2016 NMHC Spring Board of Directors Meeting

May 18-20, 2016
Four Seasons Hotel
Chicago, IL

The NMHC Spring Board of Directors Meeting brings together senior apartment executives from the industry’s leading firms. This meeting provides Executive Committee and Board members with an invaluable opportunity to candidly share information and insight on issues of common interest.

The Spring Board Meeting is open to NMHC Executive Committee and Board of Directors members only.

Speakers Include:

Sam Zell
Chairman, Equity Group Investments

The Hon. Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
Businessman, Founder & Chairman, The Paulson Institute and Former Secretary of the Treasury

Vivek Wadhwa
Academic, Researcher, Writer & Entrepreneur

David Axelrod
CNN Senior Political Commentator and Director, Institute of Politics, University of Chicago

View a more detailed preliminary agenda.

Agenda At-A-Glance

Wednesday, May 18



2:00 - 7:00 PM     Registration
2:00 - 4:00 PM     Industry Performance Benchmarking Task Force Meeting (Invitation Only)
3:00 - 4:00 PMSupplier Partner Alliance Meeting

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Emerging Leaders Committee Meeting



4:30 – 5:30 PM

General Session


  • Speaker: David Axelrod, CNN Senior Political Commentator and Director, Institute of Politics, University of Chicago

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Opening Reception



7:30 - 9:30 PM

Emerging Leaders Speaker Series & Reception
(Offsite; Separate registration required.)



Thursday, May 19




7:45 AM – 7:00 PM




8:00 – 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast



9:00 AM - Noon

General Session

  • Data Security and the Risk Landscape
  • A Conversation with Sam Zell, Chairman, Equity Group Investments
  • Innovative Business Models to Attract More Renters

Noon – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch



1:00 – 3:00 PM

General Session


  • The Interconnected Private and Public Markets: What Can We Learn from the Capital Markets?
  • The View from the Top: New Leaders

3:00 – 4:00 PM

NMHC PAC Committee Meeting

3:30 - 5:00 PMWorkforce Housing & Affordability Committee Meeting

5:00 – 6:00 PM

General Session - Innovation


  • Speaker: Technologist and Futrist Vivek Wadhwa

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception


6:00 - 7:00 PM

NMHC Member Photos
(Complimentary headshot for the NMHC 50)


7:00 – 8:30 PM




Friday, May 20




7:15 - 11:30 AM




7:30 – 11:30 AM

Board of Directors Breakfast and Meeting


  • Business Meeting
  • The 1871 Tech Incubator and the Elmspring Real Estate Tech Accelerator

  • Speaker: Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Conservationist, Businessman, China Expert, Author, Founder & Chairman, The Paulson Institute and Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

11:30 AM

Meeting Adjourns

Note: The agenda is subject to change.  Please be aware that photos may be taken at the meeting and posted online.

 2016 Spring Board of Directors Meeting Sponsors

Berkeley Point Capital
Capital One Multifamily Finance
Cushman & Wakefield
Eastdil Secured
Google Fiber
JBMR Institutional Multifamily Advisors
Jones Lang LaSalle
Lincoln Property Company

All Sponsors


Interested in being a 2016 NMHC sponsor? Contact NMHC at 202/974-2300.

2016 Sponsorship Pledge Form

2016 Partner Guide