Conference Chairs

Marcus & Millichap

Founded in 1971, Marcus & Millichap is a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm focusing exclusively on investment sales, financing, research, and advisory services, with more than 1,700 investment professionals in offices throughout the United States and Canada. The firm has perfected a powerful property marketing system that integrates broker specialization by property type and market area; comprehensive investment research; a long-standing culture of information sharing; relationships with the largest pool of qualified investors; and state-of-the-art technology matching buyers and sellers. In 2016, the firm closed 8,995 transactions with a sales volume of approximately $42.3 billion.


Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) is a unique platform created to support the needs of institutional and sophisticated private investors. IPA is centered around a select national network of institutionally qualified brokerage professionals and supported by a robust technology platform and highly regarded research. IPA’s unique combination of real estate investment expertise, industry-leading technology, superior support services and acclaimed research will offer customized solutions for the acquisition and disposition of institutional multifamily properties and portfolios.



Abacode is a leading technology services firm, solely focused on cybersecurity.

As a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), Abacode gives our channel partners and clients one trusted source for all cybersecurity products & services.

With offices in the Americas and Europe, Abacode offers comprehensive cybersecurity solutions and specialize in 24/7/365 Managed Detection & Response (MDR) as-a-service and employee cyber awareness training programs (computer-based training).

Abacode professional team members take great pride in working cohesively with your internal leadership team and/or outsourced IT partners. This collaboration grants your business with the proper corporate governance of having checks & balances in place while meeting your overall strategic needs.

Adivo Construction Corp. is a licensed and insured general contractor specializing in the value added repositioning and renovation of apartment communities. Our company is Florida based, but national in scope. We have repositioned and renovated over 50 communities for publicly traded and privately held companies in states such as Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Tennessee. In the state of Texas, Adivo has completed multiple projects in Amarillo, Austin, Baytown, Dallas, Euless, Galveston, Houston, Killeen and San Antonio. Our services include, but are not limited to, unit interiors, exterior paint, roofing, siding, amenity upgrades and new construction.


Bedford is an independent professional services firm specializing in cost segregation and innovative tax, finance, and energy solutions for the commercial real estate industry. We are not an affiliate or subsidiary of an accounting firm and are committed to working closely with CPAs, property owners and trusted advisors to provide high quality tax-centric solutions.


Engineered Tax Services (ETS) is a nationally licensed engineering firm with extensive experience in engineering-based specialty tax services yielding substantial tax incentives for companies of all sizes. ETS is one of the only qualified engineering firms with its own Professional Engineers, LEED Accredited Professionals, Certified Public Accountants, and Licensed Contractors on staff. ETS provides a full range of specialty tax incentives for real estate professionals including Cost Segregation, 263(a) Repairs vs. Capitalization, Disposition Studies, 179D EPAct, 45L, Utility Rebates and Refunds, Energy Audits, Modeling, and LEED Certifications. ETS averages over $44 million per month in refunds for clients, equating to hundreds of studies nationally. ETS is committed to providing the highest level of service and attention to detail in order to realize maximum benefits and ensure compliance of IRS guidelines. For more information, please contact us Engineered Tax Services at 800-236-6519 or visit

Goodman-Gable-Gould/Adjusters International

Goodman-Gable-Gould/Adjusters International (GGG/AI) is the recognized leading loss consulting firm in the nation. As public adjusters we represent multifamily ownership clients in first-party claim negotiations with property insurance carriers for expeditious recoveries, after an entity has suffered property damage to one of its assets. As the owner’s advocate we evaluate policy coverage and other pertinent documents, measure damages in all claim areas, prepare claim documentation in appropriate format and negotiate with the carriers and their experts for recovery, while our clients tend to their daily business responsibilities. Our work involves managing the claim process, responding quickly to a loss site and reporting to our clients, and effectuating expeditious settlements. Our strategically located offices allow our claims professionals to arrive at a property quickly after a damage incident, to be able to provide an immediate assessment of the extent of damage, and strategically and proactively represent our client’s interests immediately following a damaging event through successful financial conclusion of the claim.


Headquartered in Miami, Florida, with locations from Panama to New York to Italy and growing, we provide our customers with Italian-designed kitchens, baths and closets of the highest standard and style. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the most personalized and trustworthy service in the industry while keeping them informed each step of the way. Whether you are an individual home-owner, a designer or a developer, ITALKRAFT services include being hands-on every step of the way from design consultation, to shop drawing provision, to installation. For more information visit or call 305.406.1301


Katerra is bringing fresh minds and tools to the world of construction. With our unique approach and capabilities, Katerra’s renovations team delivers better, faster, cheaper multifamily renovation projects. Katerra offers a full range of interior and exterior renovation services for all multifamily and commercial properties.

Live Oak Contracting

Founded on southern traditions,Live Oak Contracting believes in building long term partnerships based on integrity. From our Clients to our team of professionals, we incorporate a collaborative approach to every project, ensuring the highest quality product delivered on time and in budget.

Live Oak Contracting is a full service general contracting firm that specializes in multifamily and commercial construction including development, design build, renovation, rehab, and tenant improvement projects. Our team has an extensive portfolio including over 50 years of construction experience, spanning 9 states, and the full spectrum of skills and experience needed to deliver successful projects.


Moss is a national privately held construction firm providing innovative solutions resulting in award-winning projects. With regional offices across the United States, Moss focuses on construction management at-risk, design-build and public-private partnerships. The company’s diverse portfolio encompasses a wide range of sectors, including luxury high-rise residential, landmark mixed-use developments, hospitality, primary and higher education, justice and solar energy. Moss prides itself on a strong entrepreneurial culture that honors safety, quality, client engagement and employee development. Moss has been ranked as Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2017 and its employees consistently rank Moss as one of the best places to work.


PGIM Real Estate Finance, the commercial mortgage business of PGIM, the trillion-dollar global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), is an international full-service, commercial and multifamily mortgage finance business with more than $88 billion in assets under management and administration as of Dec. 31, 2016. Leveraging a 140-year history of real estate finance, the company offers one of the most comprehensive lines of real estate finance products and originates loans for Fannie Mae DUS®, Freddie Mac and specialized affordable housing programs; FHA; Conduit; Prudential’s general account; and other institutional investors. For more information, please visit


Unicorp National Developments, Inc. is headed by one of the industry leaders, Chuck Whittall. From modest beginnings, and with the help of a hand-picked dream team of professionals behind him, this visionary has built one of the most dynamic and fastest growing development companies in the country.

With the mission of building the best quality projects, moving quickly and decisively to close deals and move projects forward to completion, Unicorp assures delivery of exceptional results time and time again.

Valet Living

As a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace, Valet Living has been setting the standard for doorstep collection and recycling since 1995. Approaching one million apartment homes serviced across more than 35 states, Valet Living has grown to become not just the only national provider of doorstep collection and recycling services, but also the only nationally-recognized full service amenities provider to the multifamily industry. In addition to doorstep collection, Valet Living’s turns, maintenance and pet station solutions make life easier for both property managers and residents, while improving property values. Valet Living is a portfolio company of the Private Equity Group of Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE: ARES) and Harvest Partners, LP.

Contact us today to discuss how you can get involved with the Marcus & Millichap / IPA West and Central Florida Multifamily Forum by calling Amber Collins at (646) 783-3937 or emailing her at