2nd meeting today! Introducing ULI

REA & Finance Society’s second meeting

We’re introducing Urban Land Institute

163-1004
12:00pm – 12:45pm
Free food!

Founded in 1937, Urban Land Institute is an international, non-profit research and educational organization that serves to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI OC/IE is one of the 10 largest district councils worldwide, with more than 1,000 members.

Guest speakers will be young professionals that will share their experiences and benefits from ULI. Professionals from real estate finance, commercial real estate, and much more will join us!

OC/IE Urban Land Institute

Contact reacpp.vicepresident@gmail.com if you are interested in joining our club or if you’re interested in being part of our officer team.

Through ULI, REA connected with Newmark Realty Capital. Newmark Realty Capital is the largest independent commercial mortgage banking firm in U.S.They are seeking financial analyst intern at Irvine and full-time financial analyst in Los AngelesEmail your resume toreacpp.vicepresident@gmail.com

Our REA alumni is hooking us up with an opportunity to apply for an executive assistant positionfor a successful team at the Ontario office. It’s a great way to get your foot in the door in commercial real estate! Send your resume or hit up your questions to reacpp.vicepresident@gmail.com

REA is hosting a clothing donation drive every meeting. Come donate your professional or casual clothes for men, women, teens, children that are in need. All donations will be given to URM at the end of the quarter.
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First Meeting: April 7 – Meet NAIOP

Hey Broncos,

Join Real Estate Association’s first meeting of spring quarter as we introduce NAIOP to you to help boost your career in commercial real estate. FRL majors are encouraged to attend, but all majors are welcome.

WHO?

NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association, is the leading organization for developers, owners, and investors of office, industrial, retail, and mixed-used real estate. 15,000+ strong and growing, NAIOP members enjoy access to unparalleled networking opportunities, research on trends and innovations, educational programs and powerful legislative representation.

NAIOP representatives-

Lilian Kuo – Senior Vice President of Asset Management at Shea Properties

Ms. Kuo focuses on Shea Properties’ long-term strategic goals, which include maximizing the performance of the assets, diversifying portfolio risk, and enhancing operational efficiencies. Ms. Kuo previously worked at Broadreach Capital Partners, which includes office, retail, and research & development properties. In that role, she managed more than 3 million square feet of office, retail and industrial buildings valued at over $1 billion.

Ms. Kuo received a bachelor’s degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.

Brian Baker- Director at CIBC
As a Director with CIBC, Mr. Baker is responsible for originating, underwriting, and overseeing the loan process for CMBS and balance sheet transactions on the West Coast.
Previous to joining CIBC, Mr. Baker worked in the real estate capital markets division of both a commercial bank and an investment bank, spent time with the FDIC in corporate strategic planning and asset management roles, and worked as a CMBS bond analyst at Fitch. Mr. Baker has originated and underwritten over 150 loans ranging in size from $2 million to $75 million and worked out over $100 million in distressed assets since 2004.

​WHERE​:
Building 163 – Room 1004
WHEN:
Tuesday
April 7, 2015
12 pm – 1 pm (u-hour)
Free Food sponsored by NAIOP
REA Announcements:
  • Exclusive job offer at Marcus & Millichap in Ontario will be announced at end of session
  • Bring professional and/or casual clothes/shoes that you would like to donate to homeless men, women, teens, and children of Los Angeles. REA is hosting a donation drive- all clothes will be donated to the Union Rescue Mission

Spring quarter

Spring quarter is here and REA will be bringing you cool opportunities to learn about commercial real estate from great guest speakers.

This quarter, we will have commercial real estate professional guest speakers from NAIOP & Urban Land Institute. They’ll teach us about the importance of joining a professional organization to help you boost your career.

Other guest speakers will included former Cal Poly Pomona FRL students who graduated long time ago, was in REA long time ago, but now they are active in the commercial real estate field.

Come join us every Tuesday starting April 7 during u-hour in building 162-2026!

Winter Quarter Recap

Winter quarter was a success! REA had great guest speakers from A.C. Martin, Sandra Vaughn-Acton, and Metro Gold Line!

We had many students that successfully found jobs in real estate and brought interview opportunities to our members.

We are currently looking for the best of the best to join our REA officer team. You are required to show up to every meeting and successfully execute any duties that are assigned. Officers get great job opportunities, so apply fast!

Contact and send resume to reacpp.vicepresident@gmail.com if you’re interested

Join us as we ‘Meet & Greet with R.D. Olson Development’ on 10/28

Guest Speaker Profile

Dustin Schmidt – Vice president of Real Estate Acquisitions for R.D. Olson Development

Dustin Schmidt serves as Vice President of Real Estate Acquisitions for R.D. Olson Development. In this position, Dustin is responsible for the acquisition of new development opportunities and asset acquisitions. Dustin brings to R.D. Olson over 10 years of experience in development brokerage, real estate acquisitions, and development consulting.

Dustin earned his Bachelor’s degree from the College of Urban and Regional Planning at Cal Poly Pomona.  Prior to Cal Poly Pomona, Dustin studied in the School of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at the University of Colorado, Boulder.