Real Estate Investment Summit 2020

Virtual
October 21, 2020 - October 22, 2020

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Virtual conferences are playing a crucial role in this time of remote work and digital business by allowing organizations to adapt in a world going through new challenges. These changes are not only altering the way we do business now but will alter the way we do business in the future.

At Opal Group, our goal is to become a valued partner to the financial investment world by providing options for companies and individuals to connect with one another in their efforts to share information, deal flow, and foster relationships that fuel your efforts to reach your target market. Today, Opal Group is proud to offer customized live virtual conferences that combine market timely ideas and industry specific topics – produced to connect like-minded individuals and companies. This new digital offering can help expand your brand’s reach, position speakers as thought leaders, and connect with potential prospects amidst the world’s current climate.

Opal Group is happy to announce the Virtual Real Estate Investment Summit. This event will bring together Real Estate Funds, LPs, and Real Estate Service Providers for a day of networking and sharing best practices. Our agenda covers a broad range of topics covering various real estate investment opportunities. Industry experts will gather virtually to discuss the overall Real Estate Economy, Regulatory/Tax Issues, Opportunity Zones, Value-Add and Opportunistic Investments, Real Estate Debt and Alternative Financing Strategies, Opinions from Family Offices, and many more.

For additional information, please email info@opalgroup.net for a copy of our Preliminary Agenda.


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Speaker List Current as of October 22, 2020

Schedule in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

8:00am

Conference Opens

8:55am

Welcoming Remarks

9:00am

Commercial Real Estate Market Outlook

Moderator

James Solomon, Principal, Ravinia Capital Group (SFO)

Panelists

Clifford Mendelson, Chief Executive Officer, Metropolis Capital Advisors

Tian Liu. Chief Economist, U.S. Mortgage Insurance, Genworth Mortgage Insurance

Russell Deakin, Managing Partner, Director of Investments, Aceana Group

9:40am

Networking Break

9:50am

What is in the Secret Sauce? Sourcing Deal Flow Opportunities, Acquisitions & Acquisition Due Diligence in Today’s Real Estate Market

Moderator

Ron Diamond, CEO, Diamond Wealth Strategies

Panelists

Bryan S. Mick, President, Mick Law P.C.

David Robb, Managing Director, Frontier Group (SFO)

Eric Silverman, Founder and Managing Director, Eastham Capital

10:30am

Networking Break

10:40am

Value-Add and Opportunistic vs. Core and Core Plus Investments

Moderator

Robert Lee, Principal, The Beverly Park Group (SFO)

Panelists

Steve Fifield, Chairman &CEO, Fifield Companies (SFO)

CJ Follini, Chief Investment Officer, Noyack Family Office (MFO)

11:20am

Networking Break

11:30am

An Efficient and Flexible Way to Invest in Core Real Estate

David Rose, CEO, USREM

Raymond Kahn, Head of U.S. Markets, USREM

12:00pm

Networking Breakout Session via Zoom

1:00pm

Networking Luncheon

1:30pm

Opportunity Zones, Tax Reforms, CRA Investing – Hot Sectors

Moderator

Barry Gurland, Principal, DB Family Offices Services LLC (MFO)

Panelist

Louis Dubin, Managing Partner, Redbrick LMD, LLC

Nicholas Parrish, Co-Head - Business Development & Investor Relations, Cresset Partners

2:10pm

Networking Break

2:20pm

Real Estate Debt and Alternative Financing Strategies

Moderator

Mackinley Ross, Analyst, Cooper Family Office (SFO)

Panelists

James Fried, President/Founder, Sandstone Realty Advisors

Jeff Klotz, Principal, The Klotz Companies - Klotz Family Office (SFO)

Thomas Haug, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Member, Aspen Tree Advisory

Demian Waldman, Director, Confidas Capital Advisors (MFO)

3:00pm

Networking Break

3:10pm

Student Housing & Attainable Housing Investment Opportunities

Moderator

Michael Greene, Managing Partner, Development Law Group

Panelist

Sarah Haccoun, Principal, Steinmauer Family (SFO)

3:50pm

CLOSING REMARKS

4:00pm

Virtual Cocktail Reception – Zoom Link Provided at the end of the Keynote Panel

5:30pm

CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

Schedule in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

8:00am

Conference Opens

8:55am

OPENING REMARKS

9:00am

Analyzing Direct vs. Co-Investment vs. Commingled Funds

Moderator

Alexandra Cook, CPA, CGMA, CFF, AAIA, Managing Director, Sunburst Enterprises, LLC (SFO)

Panelists

Kamil Homsi, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, GRC Investment Group (Dubai) (SFO)

Stuart Caplan, Chief Investment Officer, Partner, Apex Financial Advisors (MFO)

DJ Van Keuren, Vice President, Monfort Companies (SFO)

9:40am

Networking Break

9:50am

New Developments in the Retail, Office and Industrial Real Estate Strategies

Moderator

Matthew M. May, President, May Realty Advisors

Panelists

David Rosenthal, President, Curtis-Rosenthal

Arthur Pearlman, Chairman, Arthur Pearlman Corporation

10:30am

Networking Break

10:40am

Analyzing the Residential Markets: Multi-Family vs. Single Family

Moderator

Jeffrey Johnson, Trustee, Municipal Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago

Panelist

Josh Roach, Managing Partner and Family Principal, Lloyd Capital Partners (SFO)

Adi Divgi, President & Chief Investment Officer, EA GLOBAL LLC (SFO)

James Solomon, Principal, Ravinia Capital Group (SFO)

11:20am

Networking Zoom Breakout Session

12:00pm

WINTER IS COMING: Signs of Stress in Real Estate

Bill Bymel, Managing Director, Spurs Capital LLC & First Lien Capital LP

12:30pm

Networking & Lunch Break

1:00pm

Managing Risk in Anticipation of a Market Downturn

Moderator

Craig Robbins, Director of Investments, Childrens Hospital of Minnesota

Panelists

J. Roger Yates P.E., Chief Executive Officer, Yates Group USA, LLC (SFO)

Guy Pinkman, Trustee, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation / Lincoln Fire & Police Retirement System

Sean Davatgar, Principal, Dava Capital (SFO)

1:40pm

Networking Break

1:50pm

LP Allocator Roundtable: Where are Investors Headed

Moderator

Brandon Laughren, Chief Investment Officer, The Laughren Group (SFO)

Panelists

Henry Wilson, MPA, Chairman, Wayne County Employees' Retirement System

Larry Mahle, Trustee, City of Atlanta Firefighter's Pension Fund

2:30pm

Conference Concludes

1star
Hilton West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL
(connects to Palm Beach County Convention Center)
561.231.6000

• Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
• Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.
• Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
• The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.

 

Palm Beach International Airport

Distance from Hotel: 3 mi.
Drive Time: 10 min.
Taxi: $13.00 USD
Guests can enjoy our complementary airport shuttle to the hotel from PBI.

 

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International

Distance from Hotel: 35 mi.
Drive Time: 45 min.

Registration Pricing

1 user/pass
GP / Service Providers $295
LP / Allocators Complimentary*
Discounted pricing on multiple passes available. Please contact your Opal Representative or info@opalgroup.net for additional details.

*Subject to Opal Group’s verification and approval. Only individuals who are solely investing on their own behalf can be verified for a complimentary pass. Solution Providers, Fund Providers as well as Business Development, Sales and Marketing Managers to 3rd parties will not be able to receive complimentary access. As investment portfolios/strategies are constantly changing, we reserve the right to re-verify past delegates for future complimentary passes.

Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898 info@opalgroup.net

Presented by

Alfonso Costa Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Presented by

Sgt. Matthew Eversmann, Hero of BlackHawk Down and The Battle of Mogadishu

Professional Athlete and Impact Investors Unite to Accelerate Investor Returns and Social Impact

Presented by

Daniel Hughes, Founder/Co-creator of Athletes Influence, Partner, LOHAS Advisors

Professional Athlete and Impact Investors Unite to Accelerate Investor Returns and Social Impact

Presented by

Brent Wright, 14-year Professional Basketball, 9X European Champion, U of Florida, Founder, BWright Leadership Academy

Professional Athlete and Impact Investors Unite to Accelerate Investor Returns and Social Impact

Presented by

Charles Johnson, 11-year MLB, World Champion Florida Marlins, 2X - All Star, HOF U of Miami

Professional Athlete and Impact Investors Unite to Accelerate Investor Returns and Social Impact

Presented by

Mark Blount, 12-year NBA; Celtics, Timberwolves & Miami Heat, Multiple Franchisee, Active Multi-Family Real Estate Developer

Professional Athlete and Impact Investors Unite to Accelerate Investor Returns and Social Impact

Presented by

JT Thomas, 10-year NFL, Jacksonville Jaguar and NY Giants, Active Business and Philanthropy

  • Private equity real estate performance—including core, core-plus, opportunistic and value-added
  • Deal flow by commercial property type, i.e., industrial, multifamily, office space, retail
  • Sourcing debt, leaseback and private equity capital for commercial real estate investment and development
  • The rise of private real estate debt
  • Joint venture debt and equity financing
  • REIT sector outlook and analysis
  • Fundraising and deal structuring
  • The impact of ‘Trumponomics’ on commercial real estate investment
  • Live panel and standalone sessions with Q&A

  • Exhibit Hall with interactive branded booths

  • Custom 1:1 Meeting Rooms with video conferencing (pre-arranged meetings between Investors and Managers)

  • Lounge areas for peer to peer networking via live chat or video chat

  • Public pensions
  • Corporate pensions
  • Endowments and foundations
  • Non-discretionary investment consultants
  • Law firms
  • Private equity real estate managers
  • REITs
  • Real estate investment funds
  • Real estate developers and property managers
  • Fee-only investment advisors

Manager vs. Investor Breakdown

    Investor Breakdown