April 5- 9, 2014
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Be a Part of Something Bigger than Yourself
- Influence the legislation that impacts your world
- Meet face-to-face with hundreds of practitioners with decades of experience
- Generate business opportunities that will improve your company’s performance
- Make better, more informed decisions that will grow your bottom-line
We return to Washington, DC to convene industry insiders and thought leaders who will make their voices heard at the 14th annual IREM Capitol Hill Visits Day co-sponsored by CCIM Institute which will be held on Wednesday, April 9th. Make this the year that you join this dynamic group and are a part of something bigger than yourself.
Keynote Speakers - Tuesday, April 8
| Lawrence Yun
Live! with Industry Leaders
“Insiders’ View of Economic Conditions and Forecasts”
IREM has assembled a trio of industry experts who will discuss and offer their unique perspectives on the overall economy, the direction of the capital markets, the availability of financing and what may be in store for the rest of the year and beyond.
Only at the IREM Leadership and Legislative Summit can you learn from Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS - named among the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders by INMAN News. Jeff Day, CEO of Berkley Point Capital, LLC – an industry veteran focused on development of corporate strategy, managing relationships with capital partners, attracting new sources of capital and driving revenue. Jonathan Miller, Partner, Miller Ryan, LLC – a prominent communications/ institutional investor-marketing strategist and foremost interpreter of 21st citistate futures who also forecasts real estate trends.
On Tuesday, April 8, the only place to be is the IREM Leadership and Legislative Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel!
| Mara Liasson
National political correspondent for National Public Radio and FOX News Sunday panelist.
Mara Liasson takes center stage at the Summit for a riveting discussion on the American political landscape and a look inside the beltway. In her positions as Political Contributor for FOX News, National Political Correspondent for National Public Radio and the host of several award-winning newsmagazines, Mara wields the experience needed to provide a solid understanding of the issues. Serving as White House correspondent during the Clinton Administration and covering every presidential election from 1992 to 2012 for NPR, Mara delivers a candid perspective on how the media impacts elections and voters’ opinions and whether journalists are accurately bringing a voice to the American people.
Access Capitol Hill Visit page for information that will be critical to ensuring a successful Hill visit.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
“Buying an Established Real Estate Practice? Beware of Hidden Landmines!”
Sunday, April 6
10:00 am-11:00 am
Are you interested in buying an established real estate practice? In this session, Ed Zehfuss, a seasoned IREM instructor, will share a practical “how to” guide and walk you through the not so obvious issues related to the purchase of an existing real estate management practice. During this session, you will:
- Discover how and why to identify EBITA (Earnings Before Taxes, Interest and Amortization)
- Learn how to keep existing clients in place once the current management group sells the practice
- Discuss how value is determined and negotiated
- Learn the pros and cons of an asset purchase vs. a corporate acquisition or merger
- Discover how service business acquisitions are financed
Edward Zehfuss, CPM
Arnheim & Neely, Inc.