include asset and portfolio due diligence and valuation, development and sales strategy, market analysis, project programming and consumer research. Properties include development, mixed use, residential (for sale and rental), hospitality, resort and commercial assets. The Concor ... (view full description)

Peter Braffman

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 Alternative Asset Management (“ZAAM”), where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing U.S.-based real estate investments. Over a nine year period while managing alternative investments for ZAAM, Peter and his team: - Sourced over 500 funds and invested in 40 different real estate and real asset fund investments with 30 different fund managers - Co-invested or jo ... (view full description)

Eli Braha

Managing Member & CEO
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 as a developer and lead syndicator of commercial real estate as a principal, developer and property manager. In addition, he has arranged lease transactions, acquired multiple types of commercial, residential and industrial properties, and consulted and co-invested in various types of real estate. Mr. Braha has acquired, owned, managed, and operat ... (view full description)

Joel Breitkopf

Alchemy Properties, Inc.

Joel Breitkopf, Principal of Alchemy Properties Inc., has been in the real estate industry his entire 28 year career. Alchemy Properties is one of the most active and reputable residential development companies In New York City having developed over 25 buildings in the last fifteen years. Alchemy recently acquired the National Landmark Woolworth Building Tower for conversion to luxury condominiums. Mr. Breitkopf is involved in all aspects of Alchemy's developments and investments from acquisition, finance, design, construction and marketing. Mr. Breitkopf joined Alchemy in 1993. Previously, Mr. Breitkopf was an executive at Commercial Bank of New York and was Vice President of Acquisitions a ... (view full description)

David Broderick

Latham & Watkins

David Broderick is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He has more than 20 years of experience in complex real estate transactions. He serves clients on a transactional level, working with complex debt and equity transactions, and on an active workout level, involving all types of restructurings, workouts and dispute resolutions. Mr. Broderick is a member of Latham's Real Estate, Private Equity and Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts practices. He specializes in: real estate finance, mortgage and mezzanine financing, debt syndication, preferred equity, bridge financing and other structured financings, asset management, foreclosures and restructurings, complex equity inv ... (view full description)

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 all property types, including retail, office, residential, hospitality and industrial. Mr. Brodwin has more than 25 years of broad-based financial, accounting and SEC experience. He has earned a national reputation for guiding noteworthy transactions in the real estate and financial services industries and has assisted companies through public and private offerings. Prior to joining ... (view full description)

Matt 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 and Washington D.C. Notable Jamestown assets include One Times Square and Chelsea Market in New York City; Pacific Place in San Francisco; the Newbury Collection in Boston; and the Georgetown Collection, 733 10th Street and the Madison Hotel in Washington D.C. Mr. Bronfman graduated from Tufts University in 1988, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended Northwestern University Law School a ... (view full description)

Craig Brown

Real Estate Partner
Duval & Stachenfeld

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, financing and leasing of all types of domestic and international real estate assets, as well as structuring complex real estate joint venture transactions and workouts. Mr. Brown has developed a reputation as a highly skilled attorney who is singularly dedicated to his clients' well being. Having represented many prominent developers, hotel operators, money center banks, insurance companies and investment funds i ... (view full description)

Diana Brummer

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 in successfully negotiating the leasing, construction and financing of the new ballpark. Ms. Brummer also regularly counsels her clients on all aspects of managing distressed real estate assets. She represents a wide variety of client types, including pension funds, private real estate funds and public and private REITs, as well as their invest ... (view full description)

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, portfolio structure, and investment manager selection and monitoring, including approximately $2.3 billion of assets invested in private real estate, real estate securities, commodities and other real return-oriented investments.Prior to RVK, Mr. Burnett worked in the Development and Investment group of Trammell Crow Company, where he led the under ... (view full description)

David Butler

Managing Partner
Argosy Real Estate Partners

David is Managing Partner of Argosy Real Estate Partners, a real estate fund management firm.   Mr. Butler, based in San Francisco, is responsible for the management and oversight of Argosy Real Estate Partners including investment strategy, fundraising, asset management, and operations.  He is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Management Committee.. Argosy specializes in opportunistic, value-add and core-plus real estate investments. Through joint venture structures, Argosy partners with operating partners possessing significant local market knowledge and a demonstrated track record of success. Argosy Real Estate Partners currently has over $1 billion of gross real ... (view full description)

Michael Butz

Partner, Investments
Torchlight Investors

Mr. Butz is a Partner at Torchlight Investors in the Acquisitions and Loan Origination Group where he has helped to invest over $1 billion of Torchlight’s opportunity fund capital since 2011. Before joining Torchlight, Mr. Butz was a Director with Hypo Real Estate Capital Corp from 2004 to 2011, where he originated and acquired over $4 billion of large, structured senior and subordinate commercial real estate loans. Between 1997 and 2004 Mr. Butz was primarily involved in CMBS lending at industry leading investment banks including Morgan Stanley and Nomura Securities. Mr. Butz began his career in 1994 in the commercial real estate group at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Butz received a B.S. in Busines ... (view full description)

Frank Cappello

President, Eastern Region

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 senior vice president of the firm’s real estate unit from 2006 to 2010 and was responsible for debt and equity investments in the United States. Previous to this, he was a principal at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners and a vice president of Lehman Brothers. At Lehman, Mr. Cappello was primarily responsible for the origination, negotiation and execution of equity a ... (view full description)

Anthony 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 Asset Management, Inc.). From 2000 to 2002, Anthony was the Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for GMS Technologies, Inc., a technology start-up servicing global financial institutions. Anthony started his career with Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked in debt capital markets and later as a member of Goldman Sachs Asset Management's insti ... (view full description)

Chad Carpenter

Chairman & CEO
Reven Capital

Reven Capital was founded in 2009 by Chad M. Carpenter our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Carpenter has founded and operated both public and private real estate companies as Chairman & CEO, has 27 years of real estate investing and operating experience and been involved in over $3 billion in real estate transactions. He has sponsored four private real estate equity funds, acquired, owned and operated over 1,000 commercial and residential investment properties throughout his career. He founded Reven Housing REIT, (NASDAQ: RVEN), a public company in 2012 added value, grew the company and sold it in 2019. Institutional, foreign and high net worth investors have invested with Mr. ... (view full description)

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 Madison's message and investment strategy to potential transaction counterparties. Prior to joining Madison, Mr. Carroll worked at Tishman Speyer Properties where he oversaw portfolio and asset management for three emerging market real estate funds. Previously at Tishman, he managed the acquisitions and dispositions functions in the Ne ... (view full description)

Neil Casey

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 vehicles in connection with investment acquisitions, exit strategies and workouts. Before joining White and Williams, Neil served as general counsel and chief compliance officer for a registered investment adviser specializing in commercial real estate and asset-backed securities. Prior to that, he was a partner in the structured finance g ... (view full description)

Marty Caverly

Chief Investment Officer
Resource Real Estate

Martin Caverly is a private equity real estate professional with more than 25 years of U.S. and international real estate investment and management experience. Caverly is currently the Chief Investment Officer for Resource Real Estate, Inc., where he is primarily responsible for the development of new investment products, and will be developing an office platform for the company. Resource Real Estate currently has over $3.1bn in assets under management, primarily in the apartment sector, and in publicly traded real estate securities. Prior to, Caverly was the CEO of EVOQ Properties (OTC: EVOQ), a publicly held real estate company formerly known as Meruelo Maddux, w ... (view full description)

Mukang Cho

CEO & Managing Principal
Morning Calm Management

Mukang Cho founded Morning Calm Management and is the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal. Mr. Cho is also Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Industrial. He has been involved in all aspects of the firms' development since inception and is responsible for strategic planning, operations and all investment and capital markets activities. Prior to founding Morning Calm Management and Aurora Industrial, Mr. Cho was Chief Executive Officer and Principal of a privately held real estate investment and management company, a Managing Principal in charge of real estate strategy at Crown Capital Management and its affiliates, and a partner in the real estate practice group of Kirkland & ... (view full description)

Yon Cho

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 a sixteen-year career at Lehman, Mr. Cho also served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Global Commercial Real Estate Finance Group and was responsible for asset management, credit, and real estate investments in U.S and Asia. He has originated in excess of $10billion of principal investments in commercial real estate in a variety of debt/equity structures and distressed debt acquisitions ... (view full description)

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 estate investments on tax-exempt investors. Prior to joining DLJ RECP, Mr. Clarke was a Tax Manager for The Peabody Group, a co-venture real estate fund sponsored by J.P. Morgan and J.W. O'Connor, where he was involved in tax structuring and planning. Prior to joining The Peabody Group, Mr. Clarke was a Manager in the New York real estate tax practice of Ernst & Young, LLP, where he was responsibl ... (view full description)

Josh Cleveland

StepStone Group LP

Mr. Cleveland focuses on real estate investments.Prior to StepStone, Mr. Cleveland was a Partner of Clairvue Capital Partners, a real estate investment manager which integrated with StepStone to establish StepStone Real Estate. At Clairvue, Mr. Cleveland focused on originating and executing investments in the U.S. and Europe. Before Clairvue, he was a Director at Liquid Realty Partners, an investment manager focused on real estate private equity secondaries. He has also served as a Vice President at Capital Dynamics, a Swiss]based private equity manager, and worked in the debt capital markets divisions of Credit Suisse First Boston and Bank of America.Mr. Cleveland ... (view full description)

William Cockrum

Senior Vice President
Lowe Enterprises

Lowe is a privately owned, diversified and vertically integrated national real estate organization specializing in commercial, residential and hospitality property.  The firm currently manages more than four million square feet of commercial and industrial space; over 7,000 apartment units and approximately 17,500 units in over 80 hotel and resort properties in eight countries (including Lowe’s affiliates).  With its headquarters in Los Angeles and five regional offices located in Denver, San Diego/Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington, D.C, Lowe has invested in and/or managed $28 billion of real estate over 45 years.  Bill joined Lowe in 2012 and has a leaders ... (view full description)

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 Capital, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s investment activities, portfolio management, new product development, and investor relations. Mr. Cohen holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from Tufts University. Mr. Cohen serves on the Board of Wrightwood Capital, as well as Erdman, one of the nation’s leading providers of project related services to the health ... (view full description)

Peter Collins

Co-Founder & Managing Principal
Forge Capital Partners, LLC

Mr. Collins is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Forge Capital Partners, LLC ("Forge"). Mr. Collins directs all private equity activities for Forge and is the CEO of Forge’s real estate private equity fund business.  Forge’s real estate funds are private institutional real estate investment partnerships focused on acquiring and developing income-producing commercial real estate throughout the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Over the last 15 years, Mr. Collins has overseen more than $1.5 billion of real estate and corporate transactions including over seven million square feet of commercial, office and multi-family residential real estate. Prior t ... (view full description)

Franz Colloredo-Mansfeld

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 $4 billion in equity and debt capital and made over 275 investments. Prior to joining Cabot Mr. Colloredo-Mansfeld was a Senior Engagement Manager of McKinsey & Company, Inc. where he worked from 1992 through 1996 in Boston and Budapest. He previously worked in Germany for the Deutsche Bank real estate investment group in 1992 and was a Robert Bosch Fellow at the German Central Bank (B ... (view full description)

David Congdon

Senior Managing Director

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, and introduces the bank's Commercial Real Estate capabilities to clients. He joined the bank in the fall of 2000. Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Jim was an Assistant Vice President in the Treasury department of Lehman Brothers. His main function was Bank Relationship management. He began his career in a similar role at PaineWebber I ... (view full description)

W. Michael Crawford

Eaton Partners, LLC

Michael leads the real estate fundraising team and focuses on several of the private equity and real asset strategies at Eaton Partners. He has over 28 years of experience in alternative investments. Prior to joining Eaton Partners, he was a principal in the Private Capital Markets Group at Robertson Stephens where his industry coverage included public real estate and healthcare companies, specifically raising private equity capital for public REITs and private investments in public equities (PIPES). Previously, he worked as a Vice President, Institutional Equities at Paine Webber. He began his career at Cabot, Cabot & Forbes in Boston, where he was responsible for business development o ... (view full description)

Jack Creighton

Founder & Managing Member
Sourcenet Investment Services LLC

Bert Crouch

Managing Director– Portfolio Management
Invesco Real Estate

Bert J. Crouch is a Managing Director and currently serves as both a Portfolio Manager and as the Head of North America for Invesco Real Estate (IRE). Specifically, he is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the closed-end opportunistic fund series, Invesco Strategic Opportunities, and the open-end credit fund, Invesco Commercial Mortgage Income Fund, as well as a member of the firm’s North American and Asia-Pac Credit Committees, North American Investment Strategy Group, North American Management Committee, and Global Executive Committee. Mr. Crouch joined IRE in 2009 to lead the formation and growth of its Structured Investments platform before transitioning to the Head of North Amer ... (view full description)

Jonathan 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 situation, transitional properties, discounted note opportunities, note acquisition financing, time-critical and other non conventional financing needs. In 2010, Jonathan testified before the House Financial Services Committee regarding Alternatives for Promoting Liquidity in the Commercial Real Estate Markets, Supporting Small Businesses and Increasing Job Growth. Jonathan is ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Dauray

Senior Vice President-Acquisitions
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 veteran of investment real estate, Mr. Dauray’s career is comprised of senior positions in hospitality sector brokerage, REO asset management, and opportunistic RE investment banking. Prior to joining RLJ, Jeff covered the hospitality sector for CBRE’s Investment Properties Institutional Group in New York, CBRE’s top-producing investment sales team worldwide. From ... (view full description)

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 management, acquisition, finance and development, strategic planning, due diligence and workout / restructuring. He has substantial domestic and international experience with various hospitality asset types including hotels, resorts, mixed-use projects that include hotel condominiums and fractional ownership units. His clients have included private equity funds, invest ... (view full description)

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 this role, Stephen was a vice president in Company Management at Morgan Stanley, focusing on major strategic initiatives. Previously, he was an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Investment Banking group, where he was involved in advisory assignments involving approximately $6 billion of underlying real property and executed over $4 billion of equity and debt capital raising transactions. Stephen received ... (view full description)

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 group of Vornado Realty Trust and, prior to that, worked at Secured Capital Corp. During his career, Kevin has been responsible for or directly involved in over $5.5 billion of office, residential, and retail acquisitions in the New York City and Washington D.C. metro areas. Kevin graduated from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pen ... (view full description)

Timothy Davis

White and Williams LLP

Tim Davis is Vice Chair of the Business Department and a member of the firm's Executive Committee.  He is a Partner in the Real Estate and Finance practice groups. Tim has over 25 years of experience representing insurance companies, banks and investment funds. Tim represents clients in a wide variety of real estate finance transactions, including first mortgage loans, participations, mezzanine loans, "B" notes and preferred equity investments. He has extensive experience in the areas of intercreditor, co-lender and participation agreements. He also regularly represents institutional clients in the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties.  Tim is a ... (view full description)

Peter Deanovic

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 a diverse group of asset types.In addition to equity investments, Mr. Deanovic has been actively involved in other strategic initiatives of the firm. His previous experience includes investing in non-performing commercial and residential loan portfolios, evaluation of the firms CDO/CMBS initiatives, and investment in ... (view full description)

Thomas Devaney

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, generally. Tom works predominantly with U.S. domestic and global real estate funds, infrastructure funds, debt funds and hedge funds. Tom has considerable experience negotiating investor side letters, seed and anchor investor arrangements and placement agent agreements, both for and against fund sponsors. Tom’s practice generally draws upon his expertise in U.S. s ... (view full description)

Michael Dombai

Managing Director
Cortland Part of Alter Domus Group

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 all business development activities for commercial real estate services within LaSalle Bank's Global Securities and Trust Services group. Michael graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Robert Dombi

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 of private and institutional investors. He has been responsible for the completion of asset acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and development projects in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Dombi joined Landmark in 1999 to assist in the expansion of the firm's secondary market activities. Previously, he was Executive Vice President at The Hutensky Group and Vice President, Financ ... (view full description)

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 located in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. Ms. Doyle is responsible for GEAM's real estate fund offerings and a $1.5BN+ portfolio of commitments to other fund managers. Previously, she ran a $250 MM mezzanine debt fund. Prior to joining GEAM in 1991, Susan worked as a construction lender at First Chicago. She received a B.S. from the University of Connect ... (view full description)

Maxwell 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 transforming entire neighborhoods. He is also a principal of Drever/Dupoux Capital Management, a venture focused on multifamily, senior housing, and hospitality development and redevelopment.Mr. Drever has always been appreciative of the friends who backed him in his first real estate venture to buy and redevelop a tired triplex on the Sausalito wate ... (view full description)

Dean Dulchinos

Portfolio Manager – Debt Strategies
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC

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 Ex Officio member of Cornerstones Alternative Investment Committee and is a member of Cornerstones Debt Valuation Committee. Previously, Mr. Dulchinos served as co-head of Cornerstones Alternative Investment Group with responsibility for high yield debt investments, credit facility lending and tax credit debt and equity ... (view full description)

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 estate practice areas, predominantly in sales, leasing, acquisitions, financings and development relating to all types of commercial transactions and distress situations. Mr. Eisner frequently handles transactions involving complicated joint ventures and mezzanine financing. Mr. Eisner also has extensive experience handling all aspects of hotel acquisitions and dispositions and has negotiated ... (view full description)

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 America. Ali maintains Fortress’s relationships with all major hotel brands and individual owners. Prior to joining Fortress, Ali spent 8 years at Lehman Brothers in both investment banking and real estate principal investments. He also worked at Goldman Sachs in London and First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse) where he started his career. He holds a ... (view full description)

Jeff Elowe

President & CEO
The Laramar Group, LLC

Scott Farb

Independent Investor

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 equity funds, pension funds investing in real estate, REITs, commercial and residential property owners and operators, hotels and resorts, real estate developers, homebuilders and land developers. Scott’s previous experience was at Kenneth Leventhal & Company, where he served as a senior partner, continuing in that capacity after the firm’s merger with Ernst & Young in 1995. ... (view full description)

Mark Fawer

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 single-asset and portfolios of multifamily, retail, industrial, office, and hotel properties and the origination, purchase, disposition and restructuring of senior and mezzanine real estate and corporate loans and loan participation interests.In addition to counseling clients from "term sheet to closing" in most aspects of a wide range of real estate ... (view full description)

Steve Felix

Felix / Weiner Consulting Group

Steve has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial / institutional real estate industry. Prior to launching the Felix / Weiner Consulting Group in 2012, Steve was Head of Client Relations Global Real Estate for Aviva Investors. For 10 years he was Managing Director at Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Steve provided executive consulting services to 59 real estate investment management firms and other commercial real estate service providers in the US and Europe, where he launched the firm's business in 2006.His background includes capital raising and advising senior management on corporate strategy. He has held senior positions in development and redevelopment, leasing, workouts and ... (view full description)

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 investment vehicles, partnerships, joint ventures and other transaction structures, and in acquisition, financing, restructuring and disposition transactions. Mr. Ferguson’s clients include financial institutions, institutional investors, fund sponsors, investment banks, public and private REITs, and public and private companies in capital raising and deployment transactions which cover ... (view full description)

Howard Fields

Senior Vice President
Inland Institutional Capital LLC

Mr. Fields is Senior Vice President of Inland Institutional Capital, LLC where he is responsible for the portfolio management of the Inland Retail Property Fund, capital raising and advisory services to the companies that are a part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. Prior to working for Inland, Mr. Fields was Managing Director and Head of Real Estate at Capital Dynamics based in Zurich, Switzerland. At Capital Dynamics, Mr. Fields established the private equity real estate investment management division based upon his many years of investment experience, coupled with Capital Dynamics private equity structure and processes. Mr. Fields previously oversaw HRJ Capita ... (view full description)

Howard Fife

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 Company, where he covered a number of large hedge funds. Prior to joining Jefferies in 2002, he was a Director at Lazard, Freres and Co. in the International High Yield and Distressed trading department. In 2001, he helped launch Lazard's successful Debt Recovery Fund. Earlier, he worked at both Prudential Securities and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Fife received his Bachelor of Ar ... (view full description)

Peter Fioretti

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 $3 billion equity since founding the Company in 1993.  He is responsible for the Company’s strategic direction and investment strategy. Since 2010, MREC has invested in land for the development of approximately 50,000 lots/homes, deploying approximately $1billion equity with 25 operating partners.   Mr. Fioretti currently serves on the Board of Directors for Oakwood Homes, the largest private homebuilder in Denver, CO.  Previously, he was a founding partner of Paramount R ... (view full description)

Joel Fogel

Gallatin Holdings

Paul 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 billion of discretionary capital under management. Cerberus Real Estate Capital Management invests directly and indirectly in real estate equity, debt and operating businesses, and has consummated over two hundred fifty distinct investments since inception in 1994 in the United States and abroad. Cerberus Real Estate Capital Management, LLC is a ... (view full description)

Chris Fraley


Chris Fraley is the Chief Investment Officer for RealtyMogul and a member of RealtyMogul’s Investment and Executive Committee.    Mr. Fraley has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate finance, specializing in complex joint venture equity investments; first at Rockwood Capital and later at a company he founded called Evolve. Since Mr. Fraley started as CIO in June 2017, RealtyMogul has closed investments in over $300M of assets in joint venture, debt and preferred equity. Mr. Fraley started Evolve in 2013, focusing on co-general partnership opportunities and has structured transactions totaling $400M in cost.  Prior to star ... (view full description)

Dovid Frankel

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 owners. Mr. Frankel has also been responsible for preparing and coordinating the four surveys of real estate private equity funds Ernst & Young has conducted and production of the papers summarizing the results. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Yeshiva University and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute.

Deborah Friedland

Director - Hospitality Services
EisnerAmper LLP

Deborah Friedland is a Managing Director in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services and Real Estate Groups. She is also Practice Leader of Hospitality Advisory Services. Deborah specializes in operational strategy analysis, asset management, valuation, internal control review and assessments, market studies, and transactional due diligence for investors and lenders. With over 25 years of experience, she has advised clients in connection with the acquisition, finance, conversion or operation of real estate, including hospitality, gaming, restaurant, industrial, commercial, mixed-use, golf course, and amusement park properties, in addition to numerous REITs dedicated to investing in such proper ... (view full description)

Benjamin Friedman

President and CEO
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 Team and provide support to ACG’s investor relations and portfolio management efforts. The firm currently oversees an investment portfolio valued in excess of $650 million. Mr. Friedman earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania/Wharton School and an MBA degree from Columbia Business School with honors.

Kathryn Furman

King & Spalding LLP

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 Managing Director and Head of Global Real Estate Investments for Citigroup in Global Wealth Management. Jerry began his career at Citicorp where he held a variety of positions in investment banking, investment management and corporate finance. Jerry serves as a board member for a number of real estate companies and funds. Jerry received an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a ... (view full description)

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 partners as both a principal and advisor. By doing so, Mr. Glick has developed an extensive network of relationships with both LPs and GPs across the globe. Over his career, Mr. Glick has played an integral role in approximately $10 billion of M&A transactions, and assisted in the raising of approximately $1 billion in debt and equity capital, including ... (view full description)

Andrew Gold

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 purchaser of distressed assets. Andrew has also represented both borrowers and lenders in out of court workouts and restructurings with a concentration in real estate matters. Andrew frequently lectures on bankruptcy and restructuring issues and is the assistant editor of the firm's bi-monthly bulletin, Lending and Restructuring Ale ... (view full description)

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 private real estate investment management company with strong expertise and presence in major metropolitan markets throughout the United States. Founded in 2004, The Milestone Group has a strong track record investing in the U.S. multifamily sector, including completion of more than US$13 billion in multifamily transactions. Milestone has corporate offices in Dallas, TX and New York, NY and regional acquisition offices in Atlanta, GA and Boca Raton, FL.  Our investors have included institutional investors, a sovereign wealth fund, pension funds and high net ... (view full description)

Brian Good

CEO and Founder
Eagle Group Fianance

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 to Eagle, Mr. Good was a real estate transactional attorney where he represented real estate investment trusts, publicly traded real estate companies, and high net worth individuals. Mr. Good is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Loyola Law School and Northeastern University Business School. Mr. Good is a licensed California real estate broker and is a m ... (view full description)

Frederick Gortner

Managing Director-Chief Operating Officer
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 serves on Paladin's investment committee. Gortner has a broad background in real estate investment, development and finance that spans more than 25 years. During his tenure at Paladin, he has been responsible for various business development initiatives, managing a number of the firm's investments, and for raising and structuring its various investment funds with institutional in ... (view full description)

Patrick Goulding

Ardmore Partners LLC

Patrick is founder and principal of Ardmore Partners an independent real estate consultancy providing strategic advice and tactical support to investments managers, service providers and investors seeking to enhance their real estate platforms and capabilities. He has spent over 25 years in strategic, financial and operational roles across all sectors of real estate in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. His career spans some of the major global real estate platforms – Morgan Stanley, Lend Lease, Clarion Partners (formerly ING Real Estate) & Schroders.   He spent ten years with Morgan Stanley and its predecessor firm Lend Lease – initially with the Lend Lease organi ... (view full description)

Leslie Greis

Managing Member
Perennial Capital Advisors, LLC

Ms. Greis is the founder and CIO of Perennial Capital. She began her real estate career with a large, US real estate syndicator where she was involved in the acquisition of large commercial properties. Later, as EVP of a publicly-held bank, she managed 300+ people and over 90% of the holding company profit of the $1 billion institution and was heavily involved in the evaluation, due diligence and bidding process for failing banks from the FDIC. Later, she became a consultant for Cambridge Associates and worked with clients such as Harvard University and large family offices with world-wide name recognition. Before Perennial Capital, she was the Acting Director of Investments for a NYC-based ... (view full description)

Anthony Grimaldi

Associate General Counsel

 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 for all legal aspects of TIAA's real estate investments, including mortgage lending, real estate acquisitions and sales, borrowing secured by mortgages encumbering TIAA owned real estate, and joint venture investments. Prior to joining TIAA in 1986, Mr. Grimaldi was an Associate General Counsel with New York Life Insurance Company and an attorney with Metropolitan Life In ... (view full description)

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 as lead advisor on over $50 billion of transactions. While living in Japan for seven years, Mr. Grinis was the managing partner for Ernst & Young's Asian Real Estate practice. His clients included the leading securities firms, the Japanese government and the largest city banks and insurance companies. Mr. Grinis has advised various ministries of finance and cen ... (view full description)

Justin 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 M&A and financing transactions. Mr. Guichard received a B.A. degree in History with a specialization in Business Administration from UCLA and an M.B.A. from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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 where she is responsible for loan workouts and dispositions of mostly affordable housing within the firm's CRA mandate. Prior to that she was with Real Estate Capital Partners where she acquired over 2 million square feet of institutional quality US real estate on behalf of f ... (view full description)

Douglas Hannah

Managing Director
Silverleaf Advisors LLC

As the founder of Silverleaf Advisors, Douglas Hannah continues to operate real estate investment strategies that require a disciplined approach to executing an investment plan. In the past 7 years, Silverleaf has successfully been an operator for strategies such as purchasing distressed loans and distressed real estate assets with a business strategy to clean up the asset and unlock the value. The Silverleaf platform historically provided liquidity events for banks needing to offload troubled loans and assets. The team underwrites legal and asset risk mitigation to minimize any downside exposure and manages the entire foreclosure and deficiency process. Today, we focus more on the risk ... (view full description)

Charles Harrison

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 these investors. REIT Funding has provided Accredited Investors and/or Qualified Purchasers ('40 Act) to over 1200 REITs since its inception. These REITs have brought in nearly $240 billion of common equity to the U.S. real estate market. Charles is a former partner in Arthur Andersen, SC where he spent the first 25 years of his career. He is a member of NAREIT, the Association of Fore ... (view full description)

Rodgers Harshbarger

Senior Director of Investments
UNC Management Company

Mr. Harshbarger joined UNC Management Company in 2008 and is currently a Senior Director of Investments for the $10.3 billion UNC Investment Fund. Prior to UNCMC, Mr. Harshbarger was a Consultant in the Private Equity Group at Bain & Company and began his career in Investment Banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Terence Hatton

Managing Director, Fund Finance
MUFG Union Bank

Terence Hatton is Managing Director and Group Head of Fund Finance for MUFG. Mr. Hatton manages the group’s clients across the U.S. He is focused on providing subscription and bridge capital call facilities to all types of private equity funds. With more than 25 years of combined banking and private equity experience, Mr. Hatton joined MUFG in 2011. Prior to his current position, Mr. Hatton was employed at Starwood Capital Group were he was responsible for arranging debt financing on various commercial properties.  He also served as managing director of Bank of America for 16 years. Mr. Hatton received his bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Western Onta ... (view full description)

Alison Hawkins

Managing Principal
Artemis Real Estate Partners

Alison Hawkins is a Managing Principal responsible for capital raising and investor relations at Artemis Real Estate Partners, LLC, a real estate investment firm that manages institutional, third party capital in a variety of real estate strategies.  She sits on the firm’s Investment Committee and is based in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to rejoining Artemis in 2015, Ms. Hawkins spent over thirteen years in capital raising and real estate investment banking, including her prior tenure with Artemis from 2010 – 2013. Her recent experience includes two years as a Managing Director with CBRE Global Investors and previously with Eastdil Secured LLC, initially in investment sales acro ... (view full description)

Joan Hayden

VP & Corporate Counsel
PGIM Real Estate

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 and debt, private investments in real estate, real estate operating companies, REITs and other real estate-related vehicles on behalf of single client and commingled funds. Ms. Hayden's responsibilities include legal analysis in structuring, marketing and launching new products in the United States, structur ... (view full description)

Ruprecht Hellauer

Managing Director
Albulus Advisors Germany GmbH

Ruprecht Hellauer is founder and Managing Partner of Albulus Advisors Germany GmbH. He has 20 years of real estate investment experience, thereof 10 years investing in NPLs. Prior to founding Albulus, he co-founded Lohnbach Investment Partners GmbH in 2004, which was the German investment arm dedicated to NPL investments for the Soros Real Estate Investors. Prior to Lohnbach he was Managing Director at DTZ Investment Advisers GmbH. At DTZ Ruprecht developed the investment advisory business to one of the leading advisory groups in Germany and worked on some of the early NPL transactions. Before joining DTZ Ruprecht was an Equity Partner at FERI Real Estate GmbH advising on several high ... (view full description)

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 and distribution of private equity investment funds.Prior to joining Cornerstone in 2010, and its affiliate Babson Capital Management in 2005, he was a partner at a private equity real estate firm with over 25,000 units, focused on the acquisition and repositioning of distressed multifamily assets. Previous ... (view full description)

Larissa Herczeg

Managing Partner, CIO
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 reporting. Prior to joining Oak Street, Ms. Herczeg was responsible for global real estate investing at Morgan Creek Capital Management (Morgan Creek), including all aspects of sourcing, due diligence and portfolio monitoring and reporting. Prior to joining Morgan Creek, Ms. Herczeg was employed with Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors and the Credit Suisse Customized Fund Investment Gr ... (view full description)

Joshua Herrenkohl

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 corporations, public sector organizations, real estate private equity funds, REITs, operators, developers and institutional investors. Josh has a significant track record assisting numerous real estate and construction organizations, based both in the US and internationally. He has assisted these organizations in assessing and implement ... (view full description)

Colin 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 asset management, underwriting and originations. Prior to transferring to CII, Mr. Hill was a pension account representative and training coordinator for CIGNA Retirement and Investment Services and obtained the Series 6, 63 and 65 NASD licenses. Mr. Hill received his B.S. from Quinnipiac College in 2000 and his M.B.A. from Quinnipiac Universi ... (view full description)

Kean Hird

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 Thoresen Properties plc, where he oversaw development in UK and Germany. After the sale of TTP, Mr. Hird became a founding shareholder and Director of Arbuthnot Properties, where he was responsible for the group’s investment and development activities in the UK and US. In 1986, Arbuthnot Properties became Imry Holdings, a publicly-traded property company, that was sold in 1989 to ... (view full description)

Amy Hirsch

Chief Executive Officer
Paradigm Consulting Services

James Hisiger

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 respect to various asset classes, the formation and negotiation of complex joint ventures (mergers and acquisitions, passive equity and management roles), limited partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions and exchanges, option agreements, ground leases an ... (view full description)

Brad Hunter

Chief Economist/Director of Consulting
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 site-specific or area-specific housing market studies over the past twenty-plus years. Metrostudy is the nation’s premier advisor on local and regional housing market conditions. The firm provides feasibility studies and a comprehensive quarterly service covering a 100% count of activity and inventory in all subdivisions within the 256 counties (touching 84 MSAs) ... (view full description)

Kevin Hyams

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, real estate, professional services and telecommunications industries. HIS EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: Board and Audit Committee Advisory: Providing industry-specific, customized advisory services on the latest corporate governance issues and mandates for public, private and not-for-profit boards and audit committees. ... (view full description)

Robert Ivanhoe

Chairman, Global Real Estate Practice
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Robert J. Ivanhoe is Chair of the 300+ lawyer Global Real Estate Practice and Co-Chair of the REIT Practice at Greenberg Traurig. He concentrates his practice in sophisticated real estate structures, financings, workouts, restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions of all asset classes of real estate. Robert is actively involved in real estate industry current affairs and is regularly asked to write and lecture on industry topics. Robert has been recognized by Chambers and Partners USA, The New York Observer and Real Estate New York as one of the leading real estate attorneys in New York City and throughout the United States. He has represented numerous nationally-recognized ow ... (view full description)

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 market.Prior to founding Siridean Advisors LLC with his brother, Donald, Mr. Jackson held a number of senior executive positions at Credit Suisse First Boston now Credit Suisse Group. From 1985-1990 he was the Head of US Equity Research and during that period the research group held one of the top three positions in the Institutional Investor All Star team and was rank ... (view full description)

Steven Jasa

Vice President, Investment Management
Western National Properties

Steve Jasa, as Vice President, Investment Management with Western National Properties, is responsible for managing the equity capital required for WNP's acquisition and development growth strategies and oversees the company’s private-equity vehicles and joint venture relationships. In this capacity, he is responsible for fund formation, institutional investor relations and reporting, fund management and administration, asset management, and serves as WNP’s compliance officer. Mr. Jasa has over 24 years of real estate experience, with 20 of those years spent directly in the multifamily industry. Prior to joining WNP in 2004, Mr. Jasa was a Senior Manager in the Real Estate Capital Markets ... (view full description)

Kathy Jassem

Portfolio Manager
State of NJ Treasury

Neal Johnson

Hunter Street Partners

Neal Johnson is a founding Partner and the CEO and CIO of Hunter Street Partners, a Minneapolis-based alternative investment management firm focused on fundamentals-driven, asset-oriented credit and equity opportunities across corporate finance, real estate, and specialty finance. Neal is responsible for the management of the portfolio along with overall firm and strategic management. He has experience across private equity and credit, operating partners, distressed credit, real estate, workouts / restructurings, hedge funds, investment banking, and specialty finance. Prior to founding Hunter Street, Neal served as Co-Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner of I ... (view full description)

Tim Johnson

Managing Director
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 boutique commercial real estate finance company based in Los Angeles. Prior to founding BroadPeak, Mr. Johnson was a Vice President in the Lehman Brothers Global Commercial Real Estate Group where he worked from 2002-2008. While at Lehman his responsibilities included sourcing, structuring, underwriting and executing large structured finance transactions as well a ... (view full description)

Claiborne Johnston

Managing Director
Invesco Real Estate

Mr. Johnston is a Managing Director with Invesco Real Estate based in New York. Mr. Johnston is responsible for management of the firms North American client and funds management activities. He is a member of the firms North American Executive Committee and Invesco Structured Investments Operating Committee. Prior to joining Invesco, Mr. Johnston was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for real estate private equity capital formation, real estate company recapitalizations and coverage of real estate investment managers and global capital sources for a variety of investment management and investment banking activities. In addition to these institution ... (view full description)

Sonny Kalsi

Founder and Partner
GreenOak Real Estate Advisors

Sonny Kalsi is the Founder of GreenOak Real Estate, an independent, partner-owned real estate principal investing and advisory firm that seeks to provide strategic advice and create long-term value. He was previously the Global Co-Head of Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Investing business and President of the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds until early 2009. At its peak, the MSREI platform had approximately $100 billion of AUM in 33 countries. From 1997 through 2006, Sonny and his team led the formation of Morgan Stanley’s property business in Asia and built the leading real estate platform in the region. Sonny has been cited in several publications for his profile in the real estate indus ... (view full description)

Alvin Katz

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Alvin Katz is a partner in the Real Estate Group at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he has a widely diversified practice representing real estate investors, developers and operators in joint ventures and partnerships, acquisitions and dispositions of real property, debt and equity financings, and management and leasing transactions. During his more than 40 years practicing law Alvin has been involved in virtually every aspect of the real estate industry. In recent years his practice has focused primarily on representing both equity capital providers and sponsors in real estate joint ventures and related transactions. His clients include real estate private equity funds, i ... (view full description)

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 involved in the sourcing, acquiring and financing of the approximately $2 billion of office, flex, industrial and residential assets, acquired by American Real Estate Partners throughout the Companys targeted Mid-Atlantic markets, including Washington, D.C. and its Northern Virginia and Maryland suburbs, Northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimo ... (view full description)

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 interests in the New York Mets, Brooklyn Cyclones, SportsNet New York, and various environmental companies. Mr. Katz is a member of the Board of Directors for the New York Mets. Since Mr. Katz joined Sterling Equities in 1973, it has acquired over 25.2 million SF of commercial property, 65,000 residential units, 8.7 million SF of retail property and three major sports complexes. He oversees ... (view full description)

Richard Kaufman

Founder and 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 Gallo Salami Factory. Both projects were abandoned food facilities converted into commercial, housing, and retail space. During his tenure at City-Core, Mr. Kaufman formed Mariposa Management Company, Inc., which he co-founded in 1995 and grew in connection with the companys development of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco. In 2007, he b ... (view full description)

Mark Kaufmann

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, 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions of Chambers USA in its Technology and IT Outsourcing section. He was also selected as a "recommended lawyer" by PLC Which Lawyer: Outsourcing Handbook 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13. Additionally, Mark has been recognized by The Legal 500 in 2010, 2011 and 2012 with respect to technology transactions. Mark represents a number of Wall Stree ... (view full description)

Minta Kay

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 formation and restructuring of joint ventures; the origination, acquisition and restructuring of debt, including in complex capital stacks; portfolio roll-up and similar transactions; real estate development transactions; and property sales and acquisitions. Her experience spans all asset classes and is geographically broad in scope ... (view full description)

Michelle Kelban

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 group. 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 single asset and multiple property portfolio real estate financings, including securitized financings and participations and syndications secured by a range of property types such as hotels/resorts, gaming casinos, shopping centers, assisted living facilities and office buildings. Ms. Kelban also has substantial experience in mezzanine financing, preferred equity structures, equity investmen ... (view full description)

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 housing lots and land and the buy-to-rent sector in single family housing. Mr. Kelly’s experience has included 6 years as the CFO of the 60,000 employee global group BATA and 7 years as President of their largest operating group where he was Chairman of 6 public companies. Mr. Kelly has also provided acquisition advisory services to some of the largest private e ... (view full description)

David Kessler

Managing Partner
CohnReznick LLP

David Kessler is Chief Executive Officer of CohnReznick with responsibility for overseeing the strategic priorities, operations, people, and client service initiatives for the firm. In this capacity, he works with the Executive Board and other firm leaders to realize CohnReznick’s sense of purpose: creating opportunities for our people, making a difference for our clients, and strengthening our communities. David has over 30 years of experience providing audit, tax, and management advisory services to the real estate and financial services industries, representing clients nationally. ... (view full description)

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 $1 billion of residential sales since 2009. IREO has a team of more than 600 people and its portfolio encompasses more than 4,000 acres of land across the Delhi NCR, Punjab, Chennai and Goa regions of India. Prior to IREO, Mr. Klein was with Colony Capital, where his focus included investments in real estate encompassing residential, commercial, gaming, hospitality, agriculture ... (view full description)

Scott Koenig

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 value in excess of US$4 billion and has directly acquired and/or asset managed transactions in the United States and Europe with a gross asset value in excess of US$3 billion. Mr. Koenig joined Deutsche Bank in July 2001 after six years of experience in real estate investment and finance. Having worked for over four years in Deutsche Bank's London offices, he is now b ... (view full description)

Jody Kriss

East River Partners

Damon Krytzer

Managing Director
Highland Capital Management

Mr. Krytzer joined Greywolf in January 2014. Prior to joining Greywolf Mr. Krytzer had been involved in the global capital markets for 19 years, most recently serving as the head of portfolio strategy at Waverly Advisers. He has been active in advising institutions on alternative investments and is a former trustee and investment committee member for The City of San Jose Police and Fire Retirement Plan. In addition, Mr. Krytzer is a member of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Council of Investors and an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco Business School. Mr. Krytzer is a CFA Charterholder and holds MBA degrees from Columbia Business School and the University of California ... (view full description)

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 strategic activities. Prior to joining Eastdil Secured in 2011, Mr. Lazarus co-founded and served as President of EdgeRock Realty Advisors LLC, a boutique real estate investment bank focused on advisory activities. EdgeRock specialized in advising private companies on equity capital alternatives including the IPO process. Mr. Lazarus spent 13 years as a Managing Director in the Real ... (view full description)

Jeffrey 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, joint ventures, developers, borrowers, lenders and other financial institutions, where he advises them on their real estate and capital markets activities, including workouts and restructurings, complex financing transactions, sales and acquisitions, developments, funds, joint venture arrangements and other related matters.Jeff is recognized as one ... (view full description)

Brad Lenox

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Brad Lenox is a partner in the Corporate, Securities, Real Estate Capital Markets and Funds & Alternative Investments practices at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. Mr. Lenox focuses his practice on advising clients on all aspects of fund formation and related legal matters, including initial fund formation, joint venture equity financings, organizational structuring, regulatory and tax structuring and compliance, closings, negotiating side letters, employee compensation issues and internal structuring among fund sponsor principals. Mr. Lenox has also spent significant time helping to form and take public listed and unlisted REITs, representing both issuers and underwriters, and working ... (view full description)

Adam Lesnick

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 real estate and real estate-related assets. Mr. Lesnick joined Seward & Kissel in 1998. Mr. Lesnick’s experience with fund formations includes representing real estate funds, fund of funds, joint ventures and other investment vehicles in all aspects of their formation and ongoing operations, including advising fund sponsors and managers with respect to organizational, operational and c ... (view full description)

Deborah Levinson

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 CFO of a New York real estate developer and operator. Prior to joining Reznick, Debbie was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC). There, she was responsible for financial accounting and reporting, budgeting, development and property accounting, cash management, debt compliance and oversight of the IT group and New Jerse ... (view full description)

Scott Liebman

Managing Director-SNB StabFund Investment Management

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 Estate Finance Group responsible for managing debt and equity positions held on the Firm's balance sheet. Scott has extensive experience in all real estate sectors from both an equity and debt perspective. This experience includes originating and structuring 1st mortgages, high-yield debt financings, equity investing, loan workouts/restructurings and the sale of debt and eq ... (view full description)

Reid Liffmann

Managing Director
Angelo, Gordon & Co.

Reid Liffmann joined Angelo, Gordons real estate group in 2010. He assists in the oversight and management of the real estate investments in the U.S. and Europe, and is co-portfolio manager with Adam Schwartz of the U.S. opportunistic and core plus real estate funds. Reid has over 20 years of direct real estate ownership and operating experience with a focus on development, redevelopment and asset repositioning. Formerly, Reid was a partner with Greenebaum & Rose Associates, a real estate development and investment firm focusing on the mid-Atlantic. Reid was previously one of Angelo Gordons operating partners and completed several real estate transactions with the firm. Reid began his ... (view full description)

Chip Lippman

Managing Director
The Carlyle Group

Jason Liu

Managing Principal
AmCap, Inc.

Jason joined AmCap in 2009 and heads development and strategy for AmCap. Prior to AmCap, Jason was a Global leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum in Geneva and Davos, Switzerland, where he led the formation of China's firs mass international public private partnership. Jason began his career with Procter & Gamble, where he became one of the youngest Sales & Marketing team leaders in firm history. He was Head of Marketing at Aurarian Capital, a hedge fund focusing on Intellectual Property and Clean Energy. Jason received his MBA from MIT, and a BS from Cornall University - Joseph Granett Memoral Scholar. He was a visiting student at St. Catherine's College, Oxford University ... (view full description)

Edward Liva


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, real estate developers, property management companies, contractors, corporate real estate departments, pension funds and specialty finance companies. Ed has extensive experience in REIT public offerings, acquisition and disposition tax structuring, securitization transactions and partnership structuring. Outside of KPMG, Ed is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Tax Program of ... (view full description)

Peter Locke

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 indirectly in real estate equity, debt and operating businesses. Prior to joining Blackacre, Mr. Locke spent five years with Credit Suisse First Boston in its Real Estate Products Group/Principal Transaction Group where he was a Vice President. At CSFB, Mr. Locke was responsible for identifying, underwriting, structuring and negotiating floating, fixed, and mezzanine loans, forw ... (view full description)

Irv Lowenberg

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 500” companies. Irv is a distinguished graduate of City University of N.Y./Baruch College of Business - Finance/Accounting program. Mr. Lowenberg made the National Deans List, was a Baruch Scholar, and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma business school honor society. He is very active in many government finance organizations such as: Finance and Legislative Advisory Committees of the Michigan Muni ... (view full description)

Richard 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 has been involved in the investment of over $13 billion in more than 550 transactions on behalf of AREA's institutional investors and was specifically responsible for the creation of new business lines to capitalize on evolving market trends, including AREA's subordinate debt business. Previously, Mr. Mack had been a member of the Real Estate Investment Banking Department at Shearson Lehman Hutton. Mr. M ... (view full description)

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 2005-2007. Stuart spent six years at Bank of Boston, financing foreign investors in the United States, graduated cum laude from Middlebury College with a BA degree in Political Science, and received his MBA from New York University.

Phil Mader

Managing Director

Philip G. Mader, Managing Director, senior portfolio manager, is a member of the Real Estate team within BlackRocks Portfolio Management Group. BlackRock is a global investment management firm with $4.6 trillion in assets under management. Philip has 24 years of real estate investment and development experience as both an investment manager and operator. Philip heads up Real Estates land and housing sector and is the senior portfolio manager of the Residential Opportunity Fund. Philip focuses on capitalizing on opportunities in the U.S. land, residential real estate, and capital markets and seeks to acquire land, create value through the planning process, land development, and vertical bu ... (view full description)

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 a world-class offering of fund administration, custody, foreign exchange and credit services for private equity and real estate fund sponsors and limited partners with a dedicated team of over 1,000 professionals from locations in North America, Europe and Asia. Bhagesh previously held senior positions at J.P. Morgan and Citigroup based in London and New York, and ... (view full description)

Maurice Malfatti

Managing Principal
Blue Heron Asset Management LLC

Maurice Malfatti is Managing Principal with Blue Heron Asset Management, a private equity real estate firm based in Raleigh, NC. Mr. Malfatti oversees portfolio management and day-to-day operations. 

Blue Heron is a vertically-integrated investment management firm with the capacity and expertise to acquire, reposition, and develop. The firm's current funds are focused on opportunistic investments in the Southeast, across multiple property types, primarily multifamily, mixed-use and office. 

Mr. Malfatti is a graduate of Lehigh University with a BS in Industrial Engineering.

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 effectively redeveloped over 70,000 once distressed apartments, often transforming entire neighborhoods while delivering outstanding returns to investors. Most recently DCM and its affiliated funds and companies have expanded into investments in senior housing, condominiums and hospitality, including hotels and food and beverage.Mr. Marro is a seasoned real estate ex ... (view full description)

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 North American Management Committee and Henderson’s Global Property Management Team. Prior positions with the firm include Director of Property Portfolio Management, Portfolio Manager, and Director of Multi-Family Asset Management. Jay has 30 years of property investment experience managing both debt and equity for institutional and HNW investors. Prior t ... (view full description)

Robert Masters

Legal Consultant
Acadia Realty Trust

Robert Masters, Esq., recently retired from Acadia Realty Trust, had been  Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary since 1998. He is now serving as a Legal Consultant to the Company. Acadia is a retail-centric, self managed and self administered REIT, listed on the New York Stock Exchange with assets in a number of the country's gateway cities, like NYC, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Boston. Prior to joining Acadia, Mr. Masters worked for private real estate companies, banks, a law firm and the Department of Justice. Mr. Masters received his Bachelor of Arts from the City University of New York and his Juris Doctor from New York ... (view full description)

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 60 employees in ten offices around the world. Ms. McBride chairs the firm’s investment committee, and oversees the investment process, investor relations and marketing. Prior to founding Forum, Ms. McBride was a Managing Director at Security Capital Group (“SCG”) where she provided investment and operating oversight for companies in which SCG had a strategic ow ... (view full description)

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 includes employment at JLL, PruPIM (now M&G), CB Hillier Parker and the Bank of England, as well as six years as a Senior Lecturer and Director of MSc Real Estate courses at Cass Business School, City University London. Tony is a member of the European Real Estate Society, the Society of Property Researchers and the Investment Property Forum. He is presently on the Board of Edi ... (view full description)

David McLain

Principal & COO
Palisades Financial, LLC

David McLain is the Chief Operating Officer and a founding principal 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 30 years of experience as a commercial real estate professional in the structured finance, acquisition and portfolio management arenas. Through the years David has directly participated in transactions valued well in excess of $3 billion. At Palisades, David has been primarily responsible for structuring, closing and overseeing many of the non-traditional hybrid loan transactions, corporate financings and defaulted debt purchases for Fund I and II. David has developed an ... (view full description)

Paul Mehlman

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 investment of all of Landmark’s real estate secondary funds. During his 23 years in the real estate industry, Mr. Mehlman has worked in a variety of asset and portfolio management capacities and has participated in property acquisitions and development projects with a gross market value exceeding $1 billion. Before joining Landmark, Mr. Mehlman was a vice president at Equitable Real Estate, no ... (view full description)

James Merkel

President & CEO

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 instrumental in the formation of RockBridge’s most recent investment platform which makes investments in hotel-related operating companies. Prior thereto, Mr. Merkel and the other RockBridge founders ran the Real Estate Investment Group of Banc One Capital Markets. While with BOCM, they formed and managed 4 hotel-focused investment funds (1.9+ billion total transacti ... (view full description)

Aaron Mesmer

Senior Vice President, Development & Acquisitions
Block Real Estate Services, LLC

Aaron M. Mesmer joined Block Real Estate Services in 2005 with a focus on commercial real estate acquisitions and investment sales.  Since joining Block, Aaron has been involved in industrial, multifamily, office and retail real estate transactions valued at more than $1.3 billion.  Aaron’s role at Block evolved to include development, with more than 700 acres of planned or completed projects, including 9.3 million square feet of industrial space, 1.2 million square feet of office space and 5,100 units of multifamily and senior housing development.  Signature developments include CityPlace, a 95-acre, mixed-use community in Overland Park Kansas, Lenexa Logistics Centr ... (view full description)

Jeff Meyers

Meyers Research LLC

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 over 200 employees nationwide. Jeff specializes in on-going advisory services and manages all consulting assignments for several top ten public home builders through his direct involvement with land acquisition strategies, product development, segmentation, and positioning. Highly regarded as an industry expert for real estate trends and issues, Mr. Meyers is quoted frequently in several nationa ... (view full description)

Skip Miller

Director of Real Estate Investments
New York State Common Retirement Fund

Jon-Paul Momsen

VP & Senior Managing Director
Harbert Management Corporation

Mr. Momsen is a Vice President and Senior Managing Director, managing the U.S. Real Estate platform at HMC.   Mr. Momsen joined HMC in 2008 as a Managing Director to open HMC’s San Francisco, California office. Prior to joining HMC, Mr. Momsen worked at Deutsche Bank, where he served as Director and Head of the West Coast for the RREEF Real Estate Opportunity Fund Group. Before that, Mr. Momsen was with Deutsche Bank as a Vice President in the Real Estate Private Equity Group in New York. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Momsen was with Bankers Trust Company in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group.   Mr. Momsen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the W ... (view full description)

Rodney Montag

CEO & Managing Partner
RAM Real Estate Capital

Rodney has been in the home building field his entire career, first as a builder, then as a developer then as a financier.  Trained as an architect, he has purchased, financed, entitled, developed, built and/or sold over 100 projects totaling approximately 30,000 residential units.  RAM Real Estate Capital (RAM) is a fund manager currently investing out of it’s 3rd Fund, RAM RE Investments III.   RAM is focused on joint venture equity investments in residential projects with homebuilders and land developers in most major US markets.  RAM has made or is seeking investments in homebuilding joint ventures, land development projects, mu ... (view full description)

Shahab Moreh

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 estate industry. His clients include real estate investment advisors, private equity real estate funds, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), residential builders, commercial and residential building owners and managers, as well as shopping center developers and operators. Mr. Moreh has expertise in the area of mergers and acquisitions including due di ... (view full description)

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 involving debt and equity placements, leveraged buyouts, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Moreyra is also the President of Atlantic American Capital Advisors, LLC ("AACA") and Community Reinvestment Partners II ("CRP II"). AACA is an investment bank focused on providing investment banking services to small-cap and middle-market companie ... (view full description)

Pete Morin

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 past eleven years. Peter recently retired after a 28-year career with the Austin Police Department where he held the rank of Lieutenant. As a Lieutenant he supervised the Criminal Investigation Division which included units such as Homicide, Cold Case Homicide, Officer Involved, Robbery, Human Trafficking, Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Auto Theft, Forgery, White Collar Crime, Juvenile, Missing ... (view full description)

Robert Morse

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 units and over 2mm sq ft of commercial office space. Previously, Mr. Morse served as the CEO of Citigroup’s Asia Institutional Clients Group from 2004-2008. This group of institutional businesses included corporate banking, investment banking, markets and transaction services in 17 countries employing over 14,000 employees. During Mr. Morse’s tenure, Citigroup was awarded the ‘Best B ... (view full description)

Ken 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, corporations and REITs, as well as joint ventures, large U.S. and cross-border portfolio acquisitions and dispositions and other types of transactions related to real estate investment funds and REITs. He has represented some of the largest and well-known sponsors of private equity and real estate opportunity funds ... (view full description)

Jennifer Myers

Managing Director

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 regulatory compliance, risk management, and corporate governance issues, with a focus on complex capital markets and alternative investment products. Jennifer served as fixed income counsel to Nomura Securities, where she advised the firms residential and commercial mortgage financing businesses and was chief counsel to the Nomura Special Situations G ... (view full description)

Jeanne 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, and before that she worked for NeXT Computer, Inc., of Redwood City, Calif. Ms. Myerson joined NeXT from Metropolitan Life Real Estate Investments, holding positions in Boston, New York City and Northern California where she managed all aspects of real estate investment and finance. Ms. Myerson is on the Board of Directors of NYSE-listed BRE Properties, Inc. where sh ... (view full description)

Joseph Nahas

Senior 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 where for seven years he was responsible for acquisitions, dispositions and day to day operations of those firms. Prior to that, Mr. Nahas held various positions at Radnor Corporation, Sun Companys real estate subsidiary, including acquisitions, dispositions and sales roles. He began his career at Helmsley Greenfield, Inc. and also worked ... (view full description)

Gregory Nero

EVP & General Counsel
Sterling Equities

Gregory Nero is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Sterling Equities.  Sterling is diverse and vertically integrated real estate company with an expertise in the acquisition, management, finance, sale, leasing and development of all types of real estate assets.  In the past three (3) decades, Sterling has purchased or developed over 23 million SF of commercial property, over 57,000 residential units, 8.5 million SF of retail as well four (4) major sports complexes.   In addition to its real estate interests, the principals of Sterling have a deep involvement in the sports and entertainment industries through their ownership in the New York Mets baseball te ... (view full description)

Hans Nordby

Managing Director
Property & Portfolio Research

Tom Nowak

Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Thomas (Tom) Nowak is a Managing 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 and institutionally-sponsored entities as well as REITs, REOCs, specialty-finance REITs, lodging companies and nationalhomebuilders. In total, the Firm counts over 1500 companies in North America and Europe among its Real Estate clients. Mr. Nowak has 18 years of real estate finance experience in ... (view full description)

Amanda 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 those funds on investment activities and operational issues. She also represents many types of investors, including tax-exempt and non-U.S. investors, with their investments in private investment funds.Amanda has significant experience structuring taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and stock and debt offerings. She also counsels both ... (view full description)

Thomas O'Connor

Duval & Stachenfeld LLP

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 institutional lenders in financing transactions (including mezzanine debt) and real estate equity funds in the acquisition and sale of commercial real estate and debt. In connection with those transactions, he has assisted clients in forming real estate funds and in structuring their ownership and management interests through sophisticated joint venture arrangement ... (view full description)

Lior Ohayon

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Lior Ohayon is a corporate partner and the Chair of the firm’s national Private Funds practice group. He advises domestic and foreign banks, financial services companies and investment management firms on capital formation, investment management, compensation and regulatory matters across a variety of asset classes and investment structures in the U.S. and abroad.  Mr. Ohayon serves on the investment committee of Stroock’s pension plan group trusts.

Coburn Packard

Apollo Global Management

Mr. Packard joined Apollo in 2010 and is a Partner and oversees the investment activities for the U.S. Real Estate Private Equity Group.  Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Packard led the investment activities of Ridgeline Capital Group, an independent real estate investment management company focused on investments to restructure and recapitalize real estate companies and properties in the United States.  Prior to co-founding Ridgeline in 2009, Mr. Packard was a Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners, where he was focused on real estate private equity investing in the Americas.  Prior to joining Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners in 1999, Mr. Packard was a member of Lehm ... (view full description)

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 assets. APG does not offer investment advisory services in the United States. In his capacity as Senior Counsel, Mr. Parker is responsible for structuring and negotiating investments on behalf of APG’s real estate, hedge fund and opportunity groups, primarily in North and South America. APG’s investments include investments in funds, joint ventures and other priva ... (view full description)

Chip Parsons

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 equity and alternative asset managers, with a particular emphasis on representing U.S. and non-U.S. sponsors in the formation, marketing and operation of private investment funds and their related portfolio investment and management activities. Chip also represents institutional investors in the review and negotiation of investments in funds and oth ... (view full description)

Edward Pascual

Managing Director
Oak Pass Capital Management

Edward is a Managing Director at Oak Pass Capital Management (OPCM).  Currently, OPCM has $175 MM of commercial real estate assets under management and has realized $150 MM of assets since its inception in 2011.  From 2008 to 2010, Edward worked at Square Mile Capital Management, a $1.5 billion institutional commercial real estate private equity fund.  Prior to Square Mile, Edward worked from 2005 to 2008 at RBS Greenwich Capital, with a focus on the origination of commercial real estate mortgage, and higher leveraged mezzanine and preferred equity investments.  Edward has an MBA from Harvard Business School (2005) and a B.A. with honors in Economics from Harvard University (2000). Between h ... (view full description)

Sujan Patel

Founder and Managing Principal
Nantam Capital

Sujan Patel, Founder and Managing Principal, Nantam Capital   Nantam Capital is a real estate investment platform focused on investing in opportunistic and special situations across real estate and real-estate related operating and technology companies.  As part of these initiatives, Mr. Patel is on the executive committee and advisory board for the Arden Distressed Hospitality Fund, which is sponsored by the Arden Group based out of Philadelphia, and is a recently established, $500MM vehicle dedicated to investing in distressed hospitality assets. Prior to forming Nantam Capital in December 2018, Mr. Patel  was the Managing Dire ... (view full description)

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 and investment banking experience. Before joining Quilvest in June 2008, Ione was employed at MetLife for 6 years. During her years at MetLife, Ione held various responsibilities. In her role as head of new business development, she built a new global real estate private equity fund investment platform, expanded key relationships and invested approximately $500 million in real estate priv ... (view full description)

Rick Platzek

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 and services footprint internationally, Mr. Platzek is promoting service bundles designed specifically to assist companies in modeling lease liabilities and Right of Use Assets for the upcoming switchover to FASB / IASB 17 from the current FASB 13 accounting method. Mr. Platzek has over 10 years experience in applying technology to the Commerc ... (view full description)

Timothy Powers

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 sponsors and investors, Tim's practice has included the representation of major U.S. and foreign lenders as lead agents and arrangers in over $50 billion in syndicated subscription secured credit facilities to real estate private equity funds. Tim has served on the Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association, and has also chaired the Sectio ... (view full description)

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. and internationally. He has over 30 years of experience as a tax and business lawyer for major funds and real estate companies. He has structured and negotiated the tax and business aspects for over 100 real estate funds (including their internal general partner structuring and executive compensation) in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia, and more than 500 joint ventures (partn ... (view full description)

Charles 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 third-party clients. Potential transactions include real estate private equity funds, entity level transactions and asset-specific joint ventures across the risk/return spectrum on a global basis. The PHREG team has grown to 30 people and has offices in New York City, Chicago, London, San Francisco, and Sydney. PHREG operates in conjunction with the Park Hill Grou ... (view full description)

Stephen 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 real property as well as real estate restructurings and workouts. He has led many significant acquisition, development, sale, leasing and financing transactions for opportunity funds, REITS, developers, investors, and institutions. He has also led multiple transactions for opportunity funds involving the purchase and redevelopment of hotel properties in New Yor ... (view full description)

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 management. Prior to joining Greystar in 1997, Derek was an analyst with Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in the corporate finance/ investment banking division where he played an integral role in over $500 million of equity, debt and M&A transactions. Derek is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a BBA in finance. He i ... (view full description)

John Randall


John Randall is a Managing Director in PCCP’s New York office and joined PCCP in December 2009.  He focuses on East Coast equity and debt originations for the Firm. Prior to PCCP, Mr. Randall spent six years and invested over $1 billion in real estate debt and preferred equity positions within the Real Estate Private Equity group of Lehman Brothers. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Randall was a Vice President with Deutsche Bank, originating and underwriting mezzanine investments for the DB Real Estate Mezzanine Investment Funds. Mr. Randall's experience also includes work at Daiwa Securities originating and structuring conduit loans for their CMBS group. Mr. Randall s ... (view full description)

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 establish the company’s Commercial Mortgage Finance and CMBS platform. Prior to resigning in 2009 to launch Spartan, Mr. Reiff was the head of the Global Commercial Mortgaged business for J.P. Morgan, with oversight for all Commercial Mortgage/CMBS origination and trading activities. Mr. Reiff assumed these responsibilities in 2008 following J.P. Morgan’s acquisition of Bear Stea ... (view full description)

Keith Rosenthal

President & CEO
Phoenix Realty Group

Keith B. Rosenthal oversees PRG’s daily operations, business development opportunities, strategic planning and implementation.  In addition, Mr. Rosenthal is a member of the PRG Investment Committee.   Prior to co-founding PRG, Mr. Rosenthal was the founder and President of Lehman Housing Capital, the first housing tax credit syndication firm on Wall Street.  During his tenure at Lehman, Mr. Rosenthal administered over 20 public and private affordable multi-family housing funds, raised over $1 billion of equity for partnerships with over $2.25 billion in assets, created the tax exempt bond conduit program at Lehman, and formed significant joint ventures with community-based devel ... (view full description)

James 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 real estate distressed debt fund with $160 million in equity. Mr. Ross previously practiced real estate and corporate law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York and at Holland & Hart in Denver. Mr. Ross earned a B.A. from Yale College and a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School.

Eric Rowen

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Eric Rowen is the Co-Chair of the Real Estate Litigation Practice and the Chair of the Western Region Real Estate Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on litigation involving real estate, real estate financing, commercial real estate leasing, real estate related bankruptcies, and trusts holding vast real estate assets. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation for trusts and estates from 2018-2020, Rowen has deep experience with litigation and pre-litigation counseling involving securitized loan portfolios, bond financings, loan and loan portfolio workouts and restructurings, construction financing, partnership and joint venture disputes, complex eminent domain, lea ... (view full description)

Dennis 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 nation's largest hedge funds, private equity funds, private banks and institutional lenders. He focuses his practice on sophisticated real estate financings, workouts, restructurings, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and development projects. As co-chair of Herrick's Hospitality Group, Dennis also provides strategic counsel to hotel owners, operators and developers in connec ... (view full description)

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 Capital, LLC with a total principal balance of $190 million. Prior to founding Matrix, Mr. Sabbagh was Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Global Crossing, where he developed and implemented a restructuring plan for the firm’s property portfolio. Prior to joining Global Crossing, Mr. Sabbagh was Vice President of Development for Colony Capital LLC., wh ... (view full description)

Nevin Sanli

Founder & Managing Director
Astrum Investment Management

Nevin Sanli is the Founder and Managing Director of Astrum Investment Management, as well as the Chairman of the Board 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 middle market corporations, investments, and accounting analysis with total transaction value exceeding $30B. Mr. Sanli is experienced in real estate acquisitions, due diligence and research. The core of Astrum’s innovative Sale Lease-Back Buy-Back (SLB3SM) strategy results from the firms combined talents in corporate and real estate underwriting and particularly Mr. Sanli’s ... (view full description)

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 industrial properties throughout the tri-state area. Onyx’s Fund II is currently deploying capital and is targeting acquisition volume from $700 million to $900 million of new assets. Onyx also operates a real estate advisory services practice focusing on receiverships in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Penns ... (view full description)

Seth Schumer

Director, US Investments
Quadrum Group

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 years of experience in real estate capital markets. Prior to Cube, Mr. Schumer sourced and underwrote JV investments whilst at Real Estate Capital Partners and at AIG Global Real Estate, and provided debt financing whilst at ABN AMRO and AIG Mortgage Finance. Seth has an MS in Real Estate Investment and Development from New York University.

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. Mr. Schwartz received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois. He holds a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Schwartz is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair's the Finance Committee of the National Multi Housing Council. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and is Membership ... (view full description)

James Seevers, Jr.

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, including private fund formations, joint ventures, separate managed accounts, establishment of platforms, secondary transfers and related matters. Jim's clients include private fund sponsors and other asset management firms, public and private REITs and institutional investors. Jim received his JD from Washington and Lee University School of Law, magna cum laude, and hi ... (view full description)

Vivek Seth

Head of Real Estate Investment Banking
Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Vivek Seth has more than 25 years of corporate finance and real estate experience including transactions worth more than $100 billion. He currently serves as Vice Chairman at Raymond James with a focus on real estate investment banking, which is involved with public and private offerings and mergers and acquisitions within the real estate, hospitality and homebuilding industries. Mr. Seth received a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Notre Dame.  Prior to joining Raymond James in 2001, he was a senior member of the real estate investment banking group at J.P. Morgan, where he was involved in several landmark real estate tran ... (view full description)

Michael Shah

CEO & Founder
Delshah Capital

Edward Shugrue III

Chief Executive Officer
Talmage, LLC

Raphael Sidelsky

Senior Managing Director-Principal Investments
C-III 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 engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, and principal investments which is part of the firm’s investment management division. C-III Investment Management LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners, currently manages over $2 billion, including original contributed equity on behalf of insti ... (view full description)

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 the acquisition and financing of 3 million square feet of assets with an aggregate value over $300 million, while also working extensively on the asset management and development of the portfolio. As an affiliate of Coastal Capital Partners and later through Ajax Advisors, LLC, Stuart and his team advised on over $1 billion of transactions ranging from mortgage fina ... (view full description)

Seth Singerman

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 and storage. SRE's discretionary fund seeks opportunistic returns for its institutional investors. Mr. Singerman has sourced direct investments in properties and performing and non-performing loans in excess of $1.5 billion. In addition to his direct real estate investment background, Mr. Singerman was a leading member in the initial cre ... (view full description)

Ishan Singh

Managing Director
REV-Re Capital Ventures

Mr. Singh is founder of Re Capital Ventures and has been investing in real estate since 1999. He has participated in development of 2 m sf of office space. His experience encompasses third party investing as well as principal development. His firm is looking to aquire income yeilding assets in the US. Prior, as a founding team member at WNS Global Services, Mr. Singh was responsible for the transition of the former back office of British Airways to NYSE listed firm with a $2 billion market cap. He spent 5 years with AXA Advisors in New York. He earned his MBA with commendation from Manchester Business School (UK). He holds a Certificate in CRM from New York University ... (view full description)

Parry Singh

Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director
Red Fort Capital, LLC

At Red Fort Capital, Mr. Singh leads Investments and Strategy. He has led over $1B of  investments in Indian real estate- across multiple asset classes. He is also actively involved in Asset Management of Red Fort Capital’s Residential and Commercial deals. Prior to Red Fort Capital Mr. Singh served as Managing Partner of American Capital Realty, a real estate brokerage firm overseeing more than $400 million in real estate transactions in the commercial and residential markets in North America. He has held a Real Estate Broker license in several US states including - IL, WI, CT and MA. Prior to American Capital Realty Mr. Singh was the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Trans ... (view full description)

Joseph Sitt

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 was taught the value of hard work, entrepreneurship and social responsibility. His first business venture, as a New York University undergrad, was implementing a lucrative system of weekend parking lots at the flea markets at Aqueduct and Roosevelt racetracks. "It's interesting dealing with history—through preservation you're able to build a brand that then drives a f ... (view full description)

Dee Dee Sklar

Managing Director
Wells Fargo

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 accounts (plus selective open ended funds) focused on varying strategies including buyout, corporate mezzanine, energy, infrastructure, real estate, secondaries, commodities and transportation. Coverage includes sponsors located in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia. During the past 11 years she has led teams that have provided subscription / capital call financings t ... (view full description)

Chris 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 the traditional categories of real estate practice, including: acquisitions and dispositions, commercial, office and ground leasing, debt portfolio transactions, development, environmental analysis, fund formation and transaction execution of such funds, hotels & hospitality management, joint venture formation and governance, Shari’ah compliant investments and finance, and workouts and restructurings. Mr. Smith ... (view full description)

Joseph Smith

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Joseph A. Smith is a partner with Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he represents private equity fund sponsors 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, Investment Advisers Act and structural issues. He has extensive experience with all alternative asset classes, including leveraged buy-outs, venture capital and later-stage growth equity investments, leveraged buyouts, mezzanine investments, real estate ventures and opportunity funds, secondary investments and funds of funds. Joe has also represented many fund managers in connection with spinoffs ... (view full description)

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, Inc. and D&K Management. Mr. Smith currently serves on the Council of Advisors for the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Graduate Programs in Real Estate and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Choral Arts Society of Washington. He is also a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, the Urban Land Institute and ... (view full description)

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 with close to $24 billion in outstanding UPB. Lawrence built and directs Torchlight's REO/Receivership asset management and disposition platform. His group is currently directing recovery strategies for over 80 investments, totaling nearly $1 billion of UPB, composed of most all property types through the US. His group is among the industry leaders in recovery percen ... (view full description)

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 equity investments and has led a number of special projects such as the commitment to the Global Microfinance Consortium. He recently spearheaded the Fund's efforts to launch their first office in Asia. Prior to joining The Church Pension Fund in 1996, he worked at Sanford C. Bernstein Inc. in the portfolio management group. He received his undergraduate degree in business from the College of William and Mar ... (view full description)

Dan Spear

Vice President
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 and workouts. Previously, he was a management consultant in the real estate strategy group at Booz Allen Hamilton. Daniel received a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. with honors in real estate and finance from Columbia Business School.

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 years of real estate law experience, Mr. Stachenfeld: (i) is a graduate of Harvard Law School; (ii) is a veteran of tens of billions of dollars of real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financings and other transactions; (iii) has structured and completed numerous transactions in virtually all areas of real estate and related disciplines; and (iv) is particularly known for representin ... (view full description)

Andy Stewart

Managing Partner
Argosy Real Estate Partners

Mr. Stewart is responsible for the management and oversight of Argosy Real Estate Partners including investment strategy, fundraising, asset management, and operations. He is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Management Committee. Mr. Stewart has 20 years of real estate investment and operating experience, involving over $2 billion of diverse real estate transactions throughout the United States and Canada. He was most recently Senior Manager of Acquisitions at M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., one of the nation’s largest public home builders, where he had responsibility for origination and execution of land and corporate investments throughout the company’s footprint. Mr. Stewart j ... (view full description)

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 as well as REO and originating subordinated debt. Additionally, he oversees the commercial real estate first mortgage origination platform for USAA Life Insurance Company. Tim received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate from Baylor University and his Master of Land Economics and Real Estate from Texas A&M University. USAA ... (view full description)

David Streicher

Rockwood Capital

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 Rockwoods borrowings, lending, and interest rate and overall leverage management as well the restructuring of all existing loans. Additionally, he is responsible for structured transactions including recapitalization actives with respect to both new investments and existing assets. Prior to joining Rockwood, Mr. Streicher worked at The Related Companies, a real estate developer, manager and financier. While at Related, Mr. Streicher focused on the repositioning and financing of mixed-use properties. ... (view full description)

Andrew Sucoff

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 real estate matters throughout the country. Mr. Sucoff has extensive experience on transactions involving shopping centers, multi-family properties, assisted living facilities, industrial properties, office buildings and hotels. He has represented various clients with multi-state acquisition, leasing, financing and disposition programs and also regu ... (view full description)

Oliver Swan

Managing Partner
Quad 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 is a graduate of New York University's Stern School of Business. 

Jeffrey Temple

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 on the representation of both lenders and borrowers in complex, multi-tiered finance transactions and credit facilities of all types, including transactions involving the acquisition and disposition of real estate assets and the acquisition and sale of loans and loan portfolios. Mr. Temple regularly represents financial instit ... (view full description)

Gil Tenzer

Partner & Director of Real Estate
Contrarian Capital Management, LLC

Mr. Tenzer is the Director or Real Estate and a founding member of Contrarian Capital Management, LLC, an institutional money management firm with approximately $4 billion in funds under management including dedicated real estate funds. Since Contrarians formation in 1995 he has been responsible for sourcing, managing and coordinating the disposition of the firms real estate investments. From 1993 to 1995 he was a senior analyst and co-head of the high-yield real estate group at Oppenheimer & Co. The prior six years he was responsible for the analysis, financing, acquisition, disposition, restructuring and asset management of a nationwide portfolio for investor Arthur G. Cohen in the ... (view full description)

Jeff Thompson

Managing Director, Institutional Accounts
GE Capital Real Estate

Jeffrey Toporek

FD Stonewater

Jeffrey Toporek – Principal, FD Stonewater Jeff is a co-founder of and Principal of FD Stonewater. The firm is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in Los Angeles and New York, where Jeff is located. FD Stonewater is a boutique real estate investment, development, brokerage, and advisory firm with national capabilities delivered through entrepreneurial and thoughtful leadership. Collectively, the firm’s principals have been involved in more than $10 billion of investment and acquisitions and over 40 million square feet of lease transactions. As a Principal at FD Stonewater, Jeff is a leader in the firm’s principal invest ... (view full description)

David Valger

DVO Real Estate

Mr. Valger is a seasoned real estate private equity executive with more than 20 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 $6 billion (in total capitalization) of real estate transactions.  Mr. Valger founded DVO to invest in multifamily real estate opportunities nationally with a focus on ‘gap’ equity investment structures.  DVO Real Estate is a private real estate investment firm focused exclusively on providing equity solutions for middle-market, multifamily investments in select markets across the Unite ... (view full description)

Scott Vetri

Partner, New York Co-Chair
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 equity interests, joint ventures, fund formations, leasing and development. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Vetri served as Chief Legal Officer of Ark Investment Partners LP/Ark Real Estate Partners LP/Willow Advisors LLC, an international and institutionally capitalized real estate fund and property management c ... (view full description)

Patrick Walsh

SVP, Commercial and Industrial Lending
Axos Bank

30+ years of corporate, specialty CRE bridge lending and loan restructuring experience in variety of senior leadership roles with Axos Bank (formerly BofI Federal Bank), GE Capital and Cerberus Capital Management. Demonstrated success in developing scalable lending platforms that generated substantial loan growth and outsized returns. Developed a national Commercial Real Estate Bridge Lending (“CRE Bridge Lending”) business originating both direct and structured first-out senior loans secured by properties located primarily in New York City and in southern California. Since inception in 2015, CRE Bridge Lending achieved 150% compound average ... (view full description)

Tim Wang

Managing Director and Head of Investment Research
Clarion Partners

Tim Wang is a Managing Director and the Head of Investment Research at Clarion Partners. He helps manage the firm’s $45 billion of commercial real estate investments, and leads the Research group in supporting the development of investment strategy and advising on portfolio strategy through proprietary analytics and econometric forecasting. He joined the firm in 2006 and is a member of Clarion Partners’ Investment Committee. He is a frequent guest speaker at real estate investment conferences, has published numerous real estate research articles, and has co-authored five real estate strategy books, including Active Private Equity Real Estate Strategy (2009), Guide to U.S. Real Estate Investi ... (view full description)

David Wasserman

Vice President
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 his business as a Lead Arranger to worldwide private equity firms in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Prior to his role in the Real Estate Department, Mr. Wasserman was responsible for the client management and marketing of SMBC’s debt, banking, and capital market products to Large Corporate relationships headquartered in the Mid-West and Northeast United States. ... (view full description)

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 Graywood Developments Ltd., and occupied various senior roles in acquisitions, finance and development management. Mr. Watchorn received an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Watchorn is also a director on the board of the Kensing ... (view full description)

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 in the investment banking group of DLJ/Credit Suisse in London and New York where he originated and structured real estate private equity funds in Europe and the United States. Prior to joining DLJ/Credit Suisse, he was with Security Capital Group in London where he worked on various transactions and business development initiatives. Mr. Weidner holds an M.B.A. from Cornell University w ... (view full description)

Andrew Weiss

Managing Principal & COO
Parmenter Realty Partners

Andrew R. Weiss is Managing Principal and Chief Operating Officer with Parmenter Realty Partners in the Miami office. With over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, Andy is responsible for the strategic planning of the company, as well as the portfolio management and financial operations. Parmenter Realty Partners is a fully integrated real estate investment firm headquartered in Miami with regional offices in Washington DC, Atlanta and Dallas. Prior to joining Parmenter Realty Partners in 1995, Andy was Director of Asset Services at Cushman & Wakefield. His responsibilities included leasing and management services to clients on a fiduciary basis, and was honored by Cushma ... (view full description)

Kenneth Weissenberg


Kenneth Weissenberg is a Tax Partner and Co-Leader of Eisner Advisory Group's Real Estate Services Group. His extensive experience encompasses all aspects of the real estate industry, ranging from developing tax saving strategies for owning and operating property to structuring and negotiating complex sales, acquisitions, and financing transactions.  Providing expert insight from both the legal and business perspectives, Ken consults with a variety of public and private REITs on tax planning and compliance issues ,including REIT formations, property contributions, and mergers and acquisitions. He serves a diverse client base that includes privately held and publicly traded real e ... (view full description)

Skip Wells

Co-Chief Investment Officer
GE Asset Management, Real Estate

Skip Wells is the Co-Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of New Business Development for Real Estate at GE Asset Management. Based in Stamford, CT, he serves on the Real Estate Investment Committee that oversees a portfolio consisting of over $3 billion of invested equity in both direct ownership interests in properties as well as limited partnership positions in externally managed funds.  Skip joined GE in 1989 in the Financial Management Program, and joined the Real Estate business at GE Capital in 1991. He has gained a breadth of expertise in the real estate industry having held positions in asset management, underwriting, loan originations and investment management. Prior to j ... (view full description)

Erin Wicomb

Co-Founder & Managing Member
The Mavrix 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 speaker and has spoken at many investment clubs, universities and conferences throughout the United States. He was featured on Channel 6, Fox 5 and many other publications highlighting his success in Real Estate and Entrepreneurship. At age 28, he is now a millionaire, running a real estate investment and brokerage company as well as private equity company with a focus on investment real estate. Within this ... (view full description)

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 Lynch in the High Yield Real Estate Group focusing on structured debt products, derivatives and distressed loan investments. Mr. Wildauer was Managing Director of Investment Banking for Schroder & Co. from 1997 to 1998 and Senior Director of Investment Banking for National Westminster Bank Plc from 1987 to 1997 in New York and London, advising clients in the ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Wiseman

Managing Director
Macquarie Group

Dan 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 Acquisitions group in 1992, Mr. Witte has led approximately $6 billion in investments. Mr. Witte has completed significant transactions on behalf of numerous institutional clients, including the Teachers' Retirement System of Texas, California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment ... (view full description)

Andrew Wood

Executive Director
Macquarie Group

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 markets research efforts.Prior to joining NEPC, Claire was an investment analyst at the Williams College Investment Office. There, Claire was part of a five-person team managing Williams Colleges $2 billion endowment portfolio. She focused on asset classes including private equity, venture capital, real estate and real assets, and hedge funds. Previously, Claire w ... (view full description)

Allison Yager


Allison Yager is a Partner in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Mercer. Ms. Yager is the Global Leader of Mercer's Real Estate Boutique, part of Mercer's Investments Business. She provides real estate consulting and strategic advice to Mercer's clients and consultants located across the globe. Additionally she manages a team of consultants and researchers based in the various Mercer regional offices. Her team is responsible for establishing strategic real estate allocations for clients, conducting research on all real estate and real estate related strategies, monitoring existing client real estate investments, and performance reporting for Mercer client's real estate strategies. Ms ... (view full description)

Demetri Yatrakis

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 property for a diverse array of international clients, including sovereign wealth funds and in-depth knowledge of the application of the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”), U.S. withholding taxation and tax treaties. Demetri has worked on the tax structuring of international joint venture projects in Europe and Asia. He regularl ... (view full description)

P.J. Yeatman

Managing Partner
Corten Real Estate Partners

P.J. Yeatman is a Managing Partner of Corten Real Estate Partners where he leads special situations investing, capital strategy, and serves as the portfolio manager for CREF I.  Mr. Yeatman has more than 25 years of investment experience in real estate private equity.  Mr. Yeatman was previously the Head of Private Equity Real Estate for CenterSquare Investment Management, the real estate investment subsidiary of BNY Mellon. In that role he was responsible for managing all aspects of a $2 billion private equity business consisting of three discretionary commingled value add funds and two non-discretionary separate accounts. He served as the Chairman of the Investment Committee an ... (view full description)

Gary Zdolshek

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 billion of real estate globally. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Principal of Brown, Gibbons, Lang and Company (“BGL”), he was responsible for the Real Estate and Structured Finance Group. Prior to joining BGL, he was the Senior Managing Director of McDonald and Company Real Estate and Structured Finance Group. There he was Chairman of the Firm’ ... (view full description)

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 REIT with a market capitalization of approximately $3 billion.Prior to Starwood, he was co-head of national originations at Countrywide Financial Corporation and was on the management team that founded and built Countrywide Financial Corporations CRE finance business into one of the largest in the United States, closing over $1 billion in loans month ... (view full description)
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Some of our group companies may collect and use personal data for different purposes; those companies have their own websites and privacy notices.

We will process your data for the following lawful purposes: with your consent; to fulfil our obligations to you; and where there is a legitimate interest to do so.

When possible, we rely on your consent to use your data for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice. We also process personal data to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, for example, when you register for any of our services, subscribe to a publication, sign-up for an event or purchase a product from us, we will need to process some of your personal data. This will also include details of the person/people responsible for payment (if different).

We may determine that processing your personal data serves both of our legitimate interests. This is the case in relation to many of our research, customer survey, sales, marketing and advertising activities described in this Privacy Notice. These activities allow us to better understand your requirements, which in turn enables us to provide you with a better service. We review the bases for our processing decisions carefully and you can object to these activities at any time (see the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Notice).

What Personal Data We Collect & Why

Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you a relevant customised experience of our products and services.

  • Registration, Free Trials & Subscriptions

    When you register with our website and/or sign up for a free trial of our products or services, we may ask you to provide your name, address, email address and telephone number, and details relevant to your occupation or employer.

    If you subscribe to one of our products or services, we will also ask for payment details. Credit/debit card payments are processed using a third party supplier and we do not retain the credit card data (see the Third Party Sites of this Privacy Notice). Address details may be shared with third party service providers engaged by us for order fulfilment, delivery and payment collection. This personal data is used by us to complete subscription requests.

  • Events & Conferences

    If you have registered for an event through a group website we may collect personal data including: name, job title, company, address, telephone number and email.

    This information is necessary so that we can complete your registration for the event and provide you with relevant event materials.

    We may also provide delegate details (e.g. name, email) to event sponsors who, subject to your consent, may contact you for their own advertising and marketing purposes.

  • Advertising & Marketing

    We use the personal data you provide us and which we collect from you to inform you about similar products and services which we provide. We may send you marketing communications that are sponsored by our partners and which are targeted to your interests based on information you have provided us such as job title, employer and/or industry. If you have consented to receive information from other Euromoney group companies, we may share your personal data with these companies so that they can fulfil your request to receive marketing materials in accordance with your preferences. We will not share your personal data with any third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided your consent.

    Each of the Euromoney group companies that may contact you is a data controller in relation to the personal data that you have agreed to share with them. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the individual company, or us – using the contact details set out in the “Who We Are” section.

    You can opt out from receiving such materials at any time.

    The personal data we may use for advertising and marketing purposes includes your name, email address, job title, phone number, company name/employer, geo location, postal address and data collected using cookies and other similar technology (Please read our separate Cookies Policy to find out more about which cookies we use, how they work and how you can control your cookie options).

    Marketing materials are sent electronically, by post and we may occasionally call you.

  • Online Targeted Advertising

    We use targeted advertising on our websites to display advertisements that are relevant to what we believe are your interests. In order to deliver relevant advertisements, we use third parties to deliver cookies that collect information about your IP address and how you interact with our sites (e.g. browsing information, which articles you have read etc.). This data is used by the third parties to determine which advertisements may be of interest to you.

    We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you on other websites (e.g. Twitter Tailored Audiences or Facebook Custom Audiences). This could include your email address, cookie data, and information obtained from third parties. Third party cookies may also be used to enable us to target advertisements to you on other websites that you visit.

  • Lead Generation and Scoring

    We occasionally use the services of trusted third parties in order to ensure that the personal data we use for advertising and marketing purposes is accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we transfer personal data of individual leads (such as name, email, job title, location and phone number) to these third parties who conduct research to verify the data – primarily against public information.

    We also use algorithmic software technology to help us improve the quality and relevance of marketing activities. The personal data analysed by the software includes email address, phone number, job title, address, purchase history and account information. This allows us to provide meaningful offers that are relevant to your specific profile.

  • Surveys, Market Research & Customer Feedback

    We want to understand the needs of our readers and customers. We may therefore use the information you provide us – including your name and contact details – to contact you to request your feedback, or to participate in our customer and market research.

  • Public forums, message boards and blogs

    Some of the pages on our group websites may include message boards, blogs or other facilities for generating content from users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to post any personal data. User generated content is also subject to our site Terms & Conditions.

  • Business or Asset Sale

    If we sell a business or assets we may need to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.

    If Euromoney, or any of our group companies is sold or sells our assets or is acquired by a third party, then personal data about our customers will be acquired by that third party. A transfer of your personal data in these circumstances would be necessary so that the services you have contracted for can still be delivered, or so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of our free products and services. You will receive notice if a new controller assumes responsibility for your personal data.

  • Additional Third Party Disclosures

    We may disclose your personal data to other third parties in the following situations:

    • To third party partners who help us by providing services such as technology, marketing, advisory or other services. These third parties only receive encrypted data and may only process personal data to provide those services to us.
    • Where we are required by law or regulation to do so. In each case we will seek, where practicable, to minimise the amount of data that is disclosed.
    • If required to protect the rights and interests of other users and/or Euromoney and its affiliates (including our employees, agents and contractors), or as otherwise set out in our Terms & Conditions. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
  • Email Tracking

    We may include small pixel tags (small image files) within the emails we send you in order to determine whether our emails are opened and/or whether the hyperlinks inside our emails are clicked through. We may also collect browser, location and the device used to engage with our email communications. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting our users’ needs and how we can improve our communications. No other information is collected. You can opt out of receiving our direct marketing emails either by following the instructions in each email, or by contacting us (see the “Who We Are” section of this Privacy Notice).

International Transfers

Some of the Euromoney group companies are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If you have consented to being contacted by our group companies, then the transfer of your personal data will be made according to the terms of an international data sharing agreement that contains obligations approved by European data protection regulators. Any of our group companies that receive your personal data will be co-controllers of that data, which means they may determine how they process your personal data – although they may only use it for the purposes for which it was shared, unless you are informed of new or additional processing activities.

We may also transfer personal data to third party service providers as described in this Privacy Notice which are located outside the EEA. Where we conduct these transfers, we take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, either by only sending your personal data to jurisdictions that provide an adequate degree of legal protection for your data or by imposing approved contractual terms on these third parties.

Retention Periods

We have a data retention policy that ensures we don’t use or store your personal data for longer than necessary. We consider the following issues to determine retention periods:

  • Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner or other regulatory agency, or industry best practice recommendations;
  • The business rationale for collection and expiry of the purpose for which personal data was collected;
  • Our ongoing ability to ensure the accuracy of the data; and
  • Legal and regulatory requirements.

We may occasionally need to keep personal data for either shorter or longer periods than specified in our retention policy. In such circumstances, application of the retention period to the data will be temporarily suspended. The suspension of an applicable retention period will be carried out in a manner that respects the rights and interests of all persons concerned.

How You Can Set Your Data & Privacy Preferences

You can use our Preference Centre to select the topics that are of interest to you so that we can send you publications and information about our products and services that are especially relevant to you. You can also choose the channels we use to contact you (email, phone, post, etc.) and can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications.

Your Rights

You have certain rights in relation to your personal data which include the following:

  • Access & Portability

    You may request access to any personal data of yours for which Euromoney is responsible as controller. Unless there are legal or regulatory reasons for not doing so, we will confirm whether we process any of your personal data and if we do, we will provide you with the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, any recipients of your personal data, the applicable retention period and the data source. Copies of your personal data will be made available to you in a structured, machine-readable format.

    You may also request that we transfer the personal data that you have submitted to us, to another controller, where it is technically feasible for us to do so.

    If you have consented to our processing of your personal data, or if we are processing your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, then you can submit a request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller.

  • Rectification, Restriction, Objection

    You have the right to request that Euromoney rectify any errors in the personal data that we process. In some circumstances, you may also be able to ask for the erasure of personal data, and/or request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You may also object to the processing of your personal data for sales or marketing purposes.

  • How to Exercise Your Rights

    To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
    8 Bouverie Street
    London, EC4Y 8AX
    United Kingdom


    Web form: Complete Subject Data Request Form

    We may need to check your identity prior to processing a request.

    Euromoney will do our best to respond to any questions and address any of your concerns. You are also able to register any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data directly with the UK Information Commissioner.

Protecting Your Data

Euromoney is committed to keeping your personal data secure and we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorised use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk. We have therefore implemented information security policies and rules, staff training on information security, and technical measures to ensure the integrity of data that we have under our control.

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.

Third Party Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites – including, for example, providers of payment processing services. Euromoney is not responsible for the privacy and data collection practices of third party sites and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of service of each site you visit.

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