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Economic Update
July 9 | 3.p.m. ET


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John leads a team of dedicated real estate research professionals who produce the Marcus and Millichap’s vast array of market reports, analyses, and presentations providing insights on all major commercial real estate property types. As a seasoned commercial real estate analyst, John frequently presents at leading industry events hosted by NMHC, NAIOP, ULI, CCIM, ICSC and SSA, and is often quoted in both trade and mainstream news media. He is a graduate of Washington State University and an active member of the NMHC Research Foundation Advisory Committee, the ICSC North American Research Task Force and the NAIOP Research Foundation.

John Chang

Senior Vice President, National Director Research and Advisory Services | Marcus & Millichap

Todd Hanson is the Managing Director for RM Communities across the US and has responsibility for planning and execution of overall strategy and directing the investment and financing activities of the company. He is actively involved in maintaining existing client relationships and developing new capital and partnership opportunities for the company. Mr. Hanson was previously EVP and Head of Investments at a private equity multifamily investment firm, a Director in the Real Estate Strategic Advisory Group at Investment Bank Houlihan Lokey, and a Real Estate Attorney at O’Melveny & Myers.

Todd Hanson

Managing Director for RM Communities (subsidiary of RealtyMogul Co)

Ben Lapidus
A serial entrepreneur, Ben was most recently a Partner and Chief Financial Officer with Spartan Investment Group LLC, where he applied his acquisitions, capital markets, corporate finance, accounting, and data engineering skills to construct from scratch a self-storage portfolio of over $500M assets under management with accompanying property and construction management companies. Ben is also the founder and host of the national Best Ever Real Estate Investing Conference. Before Spartan, Ben founded and sold a multi-million dollar study abroad company, worked with several start-ups through IPO or acquisition, and syndicated over 30 single and multi-family deals. He graduated from Rutgers University with dual degrees in Finance and Economics where he founded the Rutgers Entrepreneurial Society.

Ben Lapidus

Founder | Best Ever Conference