ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean - Developing your Entrepreneurial Leadership: WLIs Panel & Think Tank


2022-08-23T12:00:00 - 2022-08-23T15:00:00

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    One Biscayne Tower 2 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1560 Miami, FL 33131 United States
    Join the Women's Leadership Institute to hear from real estate professionals who have thrived as entrepreneurs within the industry. Come be part of a think tank where you can bring projects and challenges to the table to get feedback from your colleagues and industry leaders. Lunch will be served! From 3:00 - 4:00 PM, we will have an optional co-working session featuring one-on-one mentorship.


    Standard Pricing Until August 23 Members Non-Members
    Private $20.00 $40.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $20.00 $40.00
    Retired $20.00 N/A
    Student $20.00 $40.00
    Under Age 35 $20.00 $40.00
    12:00 - 12:30 PM
    Arrival and Lunch
    12:30 - 3:00 PM
    Panel Discussion with Project Pitches featuring open Q&A 
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM *Optional 
    One-On-One Mentoring and Open Work Session with Colleagues



    Arden Karson

    Managing Principal, Karson & Co

    Arden Karson is the Managing Principal of Karson & Co, a real estate brokerage, advisory and development company created to transform the South Florida real estate industry in the face of challenges related to COVID-19 and to target opportunities for the future. A graduate of Tufts University and Harvard Business School, Arden is a lifelong resident of South Florida. She has an extensive background in sales and marketing, development, acquisition, asset management, leasing and financing of commercial properties across all asset types. Over the course of her career, Ms. Karson served in executive and leadership roles at CBRE, Related Group, Lennar/LNR, Bank of America and PWC. Arden is active with many industry organizations and has been recognized by the media as a Miami Herald Power Leader and a Real Deal Top Business Woman. Arden serves on the Board of Advisors of the Friends of the Underline, the University of Miami Masters in Real Estate + Urbanism program and the Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida / Caribbean.


    Adam Greenfader

    Principal, AG & T

    Adam Greenfader is a global real estate professional with a proven track record in over 52 new construction projects in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and the United States. As managing partner of AG&T, Adam's principal responsibilities is in connecting capital with development opportunities. Adam is passionate about resiliency – Green building practices. Adam speaks English, Spanish and French and holds a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. He currently Chairs the Caribbean Council at the Urban Land Institute and Florida Liaison Committee of the Puerto Rico Builders Association. For more info. www.agandt.net


    Adriana Jaegerman

    Senior Vice President, Buildings Business Leader, Stantec

    Adriana is a solutions-driven industry expert, providing leadership across Stantec’s architecture, buildings engineering, and interior design disciplines. She ensures successful project delivery that is highlighted by enduring client relationships and social responsibility. An advocate for the AEC industry, Adriana is active in the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation and the Urban Land Institute’s Florida/Caribbean chapter advisory board. This involvement allows her to harness the inspiration and knowledge of the organization’s members and collaborate with them to make a lasting difference in the industry. In 2020, she was named to the South Florida Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class. Adriana prioritizes time outside of work, dedicating her leisure hours to industry involvement and STEM education to advance cultural inclusivity and promote women leaders. At home, she inspires her two young daughters and puts family first to raise well-rounded, good-hearted individuals.


    Jay Massirman

    Principal, Rivergate Companies

    Managing Principal: Rivergate Companies (14 years) : Rivergate Companies is a real estate holding company focusing it efforts and resources on its active joint venture partners with the goal of delivering outsized returns in varying product types, geographies and market cycles. The firm is presently engaged in three joint ventures including: urban industrial acquisitions & development: self-storage development, multifamily development of both vertical & horizontal apartments. Rivergate invests its own capital alongside the firm's joint venture partners and relationships with high net worth, foreign, family office and institutional investors. Jay Massirman serves as founder and managing principal of Rivergate Companies. Jay has over 35 years' real estate experience and has participated in over a billion in principal transactions. He was formerly a Vice Chairman with CBRE (20 years) global real estate, where he participated in over 10 billion in advisory transactions over a stellar 20 year career. CITIZENSHIP: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital: Chirman, Board of Directors: University of Miami, School of Architecture: Chair, Master’s in Real Estate Development + Urbanism National Multi-Housing Council: Board Member Urban Land Institute: Member University of Miami: Citizens Board Member Former Trustee, Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, Mass Jay received his BBA from University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl. in Finance and Accounting. www.rivergatere.com www.edenmultifamily.com www.edenliving.net www.basisindustrial.com www.rkwresidential.com

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