Join Jay Olshonsky, NAI Global President and Dr. Peter Linneman, NAI’s Chief Economist, for an economic briefing. Dr. Linneman will address several topics during this Web conference, including:

  • What inning is the recovery in?
  • Is the market overheating?
  • Is there finally light at the end of the economic tunnel?
  • As tapering ends, will rates finally rise?
  • What are banks doing with all their money?
  • How vulnerable are cap rates?
  • Update on oil prices.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015  |   12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT



jOlshonsky Jay B. Olshonsky, Moderator

NAI Global

Jay Olshonsky is President of NAI Global, the world’s largest managed network of commercial real estate service firms. NAI Global is comprised of over 160 affiliated commercial real estate brokerage firms throughout the world with more than 375 offices, a web of strategic partnerships and a core of more than 6,700 real estate service specialists. The firm completes billions of dollars in real estate transactions annually and manages over 380 million SF of commercial space.

Jay’s primary focus at NAI is on the development and implementation of the firm’s growth strategies to enhance value to clients and network members. Jay leads the company’s initiatives to expand capital markets and corporate services capabilities, as well as directs the growth of NAI’s presence domestically and internationally.

Jay was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NAI Global New York City. He brings more than 25 years of experience and industry knowledge to the Firm including a 15-year track record of success at CB Richard Ellis where he ran the firm’s Washington, D.C. office – one of their largest businesses with over $100 million in revenue. As a Managing Director at CB Richard Ellis, Jay exercised P&L responsibility for 75 commissioned brokers and hundreds of employees and was integrally involved in strategic planning, corporate mergers and succession planning.

Peter LinnemanDr. Peter Linneman, Speaker

NAI Global Chief Economist and Principal of Linneman Associates
Linneman Associates

For nearly 40 years, Dr. Peter Linneman’s unique blend of scholarly rigor and practical business insight have won him accolades from around the world, including PREA’s prestigious Graaskamp Award for Real Estate Research, Wharton’s Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Realty Stock Magazine’s Special Achievement Award, being named “One of the 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate” by Realtor Magazine and inclusion in The New York Observer’s “100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate”.

After receiving both his Masters and Doctorate in Economics under the tutelage of Nobel Prize winners Milton Friedman, Gary Becker, George Stigler, Ted Schultz and Jim Heckman, Peter had a distinguished academic career at both The University of Chicago and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. For 33 years he was a leading member of Wharton’s faculty, serving as the Albert Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Finance and Public Policy as well as the Founding Chairman of the Real Estate Department and Director of the prestigious Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center. During this time he was co-editor of The Wharton Real Estate Review, published over 80 scholarly articles and three editions of the acclaimed book “Real Estate Finance and Investments: Risks and Opportunities”, and the widely read Linneman Letter quarterly report.

Peter’s long and ongoing business career is highlighted by his roles as Founding Principal of Linneman Associates, a leading real estate advisory firm; CEO of American Land Funds; and CEO of KL Realty. For more than 35 years he has advised leading corporations and served on over 20 public and private boards, including serving as Chairman of Rockefeller Center Properties, where he led the successful restructuring and sale of Rockefeller Center in the mid-1990s.