ULI Los Angeles: Capital Markets Council presents Emerging Trends 2021 -  Leaving California


Thursday, January 28th, 2021
8:00am - 9:30am

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    ULI Los Angeles Capital Markets Council presents Emerging Trends  2021: Leaving California, an economic forecast event not to be missed!  

    PwC’s Brian Ness will present on the Emerging Trends  2021 Report findings.  Following the presentation, an esteemed panel will discuss and debate on the recent ‘Out-Migration’ of California residents due to the state’s continued high cost of living, work-from-home measures as a result of the pandemic, and acceleration in technology. 

    Please come join us to find out the pros and cons for staying or leaving The Golden State.




    Shane O’Flaherty

    Global Director of Travel, Transportation, and Hospitality, Microsoft Corporation

    Shane O’Flaherty is the Global Director of  Travel, Transportation & Hospitality for Microsoft and is focused on leading the hotel, airline, cruise and logistics industry in driving innovation that will enhance the customer and employee journey, while driving increased productivity and cost compression with the use of Microsoft’s technology and its eco-system of travel solution partners. 


    Chris Herthel

    Chief Operating Officer , Clear Sky Capital

    Chris serves as Chief Operating Officer where he leads the organizational strategy that supports investment performance, fiduciary standards, and company culture.  Chris comes to Clear Sky with over 23 years of experience in the real estate investment management and consulting industry with several leading firms at both the entrepreneurial and institutional levels, serving in roles across acquisitions, portfolio management, capital markets, and corporate leadership. 


    Brian Ness

    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

    Brian Ness is responsible for PwC's most complex real estate engagements. He consults on accounting and reporting for real estate transactions including many of their real estate IPO transactions. With over 20 years of experience serving clients in the real estate industry, Brian's work includes the following: public/private real estate investment trusts (“REITs”), real estate investment advisory firms, opportunity funds, commercial developers, and residential homebuilders, as well as extensive transactional real estate investment and acquisition due diligence experience in connection with both property and corporate M&A transactions.


    Ron Frierson

    Director of Economic Policy, LA Mayor's Office

    Ron Frierson serves as Director of Economic Policy for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Ron leads a team that develops policy and liaises with major business sectors including Commercial Real Estate, Sports & Entertainment, Manufacturing and Technology for City Departments including the Los Angeles Convention Center, Department of Cannabis Regulation and the Economic Workforce & Development Department. 


    Barry Altshuler

    Executive Vice President, Equity Residential

    Barry Altshuler is an Executive Vice President of Equity Residential, based in Chicago. In this role he is responsible for the Company’s corporate Investments teams which include the Company’s retail,  renovation, disposition, sustainability and market research activities. He also runs Government/Regulatory Affairs for the company.


    Richard Green

    Lusk Chair & Professor, University of Southern California

    Prior to joining the USC faculty, Dr. Green spent four years as the Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Chair of Real Estate Finance at The George Washington University School of Business. He was Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies and the Center for Real Estate and Urban Studies at that institution. Dr. Green also taught real estate finance and economics courses for 12 years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was Wangard Faculty Scholar and Chair of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics.