What's Up! 'Chat Series'
July 15th | 7:30 AM CST
Meet the Presenters:
Tom Bisacquino, President and CEO of NAIOP
Since 1991, Thomas J. Bisacquino has served as the association's President and CEO. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the association, headquartered in Northern Virginia. Mr. Bisacquino directs NAIOP’s legislative activities on behalf of its membership in the federal, state, provincial and local arenas. Under his guidance and leadership, the headquarters staff is responsible for serving more than 20,000 members who are the developers, investors, and owners of industrial, office, retail, and multi-family properties throughout North America.
Mr. Bisacquino joined the association in 1988 as NAIOP's senior vice president and served as NAIOP’s chief operations officer. Prior to joining NAIOP, Mr. Bisacquino was the assistant executive director for the Association for Systems Management (ASM) in Cleveland, Ohio.
Raised in Westchester County, New York, Mr. Bisacquino earned both a B.S. and M.A. from the State University of New York. He is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), and serves as a national board member of REAP, the Real Estate Associate Program, a non-profit association dedicated to training minorities for careers in commercial real estate.
Larry Lance, 2020 NAIOP Chairman
As Executive Vice President and member of the Investment Committee, Larry Lance directs Everwest Real Estate Investors overall asset services, including development, asset management, and property management. He also leads joint venture partner relations and various portfolio management relationships as well as strategic planning for the current portfolio. During his 20 years with Everwest Larry has supervised the portfolio management of more than $3 billion of real estate investments.
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The What’s Up! Chat Series is an educational program which connects our membership with local experts and community leaders in an informal setting. This format creates a unique opportunity for speaker and audience to understand an issue’s impact on commercial real estate and the community as a whole.
Annual Economic Update
Presented by Jerry D. Parrish, Ph.D.
Join us online for our Annual Economic Update, August 18th! This virtual update will be presented by Dr. Jerry D. Parrish, the Chief Economist at the Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation.
Save the Date: Registration opens soon!
Meet Your Speaker:
Dr. Jerry D. Parrish is the Chief Economist and the Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. In that role, he is responsible for conducting in-depth analyses on the Florida economy and on solutions to help secure Florida’s future.
Dr. Parrish previously was the Chief Economist and Director of the Center for Competitive Florida at Florida TaxWatch. Prior to that position, he served as the Associate Director of the Center for Economic Forecasting & Analysis (CEFA) at Florida State University, and has many years of experience in the private sector in management roles at international manufacturing companies.
Dr. Parrish is currently an Adjunct Instructor in the Masters in Applied Economics Program at Florida State University. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University, an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University, an M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University. He regularly publishes research reports and articles on the Florida economy and Florida’s competitiveness.
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