Conference Speakers Announced; Registration Now Open

The full list of speakers and panelists for the 2015 Real Estate Conference hosted by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Real Estate Alumni Group has been released. The event will be headlined by keynote speaker Debra Cafaro, CEO & Chairman of Ventas, Inc. Additional speakers include:

Jeff Broaden ’09, AJ Capital Partners
Douglas G. Gaird, The University of Chicago - The Law School
Mike DeMarco ’87, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation
Jonathan Dingel, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Brian Finerty, '03, Equity International
Katherine Gnapp ’89, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Drew Ierardi ’09, Exelon
Steve Livaditis, Eastdil Secured
Mary Ludgin, Heitman
Joseph L. Pagliari, Jr., The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
James Plunkard, Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture
Kenneth P. Riggs, Jr. ’94, Situs RERC
David Schwartz ’90, Waterton Residential
Seth Singerman, Singerman Real Estate, LLC

This year's conference will kick off from 6:00 to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, November 4, with an evening reception at The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. The conference will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm the following day, Thursday, November 5, at the Gleacher Center in Chicago, Illinois.

2015 sponsors of the Real Estate Conference are Latham & Watkins, Draper & Kramer, Eastdil Secured, Equity Commonwealth and Ventas.

Click here to register for the conference.

Click here to download the invitation.