Registration Deadline Noon September 23rd - no walk-ups.
2019 Commercial Real Estate S.W.O.T. Conference
Strengths | Weaknesses | Opportunities | Threats
A one day conference designed to expose the local, regional and national issues impacting the commercial real estate industry. What are the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in our industry? From financing to staffing, taxation to technology, litigation to migration, there will be something for everyone involved in CRE.
Learn from CREW experts about the Drivers and Disruptors:
- Amazing "Deal Stories" from Brokers.
- Developer's challenges, nightmares, and outcomes.
- The political climate in Oregon and across the nation.
- Ending with the ever popular John Mitchell, economist and entertainer.
Check out what your day could look like on September 26th!
Lunch Sponsored by
Cocktail Reception Sponsored by
Breaks Sponsored by
Cost: $149 (members and non-members) 5 CE Credits Included, $75 Student Rate (Student must be enrolled full-time in a College level Commercial Real Estate Program)
A National Perspective on CRE
Greg Fine, CCIM Institute Executive Vice President and CEO. Mr. Fine is a recognized association executive with more than 21 years of demonstrated success in helping membership-based organizations grow and prosper.
Political Panel: Local, Regional and National Regulations Affecting CRE
Moderator, Tom Ped, Attorney at Law, Williams Kastner. Ped's practice focuses on real estate and construction matters. He likes to help clients solve their problems.
Kelly Ross, NAIOP Executive Director and CAB Legislative Affairs Board Rep
Ross is president of Western Advocates, Inc., one of Oregon's oldest government relations and association management firms. Previuosly, he served as chief lobbyist for the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland, and as land use lobbyist for the Oregon Association of Realtors. As an active participant in Oregon's legislative process for the last 32 years, Mr. Ross has been a county planning commissioner, an elected county commissioner, lobbyist, and a consultant to property owners and developers.
Shaun Jillions, Esq. OAR Lobbyist
Shaun was an attorney and partner with several Portland-based law firms prior to being named Executive Director of Oregon Manufacturers and Commerce and forming Jillions Group LLC in 2019. In addition, he previously served as Vice President of Public Policy for one of Oregon’s largest trade associations, the Oregon Association of Realtors.
During the exciting years of rapid growth in Nevada, he served as a lobbyist before the Nevada Legislative Assembly, and began his formal political career as the Chief of Staff to the Chair of the Oregon House Committee on Water.
Drew Hagadorn, Partner, Tonkon Torp
Hagedorn serves as Chair of the Tonkon Torp Government Relations Practice Group. Drew is a long-time public affairs professional offering comprehensive government affairs services for Tonkon Torp's clients at the state, local, and regulatory levels. He has represented multiple Fortune 500 companies and key industry sectors ranging from commercial construction, to hospitals, Oregon's public universities, broadcast and telecommunications companies, automakers, and various nonprofit industry associations.
Deal Stories Panel: Professional Designation and the Role they Played in Successful Transactions
Moderator, Coni Rathbone, Partner, Dunn Carney
Coni Rathbone is a remarkable negotiator and deal-maker. Bringing together seven years of management and financing experience prior to law school, Coni uses her negotiation skills to accomplish her clients’ goals with a minimum of conflict. She focuses her deal-making skills in the areas of real estate, opportunity zones, tenant-in-common (TIC) workouts, corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and general business transactions. She leads Dunn Carney’s Opportunity Zone practice and is a member of Dunn Carney’s Real Estate and Business Teams.
CCIM | Mark Illsley, CCIM, First Vice President, CBRE and 2018-2019 CCIM Oregon/SW Washington Chapter President. Forty-two years of CRE experience working with institutional and private clients allows Illsley to share perspective gained from three recessions and recoveries.
Moderator, Damin Tarlow, Senior Vice President, Trammell Crow Company. Tarlow supports the leadership team in the sourcing and overseeing urban office, multifamily and mixed use development and investment opportunities throughout the Greater Portland market and northern California.
Lauren Golden Jones, Development Manager, Capstone Partners. Lauren has extensive experience managing planning and entitlement processes for development and infrastructure projects.
Noel Johnson, Principal, Cairn Pacific. Johnson is an experienced advisor and principal who leads complex real estate developments amid myriad contexts throughout the Pacific NW.
Mary Hanlon, Principal, Hanlon Development. Hanlon has an extensive background in development in both the public and private sectors, having provided consulting services for over $2.4 billion in planned real estate development projects over the last 14 years.
Jill Sherman, Partner, Gerding Edlen. Jill Sherman joined Gerding Edlen in 2003 and was named a partner in 2014. Jill leads Gerding Edlen's public-private partnerships and build-to-suit projects for non-profit and for-profit organizations, facilitating the important work of nonprofits and public agencies in our communities. Jill is responsible for new business development as well as management of all predevelopment activities including design and budgeting, entitlements, neighborhood outreach, negotiating agreements and contracts, and financing. Her projects at Gerding Edlen include student housing, academic buildings, community facilities, affordable housing and mixed-use residential. Jill’s resume includes over 15 LEED certified projects of which five are LEED Platinum.
Jill served on the Portland Planning Commission from 2007-2012 and currently serves as the board chair of Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and a board member of Architecture Foundation of Oregon and Earth Advantage. Jill has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters in Urban Studies and Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from Portland State University.
John Mitchell, M&H Economic Consultants. John was a professor of economics at Boise State University for 13 years, before joining U.S. Bancorp in July of 1983 as their Chief Economist. He has been making economic presentations on the nation and the region for 49 years.
Hotel Eastlund Room Block
$170.10 to $206.10
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