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2017 Midyear Meetings – Los Angeles

Date & Time May 21, 2017 - May 24, 2017
Venue JW Marriott Los Angeles 900 West Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles , CA 90015 United States

Schedule of Events

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* Closed event

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 Happy Hour: Cleo restaurant LA LIVE complex

Welcome to the Midyear Meetings in LA! Hosted by Greg Ibbetson, CRE, Local Program Chair and the Southern California Chapter, open to all attendees

 SUNDAY, May 21

 Development Tour: Discover the New LA – The City of (Real Estate) Dreams
 Welcome Reception: The Mixing Room

 MONDAY, May 22

Opening Breakfast
New Member Orientation Breakfast *
Welcome Address

Scott Muldavin, CRE, 2017 Chair of the Board

8:30A- 9:30A
 Welcome to LA! Insights from an Insider


Matt Szabo, Los Angeles Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti


Stephen Navarro, CRE, President and CEO, The Furman Co,

 International Committee Meeting
 Point-Counterpoint: Economic Outlook


Marisa DiNatale, Senior Director, Moody’s Analytics
Ethan Penner, Managing Partner, Mosaic


Eileen Marrinan, CRE, Director of Research, Grosvenor Americas

 One on One Interview with John Kilroy


John Kilroy, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Kilroy Realty


Scott Muldavin, CRE, 2017 Chair of the Board, Senior Advisor, Delos

Welcome Luncheon

Introduction of New Members and Guest Speaker, Ashley Hand, Co-Founder, CityFi

 Past Chairs’ Luncheon*
 Capital Markets: How Foreign Capital Affects the U.S.


James Costello, CRE, Senior Vice President, Real Capital Analytics
Jacqueline Denning, Managing Director, Real Estate/Investments, MetLife
Mike Hu, Senior Vice President, Gaw Capital Advisors


Steven Norris, CRE, Principal, Norris Realty Advisors

 The Counselors of Real Estate Foundation Meeting *
 Bylaws Committee Meeting
Housing Panel: Supply and Demand, Affordability and Access Issues


Mario Lopez-Alcala, Vice President, Lead Analyst Global Real Estate, MSCI ESG Research
Chris Porter, Vice President, Chief Demographer, John Burns Real Estate Consulting


Elizabeth Beckett, CRE, Senior Vice President, Real Estate Strategies, Inc./RES Advisors

Chapter Activities Committee Meeting
Ethics Committee *
Membership Development & Retention Committee
 Cocktail Reception: Los Angeles Center Studios 


Business Issues Forums with Breakfast (four concurrent sessions)
I. Business Development Opportunities
limited to 25 CREs

Discussion Leaders:

Robert Griswold, CRE, President, Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.
Joseph Neverauskas, CRE, Senior Vice President, Equus Capital Partners

II. Demographics: Determining the Direction of Your Business

Discussion Leader:

Chris Porter, Vice President and Chief Demographer, John Burns Real Estate Consulting

III. Disruptive Technology

Discussion Leader:

Noah Shlaes, CRE, Technology Innovation Lead, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

IV. Global Uncertainties: Changing Global Issues and Political Uncertainty

Discussion Leaders:

Ralf-Peter Koschny, CRE, Directory Board, bulwiengesa AG
Scott Muldavin, CRE, 2017 Chair of the Board, Senior Advisor, Delos

 Strategic Planning Committee *
 Development Panel: The Challenge of Mixed Use Projects


Ryan Aubry, Director of Development, Greenland USA
Wayne Ratkovich, President & CEO, The Ratkovich Company
Rick Vogel, Senior Vice President, Related Companies


Patricia Flynn, CRE, Principal, The Maxima Group

 Trends & Outlook for Real Estate Fundamentals


Jeffrey Havsy, CRE, Managing Director and Americas Chief Economist, CBRE
Suzanne Mulvee, Director of Research and Real Estate Strategist, CoStar Portfolio Strategy
Andrew Nelson, CRE, Chief Economist | USA, Colliers International


David De La Rosa, Senior Vice President, Green Street Advisors

Communications Committee Meeting
Invitation Advisory Committee Meeting *
 12:30P -2:00P 
 Member Luncheon

Award presentations

 Top Ten 2017-2018


Peter Burley, CRE, Real Estate Investment Analyst
Joseph Nahas, Jr., CRE, Senior Vice President, Equus Capital Partners, Ltd.
Theresa Nygard, CRE
, Senior Vice President, KTR Real Estate Advisors
Noah Shlaes, CRE, Technology Innovation Lead, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

 Budget & Finance Committee Meeting *
Consulting Corps Committee Meeting
Education Committee Meeting
Real Estate Issues Editorial Board Meeting
 Farewell Reception: JW Marriott Los Angeles
 Chair’s Hospitality Suite


 Buffet Breakfast
 Executive Committee *
 Board of Directors Meeting
 Buffet Lunch