Bay Area Markets are Hot: The 20th Annual Real Estate Conference Takes a Closer Look


Has the Bay Area real estate market reached its peak? How is technology changing the real estate business? These topics and more will be discussed at the 20th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference May 19 in San Francisco.

Fisher Center Chairman Kenneth T. Rosen, will share his popular economic and real estate forecast for the coming year as keynote speaker. His talk will be moderated by Fisher Center Co-chair Robert H. Edelstein. (Pictured: Edelstein (r), with Rosen).

Rosen will be joined by a second keynote speaker, Carol Galante, I. Donald Terner distinguished professor of affordable housing and urban policy, and a former Federal Housing Administration (FHA) commissioner. Her talk will be moderated by Larry Rosenthal, who is both assistant adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy, and program director at the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement.

Additional conference sessions will focus on real estate capital markets, supply and demand trends, and the direction of public Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

Industry experts who will speak at the conference include :

Matt Lituchy, Chief Investment Officer, Jay Paul Company
Tup Fisher, portfolio manager, real estate debt, Washington Capital Management, Inc.
Mark Darley, senior vice president, Grosvenor Americas
William Witte, chairman and CEO, Related California
Rachel Flynn, AIA, director of the planning and building department, City of Oakland
Eric Angstadt, planning and development director, City of Berkeley
Josh Sharfman, Chief Technology Officer, C.A.R.
Mark Lammas, Chief Financial Officer, Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.
Todd Kohli, principal, Populous
Boaz Ashkenazy, partner, CMO, Studio216

The conference will be held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Register for the day-long event here.

Group, non-profit, student, and Berkeley Real Estate Alumni Assoc. (BREAA) discounts are available.

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