Circle Academy Speakers

Fall 2016

Power at Ground Zero: Politics, Money, and the Rebuilding of Lower Manhattan
Lynne B. Sagalyn, Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor Emerita and Founding Director, The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, Columbia Business School

Spring 2016

The REIT World Today: Benefits & Headwinds
David B. Henry, Co-Founder, Peaceable Street Capital; Retired Vice Chairman, Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Kimco Realty

Fall 2015

The Changing Structure of the Real Estate Investment Industry
David M. Sherman ’82, Co-Founder, President, and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Metropolitan Real Estate

Spring 2015

Secular Opportunities in Today’s Real Estate Markets
Richard J. Mack, Law ’93, Founder and CEO, Mack Real Estate Group

Fall 2014

The Current US Private Equity Market
Stephen J. Furnary, Chairman and CEO, Clarion Partners

Fall 2014

Real Estate Under the Alternatives Umbrella
Marjorie Tsang, Law ’85, Director of Strategic Research and Solutions, New York State Common Retirement Fund

Fall 2013

GSE Reform
Hugh Frater ’85, Chief Executive Officer, Berkadia

Spring 2013

CRE Debt: Have Markets Normalized?
Spencer Haber, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, H/2 Capital Partners

Fall 2012

Martin Cicco, CC ’78, Senior Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, Evercore Partners

Spring 2012

Being a Real Estate Entrepreneur, Young!
Mark Caplan 84, President, Time Group

Fall 2011

Challenges to Effective Renegotiation of Residential Mortgages
Tomasz Piskorski, Edward S. Gordon Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School

Spring 2011

An interactive case study: "Liquidity in a Credit Drought: Equity Residential (EQR)"
David Neithercut 82, President and CEO, Equity Residential

Fall 2010

Housing, Credit, Real Estate, and the Economy
Chris Mayer, Senior Vice Dean and Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School

Spring 2010

Distressed Debt Investing: The Hancock Tower & Garage (a real estate case study)
Lynne B. Sagalyn, Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor of Real Estate and Director, The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, Columbia Business School

Fall 2009

Distressed Real Estate
John Klopp, CEO, Capital Trust, Inc.

Spring 2009

A Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder
Eric Abrahamson, Professor of Management, Columbia Business School

Fall 2008

The Venturesome Economy
Amar Bhide, Lawrence D. Glaubinger Professor of Business, Columbia Business School

Summer 2008

Are Short Sellers Evil?
Charles Jones, Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Spring 2008

Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement
William Duggan, Professor of Management, Columbia Business School

Fall 2007

Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function
Richard Peach, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Summer 2007

Is Good Governance always Good for the Shareholders?
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School

Spring 2007

Bubbles, Fundamentals and Superstar Cities: The future path of high real estate prices
Chris Mayer, Senior Vice Dean and Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School

Winter 2007

Long Term Trends in Globalized Interest Rates
Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management, Columbia Business School