In-Person Roundtable: Debt & Equity Transactions in Real Estate with Simon Ziff, President and Co-Founder of Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group (Professional Level)

May 16 2024, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT TBD

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Speaker
Simon Ziff
President & Co-Founder at Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group

Simon Ziff serves as president of Ackman-Ziff, a position he assumed in 1995. Since joining the firm as an Analyst in 1989, Simon has overseen the arrangement of 100+ billion of debt, mezzanine, and equity financings for some of the nation’s foremost real estate developers and owners while simultaneously solidifying the firm’s relationships with key capital sources. He engineered the firm’s unique, collaborative culture and directed AZ’s evolution as an industry thought leader with over 50 professionals.  
Simon received a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in Real Estate Finance from NYU. He has been recognized on multiple occasions by Penn State and NYU, as well as being awarded REBNY’s first “Most Promising Commercial Salesperson” award, the “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year” award six times and winning the prestigious Louis Smadbeck award.  Simon has also been active in many leadership roles for universities and not-for-profit organizations.

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Moderator
Jodi Stein
Partner at Sheppard Mullin

Jodi Stein is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the firm's New York office.

Jodi has significant experience representing real estate developers in obtaining discretionary land use approvals through New York City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) and before the Board of Standards and Appeals. She also advises clients on the zoning and land use aspects of obtaining approvals or resolving issues that arise during the development and construction process. Jodi frequently appears before the New York City Department of City Planning, Department of Buildings and Department of Housing Preservation and Development, as well as the Landmarks Preservation Commission, City Council, Department of Transportation, local community boards and other city and state agencies.

Prior to private practice, Jodi was vice president of acquisitions and development for one of the largest privately held real estate companies in North America. In that role, she was responsible for growing the company’s $2 billion development platform in New York City, Miami and Los Angeles. Jodi worked on obtaining all approvals for all their new development projects — advising on acquisition and pre-development; directing and overseeing all discretionary and government approvals; forging relationships with community leaders in each city; and working with architects, general contractors, subcontractors and environmental consultants through the various approval and development phases of each project.

Date
Thursday, May 16th
at
6:00 PM EDT
Location

TBD

About

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This roundtable is intended for YJP's Professional level members (2-9 years work experience).

Join us for an intimate In-Person real estate roundtable with Simon Ziff. This roundtable is for Professional-level members of YJP. This session will be an opportunity to connect with a select, intimate group of young rising stars in the industry, as we convene on May 16th from 6:00pm-7:30pm.

Simon Ziff serves as president of Ackman-Ziff, a position he assumed in 1995. Since joining the firm as an Analyst in 1989, Simon has overseen the arrangement of 100+ billion of debt, mezzanine, and equity financings for some of the nation’s foremost real estate developers and owners while simultaneously solidifying the firm’s relationships with key capital sources. He engineered the firm’s unique, collaborative culture and directed AZ’s evolution as an industry thought leader with over 50 professionals.

Ackman-Ziff is the industry’s preeminent boutique real estate capital advisory firm. Ackman-Ziff offers a wide variety of cutting-edge commercial real estate capital markets financing solutions, including debt and mezzanine financing, preferred and joint venture equity, sponsor equity, and investment sales. In business for over 95 years, the privately held company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Miami, Los Angeles, and Boston.


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