Canada West Institutional Real Estate Investor Forum Vancouver, Canada | June 1, 2017 Request Agenda

TheTri-State Institutional Real Estate Forum returns returns to the Harmonie Club this autumn. With aninvestor-only audience, attendees will benefit from a full day of cutting edgeeducational panels, collaboration and networking with senior investmentofficers from leading regional pension funds, endowments, foundations,insurance companies and investment consultants. The series offers a deep lookinto the most important issues and opportunities facing institutional realestate investors today.


Sheryl Mejia, Director of Emerging Managers Pension Investment & Cash Management, Office of the NY State Comptroller

Sheryl Mejia is a Partner at Decagon Advisors based in New York, and leads the firm's private equity and hedge fund due diligence, operational due diligence and risk management services. Throughout her career, Ms. Mejia has worked with corporations, family offices, funds of funds, and endowments in the selection of alternative asset managers.

Prior to Decagon, Ms. Mejia held roles at KCS Fund Strategies (Fund of Hedge Funds, Due Diligence), Deutsche Bank (Private Wealth Management), Bankers Trust (Asset Management) and KPMG (Financial Services, Audit and Tax. She has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Commerce, Honors, from Queen's University in Canada. She is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Accountant.


Key Discussion Topics

2016 Institutional Real Estate Strategy Overview
Real estate fundamentals are still strong six years into an expansionary cycle.

Selecting Outperforming Submarkets
Evaluating local economies on a submarket level, versus a macro-level.

Capitalizing on a Crowded Core Market
Finding investment opportunities in light of solid growth and a foreign buyer glut.

Public vs. Private
Leveraging the liquidity benefits of REITs and the benefits of a largely core-focused security.

Investing Overseas
Examining the role of core, value-add and opportunistic in your international portfolio.

Fundamental Factors in GP Selection
Understanding how investors currently source and screen managers for real estate vehicles.


Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.




Dave Hoffman

Program Manager

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Madison Meyer

Head of US, Canada & European Institutional Real Estate

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William McArdle

Relationship Manager

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Brendan Davey

Relationship Manager

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