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REIT Symposium-Agenda

The 2017 REIT Symposium featured a star-studded roster of industry leaders, representing the best minds and including the top executives in the field.

 

7:30 a.m.−8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m.−8:10 a.m.

Sam Chandan

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

Robin Panovka

Robin Panovka
Partner
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

8:15 a.m.−8:35 a.m.

Owen D. Thomas

Owen D. Thomas
Chief Executive Officer
Boston Properties

8:40 a.m.−9:30 a.m.

30,000 Feet

Thomas A. Grier

Moderator

Thomas A. Grier
Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking
J.P. Morgan Securities

Debra A. Cafaro

Debra A. Cafaro
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ventas

Ronald L. Havner, Jr.

Ronald L. Havner, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Public Storage

Michael F. Kirby

Michael Kirby
Chairman and Director of Research
Green Street Advisors

Matthew J. Lustig

Matthew J. Lustig
Head of Investment Banking, North America and Head of Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging
Lazard

Martin E. Stein, Jr.

Martin E. "Hap" Stein, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Regency Centers

9:35 a.m.−10:25 a.m.

and Consumer Preferences

Jeffrey D. Horowitz

Moderator

Jeffrey D. Horowitz
Global Head of Real Estate, Gaming, & Lodging Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Anthony E. Malkin

Anthony E. Malkin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Empire State Realty Trust

Joel S. Marcus

Joel S. Marcus
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder
Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Sandeep Mathrani

Sandeep Mathrani
Chief Executive Officer
General Growth Properties

David J. Neithercut

David J. Neithercut
President and Chief Executive Officer
Equity Residential

James Taiclet

James D. Taiclet
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
American Tower Corporation

10:25 a.m.−10:45 a.m.: Coffee Break

10:50 a.m.−11:20 a.m.

Adam O. Emmerich

Moderator

Adam O. Emmerich
Partner
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Samuel Zell

Sam Zell
Chairman
Equity Group Investments

11:25 a.m.−12:15 p.m.

and Pitfalls

Guy A. Metcalfe

Moderator

Guy A. Metcalfe
Managing Director and Global Chairman of Real Estate
Morgan Stanley

James B. Connor

James B. Connor
President and Chief Executive Officer
Duke Realty

Jeffrey H. Fisher

Jeffrey H. Fisher
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Chatham Lodging Trust

Chaim Katzman

Chaim Katzman
Chairman of the Board
Gazit-Globe

Glenn J. Rufrano

Glenn Rufrano
Chief Executive Officer
VEREIT

P. Sheridan "Schecky" Schechner

P. Sheridan "Schecky" Schechner
Managing Director, Cohead of Americas Real Estate Banking
Barclays

12:20 p.m.−2:10 p.m.

James D. Kuhn

Welcome
James D. Kuhn
President, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Chairman, NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate Advisory Board

A Conversation with Jonathan D. Gray

Jonathan D. Gray

Jonathan D. Gray
Global Head of Real Estate
Blackstone

Barry Vinocur

Moderator

Barry Vinocur
Editor
REIT Wrap

Michael L. Ashner

Michael L. Ashner
Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder
Winthrop Capital Partners

Theodore R. Bigman

Theodore R. Bigman
Managing Director and Head of Global Listed Real Assets Investing
Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Jon Cheigh

Jon Cheigh
Executive Vice President
Cohen & Steers

Mary Hogan-Preusse

Mary Hogan Preusse
Managing Director, Cohead Americas Real Estate
APG Asset Management US

Jeffrey Pierce

Jeffrey Pierce
Managing Partner
Snow Park Capital Partners

Sherry L. Rexroad

Sherry L. Rexroad
Managing Director and Co-Global Chief Investment Officer
BlackRock

2:15 p.m.−3:05 p.m.

and Solutions

Sam Chandan

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

Gordon F. DuGan

Gordon F. DuGan
Chief Executive Officer
Gramercy Property Trust

Jackson Hsieh

Jackson Hsieh
President and Chief Operating Officer
Spirit Realty Capital

Andrew J. Jonas

Andrew J. Jonas, ‘76
Managing Director
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

William Lenehan

William Lenehan
Chief Executive Officer
Four Corners Property Trust

Craig Macnab

Craig Macnab
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
National Retail Properties

Jeffrey S. Olson

Jeffrey S. Olson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Urban Edge Properties

Benjamin Schall

Benjamin Schall
President and Chief Executive Officer
Seritage Growth Properties

3:10 p.m.−4:00 p.m.

Michael J. Bilerman

Moderator

Michael Bilerman
Head of Real Estate and Lodging Team
Citi

H. Eric Bolton, Jr.

H. Eric Bolton, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mid-America Apartment Communities

Louis G. Conforti

Louis G. Conforti
Chief Executive Officer
Washington Prime Group

Raymond J. Lewis

Raymond J. Lewis
Chief Executive Officer
Care Capital Properties

Nelson Mills

Nelson Mills
President
Columbia Property Trust

Mark S. Ordan

Mark S. Ordan
Chief Executive Officer
Quality Care Properties

Steven B. Tanger

Steven B. Tanger
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers

4:05 p.m.−4:55 p.m.

Paul J. Ingrassia

Moderator

Paul Ingrassia
Vice Chairman, Real Estate and Lodging
Citi

Kenneth F. Bernstein

Kenneth F. Bernstein
President and Chief Executive Officer
Acadia Realty Trust

Alan L. Felder

Alan L. Felder
Managing Director, Head of Americas Real Estate, Lodging & Leisure
UBS

Conor C. Flynn

Conor C. Flynn
President and Chief Executive Officer
Kimco Realty Corporation

William P. Hankowsky

William P. Hankowsky
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Liberty Property Trust

Diana M. Laing

Diana M. Laing
Chief Financial Officer
American Homes 4 Rent

Mitchell E. Rudin

Mitchell E. Rudin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation