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2021-2022: The Year in Review

This year’s Ballard Executive Speaker Program brought 13 industry leaders both virtually and in-person to speak with our students.

The Ballard Executive Speaker Program provides Wharton/Penn students with an invaluable and intimate opportunity to speak with leading real estate professionals. This year’s program featured thirteen Center Research Sponsors:

2021-2022 Ballard Speakers

Marty Burger

Silverstein Properties, Inc.

Saul Goldstein

ActivumSG Capital Management Ltd

Andy Jonas

Goldman, Sachs & Co., LLC

Ron Kravit

Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.

Roy March

Eastdil Secured

Jacob Reiter

Verde Capital Corp.

Neil H. Shah

Hersha Hospitality Trust

Bradley J. Korman

Korman Communities, Inc.

David A. Helfand

Equity Commonwealth

Andrew Isikoff

ActivumSG Capital Management Ltd.

Bruce Gamble

Ankura Consulting Group

Jay Neveloff

Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel LLP

Steven Montague

J. Safra Group


In the fall we welcomed students back to campus.  The Fall Members’ Meeting was held as a virtual teleconference.