NH&RA Virtual Asset Management Conference (2020)


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Monday, June 15
Time Description

Pre-Conference Office Hours/Tech Orientation

Attendees are welcome to join the conference early for sound check and a navigation tour of the Zoom features.  (Open House)

Tuesday, June 16
Time Description

Welcome & Introductions [SPONSORED BY BANK OF AMERICA]

Sponsored By:

Bank of America


Asset Management Executive Roundtable [SPONSORED BY PROLINK SOLUTIONS|

This roundtable will explore the how affordable housing asset management and portfolio management executives are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and touch on rent collections, staffing and morale, construction conversions, data collection, reporting and budgeting.

  • Thom Amdur, NH&RA MODERATOR
  • Bobby Custer, National Foundation for Affordable Housing Solutions Inc.
  • Brendt Rusten, Dominium
  • Caroline Vary, Jonathan Rose Companies

Sponsored By:

ProLink Solutions




GP & LP Collaboration & Communications

Whether discussing properties impacted by COVID-19 or moving forward with exits, buyouts, sales and recapitalization, communication has never been more important, especially to filter out the noise and get to the substance.  Join us to learn how general and limited partners are evolving their communication styles to respond to the crisis and continue operations.

  • Denise Carter, The Pacific Companies
  • Greg Doble, R4 Capital
  • Christin Harriman, KeyBank
  • Brian Ivy, Conifer Realty LLC
  • Marianne Votta, Consultant MODERATOR
  • Dena Xifaras, Preservation of Affordable Housing

Keynote Presentation

David A. Smith

David A. Smith is the founder and CEO of the Affordable Housing Institute as well as the Founder and Chairman of Recap Real Estate Advisors.  With more than 30 years direct experience in affordable housing, David uniquely combines the roles of practitioner and theoretician, participant and policymaker.  He his a national (and now global) innovator, entrepreneur, and thought leader in affordable housing with a reputation for spotting, designing, and then executing replicable transaction models to add value, improve affordable housing, and strengthen communities.


Virtual Networking Reception

Join industry colleagues for small group video-chat break-out discussions on critical topics.

Wednesday, June 17
Time Description

ProLink Pre-Conference Session


Property Insurance: Risk Mitigation & Cost Containment Strategies [SPONSORED BY CONNER STRONG & BUCKELEW]

As insurance providers continue to exit the multifamily housing marketplace, insurance premiums are skyrocketing. Learn about the state of the current insurance marketplace, procurement strategies, and changes can be implemented in your portfolio to minimize insurance premium increases.

  • Ryan Dwyer, Lexington Insurance Company
  • Milton Pratt, Michaels Development Company MODERATOR
  • Matthew Smyth, Conner Strong & Buckelew





Managing Your Management Agreements

Explore different approaches to managing existing and procuring new third-party management contracts. Panelists will share also share how agreements are being updated due to address COVID-19.

  • Kevin Day, Fairstead
  • Chris Dischinger, LDG Development
  • Beverly Hanlin, NHT Communities MODERATOR
  • Kevin Rose, Wishrock



Asset Management Hot Topics – Forbearance, Debt Restructuring and Workouts

As decreased rent collections from COVID-19 stress many projects, learn about the best ways to approach difficult conversations about workouts and forbearance as well as interim strategies that can help you avoid those conversations.

  • Thom Amdur, NH&RA MODERATOR
  • Larry Curtis, WinnDevelopment
  • David Leopold, Berkadia
  • Forrest Milder, Nixon Peabody LLP

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