Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Houston Country Club we held our annual TRENDS event.
This year, TRENDS 2014, was a 2013 review and 2014 forecast of the global and local commercial real estate markets.
KC (KIERNAN) CONWAY, MAI, CRE
Chief Economist | USA
From 2005-2010, Conway worked in the Federal Reserve System in multiple capacities ranging from the Commercial Real Estate "Subject Matter Expert" for the Atlanta District Bank to the "Commercial Real Estate Risk Specialty Officer" designee to the New York District Bank. In these roles, he briefed Chairman Bernanke, the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve District bank presidents and real estate industry groups on market conditions and burgeoning issues during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Conway's work at the Federal Reserve was recognized with a Presidential Recognition Award by the Appraisal Institute in 2007, and "Key Player" and "Meritorious Service" awards by the Federal Reserve and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council in 2009 and 2010. Conway's career includes serving as an appraiser for Cusman & Wakefield and the former Equitable Real Estate, and in loan workout, portfolio management and asset advisory capacities for Deloitte & Touche, Wells Fargo and Prudential. In 1997, Conway joined SouthTrust Bank where he developed a proprietary system to risk rate and manage its real estate portfolio across 28 states. Conway became a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) in 2009, and earned his MAI designation in 1989. He is a graduate of Emory University's School of Business. KC Conway full bio.
INTRODUCTION AND LOCAL MARKET UPDATE
PATRICK DUFFY, MCR
For Patrick's full bio, click here.