March 26, 2020


Hotel Indigo, Downtown LA


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals

Our Resilient, Majestic City

Connect Los Angeles brings together leading local, regional, and national developers, investors, owners, brokers, financiers and other players whose actions affect the daily lives of those who reside, work and play in this majestic city.

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

Connect Los Angeles

Thursday, March 26, 2020


Location: Hotel Indigo

899 Francisco St
Los Angeles, CA 90017


Presented by:

Connect Media

Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Bill Frame, SIOR, CCIM

Kidder Mathews

President & COO

Bill Frame, president of the firm, has

Bobby Khorshidi

Archway Fund


Bobby Khorshidi is President and Principal of Archway Fund

By Cartmell

Walker & Dunlop

Senior Vice President

With over 40 years of commercial real

Cody Cannon

Colliers International

Executive Managing Director

As executive managing director for Colliers International’s

Christine Cooper

CoStar Group

Managing Director and Senior Economist

Christine Cooper is a Managing

Executive Vice President

De Briere leads a team exploring opportunities

Jim Costello

Real Capital Analytics

Senior Vice President

Jim Costello has worked in the CRE

Eddie Prosser

Thorofare Capital

Managing Director

Mr. Prosser serves as Managing Director for Thorofare

Jerry Fink

The Bascom Group, LLC

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Jerome A. Fink is a co-founder

Hessam Nadji

Marcus & Millichap

President and Chief Executive Officer

Hessam Nadji is president and

Jacqueline Denning

MetLife Investment Management

Managing Director

Jacqueline Denning is Managing Director and Head of

Jaime Lee

Jamison Realty, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer

Jaime Lee is the Chief Executive Officer

Jason Baker

Pacific Western Bank

Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate

As Managing Director of Pacific

Kate Miller

Revere Capital

Senior Vice President

Kate Miller is currently a Senior Vice

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Richard K. Green, Ph.D.

USC Lusk Center for Real Estate

Professor and Lusk Chair in Real Estate

Richard K. Green,

Mark Rose

Avison Young

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mark E. Rose is chief

Kim Snyder


President, West Region

With 30 years in industrial real estate,

Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners


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

David Waite

Cox, Castle & Nicholson


David has over twenty-five years of land use and

Ted Willcocks

Manulife Real Estate

Global Head of Asset Management

Ted Willcocks leads the development

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


Ben Johnson

Connect Media


Ben Johnson is the President of Connect Media and

José Cisneros

City and County of San Francisco


José Cisneros is the elected Treasurer for the City

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


Chelsea Maclean

Holland & Knight


Chelsea Maclean is a California attorney in Holland &

Ann Silverberg

Related California Affordable


Ann Silverberg is Chief Executive Officer for Related California's

Oz Erickson

Emerald Fund


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


Brian Bailey, CCIM

Atlanta Federal Reserve

Subject Matter Expert

Bio to Follow.

Antonio Hachem

George Smith Partners


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


Anne Torney



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


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


Kevin Wilson, CPA



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


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

11:45pm - 12:15pm:

Registration, Networking & Grab-and-Go Lunch

12:15pm - 12:20pm:

Opening Remarks

12:20pm - 1:10pm:

Buy, Build, Sell or Hold: Insights on Investment and Development

The most active players in investment and development share their insight into the factors driving redevelopment and new development opportunities, and how they keep their assets relevant in a period of emerging neighborhoods. Panelists will also share a regional view on investment, development and asset performance in Southern California.

1:10pm - 2:00pm:

Financing: A Look at Financing LA’s Deals

Many deals are becoming harder to come by and to pencil. In this panel we will hear from investors, capital markets and lending professionals on how projects are being funded and where the actual source of the capital is coming from.

2:00pm - 2:15pm:

Networking Break

2:15pm - 3:05pm:

Industry Leaders: 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.

3:05pm - 3:30pm:

Keynote Presentation

3:30pm - 4:10pm:

Economic Update

Economic experts examine the key drivers that influence commercial real estate, and look ahead at labor, housing, job growth and demographic trends for 2020.

4:10pm - 4:25pm:

Networking Break

4:25pm - 5:15pm:

Developing and Building the Experience

Hear from brokers, investors, developers, and more on how experiences are shaped in real estate across property types, and what successful strategies can be implemented for growth.

5:15pm - 5:40pm:

Keynote Conversation

5:40pm - 5:55pm:

Award Ceremony

5:55pm - 7:30pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

To Be Announced






Marcus & Millichap - Cocktail Sponsor




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