REIC Attracts Prominent Speakers

REIC is proud to attract some of the finest speakers in the world of business development, education and commercial real estate.

Recent Past Events and Speakers
 

Tampa Bay Condos - Here Comes the Boom!, 11/09/16
Brian Taub, President, Taub Ventures
Dave Traynor, Vice President/ Developer Services with Smith & Associates
Brian Van Slyke, Kolter Group
Will Conroy, Johnson Pope, Moderator

The Restaurant Industry and Its Effect on Commercial Real Estate, 10/19/16
Suk Singh, EVP, Chief Development Officer and Franchising with Bloomin' Brands

Economic Update with Hank Fishkind, 9/21/16
Hank Fishkind, Ph.D., President of Fishkind & Associates, Inc.

 

Young Professionals Breakfast, 8/24/16
Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Port Tampa Bay

 

Fannie Mae's Macroeconomic Development Update, 5/18/16
Douglas G. Duncan, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae

 

Meet the Mayors, 4/13/16
Mayor Rick Kriseman, City of St. Petersburg
Mayor Bob Buckhorn, City of Tampa
Notable Past Events and Speakers

Barry Alpert
Senior Vice President of Investments, Raymond James

Al Austin
Chairman, Austin Companies and US. Base Closing Commissioner

Mayor Rick Baker

Mayor Rick Baker
Mayor of St. Petersburg

Bob Basham
President & Chief Operating Officer of Outback Steakhouse
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Dick Beard
Former Florida Managing Partner, Paragon Group

Senator Michael S. Bennett
District 21

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Frank Borkowski
Chancellor, Appalachian State University, and Former President of University of South Florida

Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor of Tampa

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Governor Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida

 

Dominic M. Calabro
President and CEO of Florida TaxWatch

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Finn Caspersen
Chairman, Beneficial Corp.

Sam Chandan, PhD, FRICS
Global Chief Economist and Executive Vice President at Real Capital Analytics and Adjunct Professor of Real Estate at the Wharton School
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Herb Cohen
Author of negotiating books and renowned negotiator

Joe Collier
President, Mainsail Lodging & Development

Thomas Corcoran
Chairman, FelCor Lodging Trust

William E. Crenshaw
CEO of Publix Super Markets, Inc.

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Jack B. Critchfield
Former Chairman, Florida Progress Corporation, and Former President, Rollins College

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Congressman Jim Davis Representative
United States Congress

Mark Dotzour
Chief Economist Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

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Anthony Downs
Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

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John Ehrlichman
Director, Law Companies Group, Inc.; and Former Counsel to President Nixon

Henry Fishkind

Dr. Henry Fishkind
President, Fishkind & Associates

Mayor Bill Foster
City of St. Petersburg

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Sandra Freedman
Former Mayor of Tampa

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Judy L. Genshaft
President, University of South Florida

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Congressman Sam Gibbons
Former Representative, United States Congress

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Bo Godbold
President, Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Richard Gonzmart
co-owner & President of Columbia Restaurant Group

Ken Good
Tampa Palms’ Developer

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Mayor Dick Greco
Mayor, City of Tampa; DeBartolo Senior Executive
Mayor Frank Hibbard
City of Clearwater

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Al Hoffman, Jr.
CEO, WCI Communities, Inc.
  Paul M. Homan
President, First Florida Banks, Inc.

 

Mayor Pam Iorio
Former Mayor of Tampa

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Tom James
Chairman & CEO, Raymond James Financial, Inc.

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Bob Martinez
Former Florida Governor, Formal Federal Drug Czar and Former Mayor of Tampa

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Senator John McKay
President, the Florida Senate

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Rich McKay
Former General Manager, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; General Manager, Atlanta Falcons

Robert Merck
Senior Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investments, MetLife

Peter H. Monroe
President, Oversight Board of Resolution Trust Corporation
Chairman & CEO, National Real Estate Ventures (NREV)

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Rick Nafe
Executive Director, Tampa Sports Authority

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Frank Newman
Chairman & CEO, Eckerd Corporation

Gary Prosterman
President at DSG, Inc.
Lane Ramsfield
Vice President of Real Estate, Port Tampa Bay

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Ron Rotella
Executive Director, Westshore Alliance & Special Consultant to the Mayor of the City of Tampa

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Willard G. Rouse III
Chairman, CEO and President, Liberty Property Trust

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David Ruberg
Chairman, President & CEO, Intermedia Communications, Inc.

 

Charles Rutenberg
Chairman, Rutenberg Corporation

 

Jeff Saut
Managing Director, Equity Research, Chief Investment Strategist,Raymond James & Associates

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Jeffrey H. Schwartz
President, Vizional Technologies, Inc.

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Steven M. Seibert
Secretary, Florida Department of Community Affairs

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Melvin Sembler
U.S. Ambassador to Italy (and formerly to Australia and Nauru) and former Chairman of the Board of The Sembler Company

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Alex Sink
President, NationsBank of Florida

Sean Snaith, Ph.D.
University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness

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Robert Strudler
Chairman, U.S. Home Corporation

Charles E. Sykes
President and CEO of Sykes Enterprises, Inc.
Chair of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

John Sykes
Chairman, Florida 2012, Inc.

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William S. Taubman
Executive Vice President, The Taubman Company

 

J. Ronald Terwilliger

Chairman Emeritus, Trammell Crow Residential ; Chairman of the Board, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.; Vice Chairman, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc.

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Chairman, First Florida Banks, Inc.
 

Keith White
President, Reinhold P. Wolff Economic Research, Inc.

 

Jack Wilson
Chairman, The Wilson Company & Superbowl XXXV Task Force