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CREFC Women's Network Symposium



CREFC Women's Network Symposium
From Mad Men to Mad Max (Fury Road)


The journey from Peggy Olson, assistant, to Imperator Furiosa. In the year of #metoo, it’s easy to overlook the real progress that has been made. From Boomers to Millennials, the experience of women in the real estate industry has undergone real and lasting change and success. Join us to explore where we’ve been and where we’re going.

Planning Committee
Anna GlickSenior Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Leslie Hayton
Managing Director, Wells Fargo
Melissa C. HinklePartner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Bonnie NeumanPartner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Leah NivisonManaging Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Lisa PauquettePartner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Jan SterninSenior Vice President & Managing Director, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC
Stephanie SunCMBS Primary Ratings Lead Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service
Kenda TomesPartner, Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Mary WangAssociate, Situs
Teresa ZienSenior Director, Invesco

Program

Registration
2:30pm - 3:00pm

Welcome
3:00pm – 3:10pm

Lisa Pendergast, Executive Director, CRE Finance Council 
Jan Sternin, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC 

How Women Define SUCCESS Cross-Generationally
3:10pm - 4:10pm

Moderator:
Melissa C. Hinkle, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Panelists:
Kathleen Donovan, Managing Director - Head of Underwriting, UBS Investment Bank 
Anna Glick, Senior Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Leslie Hayton, Managing Director, Wells Fargo
Lainie Kaye, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
Elaine McKay, Director, Annaly Commercial Real Estate Group 

Discussion Topics:
- How have professional goals changed throughout one’s career?
- What resources are essential for success?
- How is personal and professional success defined?

Networking Break
4:10pm - 4:20pm

Not Your Mother’s Millennial
4:20pm - 5:20pm

Moderator:
Jan Sternin, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC

Panelists:
Hannah Baker, Analyst, KKR 
Olivia Feldman, Director, Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group LLC
Kate Foreman, Associate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Tiffany Thurber, Vice President, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mary Wang, Associate, Situs 

Discussion Topics:

  • Where millennials see their opportunities and challenges in the commercial real estate finance industry 
  • Distinctions among millennials
  • Perspective on the direction of the CRE finance industry


Networking Break
5:20pm - 5:30pm

Keynote Speaker
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Moderator:
Lisa PendergastExecutive Director, CRE Finance Council 

Keynote:
MaryAnne Gilmartin, Co-Founder and CEO, L&L MAG
Community Outreach Initiative - "Get Women in Power"
6:30pm - 6:40pm

Lindsey WrightSenior Managing Director, C-III Asset Management 

Networking Reception
6:40pm - 7:30pm


Sponsored by:




Registration:  2:30pm - 3:00pm 
Program:  3:00pm - 6:40pm
Networking Reception:  6:40pm - 7:30pm

Registration Fees

Price:  $85 Members / $170 Non-Members
Young Professional Price*:  $43 Members / $85 Non-Members
*must be approved for the discounted rate in advance
Academic Member Price**: $43 Member
**must be approved for the discounted rate in advance

Attendee List

By registering for this event, you agree that the CREFC Women’s Network may take your photograph or record video and/or audio and you consent to CREFC Women’s Network use and reproduction of such media for any purpose, including, without limitation, marketing and promotional purposes.


Suggested Accommodations

Hotels located near Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP:

- Four Seasons Downtown
- W New York Downtown
- The Smyth Hotel
- NY Marriott Downtown 
- The Conrad 
- The Beekman
- Andaz Wall Street
- The Ritz-Carlton New York


The CREFC Women's Network's Mission is to:
- Enhance the visibility, profile and advancement of women in the commercial real estate finance industry.
- Provide a structured platform with CREFC dedicated to women's initiatives
- Provide opportunities for networking, mentoring and development of professional women
We welcome and encourage industry participants to join and be a part of this network.

When
5/3/2020 2:30 PM - 5/3/2020 7:30 PM
Where
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
200 Liberty Street
One World Financial Center
New York, NY 10281

Please Note:

Please verify your contact and name badge information before checking out.

REGISTRATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. If a registrant is unable to attend a substitute will be accepted at no additional charge.

  • Contact Janie Lam or call (646) 884-7563 for registration related questions.
  • Contact Kim Pang or call (646) 884-7573 for After-Work Seminar, CREFC Women’s Network and speaking opportunity related questions.
  • Contact Caitlin Adams or call (646) 884-7577 for Young Professional and Education event related questions.
  • Contact Daniela Schneider or call (202) 448-0858 for CLE credit related questions.
  • Contact Meghan Roberts or call (202) 448-0862 for sponsorship opportunities.
By registering for this event, you agree that the CRE Finance Council may take your photograph or record video and/or audio and you consent to CREFC use and reproduction of such media for any purpose, including, without limitation, marketing and promotional purposes. By registering for this event, you also agree that CRE Finance Council may share your name and contact information with other conference attendees and sponsors.

Registrant shall not disclose the confidential attendee list to any person, firm or entity except as required to carry out the authorized use. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in no event may the Registrant use such list for the purpose of soliciting attendance at another conference or event, nor shall the Registrant provide such list to others for such purpose.

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