Asset & Portfolio Management
Jun 02, 11:00 AM EDT
Online Meeting

NAREIM's 2021 Asset & Portfolio management meeting will be complimentary and held virtually.

Meeting format: 

  • Open-mic Q&A with NAREIM members and keynote plus networking hour

  • Morning and afternoon virtual sessions focused on member case studies and expert analysis

    • All sessions will involve:

    • Whole room Q&A among members

    • Small group, breakout room discussion and shared white board collaboration

    • Best practice report back 

  • In-person regional roundtable connections with 8-10 people. Note social distancing and Covid-19 safety protocols must be followed at all times.


Our agenda for the Asset & Portfolio management meeting is coming soon....

(here is the agenda from 2020)

Day One - Tuesday, DECEMBER 8

ALL TIMES ARE Eastern time

3.00pm: Welcome comments

  • Stina Dakers, Head of programming, NAREIM


3.05pm: What to do with retail space?

​What type of retail properties will survive post-pandemic? With the anticipation of vacant store fronts and retail centers, how will that space be converted into profitable real state? We will dive into the key factors that will give retail a fighting chance over the next 6 months, 12months and beyond.

  • Speaker: Scott Kempton, Head of Retail Fund, Nuveen

  • NAREIM Leader: Alexander Hlavacek, The Inland Real Estate Group

  • NAREIM Leader: Shilp Shah, Nuveen

4:00pm: What's in the office pipeline?

What are the 6 month and 12 month forward assessments of the office market? What is the leasing activity for leases with expirations since the start of COVID-19 - term renewals, extensions, contractions and tenant improvements?What is the leasing activity for new, non-renewal related, leases - volume, rate and tenant improvement?​

  • Speaker: Matt Mowell, CBRE EA

  • Speaker: Joe Chiappone, CBRE EA

  • NAREIM Leader: James Pinkerton, SVP, Bailard, Inc.

  • NAREIM Leader: Allison McFaul, Managing Director, LaSalle Investment Management


4:30pm: Breakout groups discussions of no more than 6 

  • How have tenant expectations changed over the course of the past 10 months?

  • How are you using ESG to impact existing assets and deals in the pipeline/coming before the Investment Committee? 

  • What strategies have you employed to increase revenue at your asset? 

4:50pm: Feedback session. Breakout group leaders take notes and share them through the chat function with the wider group before reporting back to the whole room on their key takeaways.

Day Two - Wednesday, DECEMBER 9

 ALL TIMES ARE Eastern time

3pm: Welcome comments 

  • Stina Dakers, Head of programming, NAREIM


3:05pm: Valuations: methodologies and striking a mark in a post-Covid world.

Direct Q&A with appraisers on the methodologies being used to arrive at valuations in a world with few transactions. How are they looking to cap rates and discounted cash flows, what is their perspective on credit and vacancy losses and what is the range of rent growth assumptions, returns and marks?

NAREIM members then discuss in breakout rooms groups how they are looking at valuations within their own portfolios, and the impact of additional cap-ex and op-ex on budgets.

  • Speaker: Alexander Jaffe, Director, Advisory, Altus 


Breakout groups discussions of no more than 6 

Feedback session. Breakout group leaders take notes and share them through the chat function with the wider group before reporting back to the whole room on their key takeaways.


4:00pm: Professional Development. What's on your mind?

  • How do you recruit into EDI?

  • How are you training, motivating and developing your junior members?

  • What are some best practices for working over distance?

4.30pm: Peer networking

  • Welcome comments 

  • Format: Small group breakouts, randomly rotated after 20-minutes

2021 pLanning committee members

  1. John Ockerbloom & John Kennedy, Barings Real Estate

  2. Rob Naso & Dara Friedman, BentallGreenOak

  3. Allison McFaul, LaSalle Investment Management

  4. Derrick McGavic, Newport Capital

  5. Shilp Shah, Nuveen

  6. Bob Geiger & Greg Souder, Partner Engineering and Science

  7. Frank Garcia, PGIM

  8. Daryl Pitts, Saxony/Pereview Software

  9. Chris Barbier, Yardi

Past agendas


NAREIM meetings are open to NAREIM members only and their guests. For further information on attending meeting or other NAREIM discussions, please contact Stina Dakers, head of programming. Please note that any executive who is not a NAREIM member, guest of a member or working in the real estate investment management industry will not be admitted to NAREIM events. NAREIM reserves the right to decline any registration. By registering for NAREIM events, you are consenting to NAREIM’s privacy policy.

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