10th ANNUAL
REAL ESTATE FORUM

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When: 
Thursday,  February 6th, 2020

Where:  
Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32606

Appetizers & Networking: 
4:30-5:30pm

Presentation:
5:30-7:00pm


Refreshments including appetizers, beer, wine, soft drinks, and water will be served.

The Beery Rainsberger Group has joined forces with James Moore & Company to present the 10th annual Gainesville Real Estate Forum to be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020.

The highlight of this year’s event will be a panel-style discussion with top local and national industry leaders on hot topics such as a commercial real estate economic outlook from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, commercial and residential property trends and issues, the University of Florida’s master plan of development, affordable housing, and more! 

As always, space is limited and the event WILL sell out! Register now to secure your space.

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Featured Panelists

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Brian Bailey
SME, Commercial Real Estate,

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Brian has over 20 years of commercial real estate industry experience including advisory, due diligence, valuation, transactions, leasing, acquisitions/dispositions, and financing. Currently a Federal Reserve Commercial Real Estate Subject Matter Expert, he provides thought-leadership and speaks on CRE topics and trends throughout the Southeast. He's been a guest speaker at major education institutions (Wharton, University of Florida, etc.) and industry conferences (Appraisal Institute, CCIM, etc.). After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Mercer University, Brian earned an MBA degree with concentrations in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Florida. He also attained the CCIM designation.

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Dr. Charlie Lane
Senior Vice President & COO,
University of Florida

Charlie is responsible for general university operations in the areas of business affairs, real estate management, physical facilities, safety and security, human resources, information technology and audit. His career also includes past positions at the University of Southern California, Intermedics, the University of Houston, and Texas Instruments. Charlie holds a Doctor of Public Administration and a Master of Public administration from the University of Southern California, as well as additional degrees from the University of Texas, the University of Central Missouri, and Southwest Baptist University. 

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Betsy Pepine
Broker/Owner,
Pepine Realty

After years of investing in real estate, Betsy became a full-time Realtor in 2006. She established Pepine Realty in 2010; today the company has offices in Gainesville, Ocala, Orlando and St. Augustine and is nationally endorsed by Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran. As a broker, she helps families and businesses with relocations, second-home purchases, primary residences and office spaces. More recently, she has opened title, property management and mortgage companies. Betsy earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University.

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Stephen Weeks
Housing Programs Manager,
Alachua County

Stephen is responsible for the management of the county’s housing programs, including SHIP, CDBG, Affordable Housing, the Housing Finance Authority, the Special Neighborhood District and other housing strategies. He has worked in the housing industry for over 40 years, serves as a liaison to various community boards, and is also a licensed contractor. Stephen received a Master of Science in Management, Accounting & Finance and a Bachelor in Management from American Intercontinental University.

Event Moderators

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John VanDuzer, CPA
Partner, Real Estate Services

James Moore & Co.

John’s real estate accounting expertise spans several areas, including development, investments, property management, hotel development, and homebuilding. As a key member of our Real Estate Services team, he has extensive knowledge of and experience with industry concerns. He also heads the firm’s Tax Department and leads a team of over 40 professionals in serving the firm’s business and individual tax clients. John earned a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

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Beau Beery, CCIM
Investment Advisor

Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish

Beau Beery, CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), is an investment advisor with Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish, a business icon that has served the local and statewide real estate markets for over a century. A commercial real estate professional for over 20 years, his expertise includes commercial and multi-family investment sales. He earned a Master of Science in Real Estate and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Florida.

Past Events

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9th Annual Real Estate Forum

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8th Annual Real Estate Forum

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Other Past Forums

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