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Capital Markets in Real Estate-Agenda

The 50th Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate will convene a roster of distinguished industry executives for a vigorous debate on global equity and debt capital flows, institutional and private equity investment activity, and emerging sources of market disruption.

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

8:00 – 8:10 a.m.

Sam Chandan

Sam Chandan, PhD, FRICS
Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development & Investment
Associate Dean, NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate

8:15 – 9:20 a.m.

Matt Borstein

Matt Borstein (Moderator)
Global Head of Commercial Real Estate, Deutsche Bank Securities

Brian Baker

Brian Baker
Managing Director, Global Head of Commercial Mortgages, J.P. Morgan Securities

Jeffrey F. Dimodica

Jeffrey F. Dimodica, CFA
President and Managing Director, Starwood Property Trust

Greta Guggenheim

Greta Guggenheim
Chief Executive Officer and Partner, TPG Real Estate Finance Trust

David Lehman

David Lehman
Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Jonathan Pollack

Jonathan Pollack
Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate Debt Strategies Group, Blackstone

9:20 – 10:20 a.m.

Tyler Henritze

Tyler Henritze (Moderator)
Senior Managing Director and Head of US Acquisitions in the Real Estate Group, Blackstone

Leslie Wohlman Himmel

Spencer B. Haber
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, H/2 Capital Partners

Leslie Wohlman Himmel

Leslie Wohlman Himmel
Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Himmel + Meringoff Properties

William D. Rahm

William D. Rahm
Senior Managing Director, Centerbridge Partners

Lauren Hochfelder Silverman

Lauren Hochfelder Silverman
Managing Director, Head of Americas for MSREI, Morgan Stanley

10:20 – 10:40 a.m.

10:45 – 12:00 p.m.

 

Robert S. Blumenthal

Robert S. Blumenthal (Moderator)
Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Americas Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging and Leisure Group, Deutsche Bank Securities

Maryanne Gilmartin

Maryanne Gilmartin
President and Chief Executive Officer, Forest City New York

Scott Rechler

Scott Rechler '90
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, RXR Realty
Chairman of RPA
Board Member of the MTA

Stephen M. Ross

Stephen M. Ross
Chairman and Founder, Related Companies

William C. Rudin

William C. Rudin
Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rudin Management Company

12:05 – 12:35 p.m.

James D. Kuhn

James D. Kuhn (Moderator)
President, Newmark Knight Frank
Chairman, NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate

Jeff T. Blau

Jeff T. Blau
Chief Executive Officer, Related Companies

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

1:10 – 1:30 p.m.

Scott Rechler

Scott Rechler '90
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, RXR Realty
Chairman of RPA
Board Member of the MTA

In addition to leading RXR Realty, Scott Rechler ’90 currently serves as a board member of the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and is chairman of the Regional Plan Association (RPA). He has been outspoken on issues relating to infrastructure and will introduce the conference keynote address, Infrastructure at the Brink.

Jonathan Dracos

The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor of New York State

Andrew M. Cuomo is the 56th Governor of New York State. He has a lifelong commitment to public service and the proven leadership skills to make government work for the people of the state. Under his leadership, major infrastructure projects such as the long-stalled Tappan Zee Bridge replacement and the much-needed redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport are moving forward. The Governor’s administration has invested nearly $4 billion through the Regional Council and Upstate Revitalization initiatives to jumpstart the economy and support local priorities for development.

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

 

Sam Chandan

Sam Chandan, PhD FRICS (Moderator)
Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development & Investment
Associate Dean, NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate

Jonathan Dracos

Jonathan Dracos
Head of Global Real Estate, Investcorp

Paul A. Galiano

Paul A. Galiano
Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Acquisitions, Dispositions, Capital Markets,
Joint-Venture Transactions, Tishman Speyer

Sean Klimczak

Sean Klimczak
Global Head of Infrastructure, Blackstone

Edward Pallesen

Edward Pallesen
Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Investment Group for the Americas, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

2:50 – 3:50 p.m.

Thomas K. Wright

Thomas K. Wright (Moderator)
President, Regional Plan Association

Jay Walder

Richard Florida
Renowned Urbanist and Author
Clinical Research Professor, NYU School of Professional Studies
Distinguished Fellow, NYUSPS Urban Lab

Jason Post

Jason Post
Director of Public Affairs, Uber Technologies

Jessica Robinson

Jessica Robinson
Director, City Solutions, Ford Motor Company

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.