2017 Event Agenda

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Monday, May 8

Time Description
11:00am

Developers Council Luncheon

Developers only; separate catering fee applies.

1:00pm

Welcome & Introductions

1:30pm

Planning for an Uncertain Future: Developers Roundtable Discussion

Speakers:

  • Robin Hughes, Abode Communities, Los Angeles, CA
  • Anand Kannan, Community Preservations Partners, Irvine, CA
  • Beth Mullen, CohnReznick LLP, Sacramento, CA Moderator
  • Kyle Paine, Community Development Partners, Newport Beach, CA
2:30pm

Networking Break

2:45pm

Washington Update: President Trump, the 115th Congress and Affordable Housing

Speakers:

  • Orlando Cabrera, Squire Patton Boggs, Washington, DC
  • Ken Lore, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Washington, DC Moderator
  • Glenn Miller, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Washington, DC
  • Dirk Wallace, Novogradac & Company LLP, Dover, OH
4:00pm

Networking Break

4:15pm

Coming Up Short? Gap, Bridge, Mezzanine and Private Equity Financing Options for Affordable Housing Developers

Speakers:

  • Stuart Boesky, Pembrook Capital Management, LLC, New York, NY
  • Daryl Carter, Avanath Capital Management LLC, Irvine, CA
  • Irena Edwards, Keybank Salt Lake City, UT
  • Tim Fluetsch, Dawson Holdings, Sausalito, CA
  • Josh Hamilton, Century Housing, Culver City, CA
  • Armand Tiberio, CBRE Affordable Housing, Seattle, WA Moderator
5:30pm

Networking Reception

Open to all conference registrants.

Tuesday, May 9

Time Description
9:00am

California Housing Policy Roundtable: Updates from CTCAC, CDLAC, CHCD, CalHFA & the Legislature

Speakers:

  • Geoff Brown, USA Properties Fund, Roseville, CA Moderator
  • Tia Boatman Patterson, Executive Director, California Housing Finance Agency, Sacramento, CA
  • Mark Stivers, Executive Director, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, Sacramento, CA
  • Laura Whittall-Scherfee, Deputy Director, California Department of Housing & Community Development, Sacramento, CA
10:00am

Networking Break

10:15am

Case-Studies: Combining 9% with 4% LIHTCs & Tax Exempt Bonds Around the Country

Speakers:

  • Yusef Freeman, McCormack Baron Salazar, San Francisco, CA
  • Caleb Roope, The Pacific Companies, Boise, ID
  • Dan Rosen, Klein Hornig LLP, Boston, MA Moderator
  • John Rucker, Stifel & Company, Montgomery, AL
  • Stephen Wilson, SCG Development, Tysons Corner, VA

 

11:15am

Networking Break

11:30am

The New Normal: Tax Credit Equity Roundtable

Speakers:

  • Ben Applegate, Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, Chicago, IL MODERATOR
  • Brad Bullock, CREA, LLC, Portland, OR
  • Jessica Cometa, WNC & Associates, Inc., Irvine, CA
  • Kevin Kilbane, Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Scott Kotick, Alliant Capital LTD, Woodland Hills, CA
  • Cassandra Silvernail, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Houston, TX
  • Ronne Thielen, R4 Capital, Newport Beach, CA
12:30pm

Networking Lunch

1:30pm

Affordable Housing Debt and Tax Exempt Markets Update and Case-Studies

Speakers:

  • Bryan Barker, Citi Community Capital, San Francisco, CA
  • Chris Crump, JLL Capital Markets, Grapevine, TX
  • Helen Feinberg, RBC Capital Markets, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Wade Norris, Eichner Norris & Neumann, LLP, Washington, DC Moderator
  • Kenji Tamaoki, PGIM Real Estate Finance, San Francisco, CA
  • Anthony Yannatta, Thomas Safran & Associates, Los Angeles, CA
2:45pm

Networking Break

3:00pm

Keynote Speaker

Speaker:

  • Ben Winter, Los Angeles Mayor’s Office, Los Angeles, CA
4:00pm

Conclusion of Conference

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