CREFC Annual D.C. Symposium 2018

CREFC Annual D.C. Symposium 2018


1:30pm – 6:30pm 

Welcome Remarks
2:00pm – 2:10pm 

CRE Investments’ Next Frontier: Qualified Opportunity Zones
2:10pm – 3:00pm 

Molly BrysonTeam Leader, Tax Credits Team, Ballard Spahr LLP

Featured Speakers:
Shay Hawkins, Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Tim Scott
Tom West, Tax Legislative Counsel, Treasury Office of Tax Policy

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created an exciting new program to encourage capital investment in more than 8,700 Opportunity Zones selected by each of the states, District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. This session will provide an overview of how this program works, the intent behind it, and examples of how investors and businesses can benefit from it.

Late Inning CRE Investments—Any Opportunities Left?  
3:00pm – 4:00pm 

Lisa PendergastExecutive Director, CRE Finance Council

Jim Costello, Senior Vice President, Real Capital Analytics
Kevin Fagan, Vice President, Moody’s Investors Service
David Harrison, Senior Vice President, PNC Real Estate/Midland Loan Services
David Iannarone, Chief Executive Officer, CWCapital
Ben Miller, Co-Founder and CEO, Fundrise
Raymond Ritchey, Senior Executive Vice President, Boston Properties  

Discussion Topics:
- Where are we in the cycle?
- What are the biggest risks to the property markets? 
- Are there still opportunities in from the Great Recession?
- Go-forward opportunities

Networking Break
4:00pm - 4:10pm 
Regulatory Update
4:10pm - 4:20pm 

Christina Zausner, Senior Director, Head of Industry and Policy Analysis, CRE Finance Council

It's Raining Lenders—Gaining Traction in a Hypercompetitive Market 
4:20pm - 5:20pm 

C. Stephen Shaw, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Phillips Realty Capital
Chris Albano, Managing Director, Citi 
Dan Dresser, Vice President, Fannie Mae
Leslie Hayton, Managing Director, Wells Fargo
Richard C. Martinez, Vice President - Production & Sales, Freddie Mac
Gregory Michaud, Managing Director, Voya Investment Management 
Joel Traut, Director, Real Estate, KKR 

Discussion Topics:
- How do you win deals in today’s competitive marketplace while holding the line on underwriting?
- Is spread compression the biggest challenge in the lending market?
- Where are you finding value in debt financing today? 

Networking Break 
5:20pm – 5:30pm  
Election Outlook 2018 
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Marty Schuh, Senior Director, Head of Government Relations, CRE Finance Council

Featured Speakers:
Josh KraushaarPolitics Editor, National Journal
Edward G. Rendell, Former PA Governor, DNC Chairman and MSNBC Contributor  

The past two years have essentially no precedent in American politics and the stakes are high in this November’s mid-term elections. The session will focus on what’s at stake in November and what to watch for in headline risk, political shifts and power struggles on Capitol Hill? Will the president lose his majorities in both houses of Congress or will voters reject the media narrative of a wave election crashing over Washington?

Networking Reception
6:30pm - 7:30pm

The following state has approved 3.9 CLE Credits:

The following state has approved 4 CLE Credits:

Sponsored by:

Registration:  1:30pm - 6:30pm
Program:  2:00pm - 6:30pm
Networking Reception:  6:30pm - 7:30pm

Attendee List

Price:  $85 Members / $170 Non-Members

Young Professional* Price:  $43 Members / $85 Non-Members
*must be approved for the discounted rate in advance

Academic** Price: $43 Member
**must be approved for the discounted rate in advance

By registering for this event, you agree that the CRE Finance Council may take your photograph or record video and/or audio and you consent to CREFC use and reproduction of such media for any purpose, including, without limitation, marketing and promotional purposes.
9/27/2018 1:30 PM - 9/27/2018 7:00 PM
Sphinx on K At Franklin Square
1315 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
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REGISTRATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. If a registrant is unable to attend a substitute will be accepted at no additional charge.

Contact Janie Lam or call (646) 884-7563 for registration related questions.

Contact Kim Pang or call (646) 884-7573 for After-Work Seminar, CREFC Women’s Network and speaking opportunity related questions.

Contact Caitlin Adams or call (646) 884-7577 for Young Professional and Education event related questions.

Contact Daniela Schneider or call (202) 448-0858 for CLE credit related questions.

Contact Meghan Roberts or call (202) 448-0862 for sponsorship opportunities.

By registering for this event, you agree that the CRE Finance Council may take your photograph or record video and/or audio and you consent to CREFC use and reproduction of such media for any purpose, including, without limitation, marketing and promotional purposes. By registering for this event, you also agree that CRE Finance Council may share your name and contact information with other conference attendees and sponsors.

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