43rd National Hard Money Conference

June 4-5, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton – Fort Lauderdale, FL

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I have personally attended more than a dozen Pitbull events. The information is always up to date and relevant with great opportunities to meet industry professionals and investors. My favorite is the “Bring Your Deal” segment.

Sam Kohn

CEO, National Equity Funding

Event Description

  • A two day event for real estate professionals.
  • Presentations on a wide range of topics pertaining to real estate based private money financing.
  • Exceptional speakers representing all facets of the industry–providing on point and insightful commentary.

Event Schedule

  • Sunday Evening June 4 – Hosted VIP Cocktail Party  (Details to be provided upon registration)
  • Monday June 5 – 7am – Check-in & Continental Breakfast
  • 8am – 1pm – Morning Session Presentations & Round Table: Hard Money Lenders Forum with Q&A and “Bring Your Deal”
  • 1pm – 2pm – Lunch
  • 2pm – 7pm – Afternoon Session Presentations & Round Table: Alternative Investments in Private Lending Forum with Q&A
  • 7pm – 8pm – Hosted Cocktail Party

Just some of the day’s

Speakers & Panelists

Subject to change without notice. Complete agenda yet to be announced.

Leonard Rosen

CEO, Pitbull Conference
Host & Keynote Speaker: How to Structure a Real Estate Fund & Raise Capital

Jon Hornik

Attorney, Larocca Hornik Rosen
Greenberg & Blaha

Keynote Speaker: Raising Capital, Understanding Deal Flow & Beyond

Rebecca Rice

Rebecca Rice & Associates
One-On-One Speaker: Leveraging the World’s Most Powerful Financial Institution

AJ Poulin

The Mortgage Office
Featured Speaker: Loan Servicing Then & Now

Jeff Tesch

RCN Capital
Featured Speaker: Opportunities in the Rehab Market

Jeff Levin

Specialty Lending Group
One-On-One Speaker: Current Trends in both Hard Money & Private Lending

Jean Meyer

Mainstar Trust
One-On-One Speaker: Navigating the Pitfalls of Self-Directed IRAs

Cortney Newmans

Lima One Capital
One-On-One Speaker: The Future of Fix & Flip Financing for SFR & Multi-Family

Marc Heenan

March Heenan

One-On-One Speaker

Eric Abramovich

Roc Capital
Round Table Panelist

Tony Kappos

Velocity Mortgage Capital
Round Table Panelist

Lance Spencer

Anchor Loans
Round Table Panelist

JP Maraoney

Harbor City Capital
Round Table Panelist

Juan Barcelo

Silver Hill
One-On-One Speaker

Matthew Pillmore

VIP Financial Education
One-On-One Speaker

Seating Chart & Conference Room Layout

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  • Rear Section Seating
  • Meet & Greet Continental Breakfast & Lunch*
  • Two Hosted Cocktail Parties*
  • Participation in “Bring Your Deal” Segment
  • Please note that catered events will require an RSVP*

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  • Front Section Seating
  • Meet & Greet Continental Breakfast & Lunch*
  • Two Hosted Cocktail Parties*
  • $3,000 in Sample Legal Documents
  • Copy of the Day’s PowerPoint Presentation
  • Participation in “Bring Your Deal” Segment
  • Free Website Review
  • One Hour Private Consultation
  • 30 Days Access to View Most Recent Recording of a Pitbull Event
  • Please note that catered events will require an RSVP*

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Please note: This is a live event. There are no refunds. Each purchased seat must have an individuals name and contact information associated with it. Email confirmations with event information will be sent out to every attendee. We ask that a phone number be provided so that in the event of an email bounce, our office can contact you. Pitbull Conference requires that any name substitutions be made 24 hours prior to event.

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Hotel room discount available June 4, 5, and 6. For online reservations, use code: CTNCTNA
or call 1-800-241-3333 and reference Pitbull Conference.
Room Reservations

Need help registering? Call 858-736-7788

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