CRE Finance Council Conferences

Possessing four decades of experience in trust deed investments and private money financing, Dan Harkey attends a number of pertinent industry events each year. Dan Harkey also participates in meetings hosted by the California Mortgage Bankers Association and Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Finance Council.

Leading a series of forums and seminars each year, the CRE Finance Council has two premiere conferences annually in January and June. The events help attendees stay current on industry news through discussions led by finance experts.

The most recent conference was the CRE Finance Council Annual Conference in New York. The event included three days of networking, educational workshops, and committee meetings. Among the educational seminars was a breakout session titled Guardians of the Galaxy: Regulatory Oversight and the Future of CRE Finance.

Council representatives Marty Schuh and Christina Zausner as well as Sameer Chandan, PhD, founder of and chief economist at Chandan Economic, provided information about regulatory impact and pending policies. Lending trends and industry views were also presented.

The next conference takes place on January 11, 2016 at Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Florida. Program details will be disclosed closer to the event at