New Meetup: Taking Advantage of Distress and Searching for a Real Estate Recover

From: saul d.
Sent on: Friday, October 2, 2009 8:24 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Economist readers!

What: Taking Advantage of Distress and Searching for a Real Estate Recover

When: October 14,[masked]:30 PM

Where:
Alice Tully Hall
65th and Broadway Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023

Thanks to Beth for forwading this event.

Make sure you buy tickets from the lincoln center. Dont just RSVP in meetup :)

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http://www.lincolncenter.org/show_events_list.asp?eventcode=23107

THE REAL DEAL 5th ANNUAL FORUM
Distressed Opportunities
Taking Advantage of Distress and
Searching for a Real Estate Recovery
Wednesday, October 14,[masked]:30 PM
Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
3PM (Networking/Exhibition) 6:30 PM (Main Event)
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

As the commercial and residential real estate markets experience challenges which haven't been faced before, The Real Deal?s annual forum will explore opportunities in the distressed marketplace. A panel of experts including developers, brokers, financiers, city officials and economists will debate what the future holds for the New York City market and how they are coping with the downturn. The panel will also explore the concept of ?disruptive innovation,? which involves new methods of doing business that shake up an industry and displace established competitors.

EXHIBITION/NETWORKING AT 3:00PM;
EVENT STARTS AT 6:30PM.

(For sponsorship opportunities please contact [address removed])

FEATURED PANELISTS INCLUDE:

Joseph J. Sitt, Chief Executive Officer, Thor Equities

Miki Naftali, President and CEO of EI AD Us Holding, Inc.

Nouriel Roubini is the co-founder and chairman of RGE Monitor

Mark Zandi- Mark Zandi is chief economist and cofounder of Moody?s Economy.com

Brian Sullivan- Anchor, FOX Business Network

Pam Liebman-President & Chief Executive Officer, The Corcoran Group Inc.

Dolly Lenz- Real Estate, Vice Chairman Prudential Douglas Elliman

Brian Sullivan

Anchor, FOX Business Network

Brian Sullivan joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in April 2008 as an anchor. He co-anchors the 10am-12pm ET hours of the FOX Business block.

Joseph J. Sitt

Chief Executive Officer, Thor Equities
Chairman and Managing Principal, Thor Urban Property Fund

Mr. Sitt serves as Chief Executive Officer of Thor Equities, a forward-thinking national development and redevelopment company. Thor Equities specializes in urban real estate projects and public/private partnerships in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. In addition to his responsibilities as the company?s CEO, Mr. Sitt also serves as the Chairman and Managing Principal of the Thor Urban Property Funds with equity in excess of $1 billion in various private equity funds specializing in value-added investments in shopping centers, malls and mixed-use urban projects.

Mark Zandi

Chief Economist and Cofounder of Moody?s Economy.Com

Mark Zandi serves as chief economist and cofounder of Moody?s Economy.com, where he directs the company?s research and consulting activities. Moody?s Economy.com, a division of Moody?s Analytics, provides economic research and consulting services to businesses, governments and other institutions.

Mark?s research interests include macro, financial and regional economics. His recent research has studied the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy, analyzed the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies, and assessed the appropriate policy response to bubbles in asset markets. Mark also conducts regular briefings on the economy. He is quoted often in national and global publications, is frequently interviewed by major news media outlets, and is the author of Financial Shock, an expos? of the subprime financial crisis.

Miki Naftali

President and CEO,
The Elad Group

Miki Naftali serves as President and CEO of the New York headquartered Elad Group (and its subsidiary, Elad Properties), a leading New York and international developer and owner of prime residential and commercial real estate, including an impressive and growing multi-billion dollar collection of luxury properties.

Nouriel Roubini

Co-Founder and Chairman of RGE Monitor

Nouriel Roubini is the co-founder and chairman of RGE Monitor, an innovative economic and geo-strategic information service and consultancy. Nouriel is also a Professor of Economics at New York University?s Stern School of Business. From[masked], he served as the Senior Economist for International Affairs at the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then the Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises amongst other issues.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/economist/calendar/11533364/

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