Are We Becoming A Nation of Renters?
Three years after the 2008 financial crisis, America’s housing market still languishes and millions of families are losing their grip on “The American Dream.” Join us for an in-depth conference featuring policymakers, practicing mortgage capital experts, and academics to discuss the concrete steps forward to repairing and improving America’s mortgage finance system.
**Presentations that will be webcast
WELCOME and KEYNOTE**
8:30 – 8:55 AM
Hon. Bob Corker: U.S. Senator (R-TN); Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
PANEL I: How did the mortgage finance pipes become clogged?
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Joshua Rosner, Managing Director, Graham Fisher & Co.
Kerry Vandell, Dean’s Professor of Finance, University of California, Irvine
John Worth, Chief Economist, National Credit Union Administration
Moderator: Nick Timiraos – The Wall Street Journal
PANEL II: How does the mortgage finance plumbing work today?
10:15 – 11:15 AM
Anthony Sanders, Distinguished Professor of Real Estate Finance, George Mason University
Tomasz Piskorski, Edward S. Gordon Associate Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School
Mark Palim, Director of Economics, Fannie Mae
Moderator: Vincent Fiorillo – DoubleLine Capital
11:20 – 11:50 AM
Jim Millstein, Chairman, Millstein & Co. LLC; former Chief Restructuring Officer, U.S. Treasury Department
POLL RESULTS: Homeownership and The American Dream**
1:15 – 1:45 PM
Dave Sackett, Partner, The Tarrance Group
Discussant: Kent Hughes – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
PANEL III: Bringing out the plumber: restarting private mortgage financing
1:50 – 3:05 PM
Michael Waldorf, Managing Director, Paulson & Co.
Andrew Davidson, President, Andrew Davidson & Co.
Alan Boyce, CEO, Absalon (a joint venture between VP SECURITIES and Soros Fund Management)
David Stevens, President and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association
Moderator: Chris Katopis – Association of Mortgage Investors
PANEL IV: Where’s the consumer in all of this?
3:10 – 4:05 PM
Andrew Jakabovics, Senior Director, Policy Development and Research, Enterprise Community Partners
Janneke Ratcliffe, Executive Director, Center for Community Capital, University of North Carolina
Anthony Hutchinson, Senior Policy Representative, National Association of Realtors
Moderator: Blair Ruble – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
4:15 – 5:30 PM
Managing Director, Graham Fisher and Company
Bob Corker //U.S. Senator, Tennessee; Ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Dean’s Professor of Finance, University of California, Irvine
The Wall Street Journal
Distinguished Professor of Real Estate Finance, George Mason University
Edward S. Gordon Associate Professor of Real Estate, Columbia Business School
Mark Palim //Director of Economics, Fannie Mae
Kent Hughes // Public Policy FellowFormer Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute