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TitleU.S. Bank CEO Richard Davis and Mayor Jerry Sanders to Speak at Burnham-Moores Center’s 16th Annual Real Estate Conference
ContactJeryldine Saville
Contact E-mailjsaville, at
Contact Phone(619) 260-4786

U.S. Bank CEO Richard K. Davis will keynote the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s 16th annual Real Estate Conference on March 2 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. The conference goes from 7:30 to 11:45 a.m. Davis will speak on “The Commercial Real Estate Industry: Putting the Bad Behind Us and Fueling a Real Estate Recovery.”

Featured speaker Frank E. Nothaft, chief economist at Freddie Mac, will address “Multifamily and Single-Family Mortgage Market Upturns: One Is Blowing Hot; the Other Is Not.”

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders will be a special guest speaker and offer his thoughts on “Redevelopment Activities and Real Estate Markets: A Political Perspective.”

The conference will also include a panel of experts who will provide a commercial real estate and capital markets outlook for the nation, California and San Diego. Panelists include: Sam Davis, chief investment officer at Allstate in Chicago; Stephen Silk, senior managing director at Eastdil Secured in Los Angeles; Steve Scott, senior vice president at Kilroy Realty in San Diego; and John Turner, San Diego regional vice president at the Irvine Company Office Properties in San Diego.

The conference is approved for 3.5 hours of MCLE general credit, as certified by the University of San Diego School of Law, which is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

To register for the event, go to For questions, contact Diane Gustafson at or at (619) 260-2379.

Founded in 1993 and formally dedicated in 2004, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is committed to delivering outstanding education, industry outreach and career and research services to advance socially responsible leadership in the real estate profession. As part of the University’s School of Business Administration, the Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate major and minor in real estate, a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development, a Certificate in Real Estate Entitlement, Development and Design and several major industry conferences throughout the year. For more information go to

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