PRESS RELEASE: Registration Open for Inaugural Annual EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Summit

New York – On September 24, 2013, more than 400 real estate and private equity executives will convene at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center for the inaugural EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Summit.

Bringing together the largest gathering of private equity and real estate players in the history of EisnerAmper’s events, the conference will focus squarely on bringing real estate investors and owners together on a single platform to discuss how the top real estate private equity deals were made.

More than 50 power-players, including executives from 20 leading private-equity houses, will speak on topics ranging from the current economy, deal structuring, joint ventures, investment opportunities, emerging players and more. In addition, the panel, “Foreign Investment & Real Estate Private Equity – Accessing Foreign Capital Today,” will bring together real estate investors active in international markets to discuss the current and future outlook for Europe, Asia, Brazil, and beyond.

A glimpse of the luminaries speaking at the conference includes:

  • Joseph Sitt, CEO, Thor Equities Richard Mack, CEO, Mack Real Estate Group
  • Joseph Azrack, chairman and founder, Apollo Global Real Estate Management
  • Dean Adler, CEO and co-founder, Lubert-Adler Partners, LP
  • Peter Linneman, professor emeritus of real estate, The Wharton School of Business
  • Matt Khourie, CEO, CBRE Global Investors
  • Michael Maturo, president and CFO, RXR
  • Richard Saltzman, president, Colony Capital LLC
  • Nicholas Schorsch, chairman and CEO, American Realty Capital
  • Steven Witkoff, CEO, Witkoff Group
  • Todd Bassen, senior director – acquisitions, Invesco

As a special guest feature, Eliot Spitzer, the democratic candidate for New York City comptroller and former governor of New York State, will be interviewed in a fire-side chat with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Commissioner Jeffrey Moerdler.

“This will be an eye-opening day filled with educating, insightful strategies dedicated to deal structures, both foreign and domestic,” said Harry Dublinsky, director of real estate at EisnerAmper LLP, host of the EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Summit. “I highly recommend LPs, GPs, bankers, mezzanine/bridge lenders, legal service providers, accountants, and real estate brokers and developers attend the inaugural private equity real estate conference.”

Kenneth Weissenberg, co-chair of EisnerAmper's real estate practice group added, "We are thrilled with the high-powered slate of speakers and large volume of early registration.  I'm anticipating that this will be the must-attend real estate conference for 2013." 

“Sharing best practices for successfully closing deals is an effective tool for keeping up-to-date in today’s highly competitive marketplace,” said Peter Linneman, emeritus professor of real estate at The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, who is moderating the panel titled, “Private Equity Power Panel – The Secrets Behind the Deals.”

Produced by GreenPearl Events, the conference marks GreenPearl’s expansion into the financial industry, a natural extension of the company’s specialty in commercial real estate-focused, private-label conferences.

To purchase tickets for the EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Conference are invited to visit www.eaprivateequity.com.  

To inquire about speaking opportunities at the conference, please contact GreenPearl Event’s Jonathan Olver at [email protected]. Companies interested in sponsoring EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Summit should contact Greenpearl Event’s Rob Rubicco at [email protected].  

EisnerAmper LLP,is among the largest full-service advisory and accounting firms in the United States. The company provides services to more than 150 public companiesand over 1,300 financial servicesentities and portfolio companies.  The members of EisnerAmper’s Real Estate Service Team have broad hands-on experience in complex real estate transactions involving billions of dollars. As a leading service provider for financial service companies as well as family offices, EisnerAmper is also uniquely positioned to create synergies that help our real estate clients grow their businesses.

About GreenPearl:

Headquartered in New York City’s “Silicon Alley,” GreenPearl Events produces thought-leadership conferences in Commercial Real Estate, Retail and Finance across the United States.GreenPearl works closely with partners to create “private label” events that put partners first and provide massive business development opportunities and public relations.  The company was co-founded by Ryan Slack, Mark Schacknies and Nima Negahban. Slack, a successful entrepreneur and marketer who co-founded PropertyShark and led it for its first four years of business as the CEO before its eventual sale to Yardi, leads GreenPearl Events as its CEO. For more information on GreenPearl, please visit www.greenpearl.com.

About EisnerAmper LLP:

EisnerAmper is among the largest full-service, premier accounting, tax and business advisory firms in the United States and the leading regional firm in the Northeast.  EisnerAmper provides a wide array of services to a diverse client base including publicly traded and privately held companies and high net worth individuals and family groups.  For more information, please visit EisnerAmper at www.eisneramper.com.