2014 Visions, Insights & Perspectives (VIP) – Americas

January 28 - 30, 2014 | La Costa Resort & Spa | Carlsbad, California

VIP-Americas for 2014 has been designed to be more exclusive than ever. We work hard to treat you like family, and this year’s VIP is no exception. To attend this year’s event, you or your firm will need to be a sponsor of or subscriber to The Institutional Real Estate Letter - Americas.  2014 is our 25th birthday and we can’t wait to share it with you!
If you would like to become a subscriber, please contact Suzanne Chaix at or +1 925-244-0500 ext. 122.
If you would like to sponsor, or just find out if you are eligible to register, please contact Alessandra Mongardi at or +1 925-244-0500 ext. 134.

As an attendee at this year’s event, you will be able to look forward to:
- Advisory Board guided industry-leading content focused on you
- Multiple thought-provoking keynotes
- Networking opportunities custom built for enhancing relationships and developing market insights
- A 3:1 manager to investor ratio – guaranteed
- No marketing from the podium – ever!

More details to come, so check back often.

  • Board/Speakers
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Jonathan V. Last

Senior Writer

Jonathan V. Last, Senior Writer, The Weekly Standard

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Neil Irwin


Neil Irwin, Columnist, Washington Post; Author, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire

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Tom Morris


Tom Morris, Author, The Essential Jobs at Your Office: The Success and Leadership Secrets of Steve Jobs

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John Hunt

Conference Program Manager

John Hunt, Conference Program Manager, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

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Jerry L. Morgan

Investment Strategist - Real Estate

Jerry L. Morgan, Investment Strategist - Real Estate, Chevron Corporation

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William Lindsay


William Lindsay, Partner, PCCP, LLC

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Glenn Lowenstein

Co-Founder, Partner

Glenn Lowenstein, Co-Founder, Partner, The Lionstone Group

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Kevin Lynch

Co-Founding Partner

Kevin Lynch, Co-Founding Partner, The Townsend Group

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Michael E. McMahon

Managing Director

Michael E. McMahon, Managing Director, Energy Investment Team, Pine Brook

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Kevin McTavish

Managing Partner

Kevin McTavish, Managing Partner, Summit Capital, LLC

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Samm Miller

Managing Director

Samm Miller, Managing Director, Rockwood Capital

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David Sherman


David Sherman, President, Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management

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Jack Taylor

Head of Global Real Estate Finance

Jack Taylor, Head of Global Real Estate Finance, Prudential Real Estate Investors

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Ash Williams

Executive Director & CIO

Ash Williams, Executive Director & CIO, State Board of Administration of Florida

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Jim Woidat


Jim Woidat, Principal, Kingsley Associates

Mike Consol*, Editor, The Institutional  Real Estate Letter – Americas, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.,
Geoffrey Dohrmann, CRE*, President and CEO, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.,
Phil Riordan*, Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, GE Asset Management

Advisory Board
K.C. Boback*, Vice President, PCCP, LLC
Gunnar Branson*, President, National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers
Anthony Breault, Senior Real Estate Investment Officer, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund
Todd Briddell*, CEO and CIO, CenterSquare Investment Management
Michael DiRe, Director of Real Estate Investments, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
Daniel Heflin*, CEO and CIO, Torchlight Investors
Dennis Martin, Managing Director, Marketing & Client Services, Prudential Real Estate Investors
Will McIntosh, Global Head of Research, USAA Real Estate
Samm Miller, Managing Director, Rockwood Capital
David Sherman*, President, Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management
Steven Spiekerman, Portfolio Manager, State of Wisconsin Investment Board

  • Hotel & Venue

La Costa Resort & Spa

2100 Costa Del Mar Road

Carlsbad, California

La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA, United States

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  • Contact
Speaking Opportunities & Content

John Hunt
Conference Program Manager or +1 925-244-0500 ext.137

Sponsorship Opportunities

Randy Schein
Conference Sales Manager or +1 212-706-7023

Registration & Logistics

Alessandra Mongardi
Conference Project Manager or +1 925-244-0500 ext. 134

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