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December 20, 2010

2010 Real Estate Symposium Overview and Slideshow

The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate and the Real Estate Circle hosted the third annual Real Estate Symposium on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at Faculty House, Columbia University.

Topics: Real Estate

The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate and the Real Estate Circle hosted the third annual Real Estate Symposium on Thursday, November 11, 2010, at Faculty House, Columbia University. The event was a great success, with more than 150 alumni representing classes from 1961-2010 in attendance. The day proved to be a great opportunity for the exchange of information, the discussion of deals (past, present, and future), and the building of both professional and personal connections.

Reports

 Slideshow

(For a full-screen view of the slide show above, click on the icon at lower right of the slight show. For captions, click on "Show Info" at upper right of the full-screen view.)

 

Schedule of Events  

12:00 p.m. Check-in/Registration and Buffet Lunch
1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks
Chris Mayer, Senior Vice Dean and
Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate
1:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker
Glenn Rufrano, President and CEO,
Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
1:45 p.m. Break
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Panels
3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Main Panel

 

Breakout Panels  

Macro Trends

Moderator: Chris Mayer, Senior Vice Dean and Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate

Panelists: Michael Acton, Managing Director, AEW Capital Management; Michael Gilberto, Formerly Managing Director, JP Morgan; and Dan Heflin, Chief Investment and Chief Executive Officer, Torchlight Investors

Real Estate Public and Private Equity

Moderator: Jeff Barclay ’83, Managing Director, ING Clarion Partners

Panelists: Kenneth Bernstein, President and CEO, Acadia Realty Trust; Ted Bigman, Global Head of Real Estate, Morgan Stanley; David Nethercut '82, President, Equity Residential; and Scott Rechler, CEO and Chairman, RXR Realty

Commercial Real Estate Debt

Moderator: David Sherman ’82, President, Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management

Panelists: Jon Brayshaw, Principal, Prime Finance; Mark Finerman, Managing Principal, Loan Core Capital Partners; and Spencer Haber, CEO, H/2 Capital Partners

Main Panel  

Global Investment Opportunities

Introduction by David Sherman ’82, President, Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management

Moderator: Lynne B. Sagalyn, Earle W. Kazis and Benjamin Schore Professor of Real Estate & Director, Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate

Panelists: Keith Barket, Senior Managing Director, Angelo, Gordon & Co.; Jay Mantz, Vice Chairman of Investment Management, Morgan Stanley; and Steve Wechsler ’72, Senior Managing Director, Tishman Speyer

 

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