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MIAMI Commercial Midyear Conference to Highlight How Investors Are Capitalizing on Evolving Market

Real Estate - Miami County Post originally published at Real Estate - Miami County Post

MIAMI — A former Olympian turned leading passive wealth strategist and a top commercial real estate executive from New York are just two of the many industry experts who will present at the 11th annual MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI Commercial) Midyear Conference on April 28 at Jungle Island.


  • Date: Friday, April 28
  • Venue: Jungle Island
  • Address: 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL
  • Time: Registration/breakfast 8:15 a.m.; Program 9 a.m. to Noon


“MIAMI Commercial is incredibly excited to bring together some of the nation’s top commercial real estate experts to analyze how investors are capitalizing on changing market dynamics to make the numbers work,” MIAMI Commercial President Jennifer M. Forbes said. “From commercial data that drives South Florida’s demand to securing the right capital to navigating commercial insurance, our 2023 Midyear Conference will provide the data and knowledge to help our commercial practitioners boost their respective businesses.”

Five Engaging, Informative Sessions to Take Your Commercial Business to the Next Level

More than 300 attendees are expected to network and engage with top speakers during five 2023 Midyear Conference sessions: Commercial Data That Drives South Florida’s Demand; The Real Impact of Commercial Debt Maturities; Facts & Figures: Capital, Due Diligence, Management and More; Navigating Commercial Insurance & Building Recertifications; and Finding the Right Funds to Seal the Deal.


2023 Midyear Conference speakers include: LaVonne Idlette, a retired Olympic track athlete and The Amazing Race Season 32 contestant who is now a leading passive wealth strategist. She works with numerous NFL, NBA, Olympic athletes as well as other ultra-high-net-worth individuals to reach their life long passive income and legacy goals.


Idlette will speak on the Capital, Due Diligence, Management and More panel with moderator and 2023 MIAMI Commercial Governor Tamika Moses; Sara Barli Herald, partner at Bilzin Sumberg, Homestead Vice Mayor Julio Guzman and NAI Miami/Fort Lauderdale partner Tim Merriman.


Lonnie Hendry, senior vice president of commercial real estate and advisory with Trepp, Inc. in New York, will present about the Real Impact of Commercial Debt Maturities. Trepp tracks commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) loans and will address what these maturities mean for South Florida investors.


Access information on all speakers, panels and register at


Members of the media interested in attending should email credentials to Chris Umpierre, VP of Communications, at 305-468-7047 or chris(at)


About the MIAMI Association of Realtors®

The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating 103 years of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida. Comprised of six organizations: MIAMI RESIDENTIAL, MIAMI COMMERCIAL; BROWARD-MIAMI, a division of MIAMI Realtors; JTHS-MIAMI, a division of MIAMI Realtors in the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound area; MIAMI YPN, our Young Professionals Network Council; and the award-winning MIAMI Global Council. MIAMI REALTORS represents nearly 60,000 total real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage. It is the largest local Realtor association in the U.S. and has official partnerships with 246 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI has been selected to host the prestigious FIABCI World Congress on June 5-9, 2023. MIAMI’s official website is



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Real Estate - Miami County Post originally published at Real Estate - Miami County Post