The Dealmakers Forum for Senior Real Estate Executives: An Interactive Case Approach

December 9, 2009
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue

New York City

Our experts discussed the major issues and recent developments shaping the real estate industry. Attendees learned how to respond to these issues and take advantage of opportunities in the market. This seminar covered legal, financial, valuation, tax and accounting issues through developed business cases. Herrick hosted with Cornerstone Accounting, The Schonbraun McCann Group and Bisnow.

Recommended CPE and CLE Credits: 4 complimentary credits

Sessions Included:
Industry Panels
    Where is the Smart Money Going? The Real Estate Landscape - 2010 and Beyond
    The White Knight - Rescuer or Trojan Horse?
Case Studies
    Raising the New Debt Fund
    The White Knights - Rescuer or Trojan Horse? - a Technical Perspective

Guest Speakers:
Robert Freedman, Executive Chairman, FirstService Williams
Michael Giglio, CFO and Director of Acquisitions, The Kaufman Organization
Jon Halpern, Partner and Global Head of Real Estate, Marathon Asset Management
Michael Higgins, Managing Director and Head of U.S, Real Estate Finance, CIBC
Robert Lapidus, President and CEO, L&L Holding Company
David Lazarus, Senior Managing Director, EdgeRock Realty Advisors
Frederick Leffel, President, Kaufman New Ventures
David Lowenfeld, Partner, World-Wide Holdings
Desmond McGowan, Chief Financial Officer, True North Management Group
Robert Rediker, Director of Asset Management, GoldenTree Insite Partners
Steven Sherwyn, CFO, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp., a Legg Mason Company
Scott Weiner, Principal, Apollo Management

Professional Advisors:
Jonathan Adelsberg, Partner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Harvey Berenson, Managing Director, The Schonbraun McCann Group, an FTI Company
Phil Brady, Managing Director, The Schonbraun McCann Group, an FTI Company
Harry Dublinsky, Partner, Cornerstone Accounting Group
Jordan Heller, President, Heller Wealth Advisors
Stan Perla, Managing Partner, Cornerstone Accounting Group