Get Involved on September 26, 2019!

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Amanda Powers
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Sponsorship & Exhibiting:

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Dynamic Strategies for Any Challenge

On September 26, join over 700 multifamily executives from across the region at the 7th annual Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Northern California. This one-day event has a proven track record of bringing together the most active, influential and visionary owners, investors, developers and financiers to discuss and debate what’s next in the apartment and condo industry in Northern California.

Key focus areas include: updated outlook for apartment development, investment activity and trends, fresh approaches to rehab / repositioning, innovations in apartment management, the debt and equity markets, the housing crisis and what’s ahead in rent control and other regulatory issues affecting multifamily investment, development and management.

Key reasons to attend:

  • Get the latest market data on transactions, rent trends and new unit pipeline by market
  • Learn how to make the value-add business model still work despite lower yields
  • Discover innovative apartment technologies that lead to rental increases
  • Get updated on what’s happening with rent control and other regulatory issues
  • Explore fresh ideas on pursuing new development opportunities at this stage of the cycle
  • Gain insight from and connections to active equity investors and lenders
  • Share ideas and challenges in the closed-door, peer-to-peer roundtables*

* Separate registration required – inquire if interested

The Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forums bring together over 6,000 multifamily owners, investors, managers and developers each year to create an in-person marketplace for learning, discovery, networking and deal making. The sessions address the major issues affecting the apartment and condo industries today, and the networking allows multi-housing principals to meet, talk and source deals and investment capital.

Who Speaks

Speakers at the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Northern California 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 Keynote Speakers

Robert Freed

Robert Freed
President & CEO
SummerHill Housing Group

Hessam Nadji

Hessam Nadji
President & CEO
Marcus & Millichap

Bill Witte

Bill Witte
Related California

Featured Speakers

Sandy Blair

Sandy S. Blair
VP & Regional Manager
Marx Okubo

Jack Dickens

Jack Dickens

Chris Hagen

Chris Hagen
SVP Operations
MG Properties Group

James Hannah

James Hannah
VP – Client Energy Services
Bright Power

Ken Lowney

Ken Lowney
Lowney Architecture

Billy Meyer

Billy Meyer
Managing Director – RE Lending
Columbia Pacific Advisors

Alexa Mizrahi

Alexa Mizrahi
Director, Loan Origination
Lone Oak Fund

Paul Niewiadomski

Paul Niewiadomski
Lubin Olson & Niewiadomski

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson
PTLA Real Estate Group

John Sebree

John S. Sebree
First Vice President/
National Director,

Marcus & Millichap

Steven Seligman

Steven J. Seligman
First Vice President/
Regional Manager

Marcus & Millichap
Palo Alto

  • Aaron Hancock, Managing Director, Raintree Partners
  • Al Pace, CEO, Pacific Urban
  • Alex Waterbury, President, Lennar Multifamily
  • Andrew Hudacek, Chief Investment Officer, Sares Regis Group
  • Anna Kramer, Managing Director, Pacific Urban
  • Arden Hearing, Managing Director, Trumark Urban
  • Brian Chuck, Partner, Calvera Partners
  • Bruce Dorfman, Principal, Thompson Dorfman Partners
  • Charles Demmon, Partner, Demmon Partners
  • Charles Schoenau, Managing Director, Insurent
  • Charmaine Curtis, Principal, Curtis Development
  • Chris Beda, Chief Investment Officer, Carmel Partners
  • Chris Hudson, Principal, Hudson McDonald
  • Christopher J. Kober, Managing Director – Portfolio Operations, Pacific Urban Residential
  • Cynthia Parker, CEO, Bridge Housing
  • Dan Safier, President, The Prado Group
  • Damon Conklin, Director of Government Affairs, Federation of California of Builders Exchanges
  • Daniel Kaplan, Chief Investment Officer, FPA Multifamily
  • David Mugmon, Partner, Seiler
  • David Shillington, President, Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation
  • Edward McGovern, Managing Director, Capital Markets, Security Properties
  • Ed Padilla, EVP, Opus Bank
  • Eric Tao, Chief Investment Officer, AGI Capital
  • Erik Spring, Director of Sales, Wave Broadband
  • Greg Vilkin, President, Related California
  • George Marcus, Chairman, Marcus & Millichap
  • Greg Campbell, Senior Managing Director, TruAmerica Multifamily
  • Heath Silverman, Managing Director, S3 Properties
  • Jack Gardner, CEO, The John Stewart Company
  • Jay Standish, Co-Founder, Open Door Development
  • Jeremy White, CEO, Grupe Management Company
  • Jim Wiegandt, CRE Banking, Banc of California
  • John Protopappas, CEO, Madison Park Financial
  • John Eudy, Chief Investment Officer, Essex Property Trust
  • John Kennedy, Managing Director, Barings
  • Jon Coupal, President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
  • Jonathan Ellenzweig, Managing Director, Tricon Capital Group
  • Jonathan Scharfman, General Manager & Director, Universal Paragon
  • Kelvin Tetz, National Practice Leader, Real Estate, Moss Adams
  • Kenneth Nilmeier, Principal & Director of Planning, MVE & Partners
  • Kenneth Rosen, Chairman, UC Berkeley
  • Kirby Sack, CEO, Sack Properties
  • Kurt Zech, President, Kennedy Wilson
  • Luis Belmonte, Partner, Seven Hills Properties
  • Mark Kroll, Managing Director, Sares Regis
  • Mark Putney, Managing Member, MNM Partners
  • Mark MacDonald, Principal, DM Development
  • Mark Luce, President, Association of Bay Area Governments
  • Marshall Boyd, President, Interstate Equities
  • Matt Matteson, Co-President & COO, JB Matteson
  • Meg Spriggs, Managing Director, Shorenstein
  • Michael Anthony, Principal, MNM Partners
  • Michael Covarrubias, CEO, TMG Partners
  • Michael Ghielmetti, President, Signature Development Group
  • Osborn Erickson, Chairman, Emerald Fund
  • Paul Stein, Managing Partner, SKS
  • Phil Saglimbeni, Senior Managing Director, IPA
  • Randall Miller, President, Nautilus Group
  • Randy Berger, Principal, Berger Enterprises
  • Richard Hannum, CEO, Forge Land Company
  • Rob Rosania, Founder & Managing Partner, Maximus Real Estate Partners
  • Robert Freed, CEO, SummerHill Housing Group
  • Robert Hart, CEO, TruAmerica Multifamily
  • Robert Wagner, Managing Director, Sares Regis Group of Northern California
  • Robert Younkin, Principal, PGIM Real Estate Finance
  • Roger Snell, Chief Investment Officer, Veritas Investments
  • Scott Croul, Managing Director, Freddie Mac
  • Steve O’Connell, Managing Director, Grosvenor
  • Stan Jones, Executive Managing Director, IPA
  • Steven J. Seligman, FVP/Regional Manager, Marcus & Millichap Palo Alto
  • Tod Spieker, President, Spieker Companies
  • Todd Darling, CEO, Acacia Capital
  • Tony Avila, Managing Principal, Encore Housing Opportunity Fund
  • Yat-Pang Au, Founder, Veritas Investments

Past Participating Firms (partial list)

  • 29th Street Capital
  • ABC Jewelry Imports
  • Acacia Capital Corp
  • Aggarwal
  • Alliance Residential
  • Altus Equity Group
  • Anton Development
  • Architecture Design Collaborative
  • Archway Fund
  • Ares Management
  • Ascend Investments
  • AvalonBay
  • Avesta Development Group
  • Ballast
  • Banc of California
  • Barbara Epis
  • Beckett Capital
  • BKF Engineers
  • Blake Griggs Properties
  • Bolour Associates
  • Braddock & Logan
  • Bridge Partners
  • BridgeCore Capital, Inc.
  • Bright Power
  • Brown Construction
  • Bryan Epis
  • Build Inc
  • Burlingame Shores Investments
  • California Building News
  • Calvera Partners
  • Canyon Partners Real Estate
  • Capitial Valley Investments
  • Carmel Partners
  • Casco Properties
  • Charge Partners
  • Charles Hill Investments
  • Chicago Title
  • City of Redwood City
  • Civic Financial
  • Columbia Pacific Advisors
  • Commercial Coverage Insurance Agency
  • Commercial Energy
  • Cox Castle & Nicholson
  • Cresleigh Homes
  • Davlyn Investments
  • Demmon Partners
  • DeNardi Homes
  • DM Development
  • Dutra Enterprises
  • East Bay Asian Local Development Corp
  • Ecobalance Solutions
  • Enduravest
  • Engineered Tax Services
  • Equity Residential
  • Essel Environmental
  • Essex Property Trust
  • Fairfield Residential
  • Federation of California Builders Exchanges
  • First Republic Bank
  • FivePoint
  • Fore Property Company
  • FORMA Development Design Management
  • FPI Management
  • Freebird Development
  • Gaetani Real Estate
  • Gerson Bakar & Asscociates
  • Grosvenor
  • Half Dome Capital
  • Hanover Finanical
  • Happy Tree
  • Highland Villas Associates
  • Horizon Investment Group
  • IEC
  • Insurent
  • Interstate Equities
  • IPA
  • JB Matteson
  • JCM Partners
  • JETT Landscape Architecture + Design
  • Johnstone Moyer
  • Kastle Systems
  • Katerra
  • Kennedy Wilson Multifamily
  • Kilroy Realty
  • Land and Houses USA
  • LivCor
  • Logical Buildings
  • Loka Properties
  • Lone Oak Fund
  • Lowney Architecture
  • Lubin Olson
  • Luther Burbank Savings
  • Madison Park Financial Corporation
  • Mann Properties
  • Marcus & Millichap
  • Marx Okubo
  • Marymount Management Corporation
  • MG Properties
  • Millenium Flats
  • Mitsui Fudosan America
  • MJD Capital Partners
  • ML Santos Commercial RE
  • MMC
  • MNM Partners
  • Mogavero Architects
  • Moss Adams
  • Mosser Capital Management
  • MVE & Partners
  • Nearon Enterprises
  • New Cities Investment Partners
  • Oakmont Properties
  • Opus Bank
  • Pacific Orient Imports
  • Pacific Rim Financial Corporation
  • Pacific Urban Residential
  • Padis Gems
  • PartnerESI
  • PGIM
  • Pippin Property Group
  • Postcard Properties
  • Presidio Bank
  • Private Investor
  • Private Mortgage Fund
  • Priya Living
  • Prometheus Real Estate Group
  • PSM Sales & Management
  • PTLA Real Estate Group
  • RAD Urban
  • Raintree Partners
  • Real Estate Transformation Group
  • Reddy Investors
  • Related California
  • Related Companies
  • Reliant Group Management
  • Rently Keyless
  • Resmark
  • Ridge Capital Investors
  • Sansome Pacific
  • Sares Regis Group
  • Security Properties
  • Seiler
  • Seven Hills Properties
  • Shea Properties
  • Spatz Development
  • Spieker Companies
  • Spirit Living Group
  • Sridhar Equities
  • Starcity
  • Sterling Heatley
  • Stewart Title Guaranty Company
  • Stockbridge
  • SummerHill Apartment Communities
  • TDC Pacific Properties
  • The Core Companies
  • Trinity Properties
  • Trion Properties
  • Tzadik Management
  • UBS Realty Investors
  • Universal Paragon
  • Valiance Capital
  • Veritas
  • VMWP Architecture/Urban Design
  • Walden Development
  • WAVE
  • Wave Broadband
  • Webco Group
  • Western SMC Enterprise
  • Whiting Ventures
  • Winn Residential
  • Wood Partners

Conference Chairs

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

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.

Our Sponsors

Sponsors of the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Northern California are typically industry vendors, professionals and service providers looking to secure new business from multifamily owners, investors and developers.

Allana BuickBers
Banc of California
Columbia Pacific Advisors
Commercial Coverage
Commercial Energy
Cox Castle Nicholson
Logical Buildings
Lowney Arch
Lubin Olson
Luther Burbank
Marx Okubo
Opus Bank


“I enjoyed the conference and thought it was very well done. The economic presentation was excellent as always and the keynote was really terrific.”

“I thought that this was the most successful apartment forum I’ve participated in by a quantum amount.”

“The panel I moderated went very well; the feedback I received was excellent (the best panel of the day I heard!). I was honored to participate.”