Date

September 28, 2017

Location

InterContinental DTLA

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Connect Media

Speakers

CRE Industry Professionals

Get Deals Done

From foreign and domestic investment, buying and selling, to financing, building, & redeveloping.

The sector’s most active players from across the country, gather for insightful panels and networking to get deals done.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

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Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Ana Ramos

Greystone

Managing Director

Ana Ramos is a Managing Director and Regional

Alexa Arena

Lendlease

Head of West Coast Development

Alexa Arena, as Executive General Manager

Brandon Bachner

Mesa West Capital

Vice President
Originations

Mr. Bachner is VP, Originations at Mesa

Amy Bernier

Fannie Mae

Customer Engagement
Multifamily

Amy Finn Bernier manages Fannie Mae’s Multifamily

Mark Besharaty

Hunt Mortgage Group

Director

Mark Besharaty serves as Director in the Small Balance

Dan Borland

Wells Fargo

Senior Vice President
Market Manager

Dan Borland currently serves at

Executive Vice President

Laurie Lustig-Bower began her career in commercial

Chad Sanderson

The Bascom Group

Principal – Acquisitions and Business Development

AMr. Sanderson is responsible

Ted Fentin

AECOM Capital

Managing Director

Mr. Fentin is a Partner and Managing Director

Gary Goodman

Passco Companies

Senior Vice President
Acquisitions

Gary Goodman has over 30 years

Mark Grace

Walker & Dunlop

Vice President

With more than 11 years of experience in

EVP & National Director
Multifamily

David Harrington brings more than

Jason Choulochas

Bank of the Ozarks

Executive Vice President - Originations

Mr. Choulochas is Executive Vice

Joe Gambill

Wood Partners

Development Associate

Joe Gambill is a Development Associate with responsibility

Joe Leon

Berkadia

Managing Director

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Jan 2016-Present Berkadia, Managing Director 2011-Jan 2016 Jones

John Bruno

CIM Group

Principal, Investments

John Bruno is a Principal, Investments of CIM

Keith Wasserman

Gelt, Inc

Partner and Co-Founder

Keith Wasserman founded Gelt, Inc. in 2008

Bill Lanting

RealtyShares

Vice President
Head of Commercial Debt Originations

Bill Lanting is

Luis Arambula

MVE + Partners, Inc.

Senior Associate Partner

Luis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree

John Mullen

Greysteel

Managing Director

John Mullen has been with Greysteel since its

Neils Cotter

Carmel Partners

Partner, Development

Mr. Cotter is a Partner at Carmel Partners,

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Robert Murray

The Praedium Group, LLC

Managing Director

Mr. Murray joined The Praedium Group in 2003.

Sean Burton

CityView

CEO

Sean Burton is Chief Executive Officer of CityView and

Steve Griffin

Freddie Mac Multifamily-Western Region

Regional Director

Steve has been with the Western Region of

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners

Principal/Co-Founder

Mr. Tenzer is a Co-Founder of George Smith Partners.

Tom Whitesell

CapitalSource

Managing Director Construction Real Estate

As Managing Director of the Construction

Institutional Capital: Investing in Multifamily

Moderator

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

John Bruno

CIM Group

Principal, Investments

John Bruno is a Principal, Investments of CIM

Robert Murray

The Praedium Group, LLC

Managing Director

Mr. Murray joined The Praedium Group in 2003.

Sean Burton

CityView

CEO

Sean Burton is Chief Executive Officer of CityView and

Shawn Hansen

Greystar

Managing Director, Investments

Shawn Hansen is managing director of investments

Inside the Capital Stack: Financing Today’s Deals

Moderator

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners

Principal/Co-Founder

Mr. Tenzer is a Co-Founder of George Smith Partners.

Brandon Bachner

Mesa West Capital

Vice President
Originations

Mr. Bachner is VP, Originations at Mesa

Dan Borland

Wells Fargo

Senior Vice President
Market Manager

Dan Borland currently serves at

Mark Grace

Walker & Dunlop

Vice President

With more than 11 years of experience in

Jason Baker

CapitalSource

Managing Director, Construction Real Estate

As Managing Director of CapitalSource’s

Bill Lanting

RealtyShares

Vice President
Head of Commercial Debt Originations

Bill Lanting is

Development Pipeline: Product Demand, Cost & Drivers

Moderator

Jason Choulochas

Bank of the Ozarks

Executive Vice President - Originations

Mr. Choulochas is Executive Vice

Alexa Arena

Lendlease

Head of West Coast Development

Alexa Arena, as Executive General Manager

Ted Fentin

AECOM Capital

Managing Director

Mr. Fentin is a Partner and Managing Director

Joe Gambill

Wood Partners

Development Associate

Joe Gambill is a Development Associate with responsibility

Luis Arambula

MVE + Partners, Inc.

Senior Associate Partner

Luis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree

Neils Cotter

Carmel Partners

Partner, Development

Mr. Cotter is a Partner at Carmel Partners,

The Deal Flow & The Dealmakers

Moderator

Joe Leon

Berkadia

Managing Director

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Jan 2016-Present Berkadia, Managing Director 2011-Jan 2016 Jones

Executive Vice President

Laurie Lustig-Bower began her career in commercial

Chad Sanderson

The Bascom Group

Principal – Acquisitions and Business Development

AMr. Sanderson is responsible

Gary Goodman

Passco Companies

Senior Vice President
Acquisitions

Gary Goodman has over 30 years

Keith Wasserman

Gelt, Inc

Partner and Co-Founder

Keith Wasserman founded Gelt, Inc. in 2008

Insights from Fannie & Freddie

Moderator

Jenny Redlin

Partner Engineering & Science

Principal

Jenny Redlin combines her technical background and qualifications with

Amy Bernier

Fannie Mae

Customer Engagement
Multifamily

Amy Finn Bernier manages Fannie Mae’s Multifamily

Steve Griffin

Freddie Mac Multifamily-Western Region

Regional Director

Steve has been with the Western Region of

$1-20M Deals: Financing, Investing, Building & Value-add

Moderator

EVP & National Director
Multifamily

David Harrington brings more than

Ana Ramos

Greystone

Managing Director

Ana Ramos is a Managing Director and Regional

Mark Besharaty

Hunt Mortgage Group

Director

Mark Besharaty serves as Director in the Small Balance

John Mullen

Greysteel

Managing Director

John Mullen has been with Greysteel since its

Srinivas Yalamanchili

Positive Investments, Inc.

Principal

Srinivas Yalamanchili is a Principal at Positive Investments, a

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

11:00am – 11:35am:

Registration and Networking

11:35am – 11:40am:

Opening Remarks

11:40am – 12:30pm:

Institutional Capital: Investing in Multifamily

National investment leaders will examine the multifamily market, discuss where investments are being made and in what asset classes, and share insights into how 2018 seems to be shaping up from an investment perspective.

12:30pm:

Lunch is Served

1:05pm – 1:55pm:

Inside the Capital Stack: Financing Today’s Deals

How has 2017 fared financially - what surprises have we seen and what was expected?. Top leaders representing a variety of capital will reflect on what they have seen, where we’re going for 2018, and what it takes to get a deal done today.

1:55pm – 2:20pm:

Networking Break

2:20pm – 3:10pm:

Development Pipeline: Product Demand, Cost & Drivers

The apartments sector’s most active developers share insights into what is driving development, as well as the challenges that they face. What do today’s products look like? How will affordable housing requirements, construction labor supply, and materials cost impact future growth? And, how are all of these factors driving the development pipeline?

3:15pm – 4:00pm:

The Deal Flow & The Dealmakers

Hear from the brokers, principals, and capital sources on what it takes to get a deal done today. As the apartment market continues to change, what challenges and opportunities do top multifamily players see across the nation?

4:00pm – 4:15pm:

Networking Break

4:15pm – 4:45pm:

Insights from Fannie & Freddie

Hear from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on today’s agency lending climate, why 2017 is staying hot, especially for specialty programs, and how working with the agencies can enhance every commercial business.

4:50pm – 5:35pm:

$1-20M Deals: Financing, Investing, Building & Value-add

$1-20M deals remain the cashflow kings. These expert panelists will share how the smaller deals are leading the market, and what lenders are doing to accommodate the small loan deals that make up the bulk of the market.

5:35pm – 7:30pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

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Cocktail

AIR Commercial Real Estate Association - Cocktail Sponsor

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