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Join top institutional investors & experienced fund managers to discuss the future of private real estate investments. Built by PERE’s award-winning editorial team and an advisory board of industry experts, PERE America consistently delivers authoritative speakers, thought-provoking discussions and powerful networking opportunities. Event highlights include:

  • Women’s networking breakfast (invitation only)
  • Exclusive keynote interviews
  • 1-to-1 or private group meetings
  • Topic Focused Virtual Networking Lounge
  • Breakout sessions delving into critical discussions
  • LP Only Think Tank (invitation only) on a range of hot topics
  • Real-world case studies
  • PERE America GP/LP data presentation
  • Virtual site tours with live Q&A
  • …and much more

2020 speakers

Zach Aarons Metaprop

Zach Aarons

Co-Founder and Partner, MetaProp

Zach Aarons is an award-winning PropTech investor, best selling author, professor, and speaker who has been a pioneering thought leader at the forefront of real estate technology for over a decade. In 2010, while working as a Project Manager for inte… Read full bio
Jeff Adler Yardi Matrix

Jeff Adler

Vice President, Yardi Matrix

Jeffrey Adler serves as Vice President, Yardi® Matrix (the data division of Yardi Systems), which is a US multifamily (market rate and affordable), student housing, office, medical office, industrial, retail, and self-storage asset information toolse… Read full bio
Nasir Alamgir Barings

Nasir Alamgir

Head of Portfolio Management and Capital Markets, Barings

Nasir Alamgir is Barings’ Head of Real Estate Debt Portfolio Management and Capital Markets, overseeing the portfolios of private real estate debt investments and real estate capital markets activities. Nasir’s responsibilities include team leadershi… Read full bio
Eliza Bailey, Belay Investment Group

Eliza Bailey

Managing Principal, Belay Investment Group

Eliza Bailey is a Managing Principal of Belay Investment Group involved in all aspects of investment strategy and execution in addition to manager mentoring, capital formation, and overall business development and strategy. Ms. Bailey has been active… Read full bio

Sam Bendix

Managing Director, Investor Relations, National Real Estate Advisors

Mr. Bendix reports directly to the President and CEO to develop and solidify relationships with current and potential investors and raise funds for all firm products by managing strategies to attract new capital and increase assets under management.… Read full bio
Laura Benner

Laura Benner

Senior Vice President Hotel Asset Management, Colony Capital, Inc.

Laura Benner, based in New York, NY, is the Senior Vice President of Hotel Asset Management at Colony Capital, Inc., a leading global digital infrastructure, real estate and investment management firm. As a hotel real estate executive who has worked… Read full bio
Ariel Bentata Accesso

Ariel Bentata

Founder & Managing Partner- Investments, Accesso

Ariel Bentata is Founding and Managing Partner, Investments for Accesso, a commercial real estate investment manager, owner and operator of Class A office properties throughout the country. Mr. Bentata is responsible for directing the company’s inves… Read full bio
Stuart Boesky Pembrook Capital Management LLC

Stuart Boesky

CEO & Founder, Pembrook Capital Management LLC

Mr. Boesky has 36 years of commercial real estate experience and is the Chief Executive Officer of Pembrook Capital Management, LLC (“Pebrook”), which he founded in 2006. Prior to founding Pembrook, Mr. Boesky was a Senior Managing Director and princ… Read full bio
Jonathan Brasse PERE

Jonathan Brasse

Senior Editor, Real Estate, PEI Media Real Estate Publications

Jonathan is Senior Editor for the Real Estate Group of private markets publishing and media group PEI. The group comprises publications PERE and Real Estate Capital. He is responsible for setting the editorial agendas for the print and online edition… Read full bio

Jerry Cain

Managing Director, Slate Asset Management

Jerry is a Managing Director of Slate Asset Management and is focused on the firm’s capital raising efforts for all of its private equity funds. Jerry has over 12 years of experience in capital raising and distribution. Prior to joining Slate in 2020… Read full bio

Kyle Campbell

Senior Reporter, PERE

Kyle is PERE’s senior reporter in North America. His coverage focuses on institutional investors in the US and Canada. He has reported on real estate since 2017.

John Carrick

Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Integrated Capital Management

John Carrick is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Integrated Capital Management (ICM). Mr. Carrick’s extensive experience as a real estate attorney, investment banker and principal is reflected in the execution of more than $75 billion in real est… Read full bio
Daryl Carter Avanath Capital Management, LLC

Daryl Carter

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Avanath Capital Management, LLC

Daryl J. Carter is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Avanath Capital Management, LLC, a California-based investment firm that acquires, renovates, and operates apartment properties, with an emphasis on affordable and workforce communities. Mr. Carter… Read full bio
Deborah Coakley Dexus

Deborah Coakley

Executive General Manager-Funds Management, Dexus

Deborah Coakley is Executive General Manager of Funds Management at Dexus, one of Australia's leading real estate groups. She has responsibility for managing its $15.5 billion funds management platform comprising a number of wholesale pooled funds an… Read full bio
Victor Coleman, Hudson Pacific Properties

Victor Coleman

CEO & Chairman, Hudson Pacific Properties

Victor J. Coleman serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Hudson Pacific Properties, and was the founder and Managing Partner of Hudson Pacific’s predecessor, Hudson Capital. Coleman previously co-founded and led Arden Realty as its Preside… Read full bio
Kevin Colket, Global Hospitality Investment Group

Kevin Colket

Founder and CEO, Global Hospitality Investment Group (GHIG)

Kevin Colket is the Founder and CEO of the Global Hospitality Investment Group (GHIG), a real estate private equity firm incorporated in January 2019. GHIG invests in distressed and under-valued hotels (single assets, portfolios, and operating compan… Read full bio
Lisa Davis PGIM Real Estate

Lisa Davis

Executive Director and Portfolio Manager, Impact Investing, PGIM Real Estate

Lisa Davis is an executive director at PGIM Real Estate and portfolio manager of Impact Investing. Based in New York City, Lisa is responsible for developing and leading PGIM Real Estate’s Impact Investing Strategy. Most recently, Lisa was director o… Read full bio
Marc Deluca KBS

Marc DeLuca

Regional President, Eastern Region, KBS

As regional president for KBS, Mr. DeLuca is responsible for all acquisitions, dispositions and asset management activities in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Ohio. Mr. DeLuca is also chairman of the KBS Investm… Read full bio
Raj Dhanda Blackcreek Group

Raj Dhanda

CEO, Black Creek Group

Raj Dhanda is Chief Executive Officer for Black Creek Group, a leading real estate investment management firm. Mr. Dhanda joined the firm in 2016 as President and was named Chief Executive Officer in April 2018. Mr. Dhanda also serves on the Board of… Read full bio
Douglas Faron CIM Group

Douglas Faron

First Vice President- Investments, CIM Group

Doug Faron serves as First Vice President on the Investments team for the CIM Group, a vertically-integrated owner and operator of over $30bn of real assets in urban markets across North America. At CIM, Mr. Faron is responsible for sourcing, structu… Read full bio
Christy Fields, Meketa

Christy Fields

Managing Principal, Head of Real Estate Solutions, Meketa

Ms. Fields is a Managing Principal and Head of Real Estate Portfolio Solutions at Meketa Investment Group. She is also an owner and member of the Board of Directors of the firm. She leads the firm’s Diversity Leadership Committee and participates as… Read full bio
John Fitzpatrick Blackstone

John Fitzpatrick

Managing Director and CTO, Blackstone Real Estate

John Fitzpatrick is a Managing Director and Global Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone Real Estate within the Technology and Innovations group. He is responsible for all aspects of technology across Blackstone Real Estate and our portfolio compani… Read full bio
Tracey Gamble Apollo

Tracey Gamble

Managing Director, Real Assets, Apollo

Ms. Gamble joined Apollo in 2015 and is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Private Equity Group. Ms. Gamble is primarily responsible for asset management of the Firm’s U.S. real estate investments and is also involved in the diligence and executi… Read full bio
Marc Gonzi Colony Capital

Marc C. Ganzi

President & CEO, Colony Capital, Inc.

Marc C. Ganzi is President and Chief Executive Officer of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY). Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of Colony Capital & Chief Executive Officer of Digital Colony, Mr. Ganzi founded and served as Ch… Read full bio
Gregg Gerkin T.D. Bank

Gregg Gerken

Head of U.S. Commercial Real Estate, T.D. Bank

Gregg Gerken is the Head of Commercial Real Estate for TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. Gregg is responsible for a $20 Billion Investment Real Estate portfolio and a $2 Billion LIHTC Equity portfolio serving regional, Institutional Real Estat… Read full bio
Jay Glaubach Ares Management

Jay Glaubach

Partner, Ares Management

Mr. Glaubach is a Partner in the Ares Real Estate Group, where he runs the group's equity investment activities across the Western United States. He also oversees the Ares Real Estate Opportunity Fund series as Co-Portfolio Manager. Mr. Glaubach serv… Read full bio
Joe Gorin Barings

Joe Gorin

Head of Portfolio Management and Value-Add Investing, Barings

Joe Gorin is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Joe is a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management and Value-Add Investing, responsible for refin… Read full bio
Justin Guichard, Oaktree Capital

Justin Guichard

Co-Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Debt and Structred Credit, Oaktree Capital

Mr. Guichard joined Oaktree in 2007. He is a managing director and co-portfolio manager for Oaktree’s Real Estate Debt and Structured Credit strategies. In addition to his strategy management responsibilities, Mr. Guichard is responsible for investin… Read full bio

Adam Handwerker

Managing Director, Rialto Capital Management

Mr. Handwerker joined Rialto in 2020 and is responsible for capital raising and business development. Prior to joining Rialto, Mr. Handwerker was a Managing Director of Hodes Weill & Associates, where he was a founding member of the team at forma… Read full bio
Todd Henderson DWS Group

Todd Henderson

Head of Real Estate, Americas, DWS Group

Mr. Henderson is the Global Co-Head of Real Estate Investments and the Head of Real Estate Americas for DWS’ Alternatives Platform. Mr. Henderson is a member of the DWS Global Leadership Team, DWS Global Investment Division Leadership Committee, and… Read full bio
Thomas Hester Stepstone

Thomas Hester

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Mr. Hester is a member of the real estate team and focuses on various investment and portfolio management activities. Prior to StepStone, Mr. Hester was a senior vice president at Courtland Partners, Ltd., an international real estate advisory firm w… Read full bio
Brandon Huffman Rubenstein Partners

Brandon Huffman

Portfolio Manager of Equity Investments, Rubenstein Partners

Brandon has held a variety of positions at Rubenstein Partners – an office-focused fund manager – since joining the firm in 2008 and currently serves as Managing Principal, in which role he is responsible for implementing and overseeing all aspects o… Read full bio
Zoe Huges NAREIM

Zoe Hughes

CEO, NAREIM

Zoe has more than two decades of communications expertise and is currently CEO of the industry association, NAREIM. Created by leaders and senior executives in private real estate 30 years ago, NAREIM is the home of real estate investment management… Read full bio

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez

Head of Fund Manager Research, PEI

Daniel Humphrey Rodriguez is PERE’s Head of Fund Manager Research. Based in London, he is responsible for leading PERE’s research and analysis of private market GPs globally. He is also responsible for a number of leading market rankings and reports… Read full bio
Dan Jackson Starwood Capital Group

Dan Jackson

Chief Information Officer, Starwood Capital Group

Daniel Jackson is the Chief Information Officer at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, he directs Starwood Capital’s technology having global responsibility for all initiatives and platforms for the Firm, its portfolio companies, and affiliates. Pr… Read full bio
Mark Jacobs Oaktree Capital

Mark Jacobs

Co-Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Income, Oaktree Capital

Mr. Jacobs joined Oaktree in 2001. He is a managing director and co-portfolio manager of the Real Estate Income strategy. Mr. Jacobs is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing equity and debt investment opportunities across all p… Read full bio
Angela Johnson Torchlight Investors

Angela Johnson

Senior Vice President, Torchlight Investors

Angela Johnson is a Senior Vice President at Torchlight Investors. Prior to Torchlight, Ms. Johnson worked at KKR as a real estate product specialist and was responsible for global capital raising activities. Prior to that, Ms. Johnson was with Partn… Read full bio
Meghan Johnson The Climate Service

Meghan Johnson

Associate Senior Analyst, The Climate Service

Meghan Johnson has been working with The Climate Service for the past year remotely from Paris, France, focusing primarily on developing climate risk analytics frameworks for real estate assets. Prior to her work with TCS, Meghan was responsible for… Read full bio

Jeff Kanne

President and CEO, National Real Estate Advisors

Mr. Kanne is responsible for leading National and its subsidiaries. He organizes, plans, leads, directs, and controls all operations of the firm, including new business development; initiating, promoting and oversight of major transactions; and marke… Read full bio
Peter Kaye Rockwood Capital

Peter Kaye

Managing Partner, Rockwood Capital

Peter A. Kaye, based in San Francisco, has 27 years of experience in the real estate industry. Mr. Kaye serves on Rockwood’s Management Committee and, in such capacity, works with the other Managing Partners to set the overall strategic direction of… Read full bio

Inna Khidekel

Partner-Capital Markets Group, Bridge Investment Group

Inna Khidekel serves as a Partner in Capital Markets at Bridge Investment Group. In this capacity, Ms. Khidekel’s principal role is to expand Bridge’s business and product development efforts with institutional investors around the world. Ms. Khideke… Read full bio
Arshiya Khullar PEI Media

Arshiya Khullar

Senior Reporter, PERE, PEI Media

Arshiya Khullar is a senior reporter at PERE covering the private real estate news in North America. Before moving to New York in 2019, she was the Asia Editor for PERE in Hong Kong, where she oversaw the editorial team and also covered Asia-Pacific… Read full bio
Jim Landau, MetLife Investments

Jim Landau

Director of Asset Management, MetLife Investment Management

Jim Landau, LEED AP, is the Head of Asset Management for MetLife Real Estate's Washington, D.C., region. He is a member of MetLife's ESG Advisory Committee and RE Technology Committee. Landau has led many initiatives at his firms including the writin… Read full bio
Brendan Mac Donald Stepstone

Brendan MacDonald

Partner, StepStone Group

Mr. MacDonald is a founding partner of StepStone’s real estate business. Focusing on GP-led recapitalizations, secondaries and co-investments, he helps to oversee US investment activity for SRE’s discretionary funds and separate accounts. Prior to jo… Read full bio
Patrick Maloney Circle Industrial

Patrick Maloney

Principal, Circle Industrial

Mr. Maloney co-founded Circle Industrial and leads all major operational and capital deployment decisions. He has over 30 years of real estate experience exclusively as an industrial professional, beginning his career at CBRE for 9 years as a broker… Read full bio
Christopher Merrill Harrison Street

Christopher Merrill

CEO and Chairman, Harrison Street

Mr. Christopher Merrill is the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Harrison Street, a real assets investment management firm he co-founded in 2005. As of 2Q20 the firm has completed approximately $35 billion in transactional volume and has over $27 billi… Read full bio
Nick Moore Lionpoint Group

Nick Moore

Founder and Executive Director, Lionpoint Group

Nick Moore is a Founder & Executive Director at Lionpoint Group, responsible for global business strategy and execution. He has a background in private equity and real estate along with extensive front-to-back office operations and technology exp… Read full bio
Hester Muis NYCEDC

Hester Muis

Executive Vice President, Real Estate Transaction Services, NYCEDC

Hester oversees NYCEDC’s Real Estate Transaction Services department, leading the organization’s public-private partnerships involving City-owned property to support the growth of quality jobs, promote livable and affordable communities, and facilita… Read full bio
John Murray PIMCO

John Murray

Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate, PIMCO

Mr. Murray is a Managing Director and a Portfolio Manager in the Newport Beach office, and is the global head of commercial real estate. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, he structured real estate transactions throughout the U.S. at JER Partners. Befor… Read full bio
Jonathan A. Needell Kairos Investment Management Company

Jonathan A. Needell

President & Chief Investment Officer, Kairos Investment Management Company

Mr. Needell joined the firm in 2006 and is currently President and Chief Investment Officer, responsible for overseeing acquisition and development, underwriting and analyses, dispositions, and asset management. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Needell was the… Read full bio
Jay Neveloff Kramer Levin

Jay Neveloff

Partner and Chair, Real Estate, Kramer Levin

Jay A. Neveloff advises a broad range of clients involved with the development, ownership and financing of real estate projects, including high-profile mixed-use, commercial, retail, and residential projects in New York City and throughout the countr… Read full bio
Onay Payne Clarion Partners

Onay Payne

Managing Director, Clarion Partners

Ms. Payne is an equity owner and Managing Director of Clarion Partners. She is a Portfolio Manager with responsibility for several billion in assets under management. Ms. Payne currently sits on Clarion’s Career Management Committee, and previously s… Read full bio

Cory Perlstein

Co-Head of North America Real Estate, Sculptor

Cory Perlstein is an Executive Managing Director and Co-Head of North American Real Estate at Sculptor Real Estate. Mr. Perlstein has been with Sculptor Real Estate since the group’s formation in 2003, and during that time has focused on equity, debt… Read full bio
Robin Potts Canyon Partners

Robin Potts

Co-Head of Real Estate Investments and Director of Acquisitions, Canyon Partners

Robin Potts is the Co-Head of Real Estate Investments and Director of Acquisitions for CPRE. Ms. Potts has been with Canyon Partners for 14 years, is responsible for overseeing the origination and acquisitions of debt and equity investments across Ca… Read full bio
Ari Rastegar Rastegar Property Company

Ari Rastegar

Founder and CEO, Rastegar Propety Company

Ari Rastegar is known for both his specialized expertise in real estate and his contrarian investment strategies, and is considered a leader of the next generation of real estate managers. After graduating from Texas A&M, Ari went on to receive h… Read full bio

Anthony Ross

Managing Director, State Street Corporation

Anthony Ross, CPA is a Managing Director with State Street Global Services and Head of Real Estate Product Management. He is responsible for driving growth for State Street’s Real Estate Fund Administration platform and providing clients with operati… Read full bio
Mit Shah, Noble Investment Group

Mit Shah

Senior Managing Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Noble Investment Group

As founder and chief executive officer, Mr. Shah provides overall strategic guidance for the Noble organization and heads its investment committee. He has been profiled in Newsweek magazine as one of the most influential South Asians in the United St… Read full bio
Raphael Sidelsky, W5 Group

Raphael Sidelsky

Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate, W5 Group

Raphael Sidelsky is the head of real estate investing for W5 Group which has offices in New York, Miami and Switzerland. Established in 2009, W5 Group is the Winter Family Investment Office. W5 Group focuses on innovative real estate investments eith… Read full bio
James Simmons Asland Capital Partners

James Simmons

CEO & Founding Partner, Asland Capital Partners

Managing Partner and CEO Jim Simmons serves as head of Asland Capital Partners’ investment committee and runs the day-to-day operations of the firm. With more than two decades of real estate investment experience, Mr. Simmons focuses on sourcing and… Read full bio
Peter Sotoloff Mack Real Estate Group

Peter Sotoloff

Managing Director & CIO, Mack Real Estate Group

Mr. Sotoloff co-founded MRECS in 2014 and serves as a Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, as well as member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining MRECS, he was a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Originations of Blackstone Real Es… Read full bio

Jordan Stutts

Senior Writer, Private Markets, PEI

Jordan Stutts is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in New York. Since 2015, Jordan has covered trends in the funding and financing of infrastructure assets around the world. His stories range from the simple power-purchase agreement… Read full bio
Dan Teper Brookfield

Dan Teper

Managing Director, Real Estate, Brookfield

Dan Teper is a Managing Director for Brookfield’s Real Estate Group, responsible for managing and executing investment activities in the U.S. Mr. Teper joined Brookfield in 2016. Prior to joining Brookfield, he held a number of mergers and acquisitio… Read full bio
Jennifer Tribush State Street

Jennifer Tribush

Senior Vice President, State Street

Jennifer Tribush is a Senior Vice President and the Global Head of Product for the Alternatives Segment. Ms. Tribush is responsible for developing the product strategy as well as supporting the management of our relationships throughout the industry.… Read full bio
Brendan Wallace Fifth Wall

Brendan Wallace

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fifth Wall

Brendan Wallace is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall, where he guides the firm’s strategic vision. Prior to starting Fifth Wall, Brendan co-founded Identified, a workforce optimization data and analytics company that raised $33 million… Read full bio
Blair Welch Slate Asset Management

Blair Welch

Founding Partner, Slate Asset Management

Blair co-founded Slate in 2005. Slate is a leading real estate focused alternative investment platform with approximately $6.5 billion in assets under management across Canada, the United States and Europe. Slate manages two TSX-listed public REITs a… Read full bio

Jennifer Wenzel

Director, Investment Management Division, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Jennifer Wenzel is a Senior Investment Manager at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, a $150 billion pension fund. Jennifer joined TRS in 2009 and is a member of the Investment Division Real Estate team where she leads investments in both funds a… Read full bio
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