Annual Meeting Agenda

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Wednesday, February 21

Time Description
9:00am

Pre-Conference Symposium on Improving the Bottom Line:
Strategies to Contain Development Costs and Boost NOI

Click here to view the Pre-Conference Symposium agenda.

4:00pm

Conclusion of Pre-Conference Symposium

6:30pm

Board of Directors Dinner

NH&RA Board of Directors & spouses only.
Separate registration required. 

Thursday, February 22

Time Description
8:30am

Executive Committee Meeting

NH&RA Officers only.
Separate registration required. 

10:00am

Board of Directors Meeting

NH&RA Directors only.
Separate registration required. 

11:30am

Developers Council Luncheon

Developers only.
Separate registration required. Registration fee: $100.

1:30pm

Welcome & Introductions

2:00pm

Now What? Business Planning for Affordable Housing Post Tax Reform

Speakers:

  • Tom Anderson, Cohen-Esry, LLC, Overland Park, KS
  • Jerry Breed, Miles & Stockbridge P.C., Washington, DC
  • Jim McDermott, Holland & Knight LLP, Boston, MA MODERATOR
  • Beth Mullen, Cohn Reznick LLP, Sacramento, CA
3:00pm

Networking Break

3:15pm

Developers Roundtable: Strategies for the New Normal

Speakers:

  • Peter Bell, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, Washington, DC
  • Sydelle Knepper, SKA Marin, Great Neck, NY
  • Mark Moorhouse, Dominium, Plymouth, MN
  • Matt Rieger, Housing Trust Group, Coconut Grove, FL
4:15pm

Networking Break

4:30pm

LIHTC & Historic Tax Credit Equity Roundtable: The Evolving Market in 2018

Speakers:

  • Ben Applegate, Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, Chicago, IL MODERATOR
  • Mike Boyle, CREA LLC, Sarasota, FL
  • Bob Fein, Red Stone Equity Partners, Cleveland, OH
  • Jay Segel, R4 Capital, Boston, MA
  • Leigh Ann Smith, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Charlotte, NC
  • Craig Wagner, RBC Capital Markets Tax Credit Equity Group, Charlotte, NC

 

5:30pm

Conclusion of Sessions

6:00pm

Opening Reception

We invite conference attendees and their families to join us!
The reception is included in your conference attendee. Separate registration is required for guest(s). 

Adult guest registration fee: $90. Child guest registration fee: $45. 

 

Friday, February 23

Time Description
8:00am

Breakfast Breakout: Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Strategies for 2018

Advanced sign-up required.  Space is limited.  Additional Catering fee applies.

Speakers:

  • Meghan Altidor, Nixon Peabody LLP, Washington, DC
  • Miles Cary, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Baltimore, MD
  • Efrem Levy, Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC, Washington, DC MODERATOR
  • Leslie Meyers, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Washington, DC
  • Milt Pratt, The Michaels Organization, Marlton, NJ
  • David Uram, PIRHL, Cleveland, OH
9:00am

Diversification: Workforce Housing Development & Preservation Strategies Without Bonds or Credit

Speakers:

  • Corey Aber, Freddie Mac, McLean, VA
  • Leila Ahmadifar, Aegon USA Realty Advisors, LLC, San Francisco, CA
  • Dave Michaels, National Affordable Housing Trust, Columbus, OH
  • Deidre Schmidt, Commonbond,  Minneapolis, MN
  • John Sebree, Marcus & Millichap, Chicago, IL
  • Deborah VanAmerongen, Nixon Peabody LLP, New York, NY MODERATOR
10:00am

Networking Break

10:15am

Local Preservation Tools: At Work / That Work

Speakers:

  • Laura Abernathy, National Housing Trust, WAshington, DC
  • Cynthia Bast, Locke Lord, LLP, Austin, TX
  • John Gahan, Murtha Cullina LLP, Boston, MA MODERATOR
  • Vince O’Donnell, POAH, Boston, MA
  • Milt Pratt, The Michaels Organization, Marlton, NJ
11:15am

Networking Break

11:30am

Finding the Middle Ground: State Agencies & Developers Explore How to Balance Policy to Maximize Production and Efficient Use of Resources

Speakers:

  • Mike Duffy, McCormack Baron Salazar, St. Louis, MO
  • Mark McDaniel, Cinnaire, Lansing, MI
  • Dan Rosen, Klein Hornig, LLP, Boston, MA MODERATOR
  • Margaret Salazar, Oregon Housing & Community Services, Salem, OR
  • Wyman Winston, Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority, Madison, WI
12:30pm

Conclusion of Sessions / Afternoon Free

1:00pm

Annual Golf Tournament

Separate registration required.
Registration fee: $310 (includes green fees and lunch). Club rentals are available for $95.

Saturday, February 24

Time Description
9:00am

State of the Market: Debt Financing in 2018

Speakers:

10:30am

Networking Break

10:45am

Acquiring, Financing, and Valuing Partnership Interests in Today’s Market

Speakers:

  • David Fournier, ARA Newmark, Austin, TX
  • Greg Judge, Candeur Group, Boston, MA
  • David Leon, Broad and Cassell LLP, Orlando, FL MODERATOR
  • Lianna Petroski, Enterprise Community Investment, New York, NY
  • Brian Callahan, Roseview, Boston, MA
12:00pm

Annual Meeting Conclusion of Sessions

5:00pm

Closing Reception

All conference attendees and guests are welcome to join us for our closing reception.

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