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VIRTUAL EVENT

SEPTEMBER 14-17, 2020

Inside Access to Real-Time Industry Advocacy

Join the IPA September 14 – 17 for its first-ever virtual Week in Washington bringing together thought leaders from the IPA community and key members of Congress and their staff to advance critical advocacy initiatives on behalf of the industry as we head toward one of the most contested Presidential Elections in recent history.

The four-day event will feature updates from the IPA and our lobbying partners, Gray Robinson, in Washington, DC on the current political and regulatory environment, along with keynote presentations from Members of Congress and political commentator Jim Ellis.

Importantly, the IPA will host small group virtual meetings with Members of Congress and Congressional staff on the following priority topics impacting our industry:

Meetings with:

  • U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
  • U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means
  • U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)
  • U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor
  • U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
  • U.S. House Committee on Financial Services

IPA Members – How to Participate

We encourage the IPA community to join us during these critical sessions as we discuss the shifting political landscape and evaluate the impacts to the PDI industry.  Understanding the issues and the impact to your business will empower you to be an active advocate.

Week in Washington Kick-Off
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT

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Week in Washington Closing Remarks and Debrief
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

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AGENDA

DAY 1

MONDAY, SEPT 14, 2020

2:00PM – 3:30 PM

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OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS

Week in Washington Kick-Off

Join us Monday, September 14, 2 p.m. ET as we kick-off our virtual Week in Washington with an all-member update, an overview of topics to be covered with Congressional staff throughout the week and exclusive interviews with Reps. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) will on the current political environment in Washington and critical issues they’re focused on heading into the November election.

 Introduction & Kick-Off

Tony Chereso
President & CEO,
IPA

Trisha Miller
IPA Board Chair, Managing Director,
Robert A. Stanger & Company, Inc.

Policy and Government Affairs Update

Anya Coverman
SVP, Government Affairs
& General Counsel, IPA

Interview with Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI)

Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI)

Tony Chereso
President & CEO,
IPA

Interview with Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ)

Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ)

Anya Coverman
SVP, Government Affairs
& General Counsel, IPA

DAY 2+3

TUESDAY, SEPT 15 - WEDNESDAY, SEPT 16, 2020

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IPA SEAL TEAM MEETING

U.S. Tax Policy: Efficient Policy for Commercial Real Estate Investing

Comprised of the leading tax experts and practitioners in the IPA membership, our team will discuss our priority tax issues including 1031 preservation, FIRPTA parity for non-traded REITS and opportunity zones. They will meet with other tax experts on Capitol Hill from the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee.

U.S. Senate Committee on Finance 

Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID)

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ)

U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA)


Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX)

IPA Seal Team

Daniel Cullen
Partner,
Baker & McKenzie LLP

David Fisher
Managing Partner,
ExchangeRight Real Estate

Michael Anthony
Senior Vice President,
Blackstone

Daniel Wagner
Senior Vice President, Government Relations,
The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.

Mike Bendix
Chief Executive Officer,
DFPG Investments LLC

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IPA SEAL TEAM MEETING

Retirement Security: Equal Access to Alternative Products in Retirement Accounts

The IPA’s Retirement Security Team’s primary focus will be on the critical and ongoing effort to facilitate greater access to alternative investment strategies within defined contribution plans.  This team will meet with members of the House Education and Labor Committee, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)

Senator Patty Murray (D-OR)

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)

U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor

Congressman Joe Morelle (D-NY)


Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI)

IPA Seal Team

Mark Goldberg
Chief Executive Officer,
Griffin Capital Securities, LLC

Leon Volchyok
IPA Chair ElectManaging Director,
Blackstone

Anne-Marie Vandenberg
President, Chief Operating Officer
and Director
, DWS REEF Property Trust

Kevin Walsh
Principal,
Groom Law Group, Chartered

Jeff Taylor
Managing Director,
Chief Operating Officer
, Black Creek Group

Steve DeAngelis
President, Head of Distribution,
FS Investments

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IPA SEAL TEAM MEETING

U.S. Capital Markets: Modernizing Securities Regulations

The IPA Securities Team will focus on advancing dialogue around the accredited investor definition, the SEC’s private offering reform, recent FINRA actions and other developments with the state securities regulators. This team of experts from leading firms within the IPA community will meet with Congressional members and their staff from the House Financial Services Committee and Senate Banking Committee, with a concentrate on securities issues.

U.S. House Committee on Financial Services

Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL)

Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI)

Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA)

U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA)

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

IPA Seal Team

Jason Goode
 Partner,
Alston & Bird LLP

Mark Quinn
Director of Regulatory Affairs,
Cetera Financial Group

Howard Hirsch
Chief Legal Officer,
Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc.

Alice Connaughton
Partner,
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Deborah Froling
Partner,
Kutak Rock LLP

Darryl Steinhause
Partner,
DLA Piper

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IPA SEAL TEAM MEETING

Commercial Real Estate: Impact of COVID-19 on the Industry

Our Commercial Real Estate team will concentrate on educating members of Congress and their staff on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on commercial real estate from an investor perspective. This team will meet with known champions of the industry within Congress on the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.

U.S. House Committee on Financial Services

Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)


Congressman French Hill (R-AR)

U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Senator David Perdue (R-GA)

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

IPA Seal Team

Kevin Shields
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Griffin Capital Company, LLC

John Carter
Founder and Chairman,
Carter Multifamily

Ella Neyland
IPA Board Chair Emeritus, President, Chief Financial Officer and TreasurerSteadfast Apartment REIT

Carly Tripp
Chief Investment Officer,
Americas for Nuveen Real Estate

David Gilbert
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Clarion Partners

A.J. Agarwal
Senior Managing Director,
Blackstone

DAY 4

THURSDAY, SEPT 17, 2020

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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Week in Washington Closing Remarks and Debrief

Tune in Thursday, September 17, 4 p.m. ET as we wrap up the IPA’s first ever virtual Week in Washington with an update from long-time political consultant Jim Ellis and a virtual happy hour where IPA members who participated in meetings throughout the week will recap critical items and next steps for the industry as we look toward the last half of the year and into 2021.

Jim Ellis Political Update

Jim Ellis
Creator of Ellis Insight and
Senior Political Analyst for BIPAC

Debrief and Virtual Happy Hour

Tony Chereso
President & CEO,
IPA

Trisha Miller
IPA Board Chair, Managing Director,
Robert A. Stanger & Company, Inc.

Anya Coverman
SVP, Government Affairs
& General Counsel, IPA