Ron Diamond, Chair of The Family Office Advisor™, a Financial Poise™ Editorial Board, Speaks at the Real Estate Investment Summit on April 1, 2019 in West Palm Beach


CHICAGO/ APRIL 15, 2019 (STL.News)

Financial Poise™ is pleased to congratulate Ron Diamond, Chair of The Family Office Advisor, a Financial Poise™ editorial board and CEO of Diamond Wealth Strategies, who spoke at Opal Group’s Real Estate Investment Summit on April 1, 2019.

Mr. Diamond, a leading expert on family offices, moderated the panel, “Economic Outlook: Trends & State of the CRE Finance Market” at the Summit. His esteemed panelists included Tian Liu, Chief Economist at U.S. Mortgage Insurance and Genworth Mortgage Insurance; Ryan Severino, CFA, Chief Economist at Jones Lang LaSalle/Adjunct Professor, at Columbia University and NYU; and Clifford Mendelson, Managing Partner/CEO at Metropolis Capital Advisors

The panel discussed the impact of supply and demand on CRE investing. Panelists also explored interest rates, the labor shortage, and how tax reforms effect strategy. They analyzed which sectors that are overbuilt and underbuilt, as well as the best late-stage investing strategies. Finally, the panelists provided insight as to where the smart money headed. They also provided advice on how geopolitical stability and trade are creating opportunities.

Opal Group’s 2019 Real Estate Investment Summit centered on the “fourth asset class,” commercial real estate, and the program agenda brought together thought leaders and investors to explore the roles of public and private real estate, as well as equity and debt. The Summit, a two-day event, took place from April 1-2, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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