The Year Ahead in the Bay Area—Is it still the economy?

Date: November 19, 2019

Time: 5:45–8:15 p.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, One Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111

It still feels like boom times in the Bay Area economy—but we see warning signs in slowing residential demand, retail vacancies, shrinking office footprints, and—oh yeah—trade, Trump, and technology turmoil. What does all this mean for Bay Area real estate investments, construction, and development?


  • Riaz Taplin, Founder & CEO, Riaz Capital
  • Catherine House, Managing Director, SVN QAV & Associates
  • Stuart Keirle, Executive Development Director, Tri Counties Bank
  • Jeff Gibson, Senior Vice President, Managing Broker of Sotheby’s International
  • Mike Jakimzak, Partner, Squar Milner, Real Estate and Hospitality Practice

Moderator: David Kaufman, Director of Global Strategies, Nixon Peabody LLP


5:45 pm Networking and registration
6:15 pm Program
7:30–8:15 pm Wrap-up and networking

To register for this event, please send your name and contact phone number to the Association of Asian American Bankers at

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