NH&RA Annual Meeting & Symposium (2018)

Pre-Conference Symposium Agenda

Improving the Bottom Line:
Strategies to Contain Development Costs and Boost NOI


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Wednesday, February 21
Time Description

Welcome & Introductions


Curbing Construction Costs Through Innovative Building Technologies and Construction Management Strategies


  • Robert Cleckner, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Baltimore, MD
  • Rob Hazelton, Dominion Due Diligence Group, Midlothian, VA MODERATOR
  • Rush Lincoln, Boston Capital, Boston, MA
  • Steve Weilbach, Katerra, Menlo Park, CA
  • George Weidenfeller, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, Washington, DC

Networking Break


Mitigating Risk: Strategies to Maximize the Effectiveness of Insurance Policies and Reduce Insurance Portfolio Premiums


  • Caroline Finger, Chase Bank, New York, NY
  • Chris Huber, Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, Tampa, FL
  • Darcy Jameson, Beacon Communities, Boston, MA MODERATOR
  • Jim Keefe, Trinity Financial, Boston, MA
  • Tim Liberty, Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, Tampa, FL
  • Rich Pierce, Housing Management Resources, Quincy, MA

Networking Lunch


Rent & Revenue Management Strategies


  • Robyn Eaton, Herman & Kittle Properties, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
  • Cash Gill, The Gill Group, Dexter, MO
  • Doug Koch, Dauby O’Connor & Zaleski, LLC, Carmel, IN MODERATOR
  • Monica Sussman, Nixon Peabody LLP, Washington, DC
  • Jeff Woda, The Woda Group, Inc., Westerville, OH

Networking Break


Case Studies in High Performance Apartments: Green Building Approaches that Actually Pay Off


  • Suzie Cope, Hunt Mortgage, Denver, CO
  • Erin Cooperrider, Community Housing of Maine, Edgecomb, ME
  • Matt Holden,  Sparhawk Group, Yarmouth, ME MODERATOR
  • Amy Johnson, Belveron Real Estate Partners, Denver, CO
  • Christina McPike, WinnDevelopment, Boston, MA
  • Bill Riordan, Taylor Consulting, Avoca, PA

Conclusion of Symposium Sessions


Board of Directors Dinner

NH&RA Board of Directors & spouses only. Separate registration required. 

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