Arizona State University Real-Estate Conference Fills Up

Arizona State University (ASU) real-estate conference featuring a range of specialists in mortgages, investments and risks has been filled up.

More than 300 people signed up for the seminar, titled “Risk, Reward and Real Estate: Remembering the Past, Facing the Future” and figured $250 to $290 per person, to know about the latest on the mortgage-market render down and how it affects the flow of capital.

The seminar, to be held Friday at the Arizona Biltmore, will feature talks by Gordon DuGan, president and chief executive officer of W.P. Carey & Co.; Kieran Quinn, chairman and CEO of Column Financial, an Atlanta mortgage-lending subsidiary of Credit Suisse and 2008 chairman of the Mortgage Bankers Association; and Jay Brinkmann, vice president of research and economics for the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Local speakers include Ivan Makil, head of Ivan Makil LLC, Seven-Generation Concepts and former president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and Conley Wolfswinkel, a Valley real-estate developer who has faced various legal troubles.

He will┬áspeak on “Remembering the Past: Lessons Learned.”

The seminar was created by Crocker Liu, director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice at ASU.