Trends & Strategies Conference: UF Bergstrom Center, Waldorf Astoria Orlando, March 14-15, 2019


March 14-15, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019


Conference Welcome - Video
Grand Ballroom


The Economic Outlook for Real Estate Investors and Decision-Makers - Video | Presentation Slides
Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Real Estate Economist


Commercial Property Forecast and Key Themes - video will not be released | presentation slides will not be released
Dirk Aulabaugh, Managing Director, Green Street Advisors


Networking Break


Breakout Sessions on Sector Updates - Video
Sessions in Grand Ballroom, Broadway, and Carnegie


  • Anne-Marie Ayers, First Vice President, CBRE
  • Robert Klein, Managing Partner, Monday Properties
  • Dan Woodward, Vice President, Highwoods Properties, Inc.


  • Richard P. Donnellan, Jr., Vice Chair, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Brian Lott, Vice President, Covenant Capital Group
  • Mischelle Padgett, Regional Manager, ZRS Management
  • Tim Peterson, CFO and Partner, The Altman Companies


  • John Crossman, CEO, Crossman & Company
  • Jim Mehalso, Managing Director, PGIM Real Estate
  • Ron Wheeler, CEO, The Sembler Company

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Networking Reception

Friday, March 15, 2019

7:30am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast


Alumna of the Year Award - Video

8:30am – 9:15am

Generation Z - Are you ready to connect? - Video | Presentation Slides
Mickey Howard, Associate Director for Marketing and Strategic Communications, Division of Student Affairs, University of Florida

9:15am – 10:00am

U.S. Commercial Real Estate and the Future of Investing - Video | Presentation Slides
Hessam Nadji, President & Chief Executive Officer, Marcus & Millichap

10:30am – 11:30am

Reshaping Communities – A Conversation about Water Street Tampa and Babcock Ranch - Presentation Slides
Moderated by Erica Siegel Henning, Partner and Managing Director, ApexOne Investment Partners

  • Tim Johnson, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Strategic Property Partners - Video
  • Sydney Kitson, Chairman & CEO, Kitson & Partners


Special Celebration - Video

12:00pm – 1:00pm


1:00pm – 2:00pm

Bricks and Mortar Retail – Putting your money where your mouth is: Shopping Center Executives Discuss their Long Term Investment Strategies
Moderated by Carson Good, Managing Director, JLL - Capital Markets

  • Andrea Drasites, Managing Director, Real Estate - New York, Blackstone
  • Mike Fisk, Managing Director, East Regional Head of Acquisitions Retail, Nuveen Real Estate
  • William Markey, Director and Head of Real Estate Equity Acquisitions, MetLife Real Estate
  • Ryan Moore, Principal, Investment Management, Phillips Edison & Company
  • Martin E. “Hap” Stein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Regency Centers