The Harvard Real Estate Alumni Organization (HREAO) Webinar Series :

Trends in Real Estate Capital Markets

The HREAO Webinar Series invites real estate industry experts to lead an interactive forum on specific top-of-mind topics and to share their perspectives on the real estate sector—including various trends, strategies, and insights, as well as to answer your questions.

Sponsored by the Harvard Real Estate Alumni Organization

Date :  Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Time:  10:00AM PST / 1:00 PM ET

Event : Free

Advance registration on HREAO's website required.   

Location: Join Zoom Meeting.  Meeting ID and Password will be shared after Event Registration. HREAO Webinar Link via Zoom

Please join the Harvard Real Estate Alumni organization for a webinar with industry experts and Harvard alumni Evan Linkner and Jeff Bartel will discuss the current state of the debt and equity capital markets, including how capital is currently being allocated and priced as well as the significant milestones to return to functionality, as well as discuss short and long-terms effects on commercial and residential real estate investment, development and finance in the U.S. as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Speakers and Bio:

  • Evan Linkner (FAS'09, GSD ’11)

  • Jeff Bartel (AB ’88) 

Evan Linkner

Evan Linkner is a Principal at Ackman-Ziff, which he joined in 2011. Founded in 1926, Ackman-Ziff is a global leader in developing creative capital solutions for institutional investors and operating companies. Evan leads the structuring and placement of equity, debt, and mezzanine capital stacks including the creation of unique and novel capital products. Evan is additionally a leader of Ackman-Ziff’s Special Situations Group, which capitalizes non-traditional real estate and distressed assets. Evan holds two Masters degrees from Harvard University where he studied finance and real estate. Evan is the Chair Emeritus and board member of the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board. 

Jeff Bartel

Jeff Bartel is chairman and managing director of Hamptons Group, LLC, a privately-held private investment and advisory firm based in Coral Gables, Florida, which he formed in 2010. The firm is focused on private capital through private equity and debt; real estate investment, asset management, finance, and ancillary services; and specialized strategic advisory services. Hamptons Group has assets, investments, clients and projects in South Florida, throughout Florida and the U.S., and internationally. Jeff is a graduate of Harvard College (AB 1988) and attended Harvard Business School. Jeff also serves as the president of the Harvard Club of Miami.
Evan and Jeff both serve on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Real Estate Alumni Organization (HREAO).
Please register here to participate in the program, which is an exclusive event for members of the Harvard community. 
Although the session will have a live Q&A, attendees are asked to submit their questions ahead of time.
Space is limited.
Please note that this event is "off-the-record".