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 -