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IMN 3rd Annual Real Estate CFO Forum

September 29-30, 2014, New York, NY

CohnReznick is proud to once again serve as the Lead Gold Sponsor of the IMN Real Estate CFO Forum, taking place on September 29-30, 2014, at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in New York.

CohnReznick Partners and Commercial Real Estate Industry Practice leaders David Kessler, Ron Kaplan, and Gregg Bloomberg have been selected to either moderate or serve as panelists for the following major panel discussions:

CFO Overview: Examining the Top 5 Issues of Today
Monday, September 29 – 8:45 a.m.
Session Chair: David Kessler CPA, Partner, COHNREZNICK LLP
National Director, Commercial Real Estate Industry Practice

David Kessler will lead a drilled-down discussion designed to set the overall tone for the conference, examining the top five issues affecting real estate CFOs today, as selected by CFOs, Treasurers and Controllers of REITs, funds, lenders, and operating companies. Real world challenges and their solutions will be addressed, as identified by the CFOs themselves.  

Beyond the Contract: Assessing Joint Venture Partner Relationships
Monday, September 29 – 10:45 a.m.
Session Chair: Ronald Kaplan CPA, Partner, COHNREZNICK LLP
Northeast Leader, Commercial Real Estate Industry Practice

Ron Kaplan will lead an in-depth discussion focusing on some of the critical components of the agreement that spells out the alignment of interests, including what terms incentivize the GP, operator, and investor to play by the same rules.

Tax Efficiency: Making the Most of Tax Credits, Strategies, and Structures
Tuesday, September 30 – 9:50 a.m.
Panelist: Gregg Bloomberg CPA, Partner, COHNREZNICK LLP

Gregg Bloomberg will participate in a discussion that will look to provide a roadmap of the critical tax issues and considerations when making real estate investments. Topics to be addressed will include the latest in proposed tax changes and how they might affect real estate investors in terms of the structure and pricing of investments.

About the Event
IMN is pleased to bring its prestigious Real Estate CFO Forum back to New York for the third year in a row. The Forum is the premier venue for in-house financial professionals to hear best practices and industry developments from a wide spectrum of real estate industry peers. The day and a half program features insights from senior financial officers at real estate developers, lenders, REITs, and operating companies, giving attendees the opportunity to learn valuable insights from throughout the industry. The event also provides unmatched opportunities for networking and education.

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