2017 Capital Markets Symposium

The 2017 Real Estate Capital Markets Symposium event was presented in conjuction with Barings on Tuesday, March 28 at UNC Charlotte's Center City Campus.

The event kicked off with a keynote address by Dr. Jim Clayton, Head of Real Estate Strategy & Analytics at Barings Real Estate Advisers. Dr. Clayton is responsible for monitoring and forecasting real estate investment and capital market trends, and advising on fund and client investment and portfolio strategy.

The keynote was followed by a panel of national private equity capital providers who will discuss their platforms and investment strategies, current investment appetite and terms, potential investment constraints, current capital market trends, as well as recent transactions. Attendees enjoyed enhanced networking opportunities with experienced leaders and peers at a cocktail reception at the end of the day.

The Real Estate Capital Markets Symposium was presented in conjunction with an invitation-only Real Estate Private Equity Workshopwith morning and afternoon sessions in advance of the symposium. 

2017 Symposium Schedule

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Registration 
UNC Charlotte Center City
320 E 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker - "The State of Real Estate Capital Markets"
Dr. Jim Clayton, Head of Investment Strategy & Analytics
Barings Real Estate Advisers
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion - "Private Equity Perspectives"
Moderator: Dr. Richard Buttimer, UNC Charlotte
James "Buster" Black, AIG Global Real Estate
Michael Gallerstein, Equity Resource Investments
Robert F. Godard, Compass Real Estate
Santosh Govindaraju, Convergent Capital Partners
Clint Hinds, Bentall Kennedy
Matthew Schoaf, Blue Vista Capital Management
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception
UNC Charlotte Center City Atrium