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Pircher Partners Moderating at the 17th Annual IMN Winter Forum - Jan. 22-24, 2020

Pircher partners Alexis Alonzo, David Packer and Michael Ray will be moderating separate session panels at IMN’s 17th Annual Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing, Jan. 22-24, 2020 at the Montage Resort & Spa in Laguna Beach, California. A strong contingent of the firm’s attorneys will also be in attendance at the three-day conference, which has become a highlight of Pircher’s annual calendar.

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 11:30 a.m., David will be leading a panel entitled “State of the CRE Finance Market 2020.” Panel participants will include: Alan Todd, managing director and head of U.S. CMBS strategy, BofA Global Research; Jake Lehmkuhl, EVP and senior director of real estate, California Bank & Trust; Bryan Shaffer, principal/managing director, George Smith Partners; Jay Rollins, president, JCR Capital; and Thomas Whitesell, EVP and group head of real estate, Pacific Western Bank.

On Thursday, Jan. 23, at 12:15 p.m., Michael will be leading a Track A panel entitled “A Debate: Go Deal-By-Deal Or Launch A Fund In Today’s Climate?” Panel participants will include: Greg Olbrys, co-founder, Alden Street Capital Management LLC; Devin Elder, principal, DJE Texas Management Group; John Reiss, partner, DLA Piper; Andy Huss, principal, FD Fund Administration; and Edward Ratinoff, managing principal, James Investment Partners.

On Thursday, Jan. 23, at 3:00 p.m., Alexis will be leading a Track C panel entitled “Multi-Family 2020 Market Update & Battle of Investment Strategies.” Panel participants will include: Doug Faron, vice president, investments, CIM Group; Michael Schwartz, commercial real estate finance broker, Financial Compound; Richard Kulick, CIO of multifamily housing, Gamma Real Estate; Paul Foye, industry strategies and U.S. real estate practice leader, Marsh; and Frederick Cooper, SVP, finance, international development and investor relations, Toll Brothers.

IMN’s Winter Forum is the largest event of its kind on the West Coast and brings together more than 1,000 professionals, including leading asset managers, funds, developers, LPs and service providers. The forum annually kicks off the new year by delivering critical market information, strategic insights and unmatched networking opportunities.

Click here for more information on IMN’s 2020 Winter Forum.