Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics



Tuesday, May 24th
· 8:00 am. – 5:00 pm
Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel, San Francisco



We are pleased to offer you another outstanding program – the 16th Annual Fisher Center Real Estate Conference on May 24, 2011. With an exciting array of speakers and sessions, this full-day conference is always a great way to get cutting-edge, real estate industry information and  plenty of networking opportunities with your colleagues during the lunch and refreshment breaks (included with the price of registration.) Timely and pertinent topics and an exceptional group of industry experts will make this an outstanding seminar for real estate and finance professionals and a program you can’t afford to miss!


John Chiang, Controller, State of California
California State Controller's Office
John Chiang, the Controller of the State of California, will deliver his considerable knowledge and valued insights on “The State of the State,” addressing the hot-topic issues of California’s fiscal crisis.

Kenneth T. Rosen, Chairman
Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, UC Berkeley
Ken Rosen will, once again, provide his interesting and timely view of the economy and real estate markets. His discussion will give investors and economic observers a careful evaluation of where the economy headed, the status of the recession, and if there is a significant possibility of another downturn. Are we, indeed, approaching the time that the economy turns around, leading to appreciation in asset markets?


This year, sessions will focus on the information you need to do business and find opportunities in today’s challenging times, including:


We are continuing to assemble an exceptional group of knowledgeable and experienced professionals who will discuss the challenging complexities of today’s real estate markets. The confirmed lineup of outstanding speakers include:

Michael Bykhovsky, Founder, Applied Financial Technology

Brad Case, Senior Vice President, Research & Industry Information, NAREIT

Robert H. Edelstein, Co-Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics, UC Berkeley

Jeffrey Giller, Managing Partner and CIO, Clairvue Capital Partners

Jed Kolko, Associate Director and Research, Fellow Public Policy Institute of California

Cynthia A. Kroll, Senior Regional Economist and Executive Director, Staff Research, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, UC Berkeley

GU Krueger, Principal Economist and Founder,

Alan P. Mark, Founder and President, The Mark Company

Amy Price, Managing Director and Co-Head of Real Estate Investments, Morgan Stanley

Larry A. Rosenthal, Executive Director, Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy

Lawrence A. Souza, Principal, Real Estate and Financial Economist, Johnson Souza Group

Phil Ting, Assessor-Recorder, San Francisco County Assessor's Office

Dennis Williams, Managing Director, NorthMarq Capital

Wayne Yamano, Vice President, John Burns Real Estate Consulting, Inc.

Robert H. Zerbst, Chairman Emeritus, CB Richard Ellis Investors, LLC