Detailed Agenda for March 15 & 16

Subject to change without notice.

March 15, Sunday 3 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday - NPLA Membership Meeting

Ritz-Carlton, Astor Ballroom, 3rd floor

This is a closed meeting for NPLA members only. Membership inquiries can be made now by calling 202-922-9070 or by visiting nplaonline.com.

March 15, Sunday, 5:30 pm

Sunday - Early Check-In for VIP Cocktail Party

If you are a Sponsor, VIP, Premier or General Admission Guest, and are attending 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 on the 4th floor foyer. 

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Pitbull Conference After PartySunday Evening – VIP Cocktail Party

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 poolside at the Ritz-Carlton.

Please note that you must first check in and pick up your name badge on the 4th floor before entering the cocktail party at the pool on the 7th floor.

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

March 16, Monday Morning 7:30 am - 8:45 am

Meet & Greet Catered BreakfastMonday Morning – Check-In, Meet & Greet Breakfast hosted by Residential Capital Partners.

Arrive at 7:30 am to get checked in, find your seat and have a leisurely breakfast.

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

9:00 am - 10:45 am

Leonard Rosen, CEO Pitbull ConferenceLeonard Rosen

CEO Pitbull Conference & Executive Director of the National Private Lenders Association (NPLA)
Host & Keynote Speaker

Mr. Rosen will share his wisdom and vast experience in private lending to discuss in frank terms, how to evolve your lending business. He will also discuss the NPLA’s role as an advocate for the private lending industry, and explain the threat of recently proposed state legislation.

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Multifamily Lending Forum

Lenders discuss the growing trend they are observing in multifamily investment opportunities.

Eric Abramovich, Roc

Martin Bedecarratz

Relationship Manager, Roc Capital
Panelist

Jeff Tennyson, Lima One Capital

Jeff Tennyson

CEO, Lima One Capital
Panelist

11:15 pm - 11:45 am

Investor Rehab 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

CEO, RCN Capital
Panelist

Richard Morgan, Residential Capital Partners

Richard Morgan

Residential Capital Partners
Panelist

Jason Harris, Jcap Private Lending

Jason Harris

President, Jcap Private Lending
Panelist

11:45 am - 12:05 pm

One-On-One with Leonard Rosen & Brandon Lacoff

Chief Executive Officer & President, Belpointe REIT
Eliminating Tax Liability Through Opportunity Zones

  • What Opportunity Zones are and how they
    were created
  • The tax benefits they offer to investors
  • How you can use Opportunity Zones to grow
    your business
  • What features you should be looking for in an
    Opportunity Zone investment and how to structure your own

12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

Private Lenders Expert Forum with Q&A

Toby Potter

Toby Potter

President, Global Integrity Finance
Moderator

Aaron Metaj, Northwind Financial

Aaron Metaj

Vice President, Northwind Financial
Panelist

Whit McCarthy, Civic Financial

Whit McCarthy

SVP Correspondent Lending, Civic
Panelist

Jasen Miller, Corridor Funding

Jasen Miller

Managing Partner, Corridor Funding
Panelist

John Child, First Equity Funding

John Child

First Equity Funding
Panelist

John Child, First Equity Funding

Mitch Ohlbaum

Macoy Capital
Panelist

12:40 pm - 2:00 pm

LunchCatered Lunch Hosted by Rodeo Lending

Join us for a delicious lunch catered by the Ritz.

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

2:05 pm - 3:05 pm

Jonathan 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
3:05 pm - 3:35 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.

John Tedesco, Appraisal Nation

John Tedesco

Senior VP of Business Development, Appraisal Nation
Panelist

Ken Quiat, Direct Lenders' Insurance Services

Ken Quiat

JV Manager, Direct Lenders’ Insurance Services
Panelist

Ken Quiat, Direct Lenders' Insurance Services

Sam Kaddah

Founder & CEO, Liquid Logics
Panelist

3:35 pm - 4:05 pm

Commercial Real Estate Forum

An in-depth discussion of the opportunities and benefits that exist in the commercial real estate market.

Gregg Bernstein, Rodeo Lending

Gregg Bernstein

Co-Principal, Rodeo Lending
Panelist

Jonathan Lewis, JLJ Capital

Jonathan Lewis

CEO/Partner, JLJ Capital
Panelist

John Cate, Finance of America Commercial

John Cate

Field Market Specialist, Finance of America Commercial
Panelist

4:05 pm - 4:35 pm

Pitbull’s 2020 Private Lending Awards

Join us as we recognize the very best Lenders, Brokers, and Service Providers in our industry.

4:35 pm

Molly Bloom

Special Guest Speaker

Ms. Bloom will take the stage to share with us her riveting story of perseverance, survival, and risk-taking. Following her talk, Ms. Bloom will take a short Q&A.

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

After PartyOfficial After Party

Close out the day with one last opportunity to meet and network with new contacts. Relax and enjoy a beautiful evening in South Florida.

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

Tiered admission pricing available.

Find one that suits you best.

The Beverly Hilton - Special Room Rate

Have a question? Call 858-736-7788

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