Please join us for the 5th Annual Booth Real Estate Conference, "Economic Rollercoaster: How Long Will the Ride Last?"


Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Wednesday, November 9th

Evening Reception
Galleria Marchetti
Chicago, IL

Thank you to our conference sponsors: Latham & Watkins, LLP, Brookfield Financial, Eastdil Secured.

Thursday, November 10
Annual Conference
Gleacher Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Registration

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM:   Light Refreshments & Networking

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM:   Opening Remarks by Sunil Kumar, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Eteri Zaslavsky, '04, Director of Business Development, Next Realty, LLC, Julie Morton, Associate Dean, Career Services and Corporate Relations, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Joseph L. Pagliari, Ph.D., CFA, CPA, Clinical Professor of Real Estate, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: U.S. Real Estate Market Overview (Randall Mundt, President and CIO, Principal Real Estate Investors, Kenneth P. Riggs, Jr., '94, Real Estate Research Corporation, and Sam Chandan, President, Chandan Economics

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM: Break

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM: Economic/Financial Overview (Scott F. Meadow, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Capital Markets Panel (Joseph L. Pagliari, Jr., Ph.D., CFA, CPA, Andy Bruce, '02, Senior Vice President of Capital Markets, Behringer Harvard, Louis G. Conforti, Global Head of Real Estate, UBS O'Connor, Michael Medzigian, Chairman, Watermark Capital Partners, Christopher Merrill, President & CEO, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, David Schwartz, '90, Managing Member, Waterton Associates, LLC)

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM: Break

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM:  Lunch with Keynote Address (Louis G. Conforti, Global Head of Real Estate, UBS O'Connor will introduce David Simon, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer, Simon Property Group)

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM: Break

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Investors/Fund-Raising Panel (Heather Goldman, '99, Managing Director and Global Head, Marketing and Business Development, Brookfield Investment Management Inc., Edgar B. Alvarado, Group Head, Real Estate Equity, Allstate Investments, LLC, Jack Berquist, '79, Managing Director, Macquarie Capital, Andrew James, Senior Portfolio Manager of Real Assets, University of Chicago Office of Investments, and Nancy Lashine, Managing Partner, Park Madison Partners LLC

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Networking Reception


Booth Student: $60.00 + $4.29 Eventbrite Fee
Booth Alumni: $150.00 + $9.24 Eventbrite Fee
Guest: $175.00 + $10.62 Eventbrite Fee


Register Online

Deadline: 11/7/2011


7:00 PM-9:00 PM: Evening Reception - Galleria Marchetti

8:00 AM-4:30 PM: Annual Conference - Gleacher Center


Eteri Zaslavsky, '04 
Director of Business Development, Next Realty, LLC