November 6, 2012 Opening Remarks including:
Joseph L. Pagliari, Jr., Ph.D., CFA, CPA; Clinical Professor of Real Estate University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Bernie S. Ocampo, (Alumni 2005) Co-Founder and Global Chair, Booth Real Estate Alumni Group;
Consultant, Sidney & Associates
Sunil Kumar, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations Management University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Real Estate Alumni Group Conference,
"Real Estate = f(Politics & Economics)” at Gleacher Center, Chicago.
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Joseph L. Pagliari Jr. is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst, with a research focus on real estate portfolio management. His articles include: "The Pricing of Non-Core Real Estate Ventures", published in The Journal of Portfolio Management; "Public versus Private Real Estate Equities: A More Refined, Long-term Comparison" written with Kevin Scherer and Richard Monopoli, published in Real Estate Economics; "Public v. Private Real Estate Equities: A Risk/Return Comparison" written with Kevin Scherer and Richard Monopoli, appeared in the Journal of Portfolio Management; and "Twenty Years of the NCREIF Property Index" written with Frederich Lieblich, Marc Schaner, and James R. Webb, published in Real Estate Economics.
He co-authored several chapters in the Handbook of Real Estate Portfolio Management, of which he is also the editor. Pagliari also has co-written material published in Real Estate Investment Trusts, Pension Fund Investing, and Megatrends in Retail Real Estate.
Pagliari has served on the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of Real Estate Research and Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management. He is also active in numerous professional associations including the American Real Estate Society, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries and the Pension Real Estate Association. He has presented papers at meetings held by ARES, AREUEA, NCREIF, and NAREIT as well as before the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank and a subcommittee of the House of Representatives.
Bernie S. Ocampo has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience in equity and debt investment management involving institutional, private and foreign investors. His multidisciplinary experience includes asset and portfolio management (equity, mortgage and REO), distressed loan workout and foreclosure, transaction management (acquisitions, dispositions and leasing), equity/debt underwriting and valuation, credit risk and financial analysis, lending, joint venture partnership governance, property management and operations, as well as construction monitoring (predevelopment, rehab and ground up development). Mr. Ocampo also has a diverse knowledge of property types, nationwide. Investments have included core, value-added and opportunistic strategies.
Bernie is currently involved in an asset management consulting role with Colony AMC. Previously, he was a Director-Portfolio Manager for a national portfolio of commercial mortgages with a credit union. Prior to that role, Mr. Ocampo was a Senior Asset Manager for TriMont with investment management responsibilities in the U.S. West Coast and Hawaii. Additionally, Bernie was a VP/Portfolio Manager for a high growth California-based bank (now JP Morgan Chase) where he managed a mortgage portfolio of performing and non-performing commercial assets. He was also previously employed with Prudential Real Estate Investors, GE Financial Assurance, Trammell Crow Company and Grubb & Ellis.
Sunil Kumar’s academic research includes performance evaluation and control of manufacturing systems, service operations, and communications networks. In particular, he studies systems affected by stochastic variability via mathematical models. He also studies application of optimization methods and control theory to managerial problems. Dr. Kumar has published dozens of scholarly research articles and has served as the editor of the Stochastic Models area of the journal Operations Research. He co-developed a widely used factory simulator for teaching operations management. The simulator, “Littlefield Technologies”, has been used in classes at more that 50 business and engineering schools. He also served as an operations consultant to several companies.
Dr. Kumar joined the Chicago Booth faculty on January 1, 2011, after spending 14 years on the faculty of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he also served as senior associate dean for academic affairs, overseeing the school’s MBA program and leading faculty groups in marketing and organizational behavior.