Discussion on Opportunity Zones

30 April 2019   Washington, D.C.   5:00 - 7:30 P.M.  

K&L Gates, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA), and Southport Properties are hosting a conversation on Opportunity Zones at the K&L Gates Washington, D.C. office.

This program will feature panelists with seasoned backgrounds in law, tax, policy, real estate, and investments and funds. Each panelist has a sound understanding of the complexities regarding Opportunity Zone developments and funding.

The Qualified Opportunity Zones program presents a significant opportunity to drive economic and community development projects. However, with the program being new, there is still uncertainty about the impact it will have on community development.

Panel 1: The Mechanics and Policy of Opportunity Zones Investments and Incentives

Moderator: William J. Kelly, CEO - CAIA Association

  • Mary Burke Baker, Government Affairs Counselor, Public Policy and Law - K&L Gates Washington, D.C.
  • Adam Tejeda, Partner, Tax - K&L Gates New York
Panel 2: Uniting Allocators, Investors, and Developers

Moderator: Rick Lake, Co-Chairman - Lake Partners, Inc.

  • Olivia S. Byrne, Partner, Real Estate - K&L Gates Washington, D.C.
  • Jill Homan, President - Javelin 19 Investments
  • Ernie Jarvis, CEO/Managing Principal - Jarvis Commercial Real Estate
  • Chris Maxey, CAIA, Director, Investment Research - Bronfman Rothschild
  • John Wolff, Managing Director and Principal - Bronfman Rothschild

Anyone interested in unlocking investment potential in low-income communities, including fund sponsors, investors, developers, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations and economic development authorities, should learn more about the OZ incentive program. The event will conclude with a reception.

Who Should Attend:
  • Investment Advisers
  • Financial Services
  • Business Organizations
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Civic and Community Members

For questions regarding this event, please contact , Business Development Manager.

Discussion on Opportunity Zones