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Tony Canzoneri Tony Canzoneri (Advisory Board Co-Chair)
The Picerne Group

Tony Canzoneri handles government and community relations matters for The Picerne Group. His legal career has focused on handling sophisticated real estate transactions and government relations matters for private and public sector clients involving planning, development, construction contracts and disputes, financing and ownership of residential, retail, office, industrial, mixed-use, master planned communities, and infrastructure.

Michael McCann Michael McCann (Advisory Board Co-Chair), Managing Director

Michael McCann is a Managing Director in the Orange County office of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LLP (HFF) and has over 22 years of institutional real estate investment management experience. He is responsible for investment advising, underwriting, and marketing of investment sale and joint venture equity transactions for institutional quality properties in southern California and other western U.S. markets.

Steve Ames Steve Ames, Managing Director, Western Region
USAA Real Estate Company

As Managing Director of the Western Region for USAA Real Estate Company, Steve is responsible for new business generation including identification, coordination and implementation of development and build-to-suit transactions. In addition, Steve handles real estate acquisitions in the California, Nevada and Arizona for the company. He is responsible for all aspects of the acquisition process including sourcing

Jeff Baize Jeff Baize, Founder and CEO
Brookhurst Development

Jeff D. Baize is the Founder and CEO of Brookhurst Development Corp., a national development firm that focuses exclusively on public-private partnerships (“P3s”) with federal, state and local governments. Brookhurst is a national leader in the acquisition, development, and management of governmental facilities and social infrastructure. With offices in Newport Beach, Sacramento, Indianapolis and Houston and a

Chris Black Chris Black, Senior Vice President - Acquisitions
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers

Christopher Black is a Senior Vice President responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities in the Western United States for Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers. This involves acquiring existing properties as well as providing joint venture equity for development projects. These investments include office, industrial, retail and multi-family properties.

Greg Blomstrand Greg Blomstrand
American Realty Advisors

Bio coming soon.

Pete Cassiano Pete Cassiano
Invesco Real Estate OC

Bio coming soon.

Martin Caverly Martin Caverly, Chief Executive Officer
EVOQ Properties, Inc.

Mr. Caverly is a seasoned real estate private equity investor with over 20 years of direct and platform real estate investing experience. Prior to joining EVOQ Properties, Mr. Caverly founded a real estate consulting, advisory, and principal investing firm, 2120 Partners, focused on fundraising, operational and investing strategies for existing real estate platforms and institutional and high net worth investors. Mr.

Steve Corrigan Steve Corrigan
Black Rock

Bio coming soon.

Mark Forbes Mark Forbes, Executive Vice President
City National Bank

Mark J. Forbes is executive vice president and manager of the Real Estate Division of City National Bank. He also serves on the bank’s Executive Committee.

Mr. Forbes is responsible for providing a wide range of financial services to real estate developers and

Max Fowles-Pazdro Max Fowles-Pazdro, Founder
Black Pearl Real Estate

Max is the founder of Blackpearl Real Estate, as privately held investment vehicle which makes strategic investments in opportunistic real estate transactions in both North America and Europe.

Max has an extensive Real Estate Private Equity experience on a North American and pan-European

Steve Fried Steve Fried, Principal of Originations
Mesa West Capital

Steve Fried is a Principal of Originations at Mesa West Capital, overseeing loan origination in Southern California, the Southwestern US, and Texas. Since joining the firm Steve has financed over $1 billion in commercial real estate transactions across all major property types. With offices in Los Angeles and New York, Mesa West is a real estate finance company with over $2 billion in lending capacity. Mesa West

John Gebhardt John Gebhardt
SEG Advisors

John A. Gebhardt is a Principal in the real estate consulting and investment firm of SEG Advisors. In such role he is active in project consulting and asset management, development and leasing of retail, mixed-use and office properties. He is currently working in an advisory capacity with LNR Property Company on the 1.3 million square foot Boulevards mixed-use project in Carson, CA, with Panattoni Development Company

David Goldman David Goldman
LBG Realty Advisors

Bio coming soon.

Paul Habibi Paul Habibi, Lecturer

Paul is a lecturer in real estate at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where he has been a finalist for the Teacher of the Year Award every year he has taught MBA students. He teaches in the areas of real estate finance, development and social entrepreneurship. Paul began his teaching career at UCLA in 2004.

Alison Hawkins Alison Hawkins, Principal - Capital Raising & Asset Management
Artemis Real Estate Partners

Alison Hawkins is a Principal responsible for capital raising and asset management at Artemis Real Estate Partners (“Artemis”). Founded in 2009 by Deborah Harmon and Penny Pritzker, Artemis is a real estate investment management firm that seeks to invest with best-in-class local operating partners, both established and emerging, in multifamily, office, industrial, retail and senior housing across opportunistic,

Robert	Held Robert Held, President and CEO
Held Properties Inc

Robert D. Held has been in the real estate industry for more than 37 years. He has expertise in administration, construction, management, finance, property work-outs, tenant leasing and institutional liaison. He has provided services in construction, leasing, marketing, and sales for more than 2,000,000 square feet of commercial and residential properties throughout the United States. In this capacity, he has

Peter Houghton Peter Houghton
Lowe Enterprises Investors

Bio coming soon.

Jim Howard Jim Howard
Bentall Kennedy

Bio coming soon.

William Karnick William Karnick
Colony Realty Partners

Bio coming soon.

Jessica Levin Jessica Levin, Director, Acquisitions
Intercontinental RE Corp

Ms. Levin works in Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation’s west coast office, located in Los Angeles. Ms. Levin helped spear-head the opening of the office in 2007. As Director of Acquisitions, Ms. Levin is responsible for evaluating acquisition opportunities for Intercontinental sponsored funds, with a primary focus on the Western United States. In this role, she is responsible for opportunity identification and

Thomas	Mullahey Thomas Mullahey
AEW Capital Management

Bio coming soon.

Jeffrey Palmer Jeffrey Palmer, Chief Technology Officer and Partner
PMI Properties

Jeffrey Palmer is responsible for the partnership’s strategy, planning, and product development. Prior to PMI, Palmer headed acquisitions and leasing for PMI Financial, as well as operated a business in partnership with Charles Dunn Company that served as court appointed receivers at the request of major financial institutions.

Richard Pink Richard Pink, Managing Director
Clarion Partners

Richard Pink is a Managing Director of Clarion Partners responsible for originating, negotiating and closing investments in California. He joined Clarion Partners in 2006 and has over 40 years of real estate experience. During the past 5 years, Mr. Pink has acquired apartments in Marina del Rey, Chino Hills, and Orange County, office buildings in Del Mar Heights, Orange County and Burbank, industrial properties in

Jeff Reder Jeff Reder, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions
Urdang Capital Management

As Senior Vice President, Acquisitions at URDANG, Mr. Reder is responsible for all acquisition activity in the Western United States. He oversees a team focused on sourcing, underwriting and closing real estate acquisitions and investment transactions across a variety of property types. Founded in 1987, URDANG is a registered investment adviser focused exclusively on real estate and is a wholly owned

Steve Reinstein Steve Reinstein, CEO
Long Beach Judicial Partners

Stephen Reinstein is CEO of Long Beach Judicial Partners LLC, Meridiam Infrastructure’s project company, which has a signed a long-term contract with the State of California’s Judicial Council to finance, design, build and operate and maintain a new 545,000 SF courthouse in Downtown Long Beach, California. This project represents the first availability-pay, social Public Private Partnership to reach

Dennis	Reyling Dennis Reyling, Regional Vice President

Dennis is the Regional Vice President for Pankow Builders Southern California Special Projects division responsible for overseeing all preconstruction and construction activities. He has over 32 years of experience in every aspect of development and construction management, including project management, entitlement, administration, local and regional operations management and corporate management. Project

Dean Rostovsky Dean Rostovsky, Director, Los Angeles Office
Clarion Partners

Dean B. Rostovsky is a Director and an Acquisitions Officer at Clarion Partners, based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He oversees transaction activity across property types for the Southern California region on behalf of both fund and separate account investors. Dean has experience in both the private equity and fixed income sectors of the real estate market. Dean joined Clarion Partners again in 2006.

Don Scott Don Scott
First Financial Bancorp

Bio coming soon.

Nicole	Vermeer Nicole Vermeer
UCLA Ziman Center

Bio coming soon.

Dave Wald Dave Wald
Wald Realty Advisors

David Wald started Wald Realty Advisors in 1990. Over the subsequent 22 years, Wald Realty Advisors has evaluated, acquired, managed, constructed, completed, leased, re-positioned and/or sold in excess of $3 billion of commercial real estate and real estate driven businesses for more than 200 clients, including more than 65 lenders.

Michael E. Wise Michael E. Wise, Senior Partner
J.H. Snyder Company

Michael E. Wise oversees administration, legal tasks, property management and capitalization of both debt and equity. His responsibilities also include reporting and accounting oversight of J.H. Snyder real estate holdings, as well as investor communication, correspondence and meetings.

Richard Ziman Richard Ziman
AVP Advisors

Bio coming soon.

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