Join the Marcus & Millichap Multifamily Forum: Houston in a re-imagined, all-digital, online conference format. Spanning five days from October 4 through October 8, 2021, the conference has been organized in brief, easy-to-consume portions to minimize disruption to your work and personal life. Join live to interact directly with speakers through the Q&A feature, or view the recordings on your own time. Either way, don’t miss the group networking discussions that will allow you to connect with your peers directly to forge new connections and re-establish existing relationships.

Reasons to Attend:

  • Find out what top multifamily owners, managers, developers and investors are thinking
  • Get the latest information on equity and debt financing for multifamily properties
  • Learn how the pandemic has affected your peers’ business and what they are doing about it
  • Pool your ideas on reopening plans and social amenity usage best practices
  • Discover the current thinking regarding future distressed buying opportunities
  • Explore how multifamily value add rehab is changing in light of the public health crisis
  • Identify new technology that is now suddenly more useful and relevant
  • Connect directly through one of the group networking discussions or the happy hour

Each year, the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Houston hosts 350 to 450 of the most prominent multifamily developers, investors, owners and operators from the region and across the country to discuss opportunities and activity in the greater Houston apartment market. This event offers a powerful platform to discuss multifamily trends in the fourth largest metro in the country.

Sessions include the annual Marcus & Millichap market update presentation comparing the Houston market to comparable markets around the country, as well as incisive panels discussing tenants trends, design, construction, financing, equity investment, development, value add, operational best practices and new technology. In addition, select attendees may participate in one of the closed-door discussions. Inquire for more information about these special invite-only sessions.

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Samantha Williams
Event Director

Who Speaks

Speakers at the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Houston are typically senior executives and company leaders who lead teams that invest, own, develop and manage multifamily properties, as well as a curated selection of industry leaders from organizations that impact the multifamily asset class today. 

Past speakers include:

Ric Campo

Ric Campo
Chairman & CEO
Camden Property Trust

Marvy Finger

Marvy Finger
President & CEO
The Finger Companies

Gerald Hines

Gerald Hines
Founder & Chairman

Stephen Klineberg

Stephen Klineberg
Professor of Sociology & Founding Director
Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ken Valach

Ken Valach
Chief Executive Officer
Trammell Crow Residential

  • Swapnil Agarwal, Founder & Managing Partner, Nitya Capital
  • Kevin Batchelor, Senior Managing Director, Hines
  • Eric Barvin, President, The Barvin Group
  • Matthew Berger, VP – Tax, National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Abe Bhimani, Founding Partner, Mosaic Residential
  • Kelly Blaskowsky, SVP ‐ Operations, Roscoe Property Management
  • Joseph Bramante, CEO, TriArc Properties
  • Jim Carman, President ‐ Houston, Howard Hughes Corporation
  • John Faulk, VP – Land Acquisitions, Aspen Heights
  • Tammy Freiling, EVP – Shared Services, Kairoi Residential
  • Gary Goodman, SVP – Acquisitions, Passco Companies
  • Manu Gupta, Managing Director, Indus Management Group
  • Steve Hefner, SVP – Construction, Camden Property Trust
  • Neal Higgins, VP – Acquisition, KC Venture Group
  • Todd Johnson, VP – Operations, Caldwell Companies
  • Kevin Kirton, CEO, Buckhead Investment Partners
  • Ash Kumar, Founder, Ashford Communities
  • Jesse Levine, Principal, Verde Communities
  • Andreis Lewis, Executive Vice President, Radius Properties
  • Madison Marceau, EVP, Lynd Development
  • Ryan McCord, President, McCord Development
  • Robert Martinez, Founder, Rockstar Capital Management
  • Bryant Nail, EVP – Multifamily, PM Realty Group
  • Jason Ormsby, President, Stonewall Associates
  • David Rendon, VP – Design & Construction, Thor Equities
  • Ryan Reyes, Senior Director, Avesta Holdings
  • Jackie Rhone, Executive Director – Real Estate, Greystar
  • Jay Rippeto, CEO, Juniper Investment Group
  • Ricardo Rivas, Principal & CEO, Allied Orion Group
  • Shayn D. Robinson, Principal, Darrow Multifamily Properties
  • Jacob Saour, Director – Investments, Cortland Partners
  • Joe Shahda, Principal, Shahda Investments
  • Geoffrey Simpson, Principal & CFO, Kaplan Management
  • Ashley Socarras, SVP – Acquisitions, Lloyd Jones Capital
  • David Steinbach, Sr. Managing Director & CIO, Hines
  • Lee Zieben, Founder & President, Zieben Group

Conference Chairs

Marcus & Millichap

Founded in 1971, Marcus & Millichap is a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm focusing exclusively on investment sales, financing, research, and advisory services, with close to 2,000 investment sales and financing professionals in over 80 offices throughout the United States and Canada. The firm has perfected a powerful property marketing system that integrates broker specialization by property type and market area; the industry’s most comprehensive investment research; a long-standing culture of information sharing; relationships with the largest pool of qualified investors; and state-of-the-art technology matching buyers and sellers. In 2018, the firm closed nearly 10,000 transactions with a sales volume of approximately $46.4 billion.


Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) is a unique platform created to support the needs of institutional and sophisticated private investors. IPA is centered around a select national network of institutionally qualified brokerage professionals and supported by a robust technology platform and highly regarded research. IPA’s unique combination of real estate investment expertise, industry-leading technology, superior support services and acclaimed research will offer customized solutions for the acquisition and disposition of institutional multifamily properties and portfolios.

Who Sponsors

Sponsors of the Marcus & Millichap / IPA Multifamily Forum: Houston are typically industry vendors and service providers looking to secure new business from medium to large sized multifamily and/or office portfolio operators. Past sponsors include:

Past sponsors include:

Anterra Management Corporation
Archway Capital
Assessment Technologies
EBI Consulting
FSI Construction
Gemstar Construction
Parkview Financial
Patel Law Group
Save Water Co
Skyline Cabinetry
The Flawless Bar
Title Houston Holdings

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