Join us for networking and a talk from Robert Bond, Bond Companies. Dress is nice business casual to business formal. Dinner and beverages will be served. This event will be taking place in the Pyle Center at 7:00 p.m.
Robert J. Bond, co-founder and president of Bond Companies, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison holding a Master of Science in Real Estate Investment Analysis and Appraisal Theory with a concentration in Finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics.
Mr. Bond oversees the company's development pipeline. As a thought leader, he has appeared in The Wall Street Journal and Investor Business Daily, as well as several industry periodicals discussing mixed-use development and the retail marketplace. His philosophy focuses on downside yield protection through the effective use of risk management. As a frequent speaker on the development process, Mr. Bond guest lectures at the University of Wisconsin and has presented to the London School of Economics. He has spoken at several industry conferences including the Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, Bisnow, the Big Ten Real Estate Forum, and Young Real Estate Professionals, among others. He is an active participant in several professional and trade organizations, including the Urban Land Institute (UDMUC Red Council) and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization (former chapter chair and founder, Chicagoland Chapter), a member of the Metropolitan Planning Council, a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Wisconsin Center for Real Estate and a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the City Club of Chicago. Mr. Bond is the former chair for real estate acquisition and dispositions for the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, and a National Council Member of The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Join us for networking and a talk from Alissa Adler, Managing Principal / Managing Broker at Podolsky Circle CORFAC International. Dress is nice business casual to business formal. Dinner and beverages will be served. This event will be taking place in the Pyle Center at 7:00 p.m.
Alissa Adler brings more than 25 years of experience to her positions as Managing Principal and Managing Broker at Podolsky Circle CORFAC International. As a leader in the Middle Market Investment Advisory Team, Alissa specializes in Investment Sales, as well as Debt and Equity placement across office, industrial and retail assets classes. In her career, Alissa has executed over $1.2 billion in real estate transactions.
Prior to merging with Podolsky Northstar in 2012, Alissa established Circle Realty Advisors, LLC. As President of the company, she was responsible for all operations and staffing in addition to asset management and investment advisory work for clients.
Preceding the formation of Circle, Alissa served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Dispositions at Duke Realty Corporation leading the Midwest markets including Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and Minnesota.
Prior to her tenure at Duke, Alissa was Vice President of Dispositions for Equity Office Properties Trust. In this role she was responsible for the successful sale of transactions nationwide, including assets in distress and tertiary markets. Alissa also held the position of asset manager for both Equity Office and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Chicago.
Alissa has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and an M.S. in Real Estate Appraisal and Investment Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Join us for networking and a talk from Mike Moran, Managing Director - Allstate’s commercial real estate division. Dress is nice business casual to business formal. Dinner and beverages will be served. This event will be taking place in the Pyle Center at 7:00 p.m.
Mike manages Allstate's commercial real estate investment portfolio. He oversees all aspects of real estate debt and equity private asset acquisitions and portfolio management for the company's commercial mortgage loan origination program and expanding equity real estate portfolios. Previously, Mike managed the firm’s portfolio of commercial mortgage-backed securities, non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities and real estate investment trust debt, strategic planning, risk management and new product development for Allstate's portfolio of commercial mortgages, real estate debt securities and commercial real estate equity investments.
Mike joined Allstate in 1996 as an analyst trading commercial mortgage-backed securities on the real estate team. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and sits on the board's Strategic Oversight Committee.
Join us for networking and a talk from Chris Marr, CEO of CubeSmart. Dress is nice business casual to business formal. Dinner and beverages will be served. This event will be taking place in the Pyle Center at 7:00 p.m.
Christopher P. Marr has been Chief Executive Officer of CubeSmart since January 1, 2014. Previously, Mr. Marr served as President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of the Company, having assumed the President and Chief Investment Officer roles in 2008 and, additionally, the Chief Operating Officer role in May 2012. Mr. Marr joined the Company in 2006, serving as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer until November 2008. Prior to joining CubeSmart, Mr. Marr was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brandywine Realty Trust, a publicly-traded office REIT, from August 2002 to June 2006. Prior to joining Brandywine Realty Trust, Mr. Marr served as Chief Financial Officer of Storage USA, Inc., a publicly-traded self-storage REIT, from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Marr currently serves on the board of STAG Industrial, Inc., a publicly-traded industrial REIT, and also as a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts' Executive Board.