“The Michael Mastro Story: Bankruptcy Trustee – How Brokers are Selected”
James F. Rigby, Jr. is a Seattle attorney who specializes in bankruptcy law. Owner of Rigby Law Firm in downtown Seattle, James received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Washington in 1976 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puget Sound in 1979. He has been a member of the Washington State Bar Association since 1980, and he has served on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Seattle panel of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees since 1984. James has served as the President of the King County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Section and is a member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. James represents the Washington State Republican Party on the King County Citizens Election Oversight Committee. James is the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy trustee administering the Michael R. Mastro bankruptcy estate. Michael was a Seattle area real estate developer and hard money lender who was filed into involuntary bankruptcy in 2009. A federal grand jury indicted Michael and his wife Linda on 43 counts of bankruptcy fraud and money laundering. They are facing extradition from France after being arrested in the French Alps in October of 2012. Their bankruptcy is one of the largest in Washington state history listing $587 in liabilities and listing $249 million in assets.
View the conference presentation highlight video of James F. Rigby, Jr. ESQ here.
“State of the Regional Economy”
Ted addresses the information needs of stockholders, conducts on-going research and supports economic and financial analysis for the company and its customers.
Prior to joining Stewart he served as chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group. Before that, he authored and taught the valuation and appraisal section of the Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln College, University of Canterbury near Christchurch, New Zealand. An internationally recognized real estate expert, Jones has completed appraisals and property analysis in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Jones earned a Ph.D. in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Ted C. Jones, Ph.D. here.
Kenny Dudunakis has been an apartment broker in the Seattle market for more than 21 years. He has closed nearly $4 billion in transactions consistently of more than 30,000 units. He is credited with closing the largest apartment property (884 units) in the Puget Sound, Redmond Hill in Redmond, Washington. Kenny spent ten years as vice president with Marcus & Millichamp. Prior to his real estate career, Kenny’s spent ten years in the ski industry, working with Warren Miller and the National Ski Trade Association promoting ski films, promoting winter sport shows and freestyle ski programs after graduating from Idaho State University in 1982.
* (Marty Leith, Vice President for Hendricks-Berkadia will be the presenter at the conference; Kenny will share his expertise via video)
View the conference highlight video of Kenny Dudanakis here.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Marty Leith here.
“Who, What, When and How to Present a Land Development Opportunity, Out Pad Development Opportunity and Tenant Rep Transaction to a Large Developer/Landlord”
Terry Evans is vice president of corporate real estate for The Kroger Company. Corporate real estate encompasses all divisions and banners for The Kroger Company as well as all the C-Stores. Terry manages a staff of 18 employees at the corporate real estate offices and a staff for office services department. Terry began his career at Kroger in 1981 in the management training program and served as a co-manager in the Nashville division until 1984, when he joined the real estate department in the Louisville division. After spending time in the Dallas division and the Atlanta division as real estate manager, Terry was promoted to the director of real estate in 1998. Terry was appointed to his current position in 2011. Terry earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and is a frequent speaker at various ICSC events. He also served as co-chairman for the Kroger Campaign of ArtsWave in Cincinnati, Ohio.
*(Ed Hudson, Director of Strategic Insights for The Kroger Company will be the presenter at the conference.)
View the conference presentation highlight video of Ed Hudson here.
“How to Present an Offer on Build to Suit, Spec Built Construction and Land Acquisition for Development”
Bart Brynestad has more than 23 years of experience in development, construction and leasing of industrial, office and retail projects. As partner in Seattle, Bart is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the development process, including land acquisition, finance, design, permitting, leasing and the sale of each project. Bart’s leadership and coaching ability has helped Panattoni quickly become one of the busiest developers in the Pacific Northwest. Projects for which Bart has been responsible have totaled more than 6 million square feet.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Bart Brynestad here.
“What’s Happening in Bellevue in Commercial Real Estate”
Thomas Boydell has worked in consulting and government for more than 20 years, specializing in business strategy and public-private partnerships, plus five years in leadership in the non-profit sector. Tom has an MBA from Wharton and master’s degrees in regional planning and psychology. In 2011 he created BellevueCN, an English-Chinese e-zine featuring stories in technology and leadership in Asia-Washington trade. Tom has been a member of ZINO Society since 2011, and serves on the boards for the World Trade Club of Washington, Japan American Society and India Association of Western Washington. He has also participated in overseas humanitarian efforts and fundraising for schools, water projects and hospitals in the Balkans, Albania, Southern France, East Africa and India.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Thomas Boydell here.
“How I Became a Successful Office Leasing and Sales Broker”
Tom Bohman has been providing commercial real estate services in the Puget Sound Region for more than 23 years. During this time, he has developed a broad base of experience in institutional leasing, and sales of class A office and high technology office parks. Working in the role of both owner and tenant representative, Tom’s diversity of experience and thoughtful consultative approach to each assignment is highly valued by his clients. He has frequently been quoted in many of the area newspapers as a regional expert on current office market conditions and trends.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Tom Bohman here.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Wayne D’Amico, CCIM, 2013 CCIM International President here.
View the conference presentation highlight video of Bob Nelson, CCIM regarding 1031 exchanges here.
Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Windows Client
Windows “Surface Pro/Windows 8” Presentation
“How Microsoft Products/Services Will Work for Real Estate Professionals in the Field and in the Office”
- Introducing the Surface Pro, what it is, what it does from a hardware point of view
- Advantages over the competition (a real PC, can get to the server), camera?
- Introducing Windows 8; how to migrate from Windows 7, Vista, or XP.
- Demonstration of CCIM programs using Windows 8 features, new or old features.