Spring Symposium 2017: Commercial Real Estate Risk Management

6th Annual Spring Symposium
Spring Symposium: Commercial Real Estate Risk Management

NYU Stern School of Business, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 

Program:
8:30-8:45am - Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45-10:00am - Panel 1: AdvancedSolutions for Data and Measurement Challenges in CRE Risk Management
10:30-11:50am - Panel 2: Commercial Real Estate Price Dynamics: Risk and Returns
11:50-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00-2:05pm - Keynote Presentations
2:05-3:30pm - Panel 3: Stress Testing Commercial Real Estate
3:50-4:55pm - Panel 4: Accounting for Sustainability in CRE Risk Management
5:00pm - Networking Reception

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Edward Altman, Max L. Heine Professor of Finance, Emeritus, NYU Stern Salomon Center
Michael Chinn, President, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance, Director at Center for Real Estate Finance Research

Advanced Solutions for Data and Measurement Challenges in CRE Risk Management
Moderator: Keven Lindemann, Senior Director, Global Real Estate, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Thomas Fink, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Trepp
Richard Koss, Director of Global Housing Watch, International Monetary Fund
Jacob Sagi, Professor, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Commercial Real Estate Price Dynamics: Risks and Returns
Moderator: J.P. O'Sullivan, Senior Director of Global Financial Institutions and Real Estate, S&P GLobal Market Intelligence
Andreas Christopolous, Professor, University of Texas, Austin, McCombs School of Business
William Goetzmann, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies and Director of the International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management
Joseph Nichols,  Principal Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance, Director at Center for Real Estate Finance Research

Keynote Presentations
Introduction: Courtney Geduldig, Head of Public Affairs, S&P Global
Eric Rosengren, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Rob Nichols, President and CEO, American Bankers Association

Stress Testing Commercial Real Estate 
Moderator: Martina Cheung, EMD and Head of Risk Services, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Viral Acharya, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
Edwin Anderson, Partner, Oliver Wyman
Srinivas Iyer, Managing Director, Head of Analytics, Regions Bank Capital Markets
Darren King, CMBS Portfolio Manager, Semper Capital Management
Dan Maples, Managing Director, Real Estate Debt Investments, The Guardian Life insurance Company
Darrell Wheeler, Head of Structured Finance Research, S&P Global Ratings

Accounting for Sustainability in CRE Risk Management
Moderator: Ana Lai, CFA, Senior Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Nils Kok, Chief Economist of GeoPhy and Associate Professor in Finance and Real Estate at Maastricht University
Constantine Kontokosta, Deputy Director, Academics; Asst. Professor, Urban Informatics; Head, Quantified Community
Tensie Whelan, Clinical Professor of Business and Society, NYU Stern School of Business