Post Event Coverage
Attendees networked before the event.

LOS ANGELES-RealShare LA drew approximately 1,000 commercial real estate professionals. The mood was generally upbeat, with creative office design, Westside L.A.’s “halo effect”, and foreign investment taking center stage in conversation.Click through to see scenes from this dynamic event.

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RealShare Los Angeles 2013 was attended by senior-level executives from the following firms:
  • American Realty Advisors
  • Shlemmer + Algaze + Associates
  • Mike Rovner Construction, Inc
  • AppFolio, Inc.
  • Tangram
  • Equity Residential
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • USAA Real Estate Company
  • Shea Properties
  • Triple Net Equities, Inc.
  • SENTRE Partners
  • Corinth Capital
  • Commercial
  • Hanley Investment Group
  • Harbor Urban
  • CBRE, Inc.
  • Cassidy Turley
  • GE Capital
  • AEI Consultants
  • LBA Realty
  • Austin Commercial
  • Watt Investment Partners
  • Ares Management
  • Barasch Architects & Associates, Inc.
  • Brookfield Properties, Inc.
  • Hendricks & Partners
  • Fidelity
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Solutions
  • DB & R
  • Lawyers Title Insurance Company
  • Mike Rovner Construction
  • Jones Lang Lasalle
  • Watt Companies
  • JPMorgan
  • BT Real Estate Group
  • Lee & Associates
  • CityView
  • SCS Engineers
  • Continental Development Corporation
  • Alliant Capital LLC
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Marcus & Millichap
  • Keller CMS, Inc.
  • Centerline Capital Group
  • BentleyForbes
  • Anchor Pacirfica
  • Dornin Investment Group
  • BofI Federal Bank
  • Venture West Funding
  • Colliers
  • MRI Software
  • Brennan Realty
  • CoStar
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Janus Capital Group
  • Brower Miller & Cole
  • The Carlyle Group
  • Westcore Properties
  • Ryan Property Tax Services
  • OTO Development
  • Westport Properties
  • Cresa
  • Fulcrum Resources Environmental
  • First American Title
  • TelePacific Communications
  • Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Invesco Real Estate
  • Colliers International
  • EVOQ Properties
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • OneWest Bank
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation
  • Asian Pacific Capital Company
  • CBRE
  • Faris Lee Investments
  • BlackRock
  • Beech Street Capital
  • Tishman Speyer
  • Berkeley Point Capital LLC
  • NPV Advisors
  • Transwestern
  • VenturePoint Property
  • Washington Capital Managment, Inc
  • Passco Companies
  • Commercial Defeasance, LLC
  • PPR Global Research
  • Willis Insurance
  • Avison Young
  • Element National Management
  • ReadyCap Commercial, LLC
  • Trammell Crow
  • Holland
  • AppFolio
  • B of I Federal Bank
  • Lend Lease
  • Stewart Title
  • Audrey Max Estates
  • Terra Multifamily
  • SPT Management, LLC
  • Bank of the West
  • WCL Consulting, Inc.
  • Primestor Development
  • Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation
  • Owner/Investor
  • Conor Commercial Real Estate
  • DHR International
  • "Cushman & Wakefield of California, Inc."
  • Ebeling Communications
  • Cushman & Wakefield of California, inc.
  • M West Holdings
  • Equus Capital Partners
  • Partners Capital
  • GE Capital / Arden Realty
  • CVCP
  • CohnReznick
  • Chase - Commercial Term Lending
  • F & F Income Properties, LLC
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Moss Adams Capital LLC
  • Wells Fargo Bank - RETECHS
  • Total Companies
  • IREM Los Angeles
  • Greenberg Glusker
  • Idea Hall
  • Ernst & Young
  • Chase - Commercial Term Lending
  • Cox Castle & Nicholson
  • Nadel Architects
  • Ken Ruby Construction Co.
  • Bank of America
  • GLG Capital
  • All Star Group, Inc.
  • GRS Group
  • CarPark Inc
  • Arbor Commercial Mortgage
  • Charles Dunn Company
  • GE Capital Real Estate
  • EGC Luxury Homes
  • CIBC
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • City Commercial Investments, Inc
  • CalRER
  • Karlin Real Estate
  • Rockwood Capital
  • Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers
  • Prudential
  • W.E. O'Neil Construction
  • JKG Properties
  • Thorofare Capital
  • FivePoint Communities
  • Davlyn Investments
  • First American Title Co
  • The Hoyt Organization
  • Coreland Companies
  • M&Y Management, Inc.
  • ARC Investment Group, LLC
  • Curtis Rosenthal Inc
  • Hendricks-Berkadia
  • Heffernan & Boortz
  • Chicago Title
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Commonwealth Land Title Co.
  • Northwestern Mutual Real Estate
  • Equity Office
  • Triumph Management
  • Westport Properties, Inc.
  • HAI Advisors
  • Buchanan Street Partners
  • Alliance Residential Company
  • Rosano Partners
  • Snyder Langston
  • Majestic Realty
  • hpa architects inc
  • R. W. Selby & Company, Inc.
  • Starwood Property Trust
  • Chatham Financial
  • Cushman & Wakefield of CA, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Manulife Financial
  • Lone Oak Fund
  • California Landmark Group
  • Alliant Capital
  • Westbrook Partners
  • Pendo Investments
  • Rudolph & Sletten
  • CoStar Group
  • Pacific Western Bank
  • Brandywine construction & management,inc
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Meridian Property Company
  • Continental Realty Advisors
  • First American Title NCS
  • BFC SBA Funding
  • Sklar Kirsh LLP
  • Partners Capital Solutions, Inc.
  • Real Capital Markets
  • TMC Financing
  • Kosmont Companies
  • First American
  • Popular Community Bank
  • Caruso Affiliated
  • Marcus and Millichap Capital Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • RGA Environmental, Inc.
  • Stan Johnson Company
  • Cresa Partners
  • Intercontinental real estate corp
  • Mill Creek Residential Trust
  • California Real Estate
  • Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC
  • ALM
  • F.S. Maas & Company Incorporated
  • Kibel Green Inc.
  • Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
  • Fidelity National Title Company
  • Banco Popular North America
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Real Capital Analytics
  • Willis
  • Fidelity National Title
  • Kenedix Westwood LLC
  • Korn/Ferry International
  • Kinecta
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
  • Silton Group, L.L.C.
  • Ryan
  • BRE Properties, Inc.
  • Citadel Environmental Services, Inc.
  • California Republic Bank
  • American Real Estate Capital
  • Metzler Enterprises, Inc.
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank
  • Minasian Associates
  • Hendricks - Berkadia
  • Cardea Partners
  • Balboa Financial
  • DTZ, a UGL Company
  • DTZ
  • US Bank
  • Private Business Capital
  • BM Lindsey, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble & Mallory & Matsis
  • ICO Group of Companies
  • Law Offices of Alan Novodor
  • Legacy Partners Residential, Inc.
  • PPR/Costar
  • CorAmerica Capital
  • BRC Advisors- The O'Shea Net Lease Advisory
  • GE Capital - North America Equity
  • Experienced Realty
  • Herman Miller
  • Petwin Capital Group
  • DCT Industrial Trust
  • GPI
  • Orange Coast Title
  • Wood Partners
  • ALM Real Estate Media Group
  • Kamehameha Schools
  • Greystone Servicing, Inc.
  • Monique Rad Law Group
  • The Atlantic Group
  • Partner Engineering and Science
  • Harley Ellis Devereaux
  • Simplicity Bank
  • Avison Young Commercial Real Estate
  • JG Construction
  • Premier America Credit Union
  • LNR Partners, Inc.
  • DMA, Inc.
  • Shapell Properties
  • kennedy wilson
  • Essex Property Trust
  • Ken Ruby Construction Co
  • W. P. Carey & Co. LLC
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT
  • Seiler
  • AEW Capital Management
  • Colony Capital, LLC
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Chase
  • Rexford Industrial
  • First American Title Insurance Co.
  • MVE & Partners, Inc.
  • NAI Capital
  • Bank Leumi USA
  • City National Bank
  • George Smith Partners
  • Trion Properties
  • Bolour Associates
  • Manufacturers Bank
  • Alliant Capital;
  • NewMark Merrill Cos.
  • a10 capital
  • Rockwood Capital, LLC
  • Sklar Kirsh
  • DCT Industrial
  • DCI Engineers
  • CoStar Group Inc
  • Walker & Dunlop
  • Port of Long Beach
  • Primestor Development, Inc.
  • Spaulding Thompson & Associates
  • Spiegl Consulting
  • George Elkins Mortgage Banking Co.
  • Renaissance Companies
  • Stewart
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hendricks Berkadia
  • Manly Stewart & Finaldi
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors
  • Environetics
  • Streit Real Estate
  • Streit Lending
  • Mona-Lisa Love INC.
  • Intercontinental Real Estate Corp.
  • W3 Partners LLC
  • Beacon Economics
  • Ware Malcomb
  • Cascade Crest Consulting Engineers
  • Hilco Real Estate Appraisal
  • Promontory Interfinancial Network
  • Ticor Title
  • Valenzuela Properties
  • Partner Engineering & Science, Inc.
  • Clarion Partners
  • BM Properties
  • AvalonBay
  • Irvine Company
  • Fortus Property Group
  • Cox Castle Nicholson
  • Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP
  • Churchilll Mortgage Capital
  • Wells Fargo- Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Exponent
  • Squar Milner, CPA's
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank
  • Empyrean Funding & Mgmt

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

7:55AM - 8:00AM

Confirmed Panelist:

8:00AM - 8:45AM

The election is over and the new year has begun. What challenges are likely to arise in the coming year? How will the ongoing fiscal cliff debate affect CRE? In the post-recession world, where are the opportunities in local markets and how does Southern California fare? Local and national economic experts will gather to talk 2013 and beyond.
Scott Farb,Partner, CohnReznick
Michael Cohen,Director of Advisory Services, PPR Global Research
KC Conway,Executive Managing Director, Real Estate Analytics, Colliers International
Eric Paulsen President, Commercial Division,
Christopher Thornberg,Founder, Beacon Economics

8:45AM - 9:35AM

Everyone wants to be in Los Angeles, one of the hottest investment markets across the country. Senior leadership will delve into investment opportunities and let you know where to put your money and what deals are getting done.

Marc Renard
, Vice Chairman & Executive Managing Director, Global Capital Markets Group, Cushman & Wakefield
Confirmed Panelists: Bob Gray, Jr. Partner, Rockwood Capital
Stanley Iezman, President & CEO, American Realty Advisors
Trevor Michael, Managing Director, Global Real Estate, TIAA-CREF
John Miller, Senior Managing Director, Regional Director-West Coast, Tishman Speyer

9:35AM - 9:50AM
9:50AM - 10:35am

The local supermarket, the big developments, Target in downtown LA... the SoCal retail market is red hot. Hear from the developers and property managers on sources of debt and equity, development opportunities and the areas to watch. How is internet retailing impacting other sectors such as industrial?

Confirmed Panelists:
Ed Hanley,
Hanley Investment
Vanessa Delgado, Director of Development, Primestor Development
Jackie Levy, Caruso Affiliated
Sandy Sigal, President & CEO, NewMark Merrill Companies

9:50am - 10:35am

CoreNet's Southern California chapter brings together the leaders in the office market will talk about design and demand for space as companies move toward hoteling and telecommuting becomes more prevalent. What neighborhoods are hot? How do the Silicon Beach, Century City and Playa Vista community trends affect the office market in the coming years? Hear from Los Angeles office leadership on what's next.
David Wensley, Partner, Cox Castle Nicholson


John Barganski, Vice President, Leasing, Brookfield Office Properties
Chari Jalali, Vice President, Director of Interiors, HOK
Jonathan Larsen,Managing Director, Cassidy Turley
Gerald Porter, Founding Principal, Cresa
Nadine Watt, President, Watt Companies

10:45AM - 11:35AM

Senior brokerage leadership from the greater L.A. area will give their view from the top and thoughts on the market in 2013.


Tony Natsis, Partner, Allen Matkins

Confirmed Panelists:

Peter Belisle, Market Director, Southwest Region, Jones Lang Lasalle
Chris Cooper, Principal, Managing Director- Southern California, Avison Young
Lew Horne, Executive Managing Director, CBRE
Chuck Hunt, Executive Vice President, Regional Managing Manager, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Martin Pupil, Regional Managing Director, Colliers International
Joseph Vargas, Executive Managing Director, Regional Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

11:35AM - 12:25PM

Are the signs of life in capital markets an optical illusion? What are the sources of debt and equity that investors are using in today's market? Finance's most active players talk about life post-election and if we're in for four more years of "the new business as usual."
Moderator: Bill Hughes,Senior Vice President, Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation

Confirmed Panelists:
Greg Garrabrants, CEO, B of I Federal Bank
Stephan Kachani, Vice President, Lone Oak Fund
Kyle Jeffers,Starwood Property Trust
Brad Wilmot, Managing Director, Real Estate Capital Markets, Wells Fargo

12:25PM - 1:00PM

Sponsored by Promontory Interfinancial Network

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Local and national leaders and icons give their view from 10,000 feet: where we've been, where we're going, and what major obstacles lay ahead.

Lewis Feldman, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

Confirmed Panelists:
Emile Haddad,President & CEO, FivePoint Communities
Larry Heard, CEO, Transwestern
Paul Kurzawa,COO, Caruso Affiliated
Frank Scavone, President & COO, CBRE Capital Partners

2:00pm - 2:50pm

Industrial players from the western region and port executives will gather to talk about the state of the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Inland Empire and discuss industrial opportunities in Southern California.


Jeffrey Morgan, Executive Vice President, DTZ
Confirmed Panelists:
Marc Brutten,Founder and Chairman, Westcore Realty
Fran Inman, Executive Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.
Rick Putnam, Managing Director, Colliers International
Kelly Reenders,Economic Development Manager, County of San Bernardino

2:00pm - 2:50pm

The multifamily market is keeping commercial real estate afloat in the United States, offering opportunities to new investors and high returns to veterans. Hear from the brokers, investors and developers on multifamily opportunities in the Los Angeles area and the greater western market.
Dean Zander,Senior Partner, Hendricks-Berkadia
Jay Blasberg,EVP, National Production Manager, Alliant Capital
Jerry LaPointe,Vice President, Western National Bank
Michael Rovner,President, Rovner Construction
Jeff Rowerdink, First Vice President, Acquisitions, Essex Property Trust
John SebreeNational Director, National Multi Housing GroupMarcus & Millichap

3:10PM - 4:00PM

Development and redevelopment opportunities remain strong in Los Angeles for a variety of project types. Find out equity sources and hear from the developers themselves to get the secrets of their success in a difficult financial cycle.
Andrew Kirsh,Founding Partner, Sklar Kirsh
Steve AmesManaging Director, Western Region, USAA Real Estate
Marc Berg,Director of Development, Golden Springs Development (Thrifty Oil Co.)
Brad Cox, Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company John Hagestead, Managing Director, Sares-Regis Group Tom Warren, COO and Partner, Holland Development

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Sponsored by Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

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