Commercial Real Estate

Navigating the Uncharted Waters of Commercial Real Estate - Deals or Doom?
Sponsored by Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC
1.0 CLE anticipated / 1.2 CPE credits/ 1.2 CEUs available 
Tuesday, February 23 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CST

COVID-19 is having a greater impact on commercial real estate than the global financial crisis of 2008. Experts believe that the speed of commercial real estate recovery will largely depend on how long the shutdown lasts. Are investors smart for keeping an eye on the market to purchase distressed properties? Is now the time to swoop? Hear what experts think.

Moderator:
William (Bill) Gallagher, M3 Partners 

Speakers:
Richard Corbi, Corbi Law
Kristin GoingMcDermott Will & Emery LLP
Doug GreenspanA&G Real Estate Partners
Joseph Weissglass, Configure Partners 


About the Moderator:


William (Bill) Gallagher, M3 Partners 

William (“Bill”) Gallagher is a managing director at M3 Partners. M3 is a financial advisor in the restructuring marketplace. At M3, Bill has advised CRE lending REITs and other specialty finance businesses and has helped manage real estate assets in various retail bankruptcy cases. From May 2015 to July 2018 Bill was the CEO at WMIH Corp, the former holding company for Washington Mutual Bank. Bill managed the company and helped execute the acquisition of Nationstar Mortgage Company (NYSE symbol COOP). From March 2009 to May 2015, Bill was the CRO and then CEO at Capmark Financial Corp. Bill managed, worked out and wound down Capmark’s loan and real estate portfolios through and after the great financial crisis and helped take the company in and out of bankruptcy. From 1989 to 2009, Bill was the chief credit officer at RBS Greenwich Capital, a fixed income investment bank active in various forms of corporate, real estate and asset banked finance. From 1985 to 1989 Bill was a VP at First Boston in the credit risk management group and from 1981 to 1984 Bill was a commercial banker at Chemical Bank. Bill has an MBA from NYU and a BS from Syracuse University.


About the Speakers:


Richard Corbi, Corbi Law
Richard J. Corbi is the founder of The Law Offices of Richard J. Corbi PLLC and has been practicing in the areas of distressed investing, corporate transactions, restructuring, litigation, and bankruptcy advice for almost fifteen years.  Richard previously worked at Proskauer Rose LLP and Lowenstein Sandler LLP in New York City and clerked in the District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Richard regularly represents distressed companies, official creditors’ committees, and ad hoc creditor groups in a variety of insolvency scenarios across industries such as printing, sports & entertainment, food and beverage, retail, chemical, healthcare, telecommunications, shipping, oil & gas, and the auto industry. Richard works with hedge funds, private equity firms and lenders to structure and negotiate financing in chapter 11 debtor-in-possession loans, right offerings, sales and acquisitions of companies, and purchases sales of investments.

Richard is a registered mediator in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and is an adjunct law professor at St. John’s University School of Law.



Doug Greenspan, A&G Real Estate Partners
Doug joined A&G in 2020, bringing over  10 years of real estate experience, including eight during which he focused on restructuring and bankruptcy cases. Over the course of his career, he has  assisted  clients in a variety of sectors—including retail, hospitality, healthcare and recreation-- on  real estate analysis and dispositions as well as mitigation of leased space. Since joining A&G, he has played key roles in  the firm’s real estate advisory work    for Ruth’s Chris and in the  GNC and Tuesday Morning Chapter 11 bankruptcy  reorganizations.

Prior to A&G, Doug was a Vice President at Keen-Summit Capital Partners since 2012, where he specialized in real estate disposition, lease negotiation and bankruptcy sales. Doug earned his MBA from George Washington University with a focus on real estate. Based in New York, Doug is co-chair of the Turnaround Management Association’s NextGen Committee- NYC Chapter, and a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and International Council of Shopping Centers.



Joseph Weissglass, Configure Partners 
Joseph joined Configure Partners from the Middle Market Special Situations practice at Guggenheim Securities, where he was a Vice President. Prior to joining Guggenheim, he was part of the Global Finance and Restructuring Group at Barclays Capital in New York.

Joseph has focused his career on providing advisory services to middle market companies as it relates to financings, mergers and acquisitions, and restructurings. Joseph graduated with a B.S. in Construction Science and Management from Clemson University and with an MBA from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is a FINRA General Securities Representative (Series 24, 63, 79), and holds the Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) and the Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV) designations.

Recently, Joseph was recognized by the M&A Advisor as a recipient of the 2017 Emerging Leaders Award.

 

 

ConferenceAgenda

Below is a brief overview of the 2021 TMA Distressed Investing conference.

Agenda subject to change. 
*for those with VIP add-on only

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
(all times listed in CST)
 
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Morning IMPACT: Walking Meditation  
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  VIP Virtual Lounge* 
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.  Innovation Orientation 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Tech Tips for Virtual Meetings & Social Media 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Pro Bono Support in the Post Pandemic World
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Mega Trends 4.0: A Fan Favorite Back By Popular Demand sponsored by Gordon Brothers
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Live Innovation Lab 
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: TMA Awards Winners Circle 
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Disruption – Is the Game Stop Game Just Getting Started?
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Retail 
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Innovation 3x5 
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.  General Session: Tell All Secrets: Behind the Scenes at a Workout Group Near You
12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Live Innovation Lab 
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Commercial Real Estate 
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Distressed Investors Tell All
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Breakout Session: When the Money Train Ends - Deals and Steals Post PPP Stimulus
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Breakout Session: Navigating the Uncharted Waters of Commercial Real Estate - Deals or Doom? Sponsored by Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Keynote Jesssica O. Matthews sponsored by Arch + Beam
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. VIP Live Q&A*
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. TMA NextGen Power Hour: Icebreaker Challenge 
4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Diversity in Dealmaking 
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  TMA Tomorrow, Tonight! An Opening Celebration
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
(all times listed in CST)
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Morning IMPACT Activity 
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  VIP Virtual Lounge* 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Resolutions and Self-Care
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  General Session: It's a Small World - An International View of Global Dealmaking sponsored by McDermott Will & Emery LLP
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Live Innovation Lab 
10:15 a.m.  - 10:45 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: Subchapter V
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  TMA Connect Live: TMA Connect Live: A Global Economy in Flux
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Breakout Session: Chapter 11 and Subchapter V - A means to a (Dealmaking) End or Just the End? sponsored by Bernstein Shur 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Breakout Session: The Never-ending Retail Apocalypse - What’s Next? sponsored by StrasGlobal
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Keynote Ron Insana sponsored by Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  VIP Live Q&A*
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  TMA NOW Power Hour: Women Who Innovate 
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  General Session: TMA Better Together Live
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: CRO War Room sponsored by Ravinia Capital
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. TMA Connect Live: Chapter Presidents Meet Up (invite only)
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: How to Read a Networking Room with Heather Morgan
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Pets of TMA
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  All in for INNOVATION: Casino Night
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Side Hustle Share
Thursday, February 25, 2021
(all times listed in CST)
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  VIP Virtual Lounge*
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Morning IMPACT Activity 
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.  Global Capital Forum Welcome sponsored by Crystal Financial and SSG Capital Advisors 
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General Session: Distressed Investors sponsored by Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Live Innovation Lab
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. TMA Connect Live: Negotiating as an Art Form with Elayne Greenberg
11:15 a.m. 12:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Crisis Management with Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling, USMC (RET)
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Global Capital Forum - Curated Connections sponsored by Crystal Financial and SSG Capital Advisors 
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. TMA Connect Live: Healthcare 
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Hospitality
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. TMA Connect Live: #TMADIC 2021 Committee
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  TMA Connect Live: Podcasts, Books & Apps
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Global Capital Forum 1:1 with Exhibitors and Scheduled Appointments sponsored by Crystal Financial and SSG Capital Advisors 
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Global Capital Forum Meet Up sponsored by Crystal Financial and SSG Capital Advisors 
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Closing Reception 
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Chair's Reception (invite only)