Detailed Agenda for Oct 27 & 28 – TBA

Until then, to give you an idea of how a Pitbull Conference is structured, here is the agenda from our June event of this year.

June 2, Sunday Late Afternoon 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday Late Afternoon – Early Check-In for VIP Cocktail Party

If you are a Sponsor, VIP, Premier or General Admission Guest, and have RSVP’d to the evening’s cocktail party, please take advantage of our early check-in. Just bring your ID and registration confirmation to Pitbull’s Guest Services Desk located just past The Beverly Hilton’s main lobby, outside the Wilshire Garden.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Pitbull Conference After PartySunday Evening – VIP Cocktail Party Hosted by PeerStreet and Armanino LLP

A gathering of Pitbull Conference Sponsors & Guests, kicking off what will be a great event! Please plan to join us for live music, cocktails, and hors-d’oeuvres in The Beverly Hilton’s Wilshire Garden.

This event is for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only. RSVP required.

June 3, Monday Morning 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Meet & Greet Catered BreakfastMonday Morning – Check-In, Meet & Greet Breakfast Hosted by the NPLA

Arrive at 8am to get checked in, find your seat and have a leisurely breakfast.

Catered meals are for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only. RSVP required.

9:00 am - 10:35 am

Leonard Rosen, CEO Pitbull ConferenceLeonard Rosen

CEO Pitbull Conference
Host & Keynote Speaker: Real Estate Funds & Syndication
Mr. Rosen will guide you through all aspects of starting your own Real Estate Fund and Syndication Project—how these models function and what exciting opportunities they can provide you. He will also discuss in frank terms, who may or may not be a viable candidate for these models, as well as how to best position yourself to raise capital.

10:35 am - 10:50 am

Jon HornikJonathan Hornik

Attorney, LaRocca Hornik Rosen & Greenberg
One-On-One with Leonard Rosen: Fund Creation from a Legal Prospective

10:50 am - 11:10 am

Capital Providers Forum

Listen in as executives from three of the country’s top capital providing firms discuss lines of credit and table funding for rehab and commercial assets.

John Beacham, Toorak Capital Partners

John Beacham

Chief Executive Officer, Toorak Capital Partners

Marc Heenan, Head of Originations, PeerStreet

Marc Heenan

Head of Originations, PeerStreet

Eric Abramovich, Roc

Eric Abramovich

Co-Founder and Chief Credit Officer, Roc

11:10 am - 11:40 am

NPLA – National Private Lenders Association

Be part of this groundbreaking discussion regarding the launch of the NPLA — National Private Lenders Association. Lobbyists will discuss the benefits of having representation in Washington, DC.

Bob Van Heuvelen, VH  Strategies

Bob Van Heuvelen

Founder and CEO, VH Strategies

Valerie West, VH Strategies

Valerie West

VH Strategies

11:40 am


12:15 pm - 12:35 pm

Residential Fix & Flip Forum

Here the pros will share their forecast and insights on the Fix and Flip market—what you need to know and why.

Jeff Tesch, RCN Capital

Jeff Tesch

Managing Director, RCN Capital

Todd Pigott, Zinc Financial

Todd Pigott

Principal, Zinc Financial, Inc.

12:35 pm - 1:00 pm

Service Providers Forum

Meet the firms that specialize in servicing you and your unique needs as a private lending professional. Building a top-notch team that supports your every move begins here.

AJ Poulin, The Mortgage Office

AJ Poulin

The Mortgage Office

Jeff Spiegel, Spiegel Accountancy

Jeff Spiegel

Spiegel Accountancy

John Tedesco, Appraisal Nation

John Tedesco

Appraisal Nation

Sam Kaddah, Liquid Logics

Sam Kaddah

Liquid Logics

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

LunchLunch Hosted by Sunset Equity

Join us for a delicious lunch catered by The Beverly Hilton.

Catered meals are for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only. RSVP required.

2:40 pm - 3:40 pm

Jon HornikJonathan Hornik

Attorney, LaRocca Hornik Rosen & Greenberg
Keynote Speaker: Private Lending

Do not miss this presentation by one of our industry’s most renown legal authorities. Mr. Hornik will share his sage advice for anyone involved in originating, borrowing or lending private money. Learn from the best how to evaluate prospective loans, identify the “less than honest” borrower and how to create a business model that is profitable, sustainable and legally compliant.

Mr. Hornik will also address the new rules and regulations coming into effect this year:

  • ​New Licensing requirements all across the country (including pending legislation in Florida)
  • New tax laws affecting Fund Structure
  • Market changes in legal documents and closing procedures
  • HMDA and New Reg C applicable to the fix & flip space
  • Recent frauds and scams to be on the lookout for
3:45 pm - 4:05 pm

Residential & Commercial Forum

An in-depth discussion of the opportunities and benefits that exist in the single-family residential market.

Ketan Parekh, Verus Mortgage Capital

Ketan Parekh

Managing Director, Verus Mortgage Capital

Richard Katz, Rodeo Lending

Richard Katz

Principal, Rodeo Lending

Jake Sharp, Jake Sharp Group

Jake Sharp

Chairman & CEO, Jake Sharp Group

4:05 pm - 4:25 pm

Asset Protection Forum

Learn why and how to insure your real estate assets involved in any private funding venture.

Ken Quiat, Direct Lenders' Insurance Services

Ken Quiat

Direct Lenders’ Insurance Services

Ashley Carlson, Corporate Capital

Ashley Carlson

Corporate Capital

Bruce Mack, Platinum Trust Group

Bruce Mack

Platinum Trust Group

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Private Lenders Expert Forum with Q&A

Toby Potter

Toby Potter

Global Integrity Finance

Blair O'Brien, Pivotal Capital Group

Blair O’Brien

Pivotal Capital Group

Ron Richards, Secured Investment Lending Corp.

Ron Richards

Secured Investment Lending Corp.

Michael Mill, 5 Arch

Michael Miller

5 Arch

Ben Fertig, Constructive Loans

Ben Fertig

Constructive Loans

Paul Jackson, Residential Capital Partners

Paul Jackson

Residential Capital Partners

Colton Smith, FireUp

Colton Smith

FireUp Capital

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

After PartyOfficial After Party Hosted by the NPLA

Close out the day with one last opportunity to meet and network with new contacts. Relax and enjoy a beautiful evening with music, cocktails & light hors-d’oeuvres in The Beverly Hilton’s Wilshire Garden.

This event is for registered Sponsors, VIP, Premier & General Admission Guests only. RSVP required.

Tiered admission pricing available.

Find one that suits you best.

The Beverly Hilton - Special Room Rate

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