New York Self Storage Investment Forum 2015 Hosted by the New York Self Storage Association


    NYSSAThe New York Self Storage Association is proud to present its 5th annual Real Estate and Finance Forum at the beautiful and historic Union League Club in New York on January 13, 2015. Join us for another informative and entertaining day long event featuring multiple panel presentations that will address the state of the self storage industry from a finance and Capital Markets perspective and evaluate the acquisition and development landscape in self storage globally and with a particular eye on New York. After registration and opening remarks, the Forum starts at 10:30am with a Capital Markets Panel presented by Jim Davies of Talonvest Capital. This dynamic panel will be moderated by Owner/Operator Brian R. Cohen, President of Andover Properties, who will lead a discussion on the capital markets with leading self storage lenders and institutional investors including: Francis X. Gilhool, Managing Director, Real Estate and Finance for Barclays; Jon Albertell, Managing Director, Real Estate Capital Markets at Wells Fargo; Stephen Clark, Investor – Ground-Up Developments, Clark Investment Group; and Eric Snyder, Principal, Talonvest Capital, Inc. Our luncheon will be highlighted by a keynote address from Alexander Harris, Self-Storage Industry Reporter for the SpareFoot Storage Beat, who will discuss the state of supply and demand in the storage industry and a look into future trends using SpareFoots powerful data analytics. The afternoon program will begin at 1:15pm with the Development and Acquisition Panels presented and moderated by Nick Malagisi, National Director of Self Storage for Sperry Van Ness/Commercial Realty. Development panelists include: Gary Sugarman, CIO, William Warren Group; Gary Delaney, President of Banner Storage; Frank Relf, Principal of Relf Architects; and Jim Goonan, Vice President of Safeguard Self Storage. The final session of the day will address recent acquisitions and the prospective environment in the self storage industry and will include the following panelists: Elizabeth Raun Schlesinger, Vice President, WP Carey; Jim Stevens, Senior Vice President of Extra Space; Jonathan Perry, Senior Vice President, CubeSmart; and Todd Amsdell, President and CEO of Compass Self Storage. A networking reception will immediately follow the Forum held on sight in the Union League Club Library. The Union League Club is a historic private club that has been at the heart of business and politics in New York City since 1863. This event is open to the public, but availability is limited. Come see why the self storage industry in New York is the hottest market in the country.  Join us as we host national real estate and finance professionals that will evaluate and discuss the New York self storage marketplace in the finance capital of the world. For more information or to register, please visit the NYSSA website at and follow the link at the top of the page, or at: NYSSA is a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1982. The purpose of the Association is to provide a powerful network of information and a wealth of experience to those who are in or wish to enter the self-storage industry. As a member, you benefit from the advice and experience of industry insiders and other self-storage operators throughout New York State. The primary aim of NYSSA is to give each owner/operator a support system for dealing with lien law and auction questions, building code issues, property tax strategies, manager education and industry visibility. Our goal is to link the entire industry in New York State, to act as legislative watchdog and to be the VOICE of the Self-Storage industry in the Empire State!   ]]>


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