May 16-18, 2017
Conrad New York
New York, NY
Add to Calendar 05/16/2017 05:00 AM 05/18/2017 05:00 AM America/New_York 2017 NMHC Spring Board of Directors Meeting New York, NY

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.

View a more detailed agenda.

Preliminary Agenda At-A-Glance

Tuesday, May 16



1:00 – 7:00 PM



2:00 - 3:00 PM

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting


3:00 – 4:00 PM

Committee Meetings


  • Supplier Partner Alliance
  • Emerging Leaders 

4:30 – 5:30 PM

General Session


A Conversation with Dr. Robert Gates, 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense


5:30 – 7:00 PM

Opening Reception

7:00 - 9:00 PM Emerging Leaders Speaker Series Reception
(Separate registration required)
"Take the Leap or Bloom Where You're Planted? Harnessing the Entrepreneurial Spirit"



Wednesday, May 17




7:45 AM – 7:00 PM




8:00 – 8:45 AM

Continental Breakfast Social



8:45 AM – Noon

General Session


  • Hacking the C-Suite: 86% of CIOs Say You're Not Doing Enough
  • Disrupt the Blueprints! It's a Whole New Game in Construction and Design
  • Resilient Buildings: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Wall Street Investment Banking and Asset Managers

Noon – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch



1:00 – 3:00 PM

General Session


  • The Transportation Revolution's Impact on Real Estate
  • Producing Healthier, Affordable Communities

3:00 – 4:00 PM

NMHC PAC Committee Meeting


4:00 - 5:00 PM

Finance Committee Meeting

4:00 - 5:00 PM      A Discussion of Fire Safety in Apartment Construction

5:00 – 6:00 PM

General Session: Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, George W. Bush and the Current Political Environment

  Speaker: Jon Meacham, Presidential Historian and Author

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception



7:00 – 8:30 PM





Thursday, May 18




7:15 – 11:30 AM




7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast Social



8:00 – 11:30 AM

General Session


  • Board Meeting and Roundtables
  • Tax Reform
  • Insights from One of the Most Powerful Leaders on Wall Street
    Speaker: Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and Co-Founder, Ellevest and former CEO, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Hudson Yards Presentation

11:30 AM

Meeting Adjourns

11:45 AM      Board Bus for Optional Property Tour
  Note: Attendees my bring their luggage on the bus and store it at Hudson Yards during the tour.
12:30 - 2:30 PM    Optional Property Tour of Hudson Yards


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

NMHC thanks our generous sponsors!

ARA, A Newmark Company
Berkeley Point Capital
Cushman & Wakefield
Eastdil Secured
JBM Institutional Multifamily Advisors
JLL Capital Markets
Lincoln Property Company

2017 Chairman's Circle and Friends of the Council Sponsors

Become a sponsor of this event:

Every year, many of our partners take advantage of this opportunity to market their organizations to the leaders and decision makers in research, technology, operations and student housing.

To sponsor, please review the 2017 NMHC Sponsorship & Branding Opportunities and contact Melissa Rowan at