Wednesday, January 29, 2014

IRETO and GSP Shaffer to speak at Family Office Event

Commercial Real Estate Capital Expert Bryan Shaffer, Senior Vice President  of George Smith Partners will moderate a panel at The Ivy Family Office Network  Newport Beach Family Office forum on February 6th, 2014. It is a full-day seminar on the 2014 Family Office Outlook, .  Other confirmed speakers include Harry Gruber of Tocagen (SFO), Amir Heshmatpour of AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC (SFO), Bradley Rotter of AirPatrol Corporation (SFO) ,  W. Chip Eggers of Credit Suisse Securities, LLC, Patrick Maldari of Aberdeen Asset Management and David Geraty of Geraty Investments.  Several family offices are already registered. There is a nominal fee for SFOs and Ultra High Net Worths.  Several hundred family offices attended our events around the country annually.  The event runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with breakfast, lunch and a reception. Attendance is limited to a total of 100 people from SFOs, Multi-Family Offices (MFOs) and a select group of family office related businesses. Our events typically sell out and we have some of the best in the industry ratios of family office attendees. More information is below.

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About IvyFON:  IvyFON is a leading provider of forums for institutional investors and family offices. We have had more than twelve thousand attendees at our events with more than 1,500 speakers. Speakers have included leading global and emerging funds, world class family offices and other leading institutions in the alternative investments space such as Blackrock, Blackstone, HSBC, LGT Capital, Auda Investments etc. Contact: Marty Secada, 917-291-0557

About Bryan Shaffer of George Smith Partners: At George Smith Partners (GSP), Mr. Shaffer focuses on delivering solutions to address his clients’ real estate capital requirements and arranges structured debt and equity financing for multifamily and commercial properties, including acquisition, refinance, construction, bridge and permanent loans, mezzanine and participating debt, and joint venture equity. For over 25 years, he has been active in the industry with a track record of success with over $4 Billion of transactions. He has completed transactions in the multi-family, office, retail, industrial and hospitality sectors as well as specialized experience with complex data centers, healthcare/medical facilities, affordable housing/tax credit and senior facilities.  As he lead a multi-billion restructuring project, he has vast experience with clients that require assistance with arranging capital for complex estate, bankruptcy, partnership buyouts or discounted pay-offs.  In addition to his wide array of capital relationships developed at GSP, he also has a large network of Institutional, Family Office and International Relationships developed over his career.      310-867-2906 -

Sunday, November 24, 2013

IRETO EB5 Update

We are starting to see more EB5 Deal get completed.  There are still lots of groups calming credit for the same deals.  IRETO's EB5 group helps developers and investors connect.  

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Shaffer keynotes Mortgage Bankers Association's CREF / Multifamily Housing Convention

IRETO Chairman Bryan Shaffer keynotes a special international capital event at the Mortgage Bankers Association's CREF / Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo.

International Reception
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Oceanic 7, Lobby Level

Join your colleagues for a special reception featuring special guest Bryan P. Shaffer, Founder and President, IRETO (International Real Estate Trade Organization); and President and CEO, SLS Investments, Inc.
For 20 years Bryan has been involved in every aspect of commercial real estate; purchasing, selling and leaving of $3 billion properties worldwide. Bryan started IRETO with a simple goal of connecting people, capital, markets and information around the globe. It has become the world’s fastest growing global real estate trade, networking and media organization. IRETO has over 50,000 professionals worldwide whom read our information. As Part of IRETO, Bryan created The IRETO Report, Smart Real Estate Magazine, The Asia Real Estate Report and Global Real Estate News (the first commercial real estate on-line radio station and podcasting site). In 2006, Bryan will publish his first book titled, "Profiting from Real Estate Around the Globe".
Bryan is an expert member of World Business Review Advisory Board. He appears on CNBC and other television networks on World Business Review with host General Alexander Haig as an expert in the field of investment Real Estate. He also writes and lectures about international investment strategies and is an active real estate investor. Last year Bryan appeared at over 15 international conferences and spoke on investment capital and strategies.

Reuters and IRETO hold Global Property Forecast in London

Reuters Real Estate and IRETO Hold an invitation only Global Property Forecast at Reuters Corporate Offices in London.

HNW Investors and Family Office Event in China

IRETO Bryan Shaffer attends the private event for China's Wealthiest Real Estate Developers  Investors and Families.  Over 200 members of the Forbes China List attended the event. 

China Property Tours

IRETO's Bryan Shaffer is given a tour of China's leading development projects and meets with key real estate leaders in Shanghai.

IRETO Publishes Global Investment Report

The first issue of the  Global Real Estate Report was Published in 2007.  IRETO has a long history of providing information to the global real estate community, as it started publishing Newsletters in 2005 and In 2006 with Alex Eidlin, IRETO published the Asia Real Estate Report.