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MBA's Commercial Real Estate Finance Housing Expo | Woodbridge

31 JAN 2016 - 03 FEB 2016

Attendees have access to top-level decision makers including CEOs and analytical experts. Professionals in attendance include multifamily mortgage bankers
Event Name:

MBA's Commercial Real Estate Finance Housing Expo | Woodbridge

Event Location:

Orlando, FL

Event Date:

31 JAN 2016 - 03 FEB 2016

Presented By:

Mortgage Bankers Association

Attendees have access to top-level decision makers including CEOs and analytical experts. Professionals in attendance include multifamily mortgage bankers, loan producers, commercial real estate investors, loan servicers, pension fund advisors, life insurance company investment officers, financial conduit issuers, commercial banks, savings banks, credit corporations, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA originators, seller-servicers, mortgagees, Investment banks and Ginnie Mae issuers, loan underwriters, credit officers, analysts, data providers, guarantors, service providers and other industry representatives. Panel topics cover all of the latest industry trends, regulatory changes, events, and strategies within the commercial/multifamily real estate finance marketplace. The Mortgage Bankers Association represents a diverse array of interests within real estate finance.

CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration

Location: Regency Foyer, Convention Level

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pension and Investment Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only)

Location: Silver Spring 1, Convention Level

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FHA Underwriters Forum (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Bayhill 19, Lobby Level

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FHA Asset Management Forum (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Bayhill 24, Lobby Level

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Audit Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only)

Location: Silver Spring 1, Convention Level

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Investor Council Meeting (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Florida Ballroom A, Convention Level

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

FHA Committee Meeting (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Bayhill 17, Lobby Level

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Origination Council Meeting (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Florida Ballroom B, Convention Level

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CREF CONNECTS - Young Professionals

Location: Rainbow Springs, Convention Level

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

FHA Regional Councils Leadership Meeting (By Invitation Only)

Location: Bayhill 19, Lobby Level

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

FHA Consolidated Regional Councils Meeting (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Bayhill 17, Lobby Level

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

THE HUB is Open Featuring THE MEETING SPOT and THE HOTSPOT

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Commercial/Multifamily Future Leaders Program Alumni Meeting

Location: Celebration 1, Convention Level

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

NextGen Participant Meeting

Location: Bayhill 24, Lobby Level

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Sports Talk with Lou Holtz on The SIDE STAGE

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

Speaker

Lou Holtz, 27th Head Coach of Notre Dame

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception in THE HUB “Pro Bowl Tailgate”

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Meet-and-Greet with Lou Holtz in The MEETING SPOT

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

Speaker

Lou Holtz, 27th Head Coach of Notre Dame

Monday, February 1, 2016

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Correspondent Meeting: Dutch Treat Breakfast (Closed)

Location: Florida Ballroom A, Convention Level

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration

Location: Regency Foyer, Convention Level

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Location: Windermere Ballroom Foyer, Convention Level

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Press Room (Credentialed Media Only)

Location: Celebration 11, Convention Level

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening General Session: A Conversation with NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Location: Windermere Ballroom, Convention Level

Speakers

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Hall of Famer

Bill Emerson, 2016 MBA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Quicken Loans, Inc.

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

THE HUB is Open Featuring THE HOTSPOT and THE MEETING SPOT

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

COFFEE SPOT in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

General Session: CRE Lending - Steady As It Goes or a Brave New World?

Location: Windermere Ballroom, Convention Level

With equity real estate receiving its own Global Industry Classification Standard in August 2016, how will this impact the CRE finance sector? As relative value for CRE lending remains strong, will it continue to be a favored lending category? What are the impacts of international economic turbulence on CRE lending? Given the abundance of capital sources, how will each of the lending sectors position themselves to remain competitive? As investor demand pushes pricing to higher levels, how will thisimpact CRE loan quality? A panel of CRE lending leaders will address these impending issues.

11:15 AM - 1:30 PM

Press Lunch (Credentialed Media Only)

Location: Celebration 10, Convention Level

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Seniors and Healthcare Lending - FHA and Private Sector Leaders Speak

Location: Regency Ballroom U, Convention Level

Senior housing and healthcare lending are significant business lines for lenders. Come hear current industry information from leaders in the financing industry who focus on the seniors and healthcare property markets. FHA Healthcare Program executives will discuss Section 232 residential and healthcare program developments. In addition, executives from private seniors and residential healthcare lenders will discuss bridge and permanent loans as well as trends, markets, demographics and performance.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session: High Yield Finance

Location: Regency Ballroom T, Convention Level

As traditional lenders expand into new lending products, how will the role of the high-yield lender evolve? Will they be partnering or competing with traditional lenders or both? Who are the lenders in this space and what types of lending strategies do they employ? With the large amount of CRE financing coming due in 2016, what are the prospects for high-yield lenders to provide bridge financing? What CRE finance niches will emerge of which high-yield lenders can capitalize? Hear a panel of top experts discuss these and other vital topics.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Session: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape in 2016

Location: Regency Ballroom V, Convention Level

In 2015 the CRE finance industry began implementing recent banking and securities regulations. How will this impact your business? How are CMBS issuers reacting to the pending implementation of risk retention? How will banks respond to the HVCRE capital rule for construction lending? How has the Volker rule impacted bank ownership for real estate funds? How has Basel III altered existing bank appetites for CMBS mortgage servicing rights? A panel of leading industry experts will discuss these and other issues.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Servicer Meeting (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Celebration 10, Convention Level

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Concurrent Session: FHA Multifamily New Policies and Programs

Location: Regency Ballroom U, Convention Level

FHA has undertaken an impressive overhaul of its underwriting guidance and offers new flexibilities in addition to a streamlined organization. FHA leadership will speak on how these changes will facilitate FHA multifamily business and how multifamily business lines have performed under these changes. What will 2016 FHA volumes be? Expert FHA lenders and multifamily leadership will discuss key issues in multifamily lending and how FHA programs support workforce and affordable housing.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Concurrent Session: CMBS - Prospects for 2016

Location: Regency Ballroom T, Convention Level

While CMBS volume grew in 2015, so did the return of widening spreads. How will broader capital market forces shape the CMBS market for 2016? Will we expect to see spreads narrow or widen in 2016? How do CMBS issuers address spread volatility and what does it mean for CMBS issuance volume in 2016? How is the CMBS market positioned to capture the surge in CMBS loan expirations in 2016? As risk retention for CMBS takes effect in late 2016, what creative structures are being contemplated by lenders to address the larger first-loss CMBS risk retention position? What is the rating agency view on CMBS credit quality? Leading CMBS experts will address these and other questions.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Concurrent Session: Lifecycle of Talent Development in Commercial Real Estate

Location: Regency Ballroom V, Convention Level

The ability to recruit and retain top talent is a clear competitive advantage and major differentiator between companies in the real estate finance business. Recruiting college students, retaining mid-career talent, leadership development and succession planning are challenges we all face today. Join this panel to learn about commercial real estate finance career lifecycles and how industry leaders are dealing with these issues. Understand how corporate culture, leadership training and job design can impact your career, your business and your staff. This panel will discuss topics including attracting millennials, mid-career opportunities and traits of successful commercial real estate finance professionals. Whether you are involved in management, production or analytics, come hear strategies and insights that can help you develop your own career or that of your staff.

Speakers

Sam Davis, President, Davis Advisors, LLC

Jilliene Helman, Chief Executive Officer, RealtyMogul.com

Robert F. Little, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Finance, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC

Jeffrey Majewski, Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Capital Markets, CBRE Capital Markets

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Networking Reception in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Correspondent Meeting: Fannie Mae DUS Lender Meeting & Reception (Closed)

Location: Florida Ballroom A, Convention Level

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CREF Connects - Women in Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Finance - Panel Discussion

Location: Regency Ballroom S, Convention Level

CREF16 offers a unique opportunity to connect with women working within the commercial real estate finance industry. Join us for two hours of network building and learning. This event starts with a fun and informal ice-breaker, led by K&L Gates, followed by an informative panel discussion comprised of leaders in the CRE industry.

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Correspondent Meeting: John Hancock Financial Services (Closed)

Location: Plaza Ballroom D, Convention Level

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Correspondent Meeting: Kansas City Life Insurance Company (Closed)

Location: Plaza Ballroom E, Convention Level

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Correspondent Meeting: Ginnie Mae (Open)

Location: Florida Ballroom B, Convention Level

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Registration

Location: Regency Foyer, Convention Level

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Multifamily Council Meeting (Open to MBA Members; Closed to Media)

Location: Celebration 12, Convention Level

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

Location: Windermere Ballroom Foyer, Convention Level

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Press Room (Credentialed Media Only)

Location: Celebration 11, Convention Level

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

General Session: Location, Location, Location: Property Market Conditions and Outlook

Location: Windermere Ballroom, Convention Level

Continued demand and increasing supply make it difficult to read exactly where property markets are now and where they are heading. From the national to the local level, this panel of experts provides a detailed look at U.S. property market conditions. Lead researchers discuss the current conditions and forecast for rents, vacancies and property values for the major property types.

9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

THE HUB is Open Featuring THE HOTSPOT and THE MEETING SPOT

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

COFFEE SPOT in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Refreshment Break in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Concurrent Session: Multifamily Finance Market Perspectives

Location: Regency Ballroom U, Convention Level

The multifamily finance market is robust. Will growth continue at this pace? Strong multifamily performance has attracted new investors. How are executives viewing 2016 and beyond? Which capital sources will be most active and in what products? What are the hot spots and borrower trends? During this discussion, executives from life companies, CMBS and the GSEs will provide their perspectives on multifamily capital markets.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Concurrent Session: Will the CRE Equity Market Continue to Boom?

Location: Regency Ballroom V, Convention Level

With the surge in equity purchases over the past several years, how will the downward pressure on cap rates impact financing and refinance risk? Who are the equity players and what are their investment motivations? What is the flow of funds into primary, secondary or tertiary U.S. markets? What type of financing are they looking for and how can you position your firm to capture this demand? What are the advantages and disadvantages between private vs. public REIT equity? A panel of leading equity investors will discuss these and other topics.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Concurrent Session: Bank CRE Lending Appetite Stays Strong for 2016

Location: Regency Ballroom T, Convention Level

With CRE debt market share at its largest, and still increasing, what challenges will bank CRE lenders face in 2016? With the regulatory footprint for banks on the rise, how will they compete against non-regulated lenders? With heightened competition, is loan structure being impacted? How are banks accounting for low cap rates in their underwriting? Will bank loan terms continue to go long in order to compete with life companies? Is the percentage of IO deals on the rise? Are regulations that were implemented in 2015 (HVCRE and Basel III) impacting bank CRE lending? These and other issues will be discussed by a panel of bank CRE lending thought leaders.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Concurrent Session: Trends in Credit Underwriting and Due Diligence

Location: Regency Ballroom V, Convention Level

In this session, an IT expert will discuss technology and the CRE finance industry. The discussion will consider where technology can add the most value and whether the use of technology is a competitive advantage and risks inherent in increasing the use of technology. In addition, the discussion will include the impact of technological upgrades on property value and the connection between technology and building obsolescence. Join this session to learn the impact on the industry.

Speakers

Michael M. Gerdes, Managing Director, Structured Finance, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

Jim Kerner, Director - CMBS Finance, Barclays

Timothy Reardon, Assistant Vice President, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers

Zenobia Tambuvala, Executive Managing Director, Situs

Gideon Weinberger, Associate Regional Director, PPM Finance, Inc.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Concurrent Session: Life Company Lending - Keeping up with Portfolio Turnover

Location: Regency Ballroom T, Convention Level

Can life companies continue to meet aggressive CRE lending allocations in a highly-competitive lending environment? How are life companies keeping up with significant loan maturities and loan payoffs? How are they addressing changing underwriting parameters and deal terms to remain competitive with other portfolio and securitized lenders? Are life companies reacting to rapid changes in spreads from securitized lenders and are they looking to increase lending volume from the high historic levels of the past several years? A panel of leading life company CRE lending professionals will address the above questions and more.

Speakers

Donald A. Dibble, Senior Vice President, Lincoln Financial Group

Jeffrey Erxleben, Managing Director, NorthMarq Capital, LLC

Anthony Frook, Senior Managing Director - Real Estate Investments, Americo Life, Inc.

Gary N. Otten, Managing Director & Head of Debt Strategies, MetLife Real Estate Investors

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Concurrent Session: Small Balance Lending

Location: Regency Ballroom U, Convention Level

Recent growth, as well as national policy interest in small balance commercial and multifamily lending has defined this segment as an emerging business line. How do you efficiently originate small balance loans? What are the successes and surprises? Who is making small balance loans? Hear panelists discuss these issues and the renewed interest in small balance commercial finance.

Speakers

Paul Cleary, Executive Vice President, National Loan Production, Cherrywood Commercial Lending, LLC

Mike Morey, Assistant Vice President - Real Estate, StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC

Charles Ostroff, Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC

Mordecai Rosenberg, Executive Vice President, Greystone Funding Corporation, Inc.

Rick Warren, Senior Managing Director, Hunt Mortgage Group

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch in THE HUB

Location: Regency Ballroom O-R, Convention Level

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

General Session: Extraordinary Times - The Economic and Market Outlook for 2016

Location: Windermere Ballroom, Convention Level

These are extraordinary times for commercial and multifamily real estate finance and the economy as a whole. Hear MBA’s Chief Economist Michael Fratantoni and VP of Commercial / Multifamily Research Jamie Woodwell discuss the latest on the economy and the commercial real estate finance markets. Topics include MBA’s forecasts for interest rates, origination volumes, loan maturities and more. This session gives you an in-depth understanding of the forces shaping the market and provides you with the information you need as you develop your business strategy for the years ahead.

Speakers

Michael Fratantoni, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Research and Industry Technology, Mortgage Bankers Association

Jamie Woodwell, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Research, Mortgage Bankers Association

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

DUS Chief Underwriters Lender-Only Meeting (By Invitation Only)

Location: Orlando Ballroom L, Convention Level

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Correspondent Meeting: Symetra - Mortgage Loan (Closed)

Location: Orlando Ballroom M, Convention Level

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Correspondent Meeting: Freddie Mac Multifamily Update (Closed)

Location: Regency Ballroom T, Convention Level

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

COMBOG Meeting (Committee Members Only)

Location: Regency Ballroom V, Convention Level

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Correspondent Meeting: StanCorp (Closed)

Location: Florida Ballroom A, Convention Level

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

COMBOG Reception (By Invitation Only)

Location: Regency Ballroom V Foyer, Convention Level

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration

Location: Regency Foyer, Convention Level

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

Location: Regency Ballroom T Foyer, Convention Level

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Closing General Session: 2016  Elections and CRE Finance

Location: Regency Ballroom T, Convention Level

In the closing session, MBA’s Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Brad Cheney, discusses the impending election and its potential impacts on commercial real estate finance.

Speakers

Brad Cheney, Associate Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Mortgage Bankers Association

Jim Ellis, President, Ellis Insight, LLC

 

 




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