March 21, 2019


Hotel Indigo Downtown LA


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals

National Leaders. Local Perspective.

Opportunities & challenges across asset classes. The future of work.  Financing today’s deals. The economy impacting today and tomorrow.

Join us for an afternoon of informative panels, networking and cocktails.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Hotel Indigo Downtown Los Angeles


Presented by:

Connect Media

Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Hessam Nadji

Marcus & Millichap

President and Chief Executive Officer

Hessam Nadji is president and

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Shawn Mobley

Cushman & Wakefield

Chief Executive Officer, Americas

As Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Shawn

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners


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

1:25pm – 1:55pm: Economic Forecast: Jobs, Policy, Pricing & Real Estate


Ken Fields

Greenberg Glusker


Bio to Come


Jeff Pion


Vice Chairman

During his 33 years with CBRE, Jeff Pion

Jon Lange

Boston Properties

Vice President, Los Angeles Region

Bio coming soon!

Kent Handleman

Lincoln Property Company

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Bio coming soon!

John Ollen

Tishman Speyer

Managing Director – Leasing

Bio to Follow.

Stephen Somer

Eastdil Secured

Managing Director

Stephen Somer is a Managing Director of Eastdil

2:00pm – 2:45pm: Buy, Build, Sell, or Hold: Investment & Development Insights


Jim Costello

Real Capital Analytics

Senior Vice President

Jim Costello has worked in the CRE

3:00pm – 3:50pm: Leadership Insights: A View from the Top


Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners


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

Bradley Ross

Madison Realty Capital

Vice President

Mr. Ross has over a decade of experience

Mark Fluent

Deutsche Bank

Managing Director CRE Banking US West

Mark Fluent is a Managing

Paul Rahimian

Parkview Financial


Paul Rahimian currently manages a debt fund that provides

4:05pm – 4:55pm: A Look into Financing LA’s Deals


David Waite

Cox, Castle, & Nicholson


David has over twenty-five years of land use and

Andrea Korb

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc

Economic Development Manager

Andrea B. Korb is the Economic Development

Chris Cunningham

Paloma Realty Partners


With over 12 years of high-level tenant representation, corporate

Ryan Smith

Hackman Capital Partners

Executive Vice President - Investments, Western US

Ryan has been

5:00pm – 5:45pm: The Future of Work


Frederick N. Cooper

Toll Brothers, Inc.

Senior Vice President Finance, International Development and Investor Relations


David C. Pahl

GTIS Partners

Managing Director, US Income Investments

David Pahl joined GTIS as

Jacky He

DMG Investments LLC

Executive Vice President

Jacky is a growing entrepreneur and has

Robert M. White

Real Capital Analytics


Robert M. White, Jr. founded Real Capital Analytics Inc.

Tal Peri

Union Investment Real Estate

Head of US East Coast & Latin America

Tal Peri

Ted Willcocks


Global Head of Asset Management

Ted Willcocks leads the development

4:55pm – 5:35pm: The Agents of Change Transforming The Real Estate Industry- Innovation, Disruption, and Technology


Poonam Mathis



After nearly 15 years in real estate development and

Chief Operating Officer

Carrington most recently served as Managing Partner

David Fisher

Integra Ledger

Founder & CEO

David Fisher is the founder and CEO

Lew Feldman

KBS Direct


Over the past 35 years, Mr. Feldman has helped

Paul Massey

B6 Real Estate Advisors

Founding Partner, CEO

Paul Massey was born in Boston, Massachusetts

Todd Lippiatt


Founder and CEO

Todd Lippiatt is Founder and CEO of

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

1:00pm – 1:20pm:

Registration and Networking

1:20pm – 1:25pm:

Opening Remarks

1:25pm - 1:55pm:

Economic Forecast: Jobs, Policy, Pricing & Real Estate

Economic experts will examine the labor and housing markets, market volatility, demographic trends, and other key drivers influencing the national real estate space. Gain valuable insights into the economic indicators impacting 2019 and beyond.

2:00pm - 2:45pm:

Buy, Build, Sell, or Hold: Investment & Development Insights

Catch a regional view on SoCal investment, development, and asset performance when the most active players gather to share their insights into the market, the factors driving redevelopment and new development opportunities, how they are shaping their deals, and more.

2:45pm – 3:00pm:

Networking Break

3:00pm - 3:50pm:

Leadership Insights: A View from the Top

National industry leaders discuss shifting real estate trends, activity across property types, and share insights into strategies for propelling your business forward.

3:50pm – 4:05pm:

Networking Break

4:05pm - 4:55pm:

A Look into Financing LA’s Deals

Expert panelists from across the capital stack discuss the drivers, obstacles, and financing programs borrowers want. What’s succeeding, what’s changing, and what do the financiers see for the year ahead for the LA market?

5:00pm – 5:45pm:

The Future of Work

How are corporate culture, technology, the desire for employee attraction and retention shaping the places we work? Top owners discuss what’s next for office, what tenants want and more.

5:45pm – 7:00pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

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