Fall Symposium 2016

Fifth Annual Fall Symposium:  How Will the Elections Shape the Real Estate Industry?
October 19, 2016
2016 Fall Symposium Conference Summary

Barry Blattman (Vice Chairman and Senior Managing Director, Brookfield) discussed Infrastructure Investments following his panel discussion in an interview with Same Oke (MBA Candidate, Class of 2018).

7:20am-8:20am - Career Mentorship Breakfast/Registration
8:20am-8:30am - Welcome Remarks
8:30am-9:00am - Market update: National Residential RE Market
9:00am-10:15am - Panel 1: How to get the Private-label RMBS Market Going Again?
10:15am-10:45am - Coffee Break 
10:45am-12:00pm - Panel 2: GSE Reform: Will it happen and what form will it take?
12:00pm-1:15pm - Lunch
1:15pm-2:30pm - Panel 3: Tax Reform
2:30pm-2:45pm - Coffee Break
2:45pm-4:00pm - Panel 4: Infrastructure Spending

​Opening Remarks
Rangarajan K. Sundaram, Vice Dean of MBA Programs, Edward I. Altman Professor of Credit & Debt Markets and Professor of Finance, NYU Stern School of Business

Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance and Director of the CREFR, NYU Stern School of Business

National Residential Real Estate Market Update
Sam Khater, Deputy Chief Economist, CoreLogic  

How to get the Private-Label RMBS Market Going Again?
Roger Ashworth, Head of Non-Agency MBS Research, Citi
Matt Nichols, Deephaven Mortgage
Monique Rollins, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Jon Van Gorp, Partner, Mayer Brown

GSE Reform: Will it Happen and What Form Will it Take?
(To learn more about the proposals being discussed, please visit the research section of our website)
Andrew Davidson, Founder, Andrew Davidson & Co.
Ed DeMarco, Senior Fellow in Residence, Milken Institute
Patricia Mosser, Senior Research Scholar and Senior Fellow, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs
Phillip Swagel, Professor in International Economic Policy, University of Maryland
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance and Director of the CREFR, NYU Stern School of Business

Tax Reform
Adam Feuerstein, Principal, PwC
Gary Friedland, Scholar in Residence, NYU Stern School of Business
Ryan McCormick, Senior Vice President & Counsel, Real Estate Roundtable
Steven Rosenthal, Fellow, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Infrastructure Spending
Barry Blattman, Vice Chairman & Senior Managing Partner, Brookfield Asset Management (Video Interview)
James Burgoyne, Managing Director, Oil & Gas Infrastructure, GE Energy Financial Services
Ingo Walter, Professor Emeritus of Finance, NYU Stern
Ben Page, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute