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Roundtable on Current Trends in the Real Estate Industry

February 25, 2016

REIA Emerging Leaders Roundtable on

Current Trends in the Real Estate Industry

Thursday, February 25, 2016

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

TechNexus

20 N. Wacker Dr. #1200, Chicago

(Chicago Civic Opera House)

All Attendees $40

Onsite Registration or after 2/22/16 – All Attendees $50

Light appetizers & soft drinks will be served

Join us for a unique event at TechNexus. We have put together five roundtables of industry veterans to discuss trends in commercial real estate. Topics for the evening will be Multifamily, Retail, Finance, Healthcare, and Technology. This is a great opportunity to casually interact with industry leaders in a comfortable group setting. Come have some fun with us. REIA will help you build your network and accomplish your goals.

Finance

1) Paul Martin, RREEF (Deutsche Bank)  2) Brian Duggan, Guardian Capital            3) Alan Schapiro, Continuum Capital Funding

Retail

1) Keith Lord, The Lord Companies    2) David Keane, General Growth Prop.  3) Ralph Cram, Envoy Net Lease Partners

MultiFamily

1) Lee Kiser, Kiser Group Realty 2) Jim Darrow, Essex Realty Group 3) Svetlana Nowak, Equity Residential

Real Estate Tech

1) Jordan Fishfeld, Peer Realty 2) Meredith O’Sullivan, Megalytics

Healthcare Real Estate

Jerry Finis, Pathway Senior Living  2) Patrick Dimaano, Pathway Senior Living

Thank you for supporting our 2016 Sponsors

AKT Peerless • Aries Capital LLC • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Love Funding Mauge, Inc. • Midland IRA • Peer Realty LLC • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty • RSM US LLP • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Transit Oriented Development/Politics

March 24, 2016

Transit Oriented Development / Politics

Moderator: Daniel Pikarski, Gordon & Pikarski and REIA Director

March 24, 2016

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand, Chicago

Breakfast 7:45 a.m., Program 8:15 a.m.

Big Data

April 27, 2016

Big Data

Moderator:  Dr. Susanne Cannon, Cannon-Affiliates

April 27, 2016

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand, Chicago

Breakfast 7:45 a.m., Program 8:15 a.m.

Multi-Family Housing

May 19, 2016

Multi-Family Housing

Moderator: Jim Darrow, Essex Realty Group, Inc. & REIA Director

May 19, 2016

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand, Chicago

Breakfast 7:45 a.m., Program 8:15 a.m.

Event Sponsor:

Networking Cocktail Party – Charitable Fundraiser

June 30, 2016

Networking Cocktail Party – Charitable Fundraiser

June 30, 2016

Location: TBD

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Case Study – Chicago Athletic Association Hotel **Members Only**

July 28, 2016

Case Study – Chicago Athletic Association Hotel  **Members Only**

Moderator: Neil Freeman, Aries Capital LLC & REIA Director

July 28, 2016

Location:  Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, 12 South Michigan Ave., Chicago

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Summer Cocktail Party

August 25, 2016

Summer Cocktail Party

August 25, 2016

Erie Café, 536 W. Erie St., Chicago

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Event Sponsor:

Twelfth Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

September 22, 2016

Twelfth Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

Moderator:  Brian Lignelli, Continuum Capital Funding LLC & REIA Past President

September 22, 2016

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand, Chicago

7:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Event Sponsor:

The State of Debt & Equity

October 27, 2016

The State of Debt & Equity

Moderators: Neil Freeman, Aries Capital LLC & REIA Director and

Navin Nagrani, Hilco Real Estate & REIA Past President

October 27, 2016

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand, Chicago

Breakfast 7:45 a.m., Program 8:15 a.m.

Economic Effects of 2016 Elections

November 17, 2016

Economic Effects of 2016 Elections

Moderator: E. James Keledjian, Pathway Senior Living & REIA Chairman

November 17, 2016

Maggiano’s

111 W. Grand, Chicago

Breakfast 7:45 a.m., Program 8:15 a.m.

REIA Holiday Luncheon **Members Only**

December 8, 2016

REIA Holiday Luncheon **Members Only**

December 8, 2016

Gibson’s, 1028 N. Rush St., Chicago

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Recent Events

Dealmakers Cocktail Party **Members Only**

January 28, 2016

Dealmakers Cocktail Party

Thursday – January 28, 2016

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Old Crow Smokehouse (formerly John Barleycorn)

149 W. Kinzie, Chicago

*Members Only*

REIA Members $65

Onsite Registration or after 1/25/16 – REIA Member $80

(Beer, Wine & Light Appetizers included)

Start the New Year with REIA and enjoy a festive evening at Old Crow Smokehouse. Relax and network with fellow REIA members at our annual “REIA Winterfest”. Come join us for a great time!

REGISTER EARLY – SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

Thank you for supporting our 2015-2016 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • AKT Peerless • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. MB Financial Bank • Midland IRA • NFP Property & Casualty • Pathway Senior Living, LLC Peer Realty LLC • RSM US LLP • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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REIA Holiday Party **Members Only**

December 10, 2015

REIA HOLIDAY PARTY

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Gibson’s Steakhouse

1028 N. Rush St., Chicago

Members ONLY $85

Onsite Registration or after 12/7/15 – REIA Member $95

Beer & Wine included

Valet Parking Available

Get into the holiday spirit! Enjoy a festive lunch while networking with fellow REIA members and friends. Join us for a great time! Space is limited, so please reserve early!

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Patrons & Event Sponsors

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Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP Love Funding • Chicago Title Insurance Company • MB Financial Bank • Colliers International Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Mauge, Inc. • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty • Whitney Architects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Low Income Housing Credits

November 18, 2015

Low Income Housing Tax Credits

REIA & Illinois Housing Council

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Continental Breakfast 7:45 a.m. – Program 8:15 a.m.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA & IHC Member $35 – Non-Member $55 – Student $20

Onsite Registration or after 11/13/15 – REIA & IHC Member $45 – Non-Member $65 – Student $30

Valet Parking Available

In 1986, Congress passed the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which profoundly changed the real estate industry.  Section 42 of that act introduced the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program and has expanded the tools and strategies for affordable housing development and preservation. This program originates the sales of Federal Tax Credits to generate equity for affordable housing development across the United States and has produced over 2.7 million units since 1988.

Today, REIA has assembled a group of affordable housing experts to discuss the programs, examine its successes and give insight on how you can participate. Please join us for an interesting discussion and Q&A.

Chairman: E. James Keledjian, Principal, Pathway Senior Living, LLC and REIA Chairman

Moderator: Andrea Traudt Inouye, Executive Director, Illinois Housing Council

Panelists: Kevin Fiore, Managing Director, 42 Equity

Josie Kotsioris, Senior Manager, Baker, Tilly, Virchow & Krause, LLP

Peter Levavi, Senior Vice President, Brinshore Development

Stephen Sparks, Senior Vice President, Community Development Banking, Bank of America

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Banks and Capital Markets: Will Lending Continue?

October 22, 2015

Banks and Capital Markets: Will Lending Continue?

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Continental Breakfast 7:45 a.m. – Program 8:15 a.m.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

REIA Member $35 – Non-Member $55 – Student $20

Onsite Registration or after 10/19/15 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65 – Student $30

Valet Parking Available

Money is continuing to flow to the Real Estate Market from bank construction loans, portfolio lenders, CMBS (which will exceed $100 million in Originations for the first time since 2007) and debt and equity funds. With the tremendous amount of volatility this summer caused by events such as the Greek bond crisis and the stock market correction, will lending continue to help Real Estate Valuations or is this the beginning of a slowdown? Please join our expert panel for  a lively discussion and to hear the answers to your questions.

Moderator: Neil Freeman, Chairman & CEO, Aries Capital, LLC and REIA Director

Panelists: Greg Warsek, Senior Vice President, Associated Bank

Jerry Lumpkins, Vice President, BMO Harris Bank

Chris Charboneau, Senior Vice President, Walker Dunlop

Jay Weaver, Principal, Walton Street Capital

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Sponsors

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave LLP Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Artchitects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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Eleventh Annual REIA/DePaul Summit

September 17, 2015

ELEVENTH ANNUAL REIA/DEPAUL SUMMIT

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Real Estate Values

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Breakfast 7:45 a.m. — Program 8:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

111 West Grand, Chicago

Member $35 — Non-Member $55 — Student $20

Onsite Registration or after 9/14/15 – REIA Member $45 – Non-Member $65 – Student $30

Valet Parking Available

Chairman: E. James Keledjian, Chairman/CEO, REIA and Principal, Pathway Senior Living, LLC

Co-Chairman: Charles Wurtzebach, Chairman, Department of Real Estate and Douglas & Cynthia Crocker Endowed Director, The Real Estate Center at DePaul University

The impact of rising interest rates has been a recurring topic in the valuation of real estate.  Many influences effect value from investor demand to market conditions to the state of the economy.  Our speakers will evaluate these and other factors that effect real estate value.  Come join us for an interesting and informative presentation.

Weitzman Scholarship: Sponsored by REIA, DePaul University & Weitzman Foundation

Presented by: Howard Weitzman, Arden Weitzman & Howard Powers, Weitzman Realty Associates

Recipient: To be announced, DePaul University student (Undergraduate)

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Real Estate Values

Co-Moderators: E. James Keledjian, Chairman/CEO, REIA and Principal, Pathway Senior Living, LLC

Charles Wurtzebach, Chairman, Department of Real Estate, The Real Estate Center at DePaul University

Panel: James D. Shilling, Michael J. Horne Chair, Real Estate Studies, DePaul University

Samuel D. Kahan, President, Kahan Consulting Ltd.

Peter M. Vilim, Co-Chairman & Co-Founder, Waterton & Associates

Thank you for supporting our 2015 Patrons

Event Sponsor:  

Aries Capital LLC • Associated Bank • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP • Bryan Cave, LLP • Chicago Title Insurance Company • Colliers International • Continuum Capital Funding LLC • Cray Kaiser, Ltd. • Field and Goldberg, LLC • Leopardo Companies Inc. • Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC • Love Funding • Mauge, Inc. • MB Financial Bank • McGladrey LLP • Midland IRA • Pathway Senior Living, LLC • NFP Property & Casualty – Schwartz Brothers Insurance Agency • Whitney Architects • Wolf Point Advisors Ltd.

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