Looking for the right strategy and financial partner? Wondering where to find the best debt and equity deals in today's marketplace? Then AFT Live: The Apartment Owner & Developer Summit is the place to be.

The conference, formerly known as the Apartment Finance Today Conference, will take place April 8-9 at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas.

More than 30 housing finance experts will help you plan the right financing strategy for your deal big or small, and provide tips for boosting your net operating income.  Plus, there will be ample networking time with key lenders and investors. Our all-star speaker lineup of financiers includes:

  • Tom Booher, PNC Real Estate
  • John Cannon, Freddie Mac
  • Philip Carroll, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
  • Jeff Hayward, Fannie Mae
  • Guy Johnson, Johnson Capital
  • Charles Krawitz, Fifth Third Bank
  • Mike May, Cantor Commercial Real Estate
  • Dee McClure, Walker & Dunlop
  • Jim McDevitt, Berkeley Point Capital
  • Jennifer Quigley, Wells Fargo
  • Mitch Siegler, Pathfinder Partners
  • Eric Silverman, Eastham Capital
  • David Valger, DVO Real Estate
  • Peter Wessel, Love Funding

The conference will kick off with the annual Editorial Advisory Board & Leadership Roundtable. Industry leaders from across the debt and equity, operations, and development segments of the multifamily business will offer their no-holds-barred insights, perspectives, and forecasts for the coming year. Another highlight of the conference is our annual Economic Outlook Roundtable, which brings together some of the housing industry’s brightest economists to discuss the outlook for rent fundamentals. Hanley Wood Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke will lead this informative, data-driven panel that includes David Crowe of the National Association of Home Builders, John Sebree of Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi Housing Group, and Ryan Severino of Reis, Inc.

Other highlights include:

Finding Equity for Your Next Deal: This panel of both equity investors and sponsors will offer real-life case studies and engage in a mock negotiation to help you prepare for your next deal.

Boosting Your Bottom Line: You’re guaranteed to walk away from this high-energy, conversational panel with at least a dozen ideas on how to boost your net operating income by thousands of dollars.

Construction Financing: This panel of lenders and a borrower will offer their observations on the current state of construction lending—and how to make the development boom last.

Permanent Financing:  Lenders and a borrower will review the forecasts for short- and long-term rates and talk about various methods for managing rate risk. Plus, with specific case studies, they’ll compare the pros and cons of various financing programs, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA, for specific types of deals in different interest-rate scenarios.

Full registration for the two-day event is $695. If you would just like to attend April 9, one-day registration is $399. Register today at www.aftlive.com.