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Capital Markets Council

The Capital Markets Council was formed in 2014 with the mission of engaging each member on substantive capital market trends and larger financial issues that affect each of us individually and our industry more broadly. We structure the content to facilitate two-way conversations with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Key to the success of the Council is rich dialogue among senior-level industry experts.

Capital Markets Council

The Capital Markets Council was formed in 2014 with the mission of engaging each member on substantive capital market trends and larger financial issues that affect each of us individually and our industry more broadly. We structure the content to facilitate two-way conversations with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Key to the success of the Council is rich dialogue among senior-level industry experts, including the following members:

James Bachetta, Highwoods Properties
Brian Bailey, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Zeb Bradford, Metzler
Althea Broughton, Arnall Golden & Gregory, LLP
Thomas G. Brown, Ernst & Young
Benjamin Brunt, Noble Investment Group
Christopher Campbell, Eastdil Secured
Paige Collier, Synovus/Bank of North Georgia
Thurston Cooke, OneStreet Residential
Chip Davidson, The Brookdale Group
John Davidson, Parmenter Realty Partners
Sean Donahue, Urban Realty Partners
Chad Dubeau, Mill Creek
Bruce Fernald, JPX Works
Melissa Frawley, Wells Fargo Bank
Michael Hartman, Capitol Seniors Housing
Faron Hill, Peregrine Oak,LLC
Seabie Hickson, The Brookdale Group
Bo Jackson, Transwestern
Lawrence Kelly, Pope & Land Enterprises, Inc.
Alex Lacher, Domain Capital Advisors
Henry Lange, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
John Long, South City Partners
Robin Loudermilk, The Loudermilk Companies, LLC
John Lundeen, Coro Realty Advisors
J. Franklin Mann, BB&T
Kell Martin, First Fidelity
Greg Michaud, Voya Investment Management
Dan Pattillo, Rooker Real Estate
Bob Peterson , Carter
Shak Presswala, Jamestown
Lex Rickenbaker, USAA
Lissette Rivera-Pauley, Key Bank
Forrest Robinson, Robinson Weeks Partners
Michael Ryan, Cushman Wakefield
Thomas Ryan, MetLife Real Estate Investors
Jim Schroder, Tribridge Residential
Andrew Seng, The Seng Company
Fielder Shurling, Regent Partners
Mark Stewart, Alliance Residential
Philip Tague, AMLI Residential
Robert Voyles, Seven Oaks Company
John Whitaker, AIG Global R.E. Investment Corporation
A. Michelle Willis, SunTrust Bank
Greg Winchester, Summit Investors, LLC

Why

CMC’s mission is to convene a group of ULI Members and Capital Markets professionals. The intent of this unique partnership is to:

  • Inform and update its members on current regional and national issues unique to the commercial real estate financial markets.
  • Allow its members an opportunity to introduce new concepts and other financial programs.
  • The format has been designed to inform and engage its members in issues that are directly related to their daily professions.

When

The format of the CMC will be as follows:

  • One meeting during the last month of each quarter following the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
  • A Federal Reserve representative will provide insight on recent policy statements and initiatives directly related to the commercial real estate capital markets.
  • CMC members will be provided the opportunity to introduce new concepts or programs.  In addition, each member will have the opportunity to seek input and feedback from the group as well.

Who

Each meeting will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Membership in the Council is by application, and five of the members will rotate each year, creating opportunities for new participants.

Participation in the CMC requires membership in ULI and annual CMC dues.  CMC seeks members who:

  • Are committed to the principles of leadership in the responsible use of land;
  • Demonstrate leadership and real world experience in development, ownership, management and/or capital markets professionals.
  • Have varied backgrounds and a diversity of expertise.

CMC’s Executive Committee is comprised of five people, Thomas Brown of Ernst & Young, Chip Davidson of the Brookdale Group, Faron Hill of Peregrine Oak, LLCGreg Winchester of TriMont Real Estate Advisors, and Brian Bailey of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.