Date

July 18, 2019

Location

Grand Hyatt San Francisco

Planner

Connect Media

Speakers

CRE Industry Professionals

Betting Big on the Bay Area

The Bay Area commercial real estate market continues to experience growth trajectory due to continually changing disruptors. The office market is in high gear, along with capital investments and development across most sectors remaining strong.

Connect Bay Area will highlight what’s driving this activity, address critical shifting demands, identify who’s maintaining this momentum, and explain the best opportunities in the market not just today, but in the near future.

Connect Bay Area

Thursday, July 18, 2019

 

Location: Grand Hyatt San Francisco

345 Stockton Street,
San Francisco, CA 94108

#ConnectBayArea

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Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Director of Real Estate, West Coast

Amalia is a Director

Ann Silverberg

Related California Affordable

CEO

Ann Silverberg is Chief Executive Officer for Related California's

Anne Torney

Mithun

Partner

Anne is an architect who has made affordable multi-family

Antonio Hachem

George Smith Partners

Principal

Antonio joins George Smith Partners as a Principal. He

Ben Johnson

Connect Media

President

Ben Johnson is the President of Connect Media and

Scott Bohrer

Browman Development Company

Director of Development

Scott is driven by a curiosity of

Bradley Ross

Madison Realty Capital

Vice President

Mr. Ross has over a decade of experience

Brian Bailey, CCIM

Atlanta Federal Reserve

Subject Matter Expert

Bio to Follow.

Catherine Minor

PGIM Real Estate

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Catherine Minor is an assistant portfolio

Chelsea Maclean

Holland & Knight

Partner

Chelsea Maclean is a California attorney in Holland &

Felix M. Gutnikov

Thorofare Capital

Principal | Head of Originations

Felix is a principal and

José Cisneros

City and County of San Francisco

Treasurer

José Cisneros is the elected Treasurer for the City

JP Walsh, CFA

Panoramic Interests

Director of Finance

As Director of Finance, JP oversees all

Justin Anstey

Veritas Investments

Vice President, Portfolio Management

Since joining Veritas in 2014, Justin

Kevin Wilson, CPA

NOVOGRADAC

Partner

Kevin Wilson is a partner in the Walnut Creek,

Kristina Chang

Westlake International

President

Kristina serves as the President of Westlake Realty, Westlake

Lydia Tan

Oakland Athletics

Managing Director of Real Estate

Lydia Tan is joining the

Oz Erickson

Emerald Fund

Principal

Bio to Follow.

Paul Monsen

George Smith Partners

Vice President

Mr. Monsen, rejoined George Smith Partners on Team

Tony Natsis

Allen Matkins

Chair of Global Real Estate Group

A name partner of

Yayu Lin

Sares Regis Group of Northern California

Senior Vice President, Commercial Development

Since joining Sares Regis Group

Zac Shore

Panoramic Interests

Director of Development

Zac manages all aspects of development from

1:15pm – 1:40pm: Keynote Address with San Francisco City and County Treasurer, Jose Cisneros

Moderator

Ben Johnson

Connect Media

President

Ben Johnson is the President of Connect Media and

José Cisneros

City and County of San Francisco

Treasurer

José Cisneros is the elected Treasurer for the City

1:40pm – 2:25pm: Influential Bay Area Power Players

Moderator

Chelsea Maclean

Holland & Knight

Partner

Chelsea Maclean is a California attorney in Holland &

Ann Silverberg

Related California Affordable

CEO

Ann Silverberg is Chief Executive Officer for Related California's

Oz Erickson

Emerald Fund

Principal

Bio to Follow.

Yayu Lin

Sares Regis Group of Northern California

Senior Vice President, Commercial Development

Since joining Sares Regis Group

2:40pm – 3:25pm: Deal Flow Across the Capital Stack: It’s Complicated

Moderator

Brian Bailey, CCIM

Atlanta Federal Reserve

Subject Matter Expert

Bio to Follow.

Antonio Hachem

George Smith Partners

Principal

Antonio joins George Smith Partners as a Principal. He

Bradley Ross

Madison Realty Capital

Vice President

Mr. Ross has over a decade of experience

Catherine Minor

PGIM Real Estate

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Catherine Minor is an assistant portfolio

Felix M. Gutnikov

Thorofare Capital

Principal | Head of Originations

Felix is a principal and

Justin Anstey

Veritas Investments

Vice President, Portfolio Management

Since joining Veritas in 2014, Justin

3:25pm – 4:10pm: Trends and Challenges in Live, Work, Play

Moderator

Anne Torney

Mithun

Partner

Anne is an architect who has made affordable multi-family

Director of Real Estate, West Coast

Amalia is a Director

Scott Bohrer

Browman Development Company

Director of Development

Scott is driven by a curiosity of

Kristina Chang

Westlake International

President

Kristina serves as the President of Westlake Realty, Westlake

Zac Shore

Panoramic Interests

Director of Development

Zac manages all aspects of development from

4:25pm – 5:10pm: Focusing on Opportunity Zones in the Bay Area

Moderator

Kevin Wilson, CPA

NOVOGRADAC

Partner

Kevin Wilson is a partner in the Walnut Creek,

JP Walsh, CFA

Panoramic Interests

Director of Finance

As Director of Finance, JP oversees all

Paul Monsen

George Smith Partners

Vice President

Mr. Monsen, rejoined George Smith Partners on Team

Moderator

5:10pm – 5:30pm: Closing keynote with Lydia Tan, Managing Director of Real Estate, Oakland Athletics

Lydia Tan

Oakland Athletics

Managing Director of Real Estate

Lydia Tan is joining the

Tony Natsis

Allen Matkins

Chair of Global Real Estate Group

A name partner of

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

12:45pm - 1:10pm:

Networking and Registration

1:10pm - 1:15pm:

Opening Remarks

1:15pm - 1:40pm:

Keynote Address with San Francisco City and County Treasurer, Jose Cisneros

1:40pm - 2:25pm:

Influential Bay Area Power Players

This session will highlight the icons of the Bay Area across the entire region and discuss who’s driving the industry. Topics will include disruptors and trend setters; those pushing the market forward; activity in finding opportunities; maneuvering a competitive environment, top deals and megaprojects, and which areas are becoming more active than others.

2:25pm - 2:40pm:

Networking Break

2:40pm - 3:25pm:

Deal Flow Across the Capital Stack: It’s Complicated

The Bay Area’s current investment climate in commercial real estate has been described as optimistic with a touch of uncertainty. Real estate players across the buying, lending and selling space will address critical issues including where investors are finding higher yield; public vs. private REITS; preferred investment strategies; the role of foreign investors; the growth of non-bank lenders, and diversification into nontraditional property types.

3:25pm - 4:10pm:

Trends and Challenges in Live, Work, Play

Panelists will debate the current trends and disruptors of the Bay Area’s CRE climate—from Oakland, to San Jose to Palo Alto to San Francisco. Pressing topics will include office demands and today’s work environments; investment activity and strategies; maneuvering the heated tech space; a surge of housing and multiuse megaprojects; transit demands and last-mile solutions; shifting demographics, and opportunities in the growing submarkets.

4:10pm - 4:25pm:

Networking Break

4:25pm – 5:10pm:

Focusing on Opportunity Zones in the Bay Area

Commercial real estate experts will address the current Opportunity Zones landscape and areas to watch including Oakland, San Jose and Silicon Valley; identify economic and demographic characteristics; highlight potential tax incentives, and discuss what this means for investors, developers, and the community.

5:10pm - 5:30pm:

Closing keynote with Lydia Tan, Managing Director of Real Estate, Oakland Athletics

5:30pm - 6:30pm:

Closing Cocktail Reception and Networking

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

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