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experience and enhancing trusted, cli-
ent-advisor relationships, Morgan
meets needs directly throughout the
entire process to ensure best services.
She serves as SVP for the firm, whereshe leads the valuation advisory team’sregional multifamily operations,encompassing a wide range of assetsand lending institutions. With herempathy and a client-focused mentalityto execute her vast record of success,Morgan additionally impacts youngerappraisers through her passion for mentoring and training.
ROBERT MORGENSTERNCANVAS PROPERTY GROUP
As an early adopter of real estate technology, Robert Morgenstern continues to prioritize innovative software atCanvas Property Group. Through hisforward-looking approach to propertymanagement, Morgenstern hasadvanced the firm through its platform by connecting residents andmanagement. Furthering transparency and smart building utility, helaunched the firm’s data analytics-based, propriety model toidentify operational issues and assess tenant satisfaction. Asfounder and principal of the firm, Morgenstern directs businessdevelopment, strategic investment and management decisions.In addition, he separately leads multifamily acquisition andoperation efforts as the managing principal at MorgensternCapital, which has acquired 1,500 units valuing $500 millionsince its 2015 inception.
JONATHAN ROSE COS.
With more than 20 years of affordablehousing project management experience, Dawn Mottram now servesJonathan Rose Cos. as managing director of strategic initiatives. Creating environmentally, socially and economicallyresilient communities and cities,Mottram is a key figure in expandingand implementing the company’sCommunities of Opportunity initiativeto provide safe housing for low-income individuals and senior citizens. She additionally activated and now directs the firm’s community opportunity fund as its executive director. She is dedicated toimproving the wellbeing of affordable housing residents by providing access to health, educational, employment and social programs. Creating and preserving stable communities, Mottram positively impacts lives across the firm’s more than 15,000-unit,affordable and mixed-income portfolio.
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD
Jason Parr assisted in forming Cushman & Wakefield’s Northern
California multifamily practice 13 years ago and has since built
and led the advisory group to offer tailored services for private
and institutional investors and owners.
As executive director of capital mar-
kets, Parr advises clients, such as
Blackstone, CIM Group, KBS, New
York Life, Prudential and Wells Fargo,
through his unique perspective in sell-
ing both existing multifamily proper-
ties and development sites.
Consistently recognized as a top pro-
ducer for the firm, he has made more
than $1.1 billion in sales, totaling
more than 7,500 units.
THE RAISNER GROUP
After immigrating to the US fromFrance, Remy Raisner founded theprivate equity real estate firm, theRaisner Group in 2009 at 27-years-old,without industry experience or capital.Handling the company’s overallgrowth, strategy and management asCEO, Raisner has been a significantcontributor in renewing and growingBrooklyn as a desirable, residentialarea by turning over buildings in transitioning areas of the borough. While increasing the firm’s investor count across four continents, serving as an advocate for urban policy in Brooklyn andlaunching a venture capital platform to invest in technology start-ups, Raisner additionally serves as a Foreign Trade Advisor toFrance, furthering economic diplomacy and the French-Americanbusiness relationship.
CASTLE LANTERRA PROPERTIES
As an active multifamily real estate
investor, owner and manager, Elie
Rieder holds 22 years’ worth of in-depth
market knowledge. Rieder founded
Castle Lanterra Properties in 2009 to
acquire and manage income-produc-
ing, multifamily properties within stra-
tegic growth markets. As CEO, Rieder
strives to provide a sense of community
at his properties through social and
environmental initiatives and by implementing sustainable endeav-
ors to provide better quality of life, reduce carbon footprints and
generate attractive returns. Through Rieder’s value-add invest-
ment strategy, the firm executed a record-breaking year in 2019
with 11 transactions totaling $411.6
million. Under Rieder’s direction, the
company currently owns and manages
more than 71,000 residential units
across 24 properties.
HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP
As one of New York’s leading lawyers onthe creation and conversion of condominiums, Stuart Saft has handled alltypes of real estate transactions during