2016 RealShare Los Angeles
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmOpening Cocktail Reception Sponsored by CCIM

7:50 am - 8:25 amNetworking Breakfast & Onsite Registration
8:25 am - 8:30 amOpening Remarks
8:30 am - 9:20 amA View from the Top: Are we Asking the Right Questions?
“Where are we in this cycle?” has been a constant question in recent years, but is this the right question to be asking? Do economic cycles repeat themselves and are there staple indicators to determine a cycle “peak” and how long it will last? Industry leaders and economic experts on this panel will discuss the metrics that really matter in determining the strength of the economy and will offer a look ahead based on those metrics.

Confirmed Moderator

John Tipton
Allen Matkins

Confirmed Speakers

Joaquin de Monet
Founder & Managing Principal
Palisades Capital Realty Advisors, LLC

Matthew Galligan
CIT Real Estate Finance

Jim Kruse
Senior Managing Director

Jim MacLellan
Director of Trade Development
Port of Los Angeles

Jason Pendergist
President - Consumer & Commercial Banking
Luther Burbank Savings

9:20 am - 10:10 amLA’s Emerging Neighborhoods: Development & Redevelopment Up Close
Los Angeles is undergoing a renaissance. From Downtown Los Angeles to Hollywood, Downtown Long Beach, Koreatown and El Segundo and the South Bay, developers are reimaging L.A. neighborhoods. Hear top developers and value-add investors talk about L.A.’s emerging neighborhoods and how development and redevelopment is changing the city.

Confirmed Moderator:

Tony Solomon
Vice President & Regional Manager
Marcus & Millichap

Confirmed Speakers:

Bob Champion
President & CEO
Champion Development

Scott Gable

Henry Finkelstein
Greenberg Glusker

Arden Hearing
Managing Director
Trumark Urban
10:10 am - 10:30 amNetworking Break
10:30 am - 11:20 amBrokerage Roundtable: Who is in the Game?
The Los Angeles market is active across sectors with high competition for assets and record-breaking prices.  Leaders in brokerage discuss leasing trends and how companies use space, who is buying and who is selling, how technology is effecting the industry and the overall trends that in the space.

Confirmed Moderator:

Steve Moreira, CCIM
Magic Companies

Confirmed Speakers:

Sam Alison
Regional Director
Stan Johnson  Company

Chris Cooper
Principal and Managing Director
Avison Young

Andrew McDonald
Senior Managing Director
Senior Management/Leasing Office
Cushman & Wakefield

Jim Palmer
Senior Vice President Brokerage Channel

Susan Tjarksen


11:20 am - 12:10 pmInvestment Outlook: Where are we in the Cycle?
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.  As prices are reaching peak levels in several markets and cap rates are compressed, where do the opportunities lie?  L.A.’s top investors give their investment forecast and talk about how their strategies are evolving with the competitive market conditions.  
Confirmed Moderator:

Marc Renard
Vice Chairman
Executive Managing Director, Capital Markets Group
Cushman & Wakefield

Confirmed Speakers:

Kevin Crummy
Douglas Emmett

Stan Iezman
Chairman & CEO
American Realty Advisors

Jessica Levin
Director, Acquisitions

Doug Metzler
Senior Managing Director

Dean Rostovsky
Director, Acquisition Officer
Clarion Partners

12:10 pm - 12:25 pmNetworking Break
12:25 pm - 1:15 pmIndustrial Real Estate: Who is Driving?
Institutional players are dominating the Los Angeles industrial market. Coupled with the incredibly tight supply and high demand—vacancy rates are as low as 1% in some markets—rates are soaring and opportunities are limited. Industrial players will talk about how investors are navigating this market, why there are such tight dynamics and if there is room for growth in a market that is already performing at top levels.

Confirmed Moderator:

Paul Earnhart, SIOR
Founding Principal
Lee & Associates

Confirmed Panelists:

Todd Lorber
Senior Vice President
NAI Capital

Gary Tenzer
Principal, Managing Director
George Smith Partners

Andrew Van Tuyle
Chief Acquisitions  Officer
BH Properties

Brian Wilson
Bridge Development
1:15 pm - 1:50 pmNetworking Lunch
1:50 pm - 2:20 pmLegendary Award Presentation to Richard S. Ziman
2:20 pm - 2:40 pmNetworking Break
2:40 pm - 3:30 pmIs Multifamily Still on Top?
Multifamily has been the darling of commercial real estate in this cycle, but how much momentum does the sector have left? Multifamily power players talk about where the market is today, which asset classes still have runway, the emergence of condo development, and how the improving single-family market is having an impact.

Confirmed Moderator:
Mike Rovner
Mike Rovner Construction

Confirmed Speakers:

Richard Castillo
Vice President
MVE + Partners

Eric Diamond
Decron Properties

Jim Goeing
ReadyCap Commercial

Max Sharkansky
Managing Partner
Trion Properties

3:30 pm - 4:20 pmInterest Rates and the Capital Markets
Leaders from every segment of the capital stack discuss how the low interest rate environment is fueling the capital markets, both for refinancing and acquisition funding, and explain how a potential rate hike in 2016 could affect the capital markets. As foreign capital is flowing into LA - and not just from Asian investors – how is this investment driving the capital markets and how is the capital stack working to attract this business. Expert panelists discuss the drivers, the obstacles and what types of financing programs borrowers want.

Confirmed Moderator:

Robert Hodge
Senior Director
Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation

Confirmed Speaker:

Gary Bechtel

Alan Clifton
SVP Investments  and Operations

Jilliene Helman
CEO and Founder

Austin Khan
Chief Investment Officer
Ethika Investments

Noah Streit
Streit Lending

Gabe Weinert
Senior Vice President
Walker & Dunlop

4:20 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Cocktail Reception