Commercial Real Estate Workshop Alumni Conference & Advisory Board Dinner offers students expert advice and networking with industry insiders.

To kickoff IU Homecoming weekend, the IU Center for Real Estate hosted the sixth annual Commercial Real Estate Workshop Alumni Conference. The event featured panel discussions with senior industry leaders focused on Private Equity, Capital Markets, Development, and Entrepreneurship, providing a unique educational experience to students in both the Kelley-Bloomington and Indianapolis Commercial Real Estate Workshops. The event was followed by a networking dinner later that evening.

Thank you to the panelists who helped make the conference a success: David Alani (CarDon Associates), Kailey Boyd (CBRE), Steve LaMotte (CBRE), Jacey Stuckey (Buckingham), Rebecca Wells (Cushman & Wakefield), John Cumming (Strategic Capital Partners), Steven D. Hardin (Faegre Drinker), Loren King (Trinitas), Mark Lauchli (Dwellings, LLC), Ralph Shiley (Scannell Properties), Rob Hunden (Hunden Strategic Partners), Will Kreuzer (Evolve), Tyler Martin (Marcusi Group, LLC), Tim Morris (Proprium), Sam Smith (Bradley Company), Ernest Xi (Valu-Built Construction), Jack Clare (Barings), Tom Peck (Hageman Group), Mac Schilling (Valeo/TwoPointO Investor Relations), and Terry Tallen (Tallen Capital Partners).

The dinner included a performance by IU’s Ladies First a cappella group and a lineup of speakers including Doug McCoy, Al & Shary Oak Director of Real Estate, who gave a Center update; Rebecca Slotegraaf, Associate Dean for Research, who spoke to the group about the Kelley School’s most recent initiatives and successes; and student leaders from Kelley-Indianapolis and Bloomington updating us on the activities of the Real Estate Clubs, Commercial Real Estate Workshops, and Real Estate Private Equity Program.

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