March 4-5th, 2019
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, FL

Real Estate & Direct Lending Forum 2019 Save the Date

The forum is designed to give managers an insider’s look at what to expect from the industry, as well as an overview of trends in direct and institutional lending strategies.

Working Agenda

  • Disruption of the Airbnb Model
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Tokenization of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Technology
  • Economic Opportunity Zones
  • Traditional Bank Financing vs. Direct Lending
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Blockchain’s Impact on Lenders and Borrowers
  • Small Business and Corporate Lending
  • 2019 Direct Lending Opportunities and Trends

Real Estate Forum – March 4, 2019

9:00am – 10:00am Registration & Breakfast Networking

10:15 am – 10:45am Opening Remarks

10:45am – 11:35pm PANEL 1 – Short Term Housing – The “Airbnb” Model
Michael Corcelli, Alexander Alternative Capital [MODERATOR]
Alicia Cervera, Cervera Real Estate
Harvey Hernandez, Newgard Development
Milain Fayulu, Flashstay

11:45pm – 12:35pm PANEL 2 – Opportunity Zones
Scott Esterbrook, Reed Smith [MODERATOR]
Ken Parzygnat, V1 Fund Services
David Halabu, Group 10

12:45pm – 2:10pm Lunch Presentations

1:00pm – 1:30pm KEYNOTE:
Sean Casterline, Tuscan Gardens

1:30pm – 2:00pm KEYNOTE:
Paul Durward, Atlas Fund Services

2:20pm – 3:10pm PANEL 3 – Disruption in the Real Estate Sector
Joseph Marger, Reed Smith [MODERATOR]
Sara Borazan, North Capital
Richard Swerdlow, Condo.com
Jorge Guerra, RESF
Ziad Hammodi, WP Carey

3:10pm – 3:40pm Networking Break

3:45pm – 4:45pm PANEL 4 – Multi-Family Housing – Investing
Jake Tworecke, Elion Partners [MODERATOR]
Mark Blount, Spear Capital Group
Brad Lyons, Henley Investments
Raul Socarras, Upshot Capital Advisors
Osvaldo Torres, Esq., Torres Law, P.A.

5:00pm – 7:00pm Cocktail Reception

Direct Lending Forum – March 5, 2019

9:00am – 10:00am Registration & Breakfast Networking

10:00am – 10:15am Conference Begins – Welcome

10:15am – 10:45am Opening Remarks

10:50am – 11:40am PANEL 1 – 2019 Direct Lending Opportunities & Trends
Elizabeth Tabas Carson, Reed Smith [MODERATOR]
Alberto Siblesz,Glide Capital
Jeremy Todd, Prime Meridian
Dipak Jogia, Highmore
Jeffrey Marron, Sheridan Asset Management

11:50am – 12:40pm PANEL 2 – Traditional Banking vs. Direct Lending Model
Roberto Munoz, Capital Bank [MODERATOR]
Allen Marsh, Boomerang Capital
Sean Kelly-Rand, RD Advisors
Stephen McGrory, Ironhorse Holdings
Edgar Radjabli, Apis Capital Management

12:45pm – 2:10pm Lunch Presentations

12:55pm- 1:25pm KEYNOTE – Lending on the Blockchain – Unbank Yourself
Alex Mashinsky, Celsius

1:30pm – 2:00pm KEYNOTE – TBA

2:20pm – 3:10pm PANEL 3 – Asset Based Lending in the Emerging Global
Economy
Donald Clarke, Asset Based Lending [MODERATOR]
Chris Del Gatto, Delgatto Diamond Finance Fund
Brian Weiner, Newbridge
Teresa Tundidor, Amerant Bank

3:10pm – 3:40pm Networking Break

3:45pm – 4:45pm PANEL 4 – Leveraging Blockchain Technology in
Borrowing
Scott Daspin, Triad Securities Corp.
Martin Garcia, Genesis Trading

Thank you to our sponsors!


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