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Speaking Inquiries:

Rachel Golden
(347) 689-4706
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Scott Milliken
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Sponsorship & Exhibiting:

Amber Collins
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Each year, the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Houston hosts 350 to 450 of the most prominent multifamily developers, investors, owners and operators from the region and across the country to discuss opportunities and activity in the greater Houston apartment market. This event offers a powerful platform to discuss multifamily trends in the fourth largest metro in the country.

Already involved in the 2020 conference are multifamily executives from Alliance Residential, Allied Orio, Asset Plus, Buckhead Investment Partners, Caldwell Companies, Cortland Partners, Eastham Capital, Greystar, GWR Equities, Hines, Howard Hughes Corporation, Indus Management, Kairoi Residential, Kaplan Companies, Marquette Companies, Midway Companies, Mill Creek Residential, Morgan Group, Mosaic Residential, PM Realty, Radius Properties, Thrive, Veritas Equity Management and Westmount Realty Capital, among others.

Sessions include the annual Marcus & Millichap market update presentation comparing the Houston market to comparable markets around the country, as well as incisive panels discussing tenants trends, design, construction, financing, equity investment, development, value add, operational best practices and new technology. In addition, select attendees may participate in one of the closed-door discussions. Inquire for more information about these special invite-only sessions.

The Multifamily Forum is a full morning (7:30 am to 1:15 pm) and followed after lunch by the Marcus & Millichap Retail Forum, a companion event focusing upon retail real estate trends, challenges and opportunities in Houston. The Retail Forum is not included with your registration to the Multifamily Forum. Contact us if you’d like receive a discount to attend both conferences.

2020 Speakers

Kevin Batchelor

Kevin Batchelor
Senior Managing Director

Abe Bhimani

Abe Bhimani
Founding Partner
Mosaic Residential

Brandt Brown

Brandt Brown
Westmount Realty Capital

Zach Dovner

Zach Dovner
Head of Acquisitions
Eastham Capital

Paul Layne

Paul Layne
President – Central Region
Howard Hughes Corporation

Andreis Lewis

Andreis Lewis
Executive Vice President
CityR Group

Bryant Nail

Bryant Nail
EVP – Multifamily Development

JP Newman

JP Newman
Thrive FP

Larry Sloan

Larry Sloan
EVP – Investments & Development

Jonathan Tucker

Jonathan Tucker
EVP – Operations & Facilities
Cortland Partners

Kari Warren

Kari Warren
EVP – Property Operations
Kairoi Residential

Michael D'Onofrio

Michael D’Onofrio
Managing Director
Engineered Tax Services

Bobby Khorshidi

Bobby Khorshidi
President & Principal
Archway Fund

Ford Noe

Ford Noe
Regional Manager
Marcus & Millichap

Jay Porterfield

Jay Porterfield

John Sebree

John Sebree
First Vice President
National Director, Multifamily

Marcus & Millichap

2020 Speakers

  • Kevin Batchelor, Senior Managing Director, Hines
  • Abe Bhimani, Founding Partner, Mosaic Residential
  • Brandt Brown, COO & CFO, Westmount Realty Capital
  • Zach Dovner, Head – Acquisitions, Eastham Capital
  • Paul Layne, President – Central Region, Howard Hughes Corporation
  • Andreis Lewis, Executive Vice President, CityR Group
  • Bryant Nail, EVP – Multifamily Development, PMRG
  • JP Newman, Principal, Thrive FP
  • Larry Sloan, EVP – Investments & Development, Midway
  • Jonathan Tucker, EVP – Operations & Facilities, Cortland Partners
  • Kari Warren, EVP – Property Operations, Kairoi Residential
  • Michael D’Onofrio, Managing Director, Engineered Tax Services
  • Bobby Khorshidi, President & Principal, Archway Fund
  • Ford Noe, Regional Manager, Marcus & Millichap
  • Jay Porterfield, Principal, PGIM
  • John Sebree, FVP & National Director – Multifamily, Marcus & Millichap
Marvy Finger Keynote

Who Speaks

Speakers at the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Houston are typically senior executives and company leaders who lead teams that invest, own, develop and manage multifamily properties, as well as a curated selection of industry leaders from organizations that impact the multifamily asset class today. 

Past Speakers Include:

Ric Campo

Ric Campo
Chairman & CEO
Camden Property Trust

Marvy Finger

Marvy Finger
President & CEO
The Finger Companies

Gerald Hines

Gerald Hines
Founder & Chairman

Stephen Klineberg

Stephen Klineberg
Professor of Sociology & Founding Director
Kinder Institute for Urban Research

  • Swapnil Agarwal, Founder & Managing Partner, Nitya Capital
  • Kevin Batchelor, Senior Managing Director, Hines
  • Eric Barvin, President, The Barvin Group
  • Matthew Berger, VP – Tax, National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Abe Bhimani, Founding Partner, Mosaic Residential
  • Joseph Bramante, CEO, TriArc Properties
  • John Faulk, VP – Land Acquisitions, Aspen Heights
  • Gary Goodman, SVP – Acquisitions, Passco Companies
  • Manu Gupta, Managing Director, Indus Management Group
  • Steve Hefner, SVP – Construction, Camden Property Trust
  • Neal Higgins, VP – Acquisition, KC Venture Group
  • Todd Johnson, VP – Operations, Caldwell Companies
  • Kevin Kirton, CEO, Buckhead Investment Partners
  • Ash Kumar, Founder, Ashford Communities
  • Jesse Levine, Principal, Verde Communities
  • Madison Marceau, EVP, Lynd Development
  • Ryan McCord, President, McCord Development
  • Robert Martinez, Founder, Rockstar Capital Management
  • Bryant Nail, EVP – Multifamily, PM Realty Group
  • Jason Ormsby, President, Stonewall Associates
  • Chris Potavin, SVP-Acquisitions, LEM Capital
  • David Rendon, VP – Design & Construction, Thor Equities
  • Ryan Reyes, Senior Director, Avesta Holdings
  • Jackie Rhone, Executive Director – Real Estate, Greystar
  • Jay Rippeto, CEO, Juniper Investment Group
  • Ricardo Rivas, Principal & CEO, Allied Orion Group
  • Shayn D. Robinson, Principal, Darrow Multifamily Properties
  • Jacob Saour, Director – Investments, Cortland Partners
  • Joe Shahda, Principal, Shahda Investments
  • Geoffrey Simpson, Principal & CFO, Kaplan Management
  • David Steinbach, Sr. Managing Director & CIO, Hines
  • Lee Zieben, Founder & President, Zieben Group

Who Attends

Each year over 350 attend from organizations such as the following multifamily owners, investors and developers. Past attending companies include:

  • 1995 Properties
  • ACORE Capital
  • Adara Communities
  • Alliance Residential
  • Allied Orion Group
  • Alpor Properties
  • American Bay
  • Arcadia Capital
  • Ares Management
  • Ascension
  • Ashford Communities
  • Auburn Regal
  • Audubon Communities
  • Avesta
  • Ben Zen Properties
  • Brandy Investments
  • Bravo Capital Management
  • Breeze Realty
  • Bridge Partners
  • Brookfield
  • Cadence McShane
  • Camden Property Trust
  • Capstone Real Estate Services
  • Casoro Capital
  • Catalyst Equity Partners
  • Chipster Properties
  • City Construction Partners
  • Colliers International
  • Commercial Building Consultants
  • Cortland Partners
  • CoStar
  • Covenant Community Capital
  • CRG Properties
  • CRK Global
  • CVAL Group
  • Dakota Enterprises
  • Dell EMC
  • Dryden Street Capital
  • ECS Southwest
  • Endeavor
  • EXP Realty
  • Fannie Mae
  • Finger Companies
  • Flagship Capital Partners
  • Foteh Brothers Real Estate
  • Gaia Real Estate Investments
  • Gatesco
  • Gemstar Construction
  • Gensler
  • Giering Investments
  • Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
  • Greenway Equity Management
  • Greystar
  • Hamilton Zanze
  • HFF
  • Hilltop Residential
  • Hines
  • HMBC Capital Partners
  • Hunt
  • Implicity Management
  • Indus Management Group
  • Infinity Investments
  • Interurban Companies
  • Jansen Adjusters International
  • JBS Global Holdings
  • JLB Partners
  • JLL
  • JSR Contractor
  • Juniper Investments
  • Kairoi Residential
  • Kaplan Management
  • KC Venture Group
  • Keener Investments
  • Kentwood Apartments
  • Lamppost Capital Management
  • Laye Investments
  • LDG Development
  • LEM Capital
  • Littell Properties
  • Lloyd Jones Capital
  • LMI Capital
  • LNC Properties
  • Locker Solutions
  • Lynd
  • Mainspring Partners
  • Midway
  • Morgan Group
  • Mosaic Residential
  • NorthGulf ZSP
  • NorthMarq Capital
  • One Real Estate Investment
  • Pinnacle
  • Praxis Capital
  • Presidium
  • Prime Finance
  • Property Steward
  • RADCO Residential
  • RH Management
  • Rialto Capital
  • RMP Investing
  • Rockstar Capital Management
  • Sabal
  • Slate Real Estate Partners
  • Stanmore Partners
  • Stellar Equity Management
  • Stonewall Associate
  • Tarantino
  • Thor Equities
  • Timberline Management Company
  • Trident Realty Partners
  • Trivium Investments
  • Tzadik Management
  • UL Coleman
  • USAA Real Estate Company
  • Venterra Realty
  • Veritas Equity Management
  • Vintage Communities
  • WA Development
  • WAK Management
  • Waterstone Defeasance
  • Waterton
  • White Oak


7:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

8:25 AM

Multifamily State of Market: National vs. Houston Markets

9:05 AM

Keynote Speaker

9:40 AM

The Comeback Kid: State of the Market & New Development

10:20 AM

Networking Break

10:25 AM

New Trump Administration Updates: Federal, State and Local Energy & Specialty Tax Incentives

11:05 AM

Banking On It: Financing & Investment Strategies

11:50 AM

A Tight Ship: Best Practices in Property Management & Operations

12:35 PM

Clear Skies Ahead: Value-add & Investment Opportunities

1:15 PM

Closing Remarks


Conference registration does not automatically qualify you to participate in a Roundtable; separate registration is required. If you are interested in participating, contact Claudia Gutwirth at

11:05 AM

Ground Up Development: A Closed-Door Roundtable

11:05 AM

Operational Excellence: A Closed-Door Roundtable

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 close to 2,000 investment sales and financing professionals in over 80 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; the industry’s most 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 2018, the firm closed nearly 10,000 transactions with a sales volume of approximately $46.4 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.

2020 Sponsors

Sponsors of the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Houston are typically industry vendors and service providers looking to secure new business from medium to large sized multifamily and/or office portfolio operators.

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