CommercialForum Advocacy Breakfast - Chicago Association of REALTORS®


CommercialForum Advocacy Breakfast

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CAR/CF Member: $45 | Non-Member: $65

Pre-registration will close at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, November 12. A limited quantity of on-site registrations will be accepted, pending availability.

Join CommercialForum for a deep dive into key policy issues facing Chicago’s commercial real estate industry, with special emphasis on local lobbying efforts, Assessor Fritz Kaegi’s plans, and the impact of legalized marijuana on our market. Chicago Association of REALTORS®’ Director of Government & External Affairs Kristopher J. Anderson and Director of Government Affairs Adriann Murawski will deliver an advocacy update highlighting what to expect from our new mayor and city council. Assessor Kaegi will discuss the reasoning behind his proposed bills and field questions from the audience. A panel of local experts will provide insight into the short- and long-term impacts of recreational marijuana on commercial real estate.

Speakers – Fireside Chat

  • Keynote: Fritz Kaegi | Cook County Assessor
  • Moderator: Sarah Ware | Principal & Managing Broker, Ware Realty Group; CommercialForum Vice-Chair

Panel Discussion – Marijuana in Real Estate

Moderator: Tony Hardy, CommercialForum Chair; Senior Associate | Marcus and Millichap
Zach Ziliak | Managing Partner, Ziliak Law LLC
Paul Stewart | Cannabis Coordinator and Policy Advisor, City of Chicago
Dev Patel | CEO, Veliste
Barrington Rutherford | SVP, Real Estate Community Integration, Cresco Labs

Space is limited. Please click here for more information on CAR’s event attendance and cancellation policy. A limited quantity of on-site registrations will be accepted, pending availability.

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is committed to creating a safe and inclusive experience for our community and providing a friendly and welcoming environment for all. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Please act professionally and follow our Code of Conduct at all CAR events.


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