Friday, February 13, 2015
11:30 AM - 3:45 PM
The Rotunda, Bovee University Center

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2014 Michigan Trends PDF
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Conference Agenda
Our eighth annual CMU Real Estate conference begins with a networking reception. The afternoon discussion and luncheon includes the housing and commercial real estate outlooks. We conclude the day’s events with coffee and networking.

​                Reception & Networking
​ 11:30 AM
​                Luncheon
​ 12:30 AM
​               Commerical Real Estate Panel
​ 1:00 PM
​               Residential Real Estate Panel
​ 2:00 PM
​               Coffee & Networking
​ 3:00 PM
​               Conference Ends
​ 3:45 PM

Distinguished Panelists

​         Commerical Panel

​              Brian Liikala, State of MI, Real Estate & Infrastructure Investments

              Mike Murray, Principal, Colliers International West Michigan

              Thomas Wackerman, President, ASTI Environmental

​         Residential Panel

             Chad Deshano, Owner, DeShano Companies

             Dan Elsea, President, Real Estate One

             David Gahm, CEO and Co-Founder, Amerifirst Mortgage

             James Tischler, Director of Community Development, MSHDA

For more information contact Dr. Spenser Robinson at: or 989.774.1243

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