June 26, 2018


Hotel Indigo Downtown LA


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals

Buy, Build, Sell, Hold:

Navigating an Active Market

With a continued strong run in 2017, what can you expect for the year ahead? Will the strong demand and investment performance continue to propel the sector forward? How should you shift your strategies and stay on top.
Multifamily’s most active players from across the country, gather for insightful panels and networking to get deals done.

Connect Apartments

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hotel Indigo Downtown LA
899 Francisco St, Los Angeles, CA 90017


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Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

Featured Speakers

Chris Nebenzahl

Yardi Matrix

Institutional Research Manager

Chris Nebenzahl is the Institutional Research Manager

John Eudy


Executive Vice President
and Chief Investment Officer

Bio to Come

Greg Willett


Chief Economist

Greg Willett serves as chief economist of RealPage,

Jason Gaffner



As Director, Jason is responsible for originating debt-financing through

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Training

Ms. Staciokas is responsible

Kevin Deegan

Hunt Mortgage Group


Kevin Deegan is a Director of Hunt Mortgage Group’s

Mark Montoya

Snyder Langston

Vice President, Multifamily

Mark has over 30 years of construction

Noah Hochman

TruAmerica Multifamily

Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets

Mr. Noah Hochman is

Paul Rahimian

Parkview Financial


Paul Rahimian currently manages a debt fund that provides

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Thomas K. Bannon

California Apartment Association


Bio to Follow.

Tom Whitesell


Managing Director Construction Real Estate

As Managing Director of the Construction

1:35pm – 2:20pm – Boroughs on Fire: The Development Boom Outside Manhattan


Mark Mako



Mark is a Partner with PIB Law and focuses

Daren W. Hornig

Hornig Capital Partners

Managing Partner

Daren is the Managing Partner of HCP and

Eran Polack

HAP Investments

CEO-NY & Co-Founder

Eran Polack is CEO and Co-Founder of

Lauren Wolf

New York City Economic Development Corporation

Vice President

Lauren Wolf is a Vice President in the

Will Oehler

Chase Commercial Term Lending

Regional Sales Manager

Since 1999, Will Oehler has originated commercial

2:20pm – 2:35pm: Special Presentation on New Tax Laws

Marc Wieder

Anchin, Block & Anchin

CPA – Partner

Marc Wieder, CPA, is an accounting and

2:45pm – 3:30pm – Reinventing The Modern Office


Philip Russo

MetaProp NYC

Founding Partner, MetaProp Advisors

A 16-year veteran of commercial real


Francesca L., co-founder, and CEO of hOM. Nominated for

Lee Hoffman

Heat Watch


Lee Hoffman is the Co-Founder and CTO of Heat

Rachel Robinson

Ted Moudis Associates

LEED AP, Senior Associate, 
Design Director

As Design Director, Rachel

Tamar Moy

Newmark Knight Frank

Senior Managing Director

Professional Background Director of Newmark Knight Frank Workplace

3:30pm – 4:15pm – East vs West: A Seismic Shift in Manhattan


James Wacht

Lee & Associates


James Wacht is the President of Lee & Associates’

Andrew Stein

Vicus Partners

Founding Principal

Andrew Stein is the co-founder of Vicus Partners,

Duncan McCuaig

Brookfield Properties

Senior Vice President, Leasing

Duncan McCuaig is Senior Vice President

Fred Cerullo

Grand Central Partnership


Fred Cerullo is President/CEO of the Grand Central Partnership

Stephen Winter

Related Companies

Senior Vice President

Stephen Winter is a Senior Vice President

4:30pm – 5:15pm – Tipping Point or Boiling Point: Gauging the Market


Arthur J. Mirante, II

Avison Young

Principal and Tri-State President

Arthur J. Mirante II joined Avison

Doug Faron

CIM Group

Vice President, Investments

Doug Faron is a Vice President on

Laura Y. Rapaport

L&L Holding Company

Managing Director

Laura Yablon Rapaport is a Managing Director at

Melissa Burch


Executive General Manager

Melissa Burch serves as Executive General Manager

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

To Be Announced

11:30am – 12:00pm:

Registration Open & Lunch is Served

12:00pm – 12:05pm:

Opening Remarks

12:05pm – 12:35pm:

Econ Update: Boom, Bubble or Bust

How are demographic trends, wage growth and global factors affecting the rental market? Gain valuable insights as expert panelists discuss the macro issues impacting the apartments sector across the nation.

12:35pm – 12:50pm:

Networking Break

12:50pm – 1:30pm:

Investing in Multifamily: Challenges, Opportunities & Moving Forward

Multifamily’s most active investors discuss where they’re allocating capital and where they’re pulling back, what new opportunities are emerging and the factors that influence their investment strategies today, tomorrow and long term.

1:30pm – 1:45pm:

Special Presentation

1:45pm – 2:25pm:

What is Driving the Affordable Housing Space?

Gain insights into the future of affordable housing market and where it is headed when expert panelists come together on the new tax bill and its effects on the financing and development of affordable product, what needs to happen for more affordable housing to be built and whether the development pipeline will expand or contract moving forward.

2:25pm – 2:40pm:

Networking Break

2:40pm – 2:55pm:

Special Presentation on Technology

2:55pm – 3:35pm:

Stay Ahead of the Pack: Attracting & Retaining Renters

Seamless processes, enjoyable experiences & cutting-edge technology. Hear from property management, technology and design experts regarding the decisions they are making to influence where renters are choosing to live and choosing to stay.

3:35pm – 3:50pm:

Special Presentation

3:50pm – 4:00pm:

Networking Break

4:00pm – 4:35pm:

Transactions Series: Inside the $1-$10M Deals

$1-10M deals remain the cashflow kings. These expert panelists will discuss the requirements of today’s small-balance borrowers, how the capital sources are meeting these needs, and what lenders are doing to accommodate these deals that account for one of the largest share of multifamily transaction volume.

4:35pm – 5:15pm

Transaction Series: Large Deals, Big Loans

Hear from the brokers, principals, and capital sources on what it takes to get a bigger deal financed today. As the apartment market continues to change, what challenges and opportunities do top multifamily players see in balancing for-sale and rental product in their portfolios?

5:15pm – 6:30pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

To Be Announced




Networking Break


AIR Commercial Real Estate Association - Cocktail Sponsor




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