Real Estate Capital Markets Conference

583 PARK
583 Park Avenue at 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065
United States
January 26, 2018

Columbia Business School and Goodwin have partnered to present the 2018 Real Estate Capital Markets Conference. This internally produced event will focus on, among other things, macro trends, real estate fundamentals and future growth drivers, the state of the real estate capital markets, and proposals for the continued role of government in housing finance. 

This event is invite-only. If you are are interested in attending, please email email

Columbia Business School and Goodwin hosted the 10th Anniversary of the annual Real Estate Capital Markets Conference on January 27, 2017 at 583 Park in New York City. Over the last ten years, the half-day program has become a ‘go-to’ event among industry leaders in the real estate capital markets space and draws a sophisticated audience of real estate fund managers, REIT executives, real estate investors, and investment bankers.

The keynote speaker for the 10th anniversary of the conference featured Jonathan Gray, Global Head of Real Estate and a member of the board of directors and the management committee for Blackstone.

To read more about the 2017 conference, click here for a full summary.

See a list of 2017 predictions for the future of real estate capital markets from this year’s conference speakers.

See video coverage from the event:

Goodwin Partners John Ferguson, Minta Kay and Gil Menna, Columbia Professor of Real Estate and Co-Director Chris Mayer, and Co-Founder, President and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Metropolitan Real Estate David Sherman, provide insight on the future of the global real estate capital markets.

  • Avi Lewitts
    The Scion Group, Chief Investment Officer
  • Wendy Silverstein
    Winthrop REIT Advisors, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ronald Kravit
    Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., Co-Head of North American Real Estate, Managing Member of Cerberus Real Estate Capital Management, LLC and Senior Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management
  • Ivo de Wit
    CBRE Global Investment Partners, Managing Director
  • Jeff Wilson
    Kasita, Founder + Chairman
  • Zach Aarons
    MetaProp, Co-Founder; Millennium Partners, Project Manager
  • Yuila Yanni
    RealAtom, Founder + CEO