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Charles Agus

Senior Vice President
Benedict Realty Group

Charles Agus is a Senior Vice President at BRG which owns and manages multifamily units, medical office buildings and other commercial and multifamily assets along the East Coast.  BRG is also a co-GP investor in select strategies across the Country and is open to other co-GP opportunities.   Mr. Agus started his career in Goldman Sachs’ Real Estate Investment Banking group and was VP of Acquisitions at Kushner Companies prior to its sale of close to 17,000 units in 2007 for approximately $2 billion. Charles holds an undergraduate degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and JD/MBA degrees from Columbia University.  Charles is a ... (view full description)

Adam Altman

Managing Member
KABR Real Estate Investment Partners

Mr. Altman is one of three founding partners of The KABR Group an owner and operator of Real Estate and opportunistic buyer of real estate debt. Founded in 2008, The KABR Group specializes in acquiring assets from special servicers, financial institutions, global and regional banks. KABR group has current holdings approximating 3,500,000 square feet of office, Three thousand rental units, over 500,000 square feet of retail/ industrial and over 3,000,000 square feet of multifamily and retail construction projects. Mr. Altman is also involved with the management and leasing of the properties post acquisition. Prior to joining KABR, Mr. Altman was a senior member of the Acquisitions and Develop ... (view full description)

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)

Larry Botel

Managing Partner
JOSS Realty Partners LLC

Larry Botel founded JOSS Realty Partners in 2005. Since its inception, JOSS has acquired twenty five commercial real estate assets totaling over three million square feet with a value in excess of $1 billion in New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.  Throughout the course of his 30-year career in real estate, Mr. Botel's work has included all facets of property acquisitions and sales, complex financing structures, and multiple property debt securitizations. He has underwrote, negotiated, and closed over $4 billion in property and real estate debt acquisitions and recapitalizations, over $2.5 billion in real estate financings, and over $1.5 billion in rea ... (view full description)

Simon Burce

Director
J.P. Morgan

Simon Burce manages structuring and execution for JPMorgan’s CMBS and construction lending platforms.  A perennial leader in both markets, JPMorgan originates real estate loans across a wide variety of commercial asset types ranging from several million dollar conduit loans to multi-billion dollar single borrower CMBS and construction financing transactions.
 

Brian Carey

Executive Director
J.P. Morgan

Cary Carpenter

Managing Director
Starwood Property Trust

Cary has 20+ years of experience in different facets of commercial real estate ranging from structured finance to design and development.  Currently Cary is a Managing Director of CRE Capital Markets, Trading & Syndication at Starwood Capital.  His current responsibilities including pricing, structuring and capital commitment for the acquisition and sale of CRE debt for the Starwood REIT.  He is also responsibility financing and sales efforts of whole loans via private sales and the CMBS market as well as managing the warehouse lines for the REIT. Prior to joining Starwood Cary was a Partner at Coastal Capital (2009 to 2010) where he managed the process of acquiring per ... (view full description)

Thomas Cassino

Executive Director
J.P. Morgan

Thomas Cassino is an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan’s investment banking unit. He manages the whole loan repo business for the bank and is responsible for a team that handles loan execution for the CMBS and non-CMBS CRE lending units within the IB. He sits on the credit committee for both businesses and is a member of the EMEA repo credit committee.

Bill Clarkson

SVP
Torchlight Loan Services

Bill is a Senior Vice President in the distressed debt workout group of Torchlight Investors.  He has 13 years of professional experience.  Prior to Torchlight, Bill worked at Ten-X, LNR Partners, Rockwood Real Estate Advisors and First Potomac Realty Trust.  Bill holds an MBA from the University of Florida and a BBA from Roanoke College.

Casey Dailey

Director of Energy & Environmental Programs
Western Riverside Council of Governments

William Davis

Member
Cozen O'Connor

Bill is Vice Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice. Bill concentrates his practice in commercial real estate and finance law, including advising clients on commercial real estate, complex finance and commercial leasing matters, with an emphasis on highly structured transactions. He has represented lenders of varying sizes and scale, including institutional investors, nationally recognized banks, real estate investment trusts and real estate funds with their real estate finance needs such as construction lending, securitized conduit lending programs and sale leaseback portfolio programs.  He also advises real estate developers on the acquisition and disposition of property and negoti ... (view full description)

Krystal England

Managing Director
Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC

Krystal England is a Senior Director and head of hospitality at Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC.  Mrs. England is responsible for originating, underwriting, structuring and executing debt and equity investments in the hospitality sector.  She also leads the asset management of Canyon’s hospitality portfolio nationwide. Her responsibilities include servicing debt investments and working with operating partners to oversee development and redevelopment projects, overseeing the hotel operations at each asset, and strategic capital events such as financings and dispositions. Prior to joining Canyon, Ms. England was a Senior Vice President with Centurion Partners, a resort and urban hospital ... (view full description)

Muhammad Faridi

Partner
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Muhammad U. Faridi is a Partner in Patterson Belknap’s Litigation department. He focuses on matters involving commercial real estate, structured finance transactions (including RMBS, CMBS, and syndicated loans), and disputes relating to breaches of contract and fiduciary duty. Muhammad has handled a wide variety of litigation matters at various stages—including jury and bench trials and appeals—for clients in several industries, including large financial institutions and hedge funds. He has also advised clients with interests in distressed businesses, and his clients have recouped billions of dollars through litigation and out-of-court settlements. Muhammad has been recognized for his work b ... (view full description)

Jacob Feingold

Senior Director
Canyon Partners Real Estate

Jacob Feingold is a Vice President at Canyon Partners Real Estate, the direct real estate investments platform of Canyon Partners. Based in New York, Mr. Feingold is responsible for sourcing debt and equity opportunities across property types in the Northeast region. Prior to joining Canyon, Mr. Feingold was a member of the investments group at iStar where he focused on structured real estate investments, development of REO assets, and restructuring distressed investments. Mr. Feingold is a graduate of Columbia Business School (M.B.A., Honors) and the University of Michigan Ross Business School (B.B.A., Honors).
 

Drew Fung

Managing Director
Clarion Partners

Drew D. Fung is an equity partner and Managing Director at Clarion Partners and co-Portfolio Manager for Clarion’s Debt Investment Fund. He oversees the Firm’s subordinate debt investment activities in various types of commercial real estate debt instruments, including mezzanine loans, B-notes and preferred equity interests. Drew is also a member of the Debt Investment Committee, which approves all of the Firm’s financing activities. Drew joined Clarion Partners in 2012 and began working in the real estate industry in 1987. He has comprehensive commercial real estate lending experience, including more than 18 years focused on subordinate debt that includes all property types and capital stru ... (view full description)

Spencer Garfield

Managing Director
Fortress Investment Group

Spencer Garfield is a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC in the Credit and Real Estate business. Mr. Garfield is responsible for real estate debt originations and acquisitions, equity investing and forming strategic relationships with real estate related companies.  Prior to joining Fortress, Mr. Garfield spent 12 years with Hudson Realty Capital LLC as a Managing Director responsible for loan originations, equity investments, business development and building and maintaining real estate industry relations. Mr. Garfield received his B.S. from the University of Colorado, his Masters Degree in Real Estate Finance and Investment from New York University and was an adjunct p ... (view full description)

Rani Gharbie

Head of Acquisitions and Development
Pod / BD Hotels

Rani Gharbie is currently the Head of Acquisitions & Development for The Pod Hotels, a BD Hotels company, where he is responsible for identifying potential investment opportunities and working closely with capital partners and strategic investors to increase equity positions and funding for future projects for the brand. Formerly, he oversaw development and acquisitions for North America at Virgin Hotels. Prior to that, Gharbie was the Managing Director and Founder at Cedar Funds, a New York City based development and investment firm with a focus on progressive hotel and real estate assets, as well as regional Director of Development with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), where he was ... (view full description)

David Hochfelder

Chief Investment Officer
The Naftali Group

As Chief Investment Officer at The Naftali Group, David oversees the company’s equity, credit and non-real estate investments, and is responsible for the sourcing, structuring and execution of the firm’s acquisitions and loan originations. Since joining Naftali in 2016, he has spearheaded the execution of $1.5 billion of new investments, more than doubling Naftali’s cumulative development assets under management since inception. David also co-founded and co-heads Naftali Capital Partners, a newly formed commingled fund that invests in real estate subordinate debt.Previously, David was Director of Acquisitions at RFR Holding, wher ... (view full description)

Allie Hope

Chief Development Officer
Virgin Hotels

Allie is responsible for implementing Virgin Hotels’ global growth strategy. Allie’s primary responsibilities include sourcing and acquiring properties in key gateway cities, and structuring transactions that work for Virgin Hotels and our Owner/Developer partners. Prior to joining Virgin, Allie worked on acquisitions, dispositions and asset management at Sunstone Hotel Investors where she was instrumental in the acquisition and disposition of over $1 billion of hotel transactions. Allie was previously a partner at HMR Analytics, a hospitality asset management firm based in California, and a consultant with PKF Consulting, one of the top advisory services firms in the hospitality industry. O ... (view full description)

Will Hutton

Director of Acquisitions & Capital Markets
Nightingale Properties

Will Hutton is the Director of Acquisitions & Capital Markets at Nightingale Properties, a vertically-integrated institutional-grade real estate owner-operator and developer. Nightingale pursues investments across the risk-spectrum in all asset classes throughout the country. Will is highly regarded in the industry as a unique identifier of real estate with unrealized potential and intrinsic value, yielding significant risk-adjusted and outsized returns for Nightingale’s institutional investment partners.Before Nightingale, Will ran the distressed acquisitions platform at Cohen Equi ... (view full description)

Nitin Jagga

Investment Banking
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Nitin works in the Capital Markets team within the Real Estate Financing Group (REFG), which deploys the Goldman's balance sheet on mortgage and mezzanine Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending opportunities. REFG is also responsible for the firm’s new-issue commercial mortgage-backed securities business and a significant portfolio of CRE assets within Goldman Sachs Bank USA. Nitin's primary responsibilities include pricing, structuring and distribution of large complex mortgage and mezzanine financings for sponsors and real estate investment trust clients and managing the group’s broader lending and securitization business. Nitin joined Goldman Sachs in 2011 as an analyst.
 

Tyler Kimball

Director
Axonic Capital

Joseph Lanzkron

Partner
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Joseph Lanzkron is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in the New York office. He has advised both borrowers and lenders in various mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions across multiple property types, including both securitized and balance sheet loans. He also regularly represents high-profile clients on complex real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures. His recent experience includes representing various lenders to Blackstone in the financing of its multibillion-dollar acquisition of Strategic Hotels & Resorts and in a $1.02 billion mortgage loan, secured by the Willis Tower in Chicago; Goldman Sachs, as lender, to Veritas Investments in a $81 ... (view full description)

Chris Miculis

Managing Director - Head of Asset Management, Debt - Americas
Nuveen

Chris is Managing Director and Head of Debt Asset Management for Nuveen Real Estate.  With over $130 billion of assets under management, Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world.  Nuveen is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America.Prior to joining Nuveen in 2019, Chris served in the same role for AllianceBernstein, with over $5 billion of capital under management in its commercial real estate debt funds providing first mortgage loans secured by transitional properties. Prior to AllianceBernstein, Chris was Director of Investments for StructureTone Equities, ... (view full description)

Thomas O'Connor

Partner
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)

Jason Polevoy

Counsel
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Jason T. Polevoy is Counsel in the Real Estate Group of the law firm of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP.  Mr. Polevoy served as Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Real Property Law Committee from September 2017 until August 2020.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of complex commercial real estate, including commercial leasing, sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, debt and equity financing, and restructurings and workouts, with expertise in the office, retail, hospitality, multi-family ... (view full description)

John Randall

Partner
PCCP, LLC

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)

Ben Roush

Principal
FSI Consulting Engineers

Ben brings 17 years of experience fostering efficient building performance through commissioning, energy modeling, LEED support, and design of sustainable mechanical systems. Ben’s background includes bringing sustainability to new construction, renovations, and preservation of historic buildings. He troubleshoots existing systems, and evaluates design and upgrade options, incorporating code requirements for energy, building, and fire protection into his recommendations. From his work with the US Navy in2014, to his active project at Goucher Hofberger Science Addition, Ben has provided LEED services, over 150 PACE loan technical reviews, energy mod ... (view full description)

Zachary Samton

Member
Cozen O'Connor

Zach Samton is co-chair of real estate finance at Cozen O’Connor. Throughout his career, Zach has developed a broad-based and sophisticated real estate practice in finance, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as leasing, joint ventures, and workouts of distressed debt. Zach represents lenders and borrowers nationally in connection with the origination of mortgage loans (including securitized and highly structured debt), mezzanine debt, construction and bridge loans for all asset classes.  Zach has significant experience with respect to workouts and restructuring of troubled debt from both the lender and borrower side. His practice also includes representing clients in connec ... (view full description)

Vicky Schiff

Managing Partner
Mosaic Real Estate Credit

 Vicky Schiff is the Co-Founder of MREC Management, LLC and its affiliate co-mingled open-ended fund Mosaic Real Estate Credit (collectively “Mosaic”) which is focused on origination and managing short and medium term structured real estate debt investments.  Mosaic has originated over $2.3B as of December 2019.  Ms. Schiff’s investment career began in the early 1990s as an acquisitions and diligence executive in Los Angeles, where she worked on approximately $1 billion in real estate transactions. Ms. Schiff is a career entrepreneur, co-founding 5 firms since 1996 including 1) A real estate investment and development company and affiliated management company with over 100 employ ... (view full description)

Evan Sherman

Director, Acquisitions
Invesco US

Evan Sherman is a Director on the Real Estate Acquisitions Team at Invesco Real Estate. Mr. Sherman joined Invesco in 2014 and is a member of the firm’s Investment Strategy Group. He is responsible for sourcing real estate investment opportunities in the New York region, investing across Invesco’s multiple comingled funds and separate accounts. At Invesco, he has closed in excess of $5.0 billion of transactions across the office, residential, and retail sectors. Previously, Mr. Sherman worked at Shorenstein Properties, Citigroup, and CB Richard Ellis, where he started his career. Mr. Sherman graduated cum laude with a BA in Economics from Brandeis University.  Mr. Sherman volunteers with the ... (view full description)

Kunle Shoyombo

CIO
Basis investment Group

Mr. Shoyombo is Chief Investment Officer of Basis where he oversees investment sourcing, investment analysis, and investment management. Together with the CEO, Mr. Shoyombo develops and maintains Basis’ investment goals, acquisition strategies, capital raising initiatives, asset allocation, employee management and overall firm leadership. Mr. Shoyombo has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of CRE debt financing and structured equity investments. Prior to joining Basis, Mr. Shoyombo served as Managing Director and CIO for the Capital Markets Lending Division of CWCapital. He was one of original four senior executives who established CW Capital’s lending platform, which originated ... (view full description)

Siddharth Shrivastava

Vice President
Goldman Sachs

Sid Shrivastava is a Vice President in the Real Estate Financing Group at Goldman Sachs. He is a senior originator focused on large loan opportunities for CMBS and balance sheet executions. His responsibilities include deal sourcing, structuring and execution for various large institutional clients across asset types. In recent notable transactions, he led the financing for Blackstone and Hudson Pacific’s recapitalization of a portfolio of office and studio properties in Los Angeles. Sid earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. ... (view full description)

Robert Sitman

Managing Director, Real Estate Debt Strategies
Blackstone

Robert Sitman is a Managing Director of Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies and is based in New York. Mr. Sitman is responsible for the legal aspects of originating, structuring, executing and asset managing real estate debt investments. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Sitman was an associate in the Real Estate group of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP where he worked from 2008 to 2014. At Fried Frank, Mr. Sitman represented owners, developers, private equity real estate funds, investment banks and institutional investors in the structuring, negotiation, and closing of sophisticated real estate financings, acquisitions, dispositions and development transactions. Mr. Sitma ... (view full description)

Bob Sonnenblick

Chairman
Sonnenblick Resorts LLC

Mr. Robert Sonnenblick, Principal of Sonnenblick Development, LLC, is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania with more than 30 years of experience in various aspects of real estate development and real estate finance. From 1981 to 1991 Mr. Sonnenblick was the driving force and power behind Sonnenblick-Goldman Corporation of California. Mr. Sonnenblick completed over $1.5 Billion of commercial real estate transactions on the West Coast, and as a result is regarded as one of the West Coast's leaders in the field of commercial real estate finance. Among the more notable projects for which Mr. Sonnenblick personally structured the financing for are The Beau ... (view full description)

Curt Spaugh

Senior Director – Special Servicing
SitusAMC

Curt Spaugh is the Senior Director of SitusAMC’s Special Servicing division.  Curt Spaugh brings 34 years of nonperforming commercial real estate loan experience to the firm.  He previously held the position of Senior Vice President for the Special Servicing Division at GMAC Commercial Mortgage/Capmark Finance Inc.  His professional experience also includes asset management for Citibank, Bay View Federal Bank, American Real Estate Group (AREG) and American Savings & Loan Association.  Mr. Spaugh’s experience covers all aspects of nonperforming loan management including collateral valuation, alternative analyses, loan modifications, and the pursuit of legal remedies including judicial for ... (view full description)

Daniel Stanco

Partner/Co-Head of Real Estate
Ropes & Gray LLP

Dan Stanco, partner and global co-head of Ropes & Gray’s real estate investments & transactions practice, focuses his practice on real estate joint ventures, investments and finance for all asset classes. Throughout his career, Dan has represented a broad range of clients, including REITs, institutional real estate investors, developers, private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, and investment and commercial banks in complex U.S. and international real estate transactions, advising them on joint ventures, co-investments, distressed acquisitions and restructurings, mortgage and mezzanine financings, intercreditor agreements, hotel management, condominium developments, ... (view full description)

Bill Stasiulatis

Chief Financial Officer
RRA Capital

Bill Stasiulatis is a Managing Director and the CFO of RRA Capital, where he sits on the Investment Committee and oversees the portfolio management and capital markets functions.  Prior to joining RRA, he spent 20 years at Torchlight Investors, where he was a Partner and Portfolio Manager, as well as a member of the Board of Directors and Investment Committee.  In these roles, he was responsible for managing portfolios of over $4 billion in commercial real estate debt investments such as mezzanine loans, preferred equity, CMBS, and other real estate-related securities, and throughout his tenure at Torchlight, he was involved in all aspects of the investment management platform.  Mr. Stasiula ... (view full description)

Alan Todd

Managing Director, Head of U.S. CMBS Strategy
BofA Global Research

Alan Todd is head of U.S. Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) Global Research.  In this role he is responsible for providing in-depth analysis and macro-level overviews of the CMBS, CMBX and commercial real estate markets.Alan brings almost 20 years of CMBS experience to this role and is highly regarded for his recommendations and timely market calls.  Alan correctly called the recovery of the CMBS market since the 2009 bottom and the decline of the CMBS market in 2008.  Alan ranked in the Top 2 for CMBS in the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research team survey each year since 2009 an ... (view full description)

Alfred Trivilino

Managing Director
Related Fund Management

Mr. Trivilino is a Managing Director at Related Fund Management overseeing the high-yield credit strategy and new investment originations. Most recently Mr. Trivilino was Senior Vice President at Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE: GPT) responsible for net lease equity investment originations. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President with Gramercy Capital Corp. (GPT’s predecessor company), responsible for new loan originations and special situation loan asset management. Mr. Trivilino was previously a Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the real estate private equity fund at American Capital Energy Corporation, an affiliate of Zhong Rong Group, the largest private ... (view full description)

Jeff Wiseman

Managing Director & Head of US Real Estate Debt
H.I.G. Realty Partners

Jeff Wiseman is a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Real Estate Debt for H.I.G. Realty Partners, an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with $41 billion of equity capital under management.  H.I.G. Realty Partners originates and invests in senior transitional loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity.  H.I.G. Realty Partners will look at all asset classes (industrial, multifamily, office, hotels, retail, student housing, condominiums, including construction) in the Top 30+ markets across the United States.Mr. Wiseman is responsible for all aspects of the investment ... (view full description)

Andrew Zech

Principal
Greenworks Lending

Andrew leads business development for Greenworks Lending. His team makes it easy for our partners – whether they are building owners, developers, contractors, or other industry professionals – to improve their business returns through the use of C-PACE. Andrew and his team are responsible for originating and developing projects, recruiting and serving channel partners, and increasing market awareness of Greenworks C-PACE financing. Andrew was Greenworks Lending’s first employee and he is a member of the executive team. Prior to joining Greenworks, Andrew spent seven years at The Advisory Board Company – a technology and consulting firm serving 3800+ hospitals and healthcare organizatio ... (view full description)

Aron Zuckerman

Partner
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Aron is a partner in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.  He routinely advises banks and investment funds as both lender and borrower in a wide variety of mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions, including CMBS, bridge, balance sheet and construction loans and the negotiation of complex co-lender and intercreditor arrangements.  His recent representations include serving as counsel to Goldman Sachs in its origination of $1.15 billion in mortgage and mezzanine loans to refinance the Fontainebleau Miami Beach and a $265 million mortgage loan to refinance 58 extended stay properties owned by affiliates of Starwood Capital, advising Brookfield, as l ... (view full description)

Michael Zysman

Managing Principal
City Bay Capital LLC

Mr. Zysman has more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience and has been involved in more than 145 closed transactions totaling over $2.2 billion across most product types, including: multifamily, office, retail, industrial, affordable housing, student housing, military housing, condo conversion and ground-up development.    Prior to forming City Bay Capital LLC, Mr. Zysman was a Director at Arbor Realty Trust.  He has also held acquisition and asset management roles at Reckson Strategic Venture Partners, LLC, Time Equities, Inc., The Bainbridge Companies, The New Dawn Companies, and LNR Partners LLC. ​ Mr. Zysman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration ... (view full description)

Warren de Haan

Managing Partner, Head of Originations
ACORE Capital

Warren de Haan is a founder and one of the four Managing Partners of ACORE. He is the Head of Asset Originations.Mr. de Haan has over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry and capital markets. Prior to ACORE, he was the Chief Originations Officer of Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD), a public mortgage REIT, from October 2010 to September 2014.Prior to STWD he, along with Mr. Fellows, Mr. Tokarski and Mr. Ward, founded Countrywide Financial Corporation’s commercial real estate finance business that was launched in 2004 and grew into one of the largest lending platfo ... (view full description)
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Information Management Network - Privacy Notice

Introduction - Who we are

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“Euromoney”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is an international business-information group covering asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, and banking and finance. The group also runs an extensive portfolio of events for the telecoms, financial and commodities markets.

For a full list of our brands and group companies, please click on this link. Euromoney and its group companies are committed to respecting the privacy of every person who visits, registers with or subscribes to our websites, publications, events and other products or services.

Euromoney is the primary data controller of personal data collected through this website or that we may collect in different ways as described in this Privacy Notice. If you are contacted by our other group companies, they will also be controllers of your personal data. This means that they are responsible for how your personal data is used, just as we are. You may contact any of these companies directly, or you can contact Euromoney by emailing dataprotectionofficer@euromoneyplc.com or writing to the Data Protection Officer at Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 8 Bouverie Street, London EC4Y 8AX, United Kingdom.

This Privacy Notice was updated on 23 May 2018

Our Approach to Your Privacy

This Privacy Notice outlines the information we may collect about you in relation to your use of our products and services (“personal data”). It also explains the legal rights that you have in relation to your data and how you may exercise these rights.

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

    Email: dataprotectionofficer@euromoneyplc.com

    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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