Emerging Leaders Update: 2016 Event Schedule, And the Winner Is...


NMHC’s Emerging Leaders Pitch to Senior Executives

Ken Valach Headlines Event in Harlan Crow's Library
Crowdfunding NMHC Survey: Where Did You Go to School? 
And the Winner Is...
Emerging Leaders Highlights of the NMHC Annual Meeting
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Ken Valach Headlines Event in Harlan Crow’s Library


A sellout crowd of NMHC Emerging Leaders were treated to a fireside chat with Ken Valach, CEO of Trammell Crow Residential, at the famed library of Harlan and Kathy Crow in Dallas.


Harlan Crow kicked off the evening inviting guests to enjoy his collection of 8,000 rare books, manuscripts, paintings and photographs documenting American history.


Gerry Hedgcock, portfolio manager of Crow Holdings Capital Partners, moderated the conversation with Valach. Valach was responsible for guiding his firm through financial crisis. In addition to that experience, he talked about risks, leadership and success, the importance of people, advice on hiring and more. 

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NMHC Survey: Where Did You Go to School?


One of NMHC's key missions is to expand diversity in the apartment industry. To do that, we want to promote our industry to students and recent graduates of colleges and universities where NMHC members have relationships.


We are trying to determine where our Emerging Leaders went to school to identify possible partners in our effort.  Would you please take five minutes to fill out this quick survey?


Take the Survey

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And the Winner Is...
 

Three of NMHC’s Emerging Leaders went head to head at the NMHC Annual Meeting last month in our version of Shark Tank.  The three— Andy Green of Tri-Bridge Residential, Cliff Chandler with Greystar, and John Gray with Lennar-–each pitched a deal to a team of seasoned industry executives in attempt to claim the Young Gun mantle for 2016.


The deals included a value add deal in an affluent section of Atlanta; an alternative value add deal in Kirkland, WA and a new construction opportunity in Chicago’s Loop/Fulton Market submarket.


Find out which deal this year’s winner, John Grey, pitched and get the real numbers from all the deals here.


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Emerging Leaders Highlights of the NMHC Annual Meeting


This year’s Emerging Leaders registration option sold out as expected and enabled 250 Emerging Leaders to network with and learn from the industry’s leading executives.  
 
The event kicked off with an Emerging Leaders meet and greet the first night of the conference so the next generation could get to meet each other, and then find each other, throughout the event.
 
On the following day a very special Emerging Leaders luncheon tookplace that featured a candid discussion with senior industry executives sharing their insights, observations and advice to those following in their footsteps.
 
Moderated by our own Emerging Leader, Jessie Henry (Mill Creek Residential), the panel included Jeff Daniels, Managing Director, AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp.; Grace Huebscher, President, Capital One Multifamily Finance; Vince Toye, Executive Vice President & Head of GSE Production, Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital and Stephanie Williams, President, Bozzuto Management Company
 
They were generous with not only their advice, but also their own personal stories of when they failed and how they rebounded. 
 
The meeting then proceeded with two days ofdeal making and inspirational keynotes.  


Highlights included insights into the American economy by Ben Bernanke, a thought-provoking exploration of terrorism in American by Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst and Best Selling Author of “Manhunt; a fascinating conversation with Roger Staubach and Ron Terwilliger
                         
Get more key takeaways from the event and access to the presentations here or check out the photo album on our Flikr page.


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How Your Emerging Leaders Can Get Involved

NMHC’s Emerging Leader program is open to anyone under 40, with five years of industry experience and employed by a member firm. Designed to both create new networking opportunities and engage the next generation of multifamily leaders within NMHC, there is no limit to the number of employees a member firm can sign up for the program.


We encourage you to have the promising leaders from your company:


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