REFUNDS WILL ONLY BE ISSUED TO THOSE WHO REGISTER ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 16TH
*The Riverside Experience is hosting this event for members of the real estate profession and for attendees of our programs at significant cost. To ensure adequate preparations are made for all those who truly plan on joining us for this event, we require a reservation fee that will be automatically refunded upon your attendance. If you do not attend, the fee will not be refunded.
Discover how to claim your investment stake in the exciting Opportunity Zone market in our one day conference and holiday party.
Qualified Opportunity Zones and their significant tax benefits have commercial real estate investors energized like nothing before.
*Offering 3.5 CLE Credits for Attendees
We’ve packed the schedule with practical, informative sessions that will give you the information you need to reap the rewards you’ve been hearing about. Top it all off with an epic holiday party to get you networking.
1:00 - 1:40
Registration & Opening Remarks
1:40 - 2:00
Zones 101; A high-level overview of Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds.
Presented by Jeffrey D. Uffner, Stroock
2:05 - 3:20
Panel Discussion; Overview of opportunity zones & the latest guidance from Treasury & the IRS
Benefits of QOFs / QOZs • Requirements for “Rollover” of Gain • Requirements for an Entity to Qualify as a QOF • QOZ Business Property Requirements • Some Key Open Items • Non-real-estate Assets • Collaboration with government entities • Layering of existing incentives to augment OZ investments
Mayer Greenberg –Partner, Stroock · Daniel Cullen, Partner, Baker Mckenzie, · Eric Clement – NYCEDC · Richard G. Blumenreich – KPMG · Susan J. Reaman - KPMG · Matthew Rappaport, Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC
Panel will be moderated by Kevin Matz Partner, Stroock
3:20 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:40
Panel Discussion; Qualified opportunity funds sponsors & the types of investments they are seeking
Type of funds: allocating capital to best-in-class developers vs. funding your own projects • Location: New York vs. Nationwide • Product Type: multifamily, retail, office, or mixed-use • Investors: Investment banks, RIA, family offices, UNHW, retail investors • Fund Structures: Pros and cons of a single tier vs. two tier approach • Exit: How to successfully exit the “fund” after ten (10) years • What to do about partnerships that were formed and owned assets prior to December 2017 • Return Profile/Fees: Estimated return profiles, IRR and return multiples • Methods for investing in operating businesses
· Alexander Labowitz – General Counsel, Cadre · Seth Pinsky, EVP Fund Manager, RXR · Bryan Woo – Director of Acquisitions, Young Woo and Associates · Commissioner Joseph Douek – CEO of Viceroy Equities · Eric Requenez Partner, Stroock · Ari Bernstein Founder and Managing Partner, Greene Street Capital
Panel will be moderated by Craig Bernstein, Founder and Managing Partner of OPZ Capital
4:40 - 4:50
4:50 - 5:30
Keynote Address by Emanuel J. Friedman, CEO of EJF
5:30 - 6:00
Cocktails & VIP Networking
Gala Dinner Reception
We’re bringing in the top industry leaders and experts to share the best tactics and latest updates on Opportunity Zones.
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End the night with a lavish holiday party and some serious networking. It’s your chance to unwind with great food, an open bar, and mingle with industry leaders. Millions of dollars of deals have originated through relationships formed at our past events, and this event will be our best yet.