Here is Why You Won’t Want to Miss the
South Florida Commercial Real Estate
Daily Business Review
October 24, 2014
All the players will be there. You will want to be there, too. Here’s why.
Commercial real estate lending and investing has dramatically changed in recent years. This conference will explore the intricacies of the new regulatory and legislative environment in real-world terms for both commercial and condo residential markets.
Keynote address on most recent developments in commercial lending regulation will be presented by Timothy A. Karpoff of Jenner & Block LLP, Former Director, U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Institutions Policy.
Mikki Canton, Managing Director of the City of Miami’s Office of International Business Development, will participate on the EB-5 panel.
This full-day, educational will focus on lending and investment issues, recent and future BIG Deals as well as EB5 and foreign investment in South Florida. The event will feature a robust variety of panelists and speakers from all areas of the real estate and finance industries.
Discussions topics and panelists will include:
Commercial Real Estate Lending Strategies and Climate
Moderated by Cali Garcia-Velez, Executive Vice President and Florida Region Executive, FirstBank Florida
David Appel, Managing Partner, South Florida at Cherry Bekaert LLP
Joe Hernandez, Partner and Chair of Real Estate Practice, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole
Bierman & Popok, P.L.
Patrick Duffy, Vice Chairman, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Ricardo L. Sanchez, Group Head/Senior Vice President Commercial Banking, FirstBank Florida
An Insider’s Look at South Florida’s Biggest Deals
Moderated by George Haj, Regional Editor-in-Chief, Daily Business Review
Peggy Fucci, President & CEO, One World Properties
Jason Kapit, Luxury Real Estate Agent, EWM Realty International
William Kramer, Partner, Brinkley Morgan
Greg Matus, Regional Managing Partner, Franklin Street Real Estate Services
Kenneth M. Krasnow, Managing Director, CBRE
2015 Debt & Equity Outlook in the Commercial Real Estate Sector
Presented by Matthew J. Williams, Senior Managing Director, NGKF Capital Markets
Opportunities & Challenges in Business Lending Today
Moderated by Jose R. Vazquez, Jr., Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Banking Florida Region, Popular Community Bank
Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz, partner, Holland & Knight
Dr. Kenneth Thomas, Banking Industry and CRA Expert
Deme Mekras, Regional Managing Partner, Franklin Street Real Estate Services
A Comprehensive Look at EB-5
Moderated by Eleazar Melendez, Commercial Real Estate/Transactions Writer, Daily Business Review
Mikki Canton, Managing Director of the City of Miami’s Office of International Business
Dean S. Warhaft, Vice President, Development Coordinator, Florida East Coast Realty, LLC
Rodrigo Azpurua, CEO and Vice President, Riviera Point Development Group
Rogelio Carrasquillo, Principal Member, EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Team, Akerman
Friday, October 31, 2014
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
JW Marriott Miami
1109 Brickell Ave
To learn more or register for this event, click here