“Real Estate Pricing: Trick or Treat?” presented by The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Real Estate Alumni Group on October 31, 2017 at The University of Chicago, Gleacher Center, Chicago, IL. The 11th Annual Real Estate Conference 2017.
Lead Conference Sponsor DLA Piper, DLAPiper.com (A Global law firm with lawyers positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world). Sponsors: BMO Harris Bank, BMOHarris.com (Providing a full range of Commercial Real Estate lending, treasury management and depository services). Draper and Kramer, DraperAndKramer.com (Providing financial and property services in real estate primarily in property management and leasing, commercial mortgage, residential mortgage, and acquisitions and development). Eastdil Secured, EastdilSecured.com (Providing the best-in-class services as the preeminent real estate investment banking firm for commercial real estate transactions ranging from single assets to large portfolios). Equity Commonwealth, eqcre.com (Providing long-term value and aligning the interests of all stakeholders). Fama-Miller Center, Research.Chicagobooth.edu/FamaMiller (Promote and enhance academic research in finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business).
Kenneth P. Riggs, Jr. CFA, CRE, CCIM, MAI ’94 is President, Situs RERC (Real Estate Research Corporation).
Since 1991, Ken Riggs has served as president of Real Estate Research Corporation (RERC - a wholly- owned subsidiary of Situs), and has led the firm through several investment cycles. He continues to focus on providing independent fiduciary services to commercial real estate clients through valuation management, appraisal-centric services, and analytic research and publications. These services provide solutions to pension plans, investment managers, banks and other decision makers.
Through his 35 years of commercial real estate experience, can is uniquely qualified to offer investment committees, boards, and plan participants:
* Exemplary decision-making skills;
* The ability to comply with all risk management and other reporting requirements;
* Superior understanding of fiduciary responsibilities; and
* Exceptional ability to strategically integrate industry knowledge to deliver best practices and execution on behalf of clients.
Ken received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and over the years, earned the CFA® designation, the CRE designation, the CCIM designation, and the MAI designation, and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Ken served as chair of The Counselors of Real Estate in 2012; was the chief real estate economist for the CCIM Institute from 2010 through 2012; and in 2006 was named one of the real estate's 25 most influential thought leaders by the National Association of Realtors.