October 29 & 30, 2018


The Resort at Pelican Hill


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals

Insights into an Evolving Space

From behavioral health facilities, to recreating mixed-use space, the state of the capital markets and technology trends propelling the industry forward.

Connect Healthcare is back, bringing together the most active players in the national space, as well as providers and hospital systems, to address the industry’s most pressing topics.

Connect Healthcare

October 29 & 30, 2018

The Resort at Pelican Hill


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Connect Media

Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

Featured Speakers

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

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at The Resort at Pelican Hill.

Rate expires September 28.

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

Monday, October 29th
6:00pm – 7:00pm:

Opening Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, October 30th
10:00am – 11:00pm:

Registration & Networking Roundtables

11:00am – 11:05pm:

Opening Remarks

11:05pm – 11:55pm:

Market on Fire: The New Generation of MOB’s, Mixed-Use Facilities & More

With a robust development pipeline and flood of investment, the red-hot MOB sector is poised for record growth and expansion. What is driving this growth in this area? What types of new projects are being developed to fit the new model of healthcare space? Where are the investment opportunities? How is value being unlocked from existing assets? Here from the pioneers in the space as to the mixed-use properties that are on the rise, the role SNFs, and senior housing are playing in the space and more.

11:55pm – 12:15pm:

Lunch is Served

12:15pm – 12:45pm:

Lunchtime Keynote

12:45pm – 1:05pm:

Networking Break

1:05pm – 1:50pm:

REITs, Private Equity, and Foreign Capital Shaking Up the Market

As healthcare continues to outperform other sectors of the economy, there has been a significant increase in the amount of capital from REITs, private equity, and foreign investors. This influx of capital has had a profound effect on the industry. As a result, there have been notable shifts in the flow of capital to specific property types as investors adjust their risk levels and investment strategies accordingly.

1:50pm – 2:10pm:

Presentation: Bold Ideas and Innovations Transforming Healthcare

Creativity and innovation have redefined healthcare in recent years. Hear from the some of the most innovative minds in healthcare as they present bold new ideas and innovations in design, telemedicine, amenities, sustainability, wellness, and more.

2:10pm – 2:30pm:

Networking Break

2:30pm – 3:15pm

Crisis Management: Surging Demand for Behavioral Health

Widespread acceptance of treatment for mental illness and the recent opioid crisis continue to fuel demand for behavioral health facilities. Several states have passed important legislation to fund treatment for this once overlooked segment of the population. Today behavioral hospitals are among the fastest-growing types of healthcare facilities with major REITs and healthcare systems competing to create new facilities. Learn from leading experts about the opportunities and challenges facing this burgeoning sector.

3:15pm – 4:00pm

The Convergence of Retail & Healthcare: Sky’s The Limit

The retailization of healthcare continues and shows no signs of waning with pharmacies, grocery stores, and drugstores ramping up their real estate strategies to include urgent care, wellness centers, and full-service medical clinics. Today healthcare has become the preferred tenant of many developers, occupying space once reserved exclusively for big name retailers. Discover what opportunities and challenges lie ahead in the next phase of the retailization of healthcare.

4:00pm – 5:00pm:

Closing Cocktail Reception

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