3rd Real Estate Preferred Equity & Mezzanine Financing Summit

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About The Conference

iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the 3RD REAL ESTATE PREFERRED EQUITY & MEZZANINE FINANCING SUMMIT due to take place on May 9th, 2012 in New York City.  The event will explore in greater depth the recent developments in the real estate preferred equity & mezzanine loan industry as well as unique investment strategies and opportunities.  Learn about the year’s performance in the real estate lending market as well as how to protect yourself when entering into this type of agreement.  Leading experts will discuss the latest competitive issues along with  which loan financing techniques are now being used.  This senior-level forum will provide the perfect platform to meet face-to-face and network with Lenders, Private Equity Firms, Institutional Real Estate Investors, Investment Banks, Distressed Debt Firms and Investors, Hedge Funds, Real Estate Asset Management Firms, Developers, Real Estate Owners and Investors to address the future of the industry.

Key Topics Covered

  • Real Estate Preferred Equity & Mezzanine Market Outlook for 2012
  • CMBS 2.0 - State of the Market for 2012
  • Rescue Capital, AB Structures and White Knight Capital in Real Estate
  • Hot Issues when Structuring and Documenting a Mezzanine Loan
  • Lowering the Price of Capital and Improving Preferred Equity Returns
  • Real Estate Loan Restructurings & Loan Workout Solutions
  • Exit Strategies in Real Estate Transactions
  • Market Conditions Viewpoint for Lending in the Real Estate Market
  • Plus a pre-conference workshop on CRE/Loan Purchases and Pitfalls to Avoid

Network With Leading

  • Finance Lenders
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Mezzanine Loan Firms
  • Institutional Real Estate Investors
  • Investment Banks
  • Distressed Debt Firms and Investors
  • Real Estate Asset Management Firms
  • Commercial Real Estate Executives
  • Real Estate Developers, Owners & Investors
7:30 am - REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST
8:30 am - CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
8:45 am - REAL ESTATE PREFERRED EQUITY & MEZZANINE MARKET OUTLOOK FOR 2012
  • Is Credit tightening in the US mezzanine and preferred debt market outlook for 2012?
  • Should lenders and investors in middle markets adopt a long-term view towards their portfolio investments?
  • Due to recent experience, are mezz lenders oriented more to preferred equity positions?
  • What are commercial real estate lending patterns indicating for the rest of the year?
  • A description of the current outlook for mezzanine and preferred equity in today’s real estate market
Jay A. Neveloff

Jay A. Neveloff

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL LLP

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Randall S. Rothschild

Randall S. Rothschild

Managing Director, Real Estate Debt Strategies

BLACKSTONE

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Bruce Batkin

Bruce Batkin

CEO & Co-Founder

TERRA CAPITAL PARTNERS

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Cary Carpenter

Cary Carpenter

SVP - CRE Debt Trading & Syndication

STARWOOD

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John A. Garth

John A. Garth

Managing Director, Originations

THE PEMBROOK GROUP, LLC

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9:30 am - CMBS 2.0 – STATE OF THE MARKET FOR 2012
  • Is there a greater discipline on new loan originations using CMBS 2.0 market & industry standards?
  • Using CMBS 2.0 guidelines to refinance performing properties that have suffered valuations drops
  • Are lenders being overwhelmed by an increasingly unpredictable cost of funds and pricing for securitization?
  • 2012: A return of mezz debt, A/B notes and preferred equity structures to facilitate the necessary capital
  • Debt yield expectations, why few loans can be financed or refinanced without additional capital?
Brian Lancaster

Brian Lancaster

Head of MBS, CMBS and ABS Strategies

RBS GLOBAL BANKING & MARKETS

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Mark Green

Mark Green

Managing Director

LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORPORATION

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Jeff Berenbaum

Jeff Berenbaum

CMBS Strategy and Analysis

CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS, INC

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Ronald Kravit

Ronald Kravit

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Investing

CERBERUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.

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Jeffrey A. Lenobel

Jeffrey A. Lenobel

Partner and Chair, Real Estate Department

SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP

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Warren Ashenmil

Warren Ashenmil

Managing Director, CRE/CMBS Trading

TRICADIA CAPITAL

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10:15 am - MORNING NETWORKING BREAK
10:45 am - RESCUE CAPITAL, AB STRUCTURES AND WHITE KNIGHT CAPITAL IN REAL ESTATE
  • Using rescue capital to extend loan terms, lower interest rates, reset balloon payments & lower fees
  • How to effectively attract a rescue capital firm for your investment property restructuring
  • Explaining how the A/B note structure is making a comeback in new Real Estate loan originations
  • Example of a Commercial Real Estate Loan Workout Involving the A/B Note Structures
  • White Knight Capital used in restructuring a property's financial condition and restoring value
Jonathan B. Schultz

Jonathan B. Schultz

Co-founder & Managing Principal

ONYX EQUITIES, LLC

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Todd Sammann

Todd Sammann

Principal

COLONY CAPITAL, LLC

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Spencer Garfield

Spencer Garfield

Managing Director, Credit & Real Estate Department

FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC

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Christopher LaBianca

Christopher LaBianca

President

RCG LONGVIEW

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Robert Verrone

Robert Verrone

Principal

RON HOUND MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC

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Steven D. Klein

Steven D. Klein

Partner

WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER LLP

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11:30 am - HOT ISSUES WHEN STRUCTURING AND DOCUMENTING A MEZZANINE LOAN
  • Is your non-recourse carve out guaranty up to date: what is changing & what is debated
  • How can structural subordination be impaired?  The impact of in re General Growth and in re JER/Jameson
  • Issues surrounding certificating your security interest under Article 8
  • What are the”battle lines” in the inter creditor agreement between the mezz and mortgage lender?
David Lynn

David Lynn

Founder & President

EVEREST HEALTHCARE PROPERTIES

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Gary M. Zimmerman

Gary M. Zimmerman

Chief Underwriting Counsel, UCCPlus Division

FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE GROUP

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Leo V. Leyva

Leo V. Leyva

Member

COLE SCHOTZ

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David McLain

David McLain

Partner & CIO

PALISADES

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12:15 pm - LUNCHEON ADDRESS
12:25 pm - NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Sponsored by Advantage Group

1:30 pm - DISTRESSED MORTGAGE DEBT AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES IN REAL ESTATE
  • Market practices for selling distressed debt: one-off sales v. bulk portfolio sales (e.g. Anglo Irish Bank), private v. public sales
  • How can buyers wade through the seller’s information and extract the essentials?
  • Weighing litigation, bankruptcy and other legal risks
  • Seller reps and warranties and buyer contract remedies
  • What are today’s tranche warfare issues?
  • Intercreditor Agreements; including intercreditor dynamics beyond the four corners of the documents
  • CMBS debt purchases, including B pieces
  • Financing Distressed Debt Purchases
Scott Schwartz

Scott Schwartz

Senior Managing Director

MARATHON ASSET MANAGEMENT

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David Schechtman

David Schechtman

Executive Managing Director

EASTERN CONSOLIDATED

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Kevin D. Chisholm

Kevin D. Chisholm

Managing Director

SAVANNA

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Michael J. Feinman

Michael J. Feinman

Partner

BLANK ROME LLP

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Summerly Horning

Summerly Horning

EVP & Acquisitions Director

NEWPORT FEDERAL

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Michael P. Psyllos

Michael P. Psyllos

Managing Partner

CAPROK REAL ESTATE LLC

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2:15 pm - REAL ESTATE LOAN RESTRUCTURINGS & LOAN WORKOUT SOLUTIONS
  • How Banks continue to work with commercial real estate borrowers in restructuring their loans
  • Overview of recent large loan restructurings in the CMBS and CRE markets
  • Negotiating resolutions of delinquent loans, including modifications & discounted payoffs
  • Implementing a workout (rescheduled / forbearance) loan payment plan all parties can agree on
  • Developing and implementing RE loan workout strategies that restructure commercial real estate loans
David Spoont

David Spoont

President

HAVERFORD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.

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Steve E. Ostrow

Steve E. Ostrow

Chair, Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group

WHITE AND WILLIAMS

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Douglas Barnes

Douglas Barnes

Executive Vice President

BRICKMAN ASSOCIATES

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Michael E. Shields

Michael E. Shields

Managing Director

ING REAL ESTATE FINANCE (USA) LLC

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3:00 pm - AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING BREAK
3:20 pm - EXIT STRATEGIES IN REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
  • Real estate loan exit strategies for Mezz lenders, preferred equity positions, A/B Notes & rescue capital
  • Exit before entering, developing multiple exit strategies for distressed properties prior to closing
  • A review of loan language that can obstruct your planned exit strategy
  • Having a program for finding and using an emergency exit or escape hatch for an unforeseen outcome
  • A description of common exit strategies in complex real estate transactions
Jay L. Bernstein

Jay L. Bernstein

Partner & Chairman of US Capital Markets Group

CLIFFORD CHANCE US LLP

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Dan Hartman

Dan Hartman

Principal and Northeast Region Manager

ARES MANAGEMENT

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Cory Perlstein

Cory Perlstein

Principal

OCH-ZIFF REAL ESTATE

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Gianluca Montalti

Gianluca Montalti

Vice President

TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS

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Josh Cleveland

Josh Cleveland

Partner

STEPSTONE

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4:00 pm - MARKET CONDITIONS VIEWPOINT FOR LENDING IN THE REAL ESTATE MARKET
  • Can investors achieve especially favorable risk/return spreads with record low interest rates?
  • Is doing a deal with A/B notes vs. preferred equity in this market climate practical?
  • Evolving trends in CRE finance, including funding sources and product offerings
  • Current approaches to the market climate and refinancing needs with CRE financing
  • Preferred equity lending in the distressed RE debt market forecasting for the rest of 2012?
John Randall

John Randall

Managing Director

PCCP LLC

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David Eyzenberg

David Eyzenberg

President

EYZENBERG & COMPANY

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Raphael Fishbach

Raphael Fishbach

Director

MESA WEST CAPITAL

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Peter Locke

Peter Locke

Principal

SPECTRUM GROUP MANAGEMENT

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Leigh Roumila

Leigh Roumila

Senior Vice President

BASIS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC

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4:40 pm - COCKTAIL RECEPTION & NETWORKING

Speakers

David Schechtman

David Schechtman

Executive Managing Director

EASTERN CONSOLIDATED

David Schechtman has completed more than $3.4 billion of transactions at Eastern Consolidated. Recently

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Joseph M. Willen

Joseph M. Willen

President & CEO

ADVANTAGE GROUP

Joseph M. Willen, President and CEO of the Huntington, NY-based Advantage Group, has been in the title insurance

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Dan Hartman

Dan Hartman

Principal and Northeast Region Manager

ARES MANAGEMENT

Dan Hartman has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate.  At Ares Management, he is responsible for

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Cory Perlstein

Cory Perlstein

Principal

OCH-ZIFF REAL ESTATE

Cory Perlstein is a Principal at Och-Ziff Real Estate (“OZRE”), where he has primary responsibility for

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Robert Verrone

Robert Verrone

Principal

RON HOUND MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC

Mr. Verrone is the principal owner and founder of Iron Hound Management Company, LLC.  He has more than twenty

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Ronald Kravit

Ronald Kravit

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Investing

CERBERUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.

Mr. Kravit joined the Cerberus Companies in 1996, and is a managing member of the General Partner of its Real

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Jeff Berenbaum

Jeff Berenbaum

CMBS Strategy and Analysis

CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS, INC

Jeffrey Berenbaum has headed the CMBS Strategy and Analysis team based in New York since 2009. As a member since

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John A. Garth

John A. Garth

Managing Director, Originations

THE PEMBROOK GROUP, LLC

Mr. Garth leads new business originations for The Pembrook Group, a debt investment fund management firm that has

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Mark Green

Mark Green

Managing Director

LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORPORATION

Mark Green is a Managing Director at Leucadia National Corporation managing the Company’s real estate principal

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Christopher LaBianca

Christopher LaBianca

President

RCG LONGVIEW

Christopher LaBianca, President, RCG Longview Debt Fund IV, L.P.  Mr. LaBianca joined the Fund in April of 2008

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Cary Carpenter

Cary Carpenter

SVP - CRE Debt Trading & Syndication

STARWOOD

Cary has 20 years of experience in different facets of commercial real estate ranging from structured finance to

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Scott Schwartz

Scott Schwartz

Senior Managing Director

MARATHON ASSET MANAGEMENT

Mr. Schwartz is a Senior Managing Director and the Head of Commercial Real Estate Finance at Marathon.  Mr.

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Michael Bernstein

Michael Bernstein

Executive Vice President

BRICKMAN ASSOCIATES

Mr. Bernstein is an Executive Vice President at Brickman, a real estate private equity firm that manages over $750

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Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM

Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM

Vice President

BASIS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC

Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM, CAIA is currently a Vice-President for Basis Investment Group, a multi-strategy

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Bruce Batkin

Bruce Batkin

CEO & Co-Founder

TERRA CAPITAL PARTNERS

Bruce Batkin co-founded and is Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners. Mr. Batkin has over 35 years’

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David Spoont

David Spoont

President

HAVERFORD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.

Mr. Spoont is the president and founder of Haverford Capital Management, Inc., a Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

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John Randall

John Randall

Managing Director

PCCP LLC

John W. Randall is a Senior Vice President of PCCP, LLC.  Mr. Randall joined PCCP in December 2009 and focuses on

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Gianluca Montalti

Gianluca Montalti

Vice President

TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS

Gianluca Montalti joined Torchlight Investors (formerly ING Clarion Capital) in 2009 and is a Vice President and

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Spencer Garfield

Spencer Garfield

Managing Director, Credit & Real Estate Department

FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC

Spencer Garfield is a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC in the Credit and Real Estate business.

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Randall S. Rothschild

Randall S. Rothschild

Managing Director, Real Estate Debt Strategies

BLACKSTONE

Randall Rothschild is a Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and the Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone

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Todd Sammann

Todd Sammann

Principal

COLONY CAPITAL, LLC

Mr. Sammann is a Principal and member of Colony’s investment committee.  Mr. Sammann is focused on the

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Brian Lancaster

Brian Lancaster

Head of MBS, CMBS and ABS Strategies

RBS GLOBAL BANKING & MARKETS

Prior to joining RBS, Mr. Lancaster spent 8 years at Wachovia Capital Markets LLC where he worked as Head of

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Jonathan B. Schultz

Jonathan B. Schultz

Co-founder & Managing Principal

ONYX EQUITIES, LLC

Throughout his nearly twenty five-year career in real estate, Jonathan B. Schultz has remained passionately

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David Lynn

David Lynn

Founder & President

EVEREST HEALTHCARE PROPERTIES

David Lynn, Ph.D., is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Everest Medical Core Properties, building on his

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Josh Cleveland

Josh Cleveland

Partner

STEPSTONE

Mr. Cleveland focuses on real estate investments, including co-investments, joint ventures, recapitalizations and

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Raphael Fishbach

Raphael Fishbach

Director

MESA WEST CAPITAL

Raphael Fishbach is a director and head of east coast originations at Mesa West Capital. With offices in Los

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Gary M. Zimmerman

Gary M. Zimmerman

Chief Underwriting Counsel, UCCPlus Division

FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE GROUP

Gary M. Zimmerman, is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Underwriting Counsel for Fidelity National

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Jay A. Neveloff

Jay A. Neveloff

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL LLP

Mr. Neveloff represents clients in all aspects of transactional real estate as well as complex restructurings. 

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Steve E. Ostrow

Steve E. Ostrow

Chair, Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group

WHITE AND WILLIAMS

Steve Ostrow is Chair of White and Williams Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group. He primarily

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Michael J. Feinman

Michael J. Feinman

Partner

BLANK ROME LLP

Michael Feinman has a diverse real estate practice, with particular experience in the area of financing, where he

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Steven D. Klein

Steven D. Klein

Partner

WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER LLP

Steven Klein is a partner and Co-Chair of Willkie’s Real Estate Department in New York.  Mr. Klein specializes

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Leo V. Leyva

Leo V. Leyva

Member

COLE SCHOTZ

Leo Leyva chairs Cole Schotz's Litigation practice in its New York office. His practice emphasizes complex

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Jeffrey A. Lenobel

Jeffrey A. Lenobel

Partner and Chair, Real Estate Department

SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP

Jeffrey A. Lenobel is a partner with Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he is Chair of the Real Estate Group and a

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Jay L. Bernstein

Jay L. Bernstein

Partner & Chairman of US Capital Markets Group

CLIFFORD CHANCE US LLP

Jay L. Bernstein is Chairman of the Firm’s US Capital Markets Group.  He represents, in both domestic and

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Warren Ashenmil

Warren Ashenmil

Managing Director, CRE/CMBS Trading

TRICADIA CAPITAL

Mr. Ashenmil is responsible for the commercial real estate portfolio at Tricadia, including CMBS and direct debt

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Michael E. Shields

Michael E. Shields

Managing Director

ING REAL ESTATE FINANCE (USA) LLC

Michael E. Shields is the Managing Director and Group Head of ING Real Estate Finance (USA), which includes

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Summerly Horning

Summerly Horning

EVP & Acquisitions Director

NEWPORT FEDERAL

NEWPORT FEDERAL was founded in 1970 by M. C. Horning, Jr. and has operated as a private investment and holding

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David McLain

David McLain

Partner & CIO

PALISADES

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Michael P. Psyllos

Michael P. Psyllos

Managing Partner

CAPROK REAL ESTATE LLC

Michael is a Managing Partner with CapRok Real Estate, overseeing CapRok’s Commercial Real Estate advisory

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Peter Locke

Peter Locke

Principal

SPECTRUM GROUP MANAGEMENT

Peter Locke has 21 years of broad experience in analyzing, structuring and executing complex transactions.  Prior

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Pre-Conference Workshop

SUBORDINATE FINANCING: HOW TO UNDERWRITE AND ANALYZE MEZZANINE DEBT, PREFERRED EQUITY, AND JOINT VENTURE EQUITY

Thursday May 9, 2013 | 7:15 am to 8:30 am

What will be covered:

  • Explore the underwriting and structuring of mezzanine debt, preferred equity and joint venture equity from both the capital providers perspective and the sponsors perspective. 
  • Gain an understanding IRR Waterfalls, IRR Splits, Catch up Provisions, Return Metrics
  • Discuss possible clawbacks, rights & remedies, risk features, and default resolutions 

 

How you will benefit:

  • Hear about the risks involved in these transactions as well as the innovative and due diligence solutions to avoid having no recourse
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of these common, yet often misunderstood finance investments. 
Jay Rollins

Jay Rollins

President & Co-Founder

JCR CAPITAL

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David Schechtman

David Schechtman

Executive Managing Director

EASTERN CONSOLIDATED

David Schechtman has completed more than $3.4 billion of transactions at Eastern Consolidated. Recently recognized by

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Joseph M. Willen

Joseph M. Willen

President & CEO

ADVANTAGE GROUP

Joseph M. Willen, President and CEO of the Huntington, NY-based Advantage Group, has been in the title insurance

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Dan Hartman

Dan Hartman

Principal and Northeast Region Manager

ARES MANAGEMENT

Dan Hartman has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate.  At Ares Management, he is responsible for

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Cory Perlstein

Cory Perlstein

Principal

OCH-ZIFF REAL ESTATE

Cory Perlstein is a Principal at Och-Ziff Real Estate (“OZRE”), where he has primary responsibility for OZRE’s

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Robert Verrone

Robert Verrone

Principal

RON HOUND MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC

Mr. Verrone is the principal owner and founder of Iron Hound Management Company, LLC.  He has more than twenty years

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Ronald Kravit

Ronald Kravit

Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Investing

CERBERUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.

Mr. Kravit joined the Cerberus Companies in 1996, and is a managing member of the General Partner of its Real Estate

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Jeff Berenbaum

Jeff Berenbaum

CMBS Strategy and Analysis

CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS, INC

Jeffrey Berenbaum has headed the CMBS Strategy and Analysis team based in New York since 2009. As a member since 2000,

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John A. Garth

John A. Garth

Managing Director, Originations

THE PEMBROOK GROUP, LLC

Mr. Garth leads new business originations for The Pembrook Group, a debt investment fund management firm that has

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Mark Green

Mark Green

Managing Director

LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORPORATION

Mark Green is a Managing Director at Leucadia National Corporation managing the Company’s real estate principal

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Christopher LaBianca

Christopher LaBianca

President

RCG LONGVIEW

Christopher LaBianca, President, RCG Longview Debt Fund IV, L.P.  Mr. LaBianca joined the Fund in April of 2008 and

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Cary Carpenter

Cary Carpenter

SVP - CRE Debt Trading & Syndication

STARWOOD

Cary has 20 years of experience in different facets of commercial real estate ranging from structured finance to design

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Scott Schwartz

Scott Schwartz

Senior Managing Director

MARATHON ASSET MANAGEMENT

Mr. Schwartz is a Senior Managing Director and the Head of Commercial Real Estate Finance at Marathon.  Mr. Schwartz

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Michael Bernstein

Michael Bernstein

Executive Vice President

BRICKMAN ASSOCIATES

Mr. Bernstein is an Executive Vice President at Brickman, a real estate private equity firm that manages over $750

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Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM

Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM

Vice President

BASIS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC

Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM, CAIA is currently a Vice-President for Basis Investment Group, a multi-strategy commercial

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Bruce Batkin

Bruce Batkin

CEO & Co-Founder

TERRA CAPITAL PARTNERS

Bruce Batkin co-founded and is Chief Executive Officer of Terra Capital Partners. Mr. Batkin has over 35 years’

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David Spoont

David Spoont

President

HAVERFORD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.

Mr. Spoont is the president and founder of Haverford Capital Management, Inc., a Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania based

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John Randall

John Randall

Managing Director

PCCP LLC

John W. Randall is a Senior Vice President of PCCP, LLC.  Mr. Randall joined PCCP in December 2009 and focuses on East

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Gianluca Montalti

Gianluca Montalti

Vice President

TORCHLIGHT INVESTORS

Gianluca Montalti joined Torchlight Investors (formerly ING Clarion Capital) in 2009 and is a Vice President and Team

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Spencer Garfield

Spencer Garfield

Managing Director, Credit & Real Estate Department

FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC

Spencer Garfield is a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC in the Credit and Real Estate business. Mr.

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Randall S. Rothschild

Randall S. Rothschild

Managing Director, Real Estate Debt Strategies

BLACKSTONE

Randall Rothschild is a Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and the Chief Operating Officer of Blackstone Real

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Todd Sammann

Todd Sammann

Principal

COLONY CAPITAL, LLC

Mr. Sammann is a Principal and member of Colony’s investment committee.  Mr. Sammann is focused on the

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Brian Lancaster

Brian Lancaster

Head of MBS, CMBS and ABS Strategies

RBS GLOBAL BANKING & MARKETS

Prior to joining RBS, Mr. Lancaster spent 8 years at Wachovia Capital Markets LLC where he worked as Head of

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Jonathan B. Schultz

Jonathan B. Schultz

Co-founder & Managing Principal

ONYX EQUITIES, LLC

Throughout his nearly twenty five-year career in real estate, Jonathan B. Schultz has remained passionately committed

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David Lynn

David Lynn

Founder & President

EVEREST HEALTHCARE PROPERTIES

David Lynn, Ph.D., is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Everest Medical Core Properties, building on his

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Josh Cleveland

Josh Cleveland

Partner

STEPSTONE

Mr. Cleveland focuses on real estate investments, including co-investments, joint ventures, recapitalizations and

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Raphael Fishbach

Raphael Fishbach

Director

MESA WEST CAPITAL

Raphael Fishbach is a director and head of east coast originations at Mesa West Capital. With offices in Los Angeles

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Gary M. Zimmerman

Gary M. Zimmerman

Chief Underwriting Counsel, UCCPlus Division

FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE GROUP

Gary M. Zimmerman, is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Underwriting Counsel for Fidelity National Financial’s

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Jay A. Neveloff

Jay A. Neveloff

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL LLP

Mr. Neveloff represents clients in all aspects of transactional real estate as well as complex restructurings.  Mr.

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Steve E. Ostrow

Steve E. Ostrow

Chair, Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group

WHITE AND WILLIAMS

Steve Ostrow is Chair of White and Williams Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group. He primarily

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Michael J. Feinman

Michael J. Feinman

Partner

BLANK ROME LLP

Michael Feinman has a diverse real estate practice, with particular experience in the area of financing, where he

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Steven D. Klein

Steven D. Klein

Partner

WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER LLP

Steven Klein is a partner and Co-Chair of Willkie’s Real Estate Department in New York.  Mr. Klein specializes in

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Leo V. Leyva

Leo V. Leyva

Member

COLE SCHOTZ

Leo Leyva chairs Cole Schotz's Litigation practice in its New York office. His practice emphasizes complex commercial

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Jeffrey A. Lenobel

Jeffrey A. Lenobel

Partner and Chair, Real Estate Department

SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP

Jeffrey A. Lenobel is a partner with Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he is Chair of the Real Estate Group and a member

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Jay L. Bernstein

Jay L. Bernstein

Partner & Chairman of US Capital Markets Group

CLIFFORD CHANCE US LLP

Jay L. Bernstein is Chairman of the Firm’s US Capital Markets Group.  He represents, in both domestic and

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Warren Ashenmil

Warren Ashenmil

Managing Director, CRE/CMBS Trading

TRICADIA CAPITAL

Mr. Ashenmil is responsible for the commercial real estate portfolio at Tricadia, including CMBS and direct debt and

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Michael E. Shields

Michael E. Shields

Managing Director

ING REAL ESTATE FINANCE (USA) LLC

Michael E. Shields is the Managing Director and Group Head of ING Real Estate Finance (USA), which includes primary

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Summerly Horning

Summerly Horning

EVP & Acquisitions Director

NEWPORT FEDERAL

NEWPORT FEDERAL was founded in 1970 by M. C. Horning, Jr. and has operated as a private investment and holding company

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David McLain

David McLain

Partner & CIO

PALISADES

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Michael P. Psyllos

Michael P. Psyllos

Managing Partner

CAPROK REAL ESTATE LLC

Michael is a Managing Partner with CapRok Real Estate, overseeing CapRok’s Commercial Real Estate advisory services,

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Peter Locke

Peter Locke

Principal

SPECTRUM GROUP MANAGEMENT

Peter Locke has 21 years of broad experience in analyzing, structuring and executing complex transactions.  Prior to

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