June 9, 2016


The Bloc, Sheraton Hotel DTLA


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals

The Industry’s Best is Back

Connect Los Angeles

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at The Bloc, Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel

Los Angeles’ landscape is changing daily. Creation of Live/Work/Play Communities. New Football Stadium. Development & Investment Opportunities & Challenges. Millennials growing faster and stronger.

Join us for an afternoon of informative panels, networking and tasty cocktails.

We’ll see you at the newly renovated The Bloc. Experience this new lifestyle destination.


Presented by:

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Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

Mid-Year Economic Report Card


Paul Angle

Paul Angle

Hunt Mortgage Group

Managing Director

Paul Angle

Hunt Mortgage Group

Managing Director

KC Conway

SunTrust Bank

Senior Vice President,
Credit Risk Management

Jerry Nickelsburg, PhD

Anderson School of Management, UCLA

Adjunct Professor of Economics

Kevin Shannon

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

West Coast Capital Markets

Work, Live & Play in the Mixed-Use Environment


Ken Fields

Ken Fields

Greenberg Glusker


Steven Fifield

Fifield Companies

Chairman & CEO

Marc Gittleman

Rising Realty Partners

Senior Vice President,
3rd Party Services

Joseph Miller

Runyon Group


John Tronson

Avison Young


Capital Flows, Construction Costs, Competitive Acquisitions & Cycle Worries


Marc Renard

Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Vice Chairman and Executive Managing Director

Clare De Briere



Stanley Iezman

American Realty Advisors

Chairman & CEO

Ray Rothfelder

John Hancock Real Estate

Managing Director,
Western U.S.

Patrick Schlehuber

Rexford Industrial

Senior Vice President, Investments

Thomas Whitesell


Managing Director, Construction Real Estate

CRE’s Young Leaders: Millennials Making Moves


Malcolm Johnson

Malcolm Johnson

J.P. Morgan

Executive Director, Real Estate Banking

Kloe Colacarro

Caruso Affiliated

Head of Leasing

Matt Howell

Lincoln Property Company

Vice President

Christine Pratt

Freddie Mac

Production Manager, Western Region

Michael Roberts

Colliers International

Managing Director,
Western Region

Rohom Tabankia


Assistant Vice President,
Business Development

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

12:00 – 1:00

VIP Tours of The Bloc Office & Retail Space

1:00 – 1:30

Registration and Networking

1:35 – 1:40

Opening Remarks

1:45 – 2:40

Mid-Year Economic Report Card

An outlook for commercial real estate in the tail end of the cycle and an overview of the key influencing factors: crude oil, the stock market, and the election.

2:40 – 3:35

Work, Live & Play in the Mixed-Use Environment

Owners, Investors and Developers gather to discuss creating live/work/play communities in emerging neighborhoods. Together, they touch on opportunities, challenges, and focus areas, as well as what it takes to create residential, retail, and office atmospheres that are always abuzz.

3:35 – 3:50

Networking Break

3:50 – 4:40

Capital Flows, Construction Costs, Competitive Acquisitions & Cycle Worries

The inevitable burning question remains: where is my next deal coming from? Investors, capital sources, acquisitions managers and others discuss the climate of capital markets and strategies to position investment opportunities amid a volatile economy in 2016.

4:40 – 5:30

CRE’s Young Leaders: Millennials Making Moves

As millennials inundate the workforce and technology impacts the industry, millennials share their point of view on how to construct efficient multigenerational teams, network effectively, recruit new talent, and build relationships with mentors.

5:30 – 7:30

Cocktail Reception

5:30 – 7:30

VIP Tours of The Bloc Office & Retail Space

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts


Capital Source – Gold Sponsor
Colliers International - Gold Sponsor
Greenberg Glusker – Gold Sponsor


Avison Young - Silver Sponsor
Cushion & Wakefield - Silver Sponsor
Hunt Mortgage Group - Silver Sponsor
John Hancock Real Estate - Silver Sponsor
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank - Silver Sponsor
Snyder Langston – Silver Sponsor
Ten-X – Silver Sponsor
Torrey Pines Bank - Silver Sponsor


Coronet Global - Silver Sponsor
Los Angeles Business Journal - Promotional Sponsor
NAIOP SoCal - Promotional Sponsor
NAIOP SoCal Young Professionals Group - Promotional Sponsor
UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate - Promotional Sponsor


AEI Consultants - Cocktail Sponsor


Bolour Associates – Exhibitor
CoStar Group – Exhibitor
Digsy - Exhibitor
Downtown Center Business Improvement District - Exhibitor
Partner Engineering and Science, Inc – Exhibitor
Private Mortgage Fund, LLC - Exhibitor
Streit Lending - Exhibitor
Xceligent in Partnership with Air - Exhibitor

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