Media Relations

March 24, 2017

Financing the future

Small and medium real estate projects

Interested in financing a development project? Learn from the Valley’s top real estate professionals and have a roundtable discussion with them about your project. Panelists will offer advice on how to make your pitch, crowdsourcing and online fundraising, nonprofit fundraising, how to organize for a capital raise, and working with lenders.


· Joe Blackburn, Founder of Everest Holdings

· Pete Bolton, Executive VP/Managing Director at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

· Ted Bodnar, Executive VP at Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate

· Pat McNamara, Senior Program Officer at Local Initiative Support Corp.

· Andrew Gordon, President of Clearinghouse CDFI

· Bob Miller, Parter at Bryan Cave

· Dan Gangwish, Managing Director at Piper Jaffray

· Joseph Barisonzi, CEO of Community Leader Inc.

· Stephan Loonam, Executive VP of Commercial Real Estate at UMBA Bank

· Justin Ferrandi, COO of Inca Capital Funding

· Justin Bachman, Executive VP of Special Projects at Community Leader Inc.

· Carter Froelich, Managing Principal of DPFG Phoenix

Keynote Speakers:

· Steve Klett, Executive Director at Ernst & Young

· Steve LaTerra, Managing Director at Meyers Research

· Mark Stapp, Executive Director of ASU's Master of Real Estate Development program


Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


ASU Skysong

1475 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale AZ, 85287

Building 3, Synergy Rooms 1 & 2

Price is $245 per person

Media is welcome to attend the event, please RSVP to Wimberly Doran

For more information contact Wimberly Doran at (480) 965-8517 or visit

About W. P. Carey School of Business:

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the top ranked and largest business schools in the United States. The school is internationally regarded for its research productivity and its distinguished faculty members, including a Nobel Prize winner. Students come from more than 100 countries and include over 50 National Merit Scholars.

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