Please join Kelley Drye & Warren LLP for a discussion of the current state of the commercial mortgage market and anticipated trends in 2012. Ethan Penner, formerly of CBRE Capital Partners, and Cliff Mendelson of Metropolis Capital Finance will share their expert market commentary of the national and local real estate market.

Featuring Ethan Penner, former president and founder of CBRE Capital Partners, which is CBRE's global real estate finance platform. Mr. Penner was the founder of Capital Company of America, formerly known as Nomura Asset Capital Corporation. Mr. Penner is a renowned expert in the fields of finance and real estate, and considered by many to have pioneered the application of securitization to real estate finance.

Cliff Mendelson will lead a conversation with Mr. Penner about the status of today's capital markets in the real estate industry, and industry trends to expect through the balance of 2012. Mr. Mendelson, a principal of Metropolis Capital Finance, specializes in funding unique debt and equity capital for commercial real estate projects. Prior to Metropolis Capital, Mr. Mendelson was the head of the Structured Finance Group at Transwestern.

RSVP: email dcevents@kelleydrye.com or contact Cassidy Russell at 202.342.8400

This seminar is free of charge, but space is limited.

Reserve your place today.