10th Annual Real Estate Global Forum New York City | December 5-6, 2023 Request Agenda

The 10th Annual Global Real Estate Forum is the leading investor-centric event for LPs investing in private markets.

The forum brings together investors, funds, and advisers for a two-day meeting to discuss sectors, due diligence, and real estate investment opportunities in the US and around the world.

The investor-focused event provides a due diligence forum for US and international pension funds, foundations, endowments, fund of funds, family offices, wealth managers, consultants, and sovereign wealth funds interested in direct research on real estate opportunities.



John Gluszak, Head of Real Estate, Bureau of Asset Management, Office of New York City Comptroller

John Gluszak joined the Office of New York City Comptroller’s Bureau of Asset Management as a Senior Investment Officer in the Real Estate Group in September 2015. In this role, he assisted in making real estate investment recommendations and advising on the real estate portfolio. In 2021, he was appointed Acting Head of Real Estate to oversee the real estate portfolio for the five New York City retirement systems. Prior to BAM, Mr. Gluszak served as a Director at RBC Capital Markets where he was responsible for pricing, hedging, structuring, and securitizing all of the U.S. Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities loans and products. Prior to joining RBC Capital Markets, he served as a Director for Merrill Lynch, where he served multiple roles, and was most recently responsible for North American third party issuance CMBS deals. Mr. Gluszak received both his B.S in Accounting and MBA in Finance from St. John’s University with over 30 years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry. Additionally, he has served as an expert witness for lending institutions and has been published in a textbook on strategic planning.






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Key Discussion Topics


Investing in US Real Estate 

At first glance, the US Real Estate investment outlook for the next 12 months seemed to be straightforward. Growth was weak but steady until COVID-19 hit. 


Outlook for Multifamily 

Are residential real estate investors more concerned about the effects of COVID-19, economic cycle, or the residential supply/demand mismatch and why?


Opportunity Zones & the Impact of Tax Reform on Real Estate Strategies

With the passage of tax reform by Congress, many of the changes to the Internal Revenue Code that impact real estate funds and their investors will now go into effect. How has the new tax reform legislation affected strategies for both real estate fund managers and investors?


Allocating to Industrial Real Estate

This panel examines how the current changes in retail creating new opportunities for industrial real estate including warehouse and distribution investments to facilitate the shift to online purchases after COVID-19.  Learn how industrial and logistics investors are sourcing investments in geographies that have become bottlenecks for global distribution and more.


Opportunities in Energy and Infrastructure Investing 

A high level overview on the investment landscape in energy, what does it look like moving forward and where is the smart money flowing?  The nature of the energy sector is facing accelerating rates of change. How do investors view the outlook for investing in infrastructure moving forward?


Navigating Today’s Debt Markets

Although bond markets have come under stress in recent months with investors selling bonds to raise cash, the Federal Reserve has issued programs to help.  We will dive in to what deals are or aren’t getting financed across property types and geographies and analyzing how investors are exploring their options in terms of investing alongside the Fed through new TALF funds.


Value-Added and Opportunistic Investing in Today’s Market

Distressed real estate markets have investors eager for the right time to take full advantage of this corona virus pandemic and buy at record breaking lows.  This panel examines the benefits and the drawbacks of value-added and opportunistic investing in today's markets. With the effects of COVID-19, deal volume is lower across all markets, when will we see the shift?


Fundamental Factors in GP Selection

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, fundraising priorities have changed across the industry with LP's sitting back for now with high levels of uncertainty.  This panel will discuss how  investors are sourcing and screening managers for real estate allocation during a global pandemic.  


Early Bird I 2,000 USD 04/14/23
Early Bird II 2,250 USD 06/23/23
Pre-Event Registration I 2,500 USD 08/18/23
Pre-Event Registration II 2,750 USD 10/20/23
Event Registration 3,000 USD 12/06/23


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