2017 RealShare Los Angeles
9:15 am - 10:00 amRegistration, Networking & Coffee
10:00 am - 10:30 amKeynote: The End of the Financial Super Cycle and What That Means
Ethan Penner, Founder and Managing Partner, Mosaic Real Estate Investors
The big macro trends build momentum slowly and often silently., however, when their effects are felt they are potent and by then it is too late to plan or even react. Hear one of the industry's leading forward thinkers discuss how he sees today's "Big Macro."
10:30 am - 11:00 amKeynote: Growth is Still Happening!
Hessam Nadji, CEO, Marcus & Millichap
Ample volumes of capital from every type of investor seeking commercial real estate investments point to an active, albeit slower, investment marketplace.  How will shifting capital sources, investment requirements and rising interest rates impact the industry?
11:00 am - 11:15 amNetworking Break
11:15 am - 12:05 pmState of the Industry: Growing the Los Angeles Market in a Year of Uncertainty
Adam P. Christofferson, SVP, Southern California Division, Marcus & Millichap
Jodie Poirier, Managing Director, CBRE
Jim Wiegandt, Director, Retail Income Property Lending , Luther Burbank Savings
Moderator: James Malone, Vice President, Leasing, Brookfield Property Partners
What are the growth numbers per sector?  What's the bigger picture?  Are live-work-play the communities of the future?  Where are the problems? Coping with ballot initiatives and community planning regulations.
12:05 pm - 12:30 pmNetworking Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:20 pmDevelopment in Los Angeles County: Where are the New Opportunities for each Sector?
Kevin Farrell, President, Fifield Realty Corp
Dan Gura, Director of Business Development, MVE Partners
Jerold Neuman, Partner, Land Use and Development, Liner LLP
Kitty Wallace, Executive Vice President, Colliers International
Moderator: Sharon Carz CCIM, Senior Advisor, Sperry Van Ness - Rich Investment Real Estate Partners
What’s going on?  Oh, just a little multi-family construction, revitalization of existing warehouses, and ongoing infrastructure projects. Hear details from the lenders, builders, and other denizens of the LA County real estate market that are breaking ground, breaking walls, and making money.
1:20 pm - 1:40 pmNetworking Break
1:40 pm - 2:30 pmInvestment Outlook in LA
Mark Jacobs, Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management
John Sischo, Managing Principal, Coretrust Capital Partners, LLC
Michael Speer, SVP, Brookfield Property Group
Sondra Wenger, Managing Director, Investments, CIM Group
Moderator: Marc Renard, Executive Vice Chairman, Capital Markets Group, Cushman & Wakefield
LA's top investors share their forecasts and strategies and answer these questions: What is the impact of interest rate hikes?  How are deals being structured?  Where is the foreign capital coming from and will it continue?  Are the competitive market conditions abating or getting worse?
2:30 pm - 3:20 pmWhat to Expect for Capital Markets under the New Administration
Michael Klein, Principal & CEO, Freedom Financial Funds, LLC
Mark Strauss, Managing Director, Capital Markets, Walker & Dunlop
Noah Streit, President, Streit Lending
Gary Tenzer, Principal/Managing Director , George Smith Partners
Moderator: Michael Derk, Senior Vice President Capital Markets, Institutional Property Advisors
Hear from expert panelists on how deals are being structured, the impact of interest rates on the market, and what role foreign capital is playing in the space.  How will shakeups in Washington impact the international, domestic, and regional economies?  L.A.’s top finance lenders discuss how their strategies are evolving with the competitive market conditions.  
3:20 pm - 3:50 pmNetworking Break
3:50 pm - 4:40 pmBreaking Ground and Breaking Walls: Development and Re-Development in Downtown Los Angeles
Dan Rosenfeld, Vice President, SunCal
Carol Schatz , President & CEO, Downtown Center Business Improvement District
Dale Yonkin, Executive Vice President & Residential Studio Director, Nadel Architects
Moderator: Mike Rovner, President, Mike Rovner Construction
New office and multi-use projects are center stage. Revitalization of existing buildings. Density and homeless concerns.
4:40 pm - 5:30 pmDisruptors and Transformers: What is Coming Next?
Bryan Bernhard, Director of Development, WeWork
David Hay, CEO & Founder, Spacegrab
Jim Palmer, ‎Senior Vice President, Commercial Brokerage Channel , Ten-X
Darren Powderly CCIM, Co-Founder, CrowdStreet, Inc.
Richard Sarkis, CEO, Reonomy
Moderator: Lewis Feldman, Founder/ Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Capital Ventures
Disruptors ("sharing" economy, drone technology and live-work-play environments) and Transformers (direct-to-consumer technology platforms for information sharing, analytics, lending, etc) are bringing challenges and opportunities to our industry. Hear from those leading the charge as to what the future will hold.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmCocktail Reception