40th Annual
Cornell Real Estate Conference

Celebrating our 40th Year of Thought Leadership

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Date:
October 21st, 2022

Time:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

Keynote Speakers

Steering Committee

Co-Chairs

Gabe Boyar ’87 (Amherst Capital)
Jen Davis ’12 (Northwood Investors)

Members

Bruce Batkin ’76 (Convene Capital)
Adam Burinescu ‘03 (Centerbridge Partners)
Spencer Burton MPS ‘15 (Stablewood Properties)*
Steven Carvell (Cornell – Center for Real Estate and Finance)
Jason Chiverton ’05 (Rockpoint Group)
James Deck ‘13 (Henderson Park)
Christy Fields ‘89 (Meketa Investment Group)
Tracey Gamble ’99 (Apollo)
Natalie Hong ‘07 (United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund)
Meg Keilbach ‘88 (Cornell – Alumni Affairs & Development)
Rob Kline ’84 (Chartres Lodging Group)
Matthew Mitchell ‘97 (SteepRock Capital)
Emily H. Reith ‘96 (Cornell Real Estate Council)
Neville Rhone ’93 (Arc Capital Partners)
Alan Riffkin ’88 (AFR Capital Advisory)*
Chuck Rosenzweig ’85, JD ‘88 (Criterion RE Capital)
Paul Rubacha ’72 (Ashley Capital)*
David Rupert ‘79 (Griffin Capital)*
Federico Sanchez ‘24 (Cornell Real Estate Council Intern)
Seth Singerman ’99 (Singerman Real Estate)
George Sotelo ’22 (PJT Partners)
Alan Tantleff ’87 (FTI Consulting)
Firas Turkmani ’14 (Ackman-Ziff)
Catherine von Seggern MPS ’98 (Ernst & Young)
Jenny Wang ‘12 (Sunrise Real Estate)*
Doug Weill ‘88 (Hodes Weill)*
Priscilla Anne Wongso ’24 (Cornell Real Estate Council Intern)
Lynn Zuckerman Gray JD ‘75 (Campus Scout)*

Conference Agenda

  • 8:00 - 8:45am

    REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

  • 8:45 - 9:00am

    WELCOME REMARKS
    Gabe Boyar, Managing Director, Amherst Capital Management
    Jen Davis, Co-Head of Investor Relations, Northwood Investors

  • 9:00 - 9:45am

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    Keynote: Jeffrey Aronson, Managing Principal, Centerbridge
    Moderator: Doug Selser, Founder, Fair Street Partners

  • 9:45 - 10:45am

    PANEL 1: C-SUITE CHECK-IN
    Panelist: Jodie McLean, CEO, Edens
    Panelist: Ralph Rosenberg. Global Head of Real Estate, KKR & Co.
    Panelist: Kathleen McCarthy, Global Co-Head of Real Estate, Blackstone+
    Moderator: David Hodes, Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Hodes Weill & Associates

  • 10:45 - 11:00am

    NETWORKING BREAK

  • 11:00 - 12:00pm

    PRESENTATION OF CORNELL REAL ESTATE REVIEW’S 2022 INDUSTRY LEADER AWARD

    Introduction: Cody Danks Burke, Acting Director, Baker Program in Real Estate
    Honoree: Owen Thomas, CEO, Boston Properties
    Moderator: Michael Bilerman

  • 12:00 - 12:45pm

    PANEL 2: REAL ESTATE AT CORNELL

    Benefactor: Paul Rubacha, Co-Founder, Ashley Capital
    Panelist: Andrew Karolyi, Dean, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
    Panelist: J. Meejin Yoon, Dean, Cornell College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
    Moderator: David Rupert, Vice Chairman, Griffin Capital Company

  • 12:45 - 1:45pm

    LUNCH AND NETWORKING BREAK

  • 1:45 - 2:15pm

    GLOBAL ALLOCATIONS MONITOR WITH HODES WEILL
    Presenter: Doug Weill, Managing Partner, Hodes Weill & Associates

  • 2:15 - 3:15pm

    PANEL 3: “CHECKING IN” WITH HOTEL LEADERS
    Panelist: Michelle Russo, Founder & CEO, HotelAVE
    Panelist: Jay Shah, CEO, Hersha Hospitality Group
    Panelist: Jonathan Wang, Founder & CEO, EOS Investors
    Moderator: Alan Tantleff, Senior Managing Director, Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure, FTI Consulting

  • 3:15 - 3:30pm

    CLOSING REMARKS

  • 3:30 - 4:30pm

    NETWORKING

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