USC Marshall Alumni OC – Real Estate Trends in Southern California

USC Marshall Alumni OC – Real Estate Trends in Southern California


Sponsored by IREI


Commercial Real Estate

Trends in Capital Flows to Southern California


Join us for an evening full of food, drinks, and

Real Estate trends from the experts


We invite you to join us for a thought-provoking evening on the state of the Southern California commercial real estate market with a special focus on what institutional capital is seeking in the area.  We will start with a networking cocktail reception featuring delectable hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar including Pacific Club sommelier select wines. The reception will be followed by a distinguished speaker panel and Q&A.


Distinguished Speakers  

     Westport Properties

Drew Hoeven

Chairman of the Board and CIO

Drew Hoeven is responsible for acquisitions and development. Under his leadership, Westport’s footprint throughout the east has nearly doubled since 2010.

  Greenlaw Partners

John Blanchard 

Head of Acquisition and Asset Management

John Blanchard is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, managing, leasing, and new and existing commercial real estate investments for the company. He also develops and maintains strong broker relationships.

   Wells Fargo

Todd  Barnett

Managing  Director

Todd Barnett leads a CMBS and Balance Sheet lending group that focuses on non-recourse loans to middle market clients primarily across Orange County, Idaho, and Utah.


The Irvine Company

Ryne Niner

Director of Corporate Acquisitions

Ryne Niner works on acquisitions in California, bringing the perspective of an institutional private firm with a long-term focus.


Dress code is business casual

Parking is complimentary valet with validated self-parking.



Your registration fee includes a $1 gift in support of the USC Marshall Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund. Charitable contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. USC Tax ID#: 95-1642394.

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