Cadwalader Finance Forum 2022

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We are excited to return in-person for the 2022 Cadwalader Finance Forum!

Join us Thursday, October 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina for a premier networking opportunity and series of panels focused on the foremost issues in commercial real estate, fund finance, middle market lending, securitization and structured finance.

Current panel topics include:

  • Heading Into the Storm: Preparing to Survive and Profit from Turbulence in Finance Markets
  • Commercial Real Estate Industry Perspective: Lessons Learned, and Looking Ahead to 2023
  • Behind the Numbers: The 2022 Fund Finance Market
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities: (CMBS) Trends, Challenges and Opportunities
  • Serving Up Distress: Hot Topics Facing Challenged CRE Credit
  • NAV’igating the Secondaries Market
  • Bridge Lending Update: State of the Repo and CRE CLO Markets
  • Upsides to a Down Market
  • The Way We See It: Adding Diversity to Debt

A detailed schedule featuring our panel line-up and speakers is below. Please check back as we continue to add speakers.


Agenda

12:30 PM: Registration Opens
1:00 PM: Program Begins
5:45 PM: Cocktail Reception

  • 1:00 - 1:45 PM: Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address
  • 1:45 - 2:15 PM: Networking Break
  • 2:15 - 3:15 PM: Track 1
  • 3:15 - 3:30 PM: Networking Break
  • 3:30 - 4:30 PM: Track 2
  • 4:30 - 4:45 PM: Networking Break
  • 4:45 - 5:45 PM: Track 3
  • 5:45 - 6:45 PM: Cocktail Reception


Stefanos Arethas
Managing Director & Head of CRE Origination
Credit Suisse


Akhil Bansal
Managing Director and Head of Credit Strategic Solutions
Carlyle


Craig Bender
Head of Commercial Real Estate
ING


David Bouton
Managing Director & Co-Head, North America CMBS & Real Estate Finance 
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

Leland Bunch
Managing Director, Head of CMBS Capital Markets
Bank of America


Scott Bynum
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
Mudrick Capital Management


Robert Camacho
Senior Managing Director
Blackstone


Thomas Cassino 
Managing Director
JPMorgan


Ginny Chiarello
Portfolio Manager, Direct Private Investments
MassMutual


Zachary Cohn
Managing Director Brookfield Asset Management


Doug Cooper
Chief Investment Officer - Debt
CWCapital


Mark David
Managing Director, Head of Middle Markets CLOs
Greensledge


Missy Dolski
Senior Managing Director - Global Head of Capital Markets
Värde Partners


David Downie
Assistant General Counsel
Bank of America


Kylie Duff
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley


Erica Flor
Vice President, Global Credit Financing & Solutions
Deutsche Bank


Alan George
Managing Director, Head of Structured Products
Golub Capital


Bryan High
Managing Director
Barings


Mark Hudspeth
Managing Director
Blackstone


Kristine Jurczyk
Principal and Co-Head
Vista Credit Partners


Bryan Kearns
Managing Director
Bank of America


James Kim
Head of Distressed Investments
Nuveen


Shawn Kimble
Head of U.S. Real Estate Capital Markets
Barings Real Estate


Robert Koontz
Senior Vice President, Multifamily Capital Markets
Freddie Mac


Jonathan Love
Managing Director
Wells Fargo


Philip Orban 
Managing Director
Rialto Capital Management 


Amit Patel
Managing Director
Deutsche Bank


Julia Powell
Director
Credit Suisse


Anthony Preisano
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley


Allan Schmitt
Managing Director
Wells Fargo


Steven Schwartz
Managing Director
H.I.G. Realty Credit Partners


Amber Sefert
Managing Director
Trimont Real Estate Advisors


Sid Shrivastava
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs


Michele Simons
Managing Director
Wells Fargo


Barry Spatzer
Managing Director - Finance
MidCap Financial Services, LLC


Varuth “Nu” Suwankosai
Head of Investments & Credit – US Region
Oxford Properties


Phillip Titolo
Head of Direct Private Investments
MassMutual


Paul Vanderslice
Head of CMBS
Bank of Montreal


Michael Vasseghi
Head of Insurance Solutions
Morgan Stanley


Robert Verrone
Principal
Iron Hound