Kellogg Real Estate Conference and Venture Competition

by Real Estate Program

Special Event

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

12:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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Venue 610

610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605, United States

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Kellogg Real Estate Conference and Venture Competition

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Kellogg Real Estate Conference will be hosted in conjunction with the fifth year of our Real Estate Venture Competition on Wednesday April 18, 2018. The Real Estate Conference portion of the event will present a high-powered panel of experts discussing the state of the real estate capital markets, as well as technological innovations, along with a keynote speaker.

The Venture Competition brings together student teams from prestigious international universities to pitch real estate venture ideas to a panel of high- level judges, competing for $100,000 in both cash and in-kind prizes.

Learn more about the conference here.  Kellogg students can register to attend via this CampusGroups registration page.


Capital Markets Update panel 
Steve Livaditis, Managing Director, Eastdil Secured
Pamela Boneham Managing Director Barings
Michael Eglit Managing Director Blackstone
Dan Rosenbloom Managing Director Cadre

Real Estate Tech presentations 
Robert McDonald, Professor, Kellogg School of Management
Elliott Burris, Founder and CEO, Dynasty.com
Scott Peterson, CIO, Digital Realty Corp

Keynote chat 
Peter Baccile, President and CEO, First Industrial Realty Trust
Bruce Cohen, CEO, Wrightwood Financial

Preliminary Investment Committee 
Kathryn Arnold, Partner Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
Barrie Bloom, Senior Vice President, GEM Realty Capital
Mark Falanga, CEO and Founder, VentureMark, Inc.
Brian Finerty, Chief Investment Officer, Equity International
Jonathan Glick, Managing Partner, Incubation Capital Partners
Jack Kennedy, President and CEO, ChrisKen
Chris Klare, Incubation Capital Partners
Robert Saunders, CFO, Kaufman Jacobs
Seth Singerman, Managing Principal, Singerman Real Estate
Jeff Sobczynski, Managing Partner, Accord Group
Rush Sturges, Managing Director, William Harris Investors
RJ Wolney, VP, Investment and Finance, Bedrock Detroit

Final Round Judges 
Pamela Herbst, Managing Director, AEW Capital Management
Esko Korhonen, Founder and Managing Partner, Federal Capital Partners
Barry Malkin, Senior Managing Director, GEM Realty Capital

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610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605, United States

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Real Estate Program

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