You are hereCommercial Events

Commercial Events

October 21, 2014
Markets, Mortgages & Capital:  Smooth Sailing Ahead
MBA/MW's Commercial Real Estate Finance Council
33rd Annual Fall Commercial Real Estate Finance Seminar & Networking Breakfast

Location: Bingham McCutchen, Washington, DC
7:30 - 8:30 am: Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 - 10:30 am Program

Join us on October 21, 2014 for our 33rd Annual Fall Seminar and Networking Breakfast, with a focus on markets, mortgages and capital. This is an interactive opportunity for audience members to gain insights from industry leaders on the recent financing trends and forecasts for the coming year.

Featuring some of Washington's most active and prominent Developers, Lenders, Legal Experts and Financiers in the market today.  Come hear their perspectives and learn how deals are getting done.


  • CRAIG THOMAS / Vice President Market Research / AvalonBay Communities, Inc. and author The Econosphere.

    Mr. Thomas is responsible for leading AvalonBay's market research group, which provides analysis, modeling and strategy support for all aspects of the firm's activities. 

    AvalonBay Communities is one of the premier apartment REIT's, with over 80,000 units in eleven states and the District of Columbia.


EB5 Capital: Intro to Innovative Financing

  • DEBBIE KLIS / Of Counsel / Ballard Spahr LLP
  • BEAU ATHIA / Vice President Capital Investments / Baywood Hotels
  • DAN SHIFF / Principal / Phillips Realty Capital


  • JEFF YOUNG / Vice President Commercial Real Estate Finance / Union First Market Bank

Bank Lending:  Supply, Demand & Bank's View of the World

  • SCOT BROWNING / President / Capital Bank
  • LEONARD CLARK / Vice President Commercial Real Estate Lending / Burke & Herbert Bank
  • WILLIAM LYNCH / Senior Vice President / PNC
  • ANTONIO MARQUEZ /Executive Vice President & Chief Real Estate Lending Officer /  EagleBank


  • STEVE ROZGA / Principal / Gimbert Associates



November TBD
Multifamily and Warehouse Underwriting

Session Two of CRE Financing Fundamentals --A Professional Development Series
8:00 - 9:30 am
Location TBD

MBA/MW's Commercial Real Estate Finance Council is pleased to announce its upcoming professional development series entitled "CRE Financing Fundamentals."

This program is geared towards entry level professionals, and will include seven morning sessions, each lead by experts in the particular topic.  The second session will be held in November 2014, and the last session will occur in April 2015.  The cost per session is $25.  For those that registered for the first six sessions, the seventh session will be free.  Attendance at each session is limited.

This session on November tbd will focus on Multifamily and Warehouse Underwriting. Details are being finalized.

Future Sessions Include*:
Session 3. Structuring and Approving Deals
Session 4. Appraisals
Session 5. Legal Considerations/Title Insurance/ALTA Surveys
Session 6. Property Condition and Environmental Reports
Session 7. Post Closing: Loan Servicing and Relationship Management
Registration for future sessions will open soon.

*While the series will cover all of the above referenced topics, the exact order may be changed based on the presenter's and/or venue availability.  Each session will last approximately 1.5 hours, with most sessions starting at 8:00 am.

Details are being finalized. Registration for the November session will open soon.

December 12, 2014
Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon (Commercial & Residential)

11:45 am Reception; 12:30 pm Luncheon
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC

It's time to raise a glass with your colleagues to celebrate the year's successes, renew lasting friendships, thank our outgoing Board of Governors, and approve and welcome our new 2015 Board of Governors. MBA/MW members will vote on the Slate for the 2015 Board of Governors during the business portion of the program.

Sponsors are needed to help make this a successful event. Don't miss this opportunity to gain recognition and show your support for MBA/MW.

Details for this event are being finalized.


Upcoming Events

Oct 21 CREF Fall Seminar and Networking Breakfast
Dec 3 Mortgage Bankers Reunion (Residential)-Details are being finalized
Dec 12 Annual Meeting/Holiday Luncheon-Details are being finalized



Preferred Corporate Partners




Mortgage Loan