Date

September 26, 2019

Location

Santana Row, San Jose

Planner

Connect Media

Speakers

CRE Industry Professionals

Transforming the Retail Landscape

As direct to consumer brands continue to gain prominence and transform the retail landscape, Connect DTC brings together a confluence of influential brands, top venture capitalists, and the most innovative minds in retail.
Hear directly from the hottest brands, the investors funding their retail expansion, and other industry visionaries.

Connect Direct-to-Consumer

Thursday, September 26, 2019

 

Location:

Santana Row, San Jose

377 Santana Row

San Jose, CA 95128

#ConnectDTC

Presented by:

Connect Media

Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Vice Chairman

Barbara Perrier has been with CBRE for 30

Barry S. Altshuler

Equity Residential

Executive Vice President - Investments

Barry S. Altshuler has been

Cody Cannon

Colliers International

Executive Managing Director

As executive managing director for Colliers International’s

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Bio to Follow

Managing Director, Investments

Dan is a Managing Director on the

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Dana is a Senior Vice

Jeff DeBoer

The Real Estate Roundtable

President & CEO

Jeff DeBoer has been at the forefront

Dirk Aulabaugh

Green Street Advisors

Managing Director, Advisory & Consulting

Dirk Aulabaugh is part of

Erik C. Loomis

Cox Castle Nicholson

Partner

Erik C. Loomis is a tax partner in Cox

VP Portfolio Oversight

Mr. Bjorkman leads Portfolio Oversight for CIM's

Geoff Arrobio

Walker & Dunlop

Senior Vice President | Capital Markets

Geoffrey Arrobio, senior vice

Hessam Nadji

Marcus & Millichap

President and Chief Executive Officer

Hessam Nadji is president and

Holly Neber

AEI Consultants

CEO

As CEO, Holly guides AEI’s culture and strategic plan.

James Han

Greenberg Glusker

Partner

James Han is a partner in the Greenberg Glusker

Jason Baker

CapitalSource

Managing Director, Construction Real Estate

As Managing Director of CapitalSource’s

Jim Griffin

Derivative Logic

Managing Director, Founder

Jim Griffin is a Managing Director of

Jonathan Epstein

GreenOak Real Estate

Partner & Head of West Coast

Jonathan Epstein is a

Parker Jones

John Hancock Real Estate

Director of Leasing West Coast

Bio to Follow

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Aussef is Chief Operating Officer of

Lee Harris

Greystone & Co., Inc

Director

Lee Harris is a Director with Greystone & Co.

Liane Takano

Related California Affordable

Director, Southern California Operations

As Director of Southern California Operations

Martha Bane

Gallagher

Managing Director, Property Practice

Martha Bane is the Managing Director

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Chris Rising

Rising Realty Partners

CEO

Christopher Rising manages the day-to-day business activities of Rising,

Regional President, Brokerage Southern California
President, SIOR Global

Robert G.

Russ Allegrette

Ocean West

Principal

Former President of Maguire Investments: responsible for the oversight

Co-Founder & CEO

Ryan is the co-founder and CEO of

Kevin Shannon

Newmark Knight Frank

Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets

Kevin A. Shannon joined Newmark

Shawn Mobley

Cushman & Wakefield

Chief Executive Officer, Americas

As Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Shawn

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners

Principal/Co-Founder

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

1:00pm – 1:20pm: Special Presentation: What’s Next!? What’s Happening in Washington and Sacramento and What It Means for Your Business

Moderator

Jeff DeBoer

The Real Estate Roundtable

President & CEO

Jeff DeBoer has been at the forefront

Holly Neber

AEI Consultants

CEO

As CEO, Holly guides AEI’s culture and strategic plan.

1:20pm – 2:00pm: Buy, Build, Sell, or Hold: Investment & Development Insights

Moderator

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Bio to Follow

Jonathan Epstein

GreenOak Real Estate

Partner & Head of West Coast

Jonathan Epstein is a

Chris Rising

Rising Realty Partners

CEO

Christopher Rising manages the day-to-day business activities of Rising,

Russ Allegrette

Ocean West

Principal

Former President of Maguire Investments: responsible for the oversight

2:15pm – 3:05pm: Industry Leaders: A View from the Top

Moderator

Regional President, Brokerage Southern California
President, SIOR Global

Robert G.

Barry S. Altshuler

Equity Residential

Executive Vice President - Investments

Barry S. Altshuler has been

Dirk Aulabaugh

Green Street Advisors

Managing Director, Advisory & Consulting

Dirk Aulabaugh is part of

Hessam Nadji

Marcus & Millichap

President and Chief Executive Officer

Hessam Nadji is president and

Co-Founder & CEO

Ryan is the co-founder and CEO of

Shawn Mobley

Cushman & Wakefield

Chief Executive Officer, Americas

As Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Shawn

3:20pm – 3:50pm: Opportunity Zones: Rock, Paper, Scissors.

Moderator

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners

Principal/Co-Founder

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

Managing Director, Investments

Dan is a Managing Director on the

Erik C. Loomis

Cox Castle Nicholson

Partner

Erik C. Loomis is a tax partner in Cox

VP Portfolio Oversight

Mr. Bjorkman leads Portfolio Oversight for CIM's

3:50pm – 4:30pm: Can you Close?

Moderator

James Han

Greenberg Glusker

Partner

James Han is a partner in the Greenberg Glusker

Geoff Arrobio

Walker & Dunlop

Senior Vice President | Capital Markets

Geoffrey Arrobio, senior vice

Jason Baker

CapitalSource

Managing Director, Construction Real Estate

As Managing Director of CapitalSource’s

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Aussef is Chief Operating Officer of

Kevin Shannon

Newmark Knight Frank

Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets

Kevin A. Shannon joined Newmark

4:30pm – 5:10pm: Los Angeles in Focus

Moderator

Cody Cannon

Colliers International

Executive Managing Director

As executive managing director for Colliers International’s

Vice Chairman

Barbara Perrier has been with CBRE for 30

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Dana is a Senior Vice

Parker Jones

John Hancock Real Estate

Director of Leasing West Coast

Bio to Follow

Lee Harris

Greystone & Co., Inc

Director

Lee Harris is a Director with Greystone & Co.

Liane Takano

Related California Affordable

Director, Southern California Operations

As Director of Southern California Operations

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

11:30pm – 12:00pm:

Registration and Networking

12:00pm – 1:00pm:

Lunch is Served: Roundtable Networking Lunch

1:00pm - 1:05pm:

Opening Remarks

1:05pm - 1:25pm:

The Future of Retail

1:25pm – 1:40pm:

Networking Break

1:40pm - 2:30pm:

Touch, Taste, and Smell: Retail Real Estate Strategies from DTC Brands

Marketing and real estate strategies for DTC brands by creating permanent and pop-up retail experiences in traditional centers, open-air lifestyle centers, and street-level strategy. Why do some spaces work while others don’t? How do in-store experiences create buzz and drive brands? When is the right time for startups to explore retail strategies?

2:30pm – 2:55pm:

Clicks to Bricks: Where are the Brands Going?

2:55pm - 3:15pm:

Networking Break

3:15pm – 4:00pm:

Venture Capital Conversation

Hear from VCs on investing in DTC brands, where retail and logistics conversations fit into successful investment strategies, and what successful brands have done.

4:00pm – 4:30pm:

Keynote Conversation

4:30pm – 5:30pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

To Be Announced

Platinum

GOLD

Host

Silver

Marketing

Cocktail

Marcus & Millichap - Cocktail Sponsor

Parking

Panel

Networking Break

Exhibitors

Promotional

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