ADVISORY BOARD

Allen C. Buchanan

Principal, Lee & Associates, Orange

In addition to being a highly regarded broker of industrial real estate in California, Allen has also been a distinguished voice in the commercial real estate blogging community since he started his Location Advice publication in 2010. Ever the forward thinker, Allen is also the creator of the popular YouTube video series “Tuesday Traffic Tips” where he creates weekly, 1-2 minute clips offering pragmatic advice for commercial real estate professionals.

Barbi Reuter 

COO, CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD | PICOR

Along with serving as the Chief Operating Officer for Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR, Barbi has long been held as the industry’s gold standard when it comes to social media excellence. She is also well known for her insightful blog posts regarding proper strategies for the use the latest technology. 

Duke Long

BROKER/OWNER, THE DUKE LONG AGENCY

Duke Long is a twenty-year veteran of commercial real estate. He is the broker and owner of The Duke Long Agency and is also known for writing his strong opinions about all things commercial real estate at www.dukelong.com. He has been asked to present and give those opinions by many well known companies and associations such as CBRE, Jones Lang LaSalle, Colliers International, The National Association of Realtors, The International Council of Shopping Centers, CoreNet and many others.

Coy Davidson 

ENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL HOUSTON

In addition serving as a Senior Vice President at Colliers International’s Houston Office, Coy is also one of the first members of the commercial real estate industry to recognize the branding power offered by industry-specific blogs. He created The Tenant Advisor in 2009 and has subsequently grown it into one of the most popular resources for commercial real estate-related content on the Internet.

Pierce Neinken 

FOUNDER, CRE//TECH AND GLOBAL PORTFOLIO MANAGER, AIRBNB

Pierce Neinken is a fixture on the commercial real estate technology scene, Pierce’s passion for the new innovations on the tech side of the industry led him to found CRE // Tech and The Intersect conference series, widely regarded as the nation’s premier conference for the exposure and discussion of the subject. Pierce now serves as the Global Portfolio Manager at Airbnb.

Jonathan Schultz 

CO-FOUNDER/MANAGING PRINCIPAL, ONYX EQUITIES

Jonathan’s roots in the commercial real estate industry run deep. As co-founder and Managing Principal at Onyx Equities, Jon has always been an entrepreneur and thought leader in the commercial real estate business. Jon is the driving force behind the reinvention of his company’s operations by investing and implementing real estate technology products throughout their platform. Jon’s motto has always been if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. Visit Jon’s blog to get insight on how real estate and technology have finally introduced themselves.

Dominic Zabriskie

FOUNDER, LEASEMATRIX

One would be hard-pressed to find someone with a more well-rounded resume than Dominic when it comes to both the real estate and technology sectors. Dominic has used his 10 years of experience as a commercial real estate developer, broker and investor to successfully branch out into the technology side of the business. He holds advisory positions at LeaseMatrix, Real Estate Tech News and The News Funnel.

Michael Beckerman

FOUNDER/CEO, THE NEWS FUNNEL

Michael spent over twenty-five years in the public relations industry building his PR firm, with an emphasis on the real estate industry, into one of the top 50 ranking agencies in the nation. Recognizing the need for a platform to house all of the industry’s news and related content, he went on to found The News Funnel, the largest news content site in the real estate industry and blogs regularly at www.secondtimearoundblog.com.

Aaron Block

co-FOUNDER, metaprop nyc

Aaron is the Co-Founder and MD of real estate tech accelerator, MetaProp NYC (metaprop.org), which brings together the brightest minds in real estate and technology to help quickly build the industry's most promising young companies. Portfolio companies include Notion, Optii Solutions, Radiator Labs, Rentalutions, and SocialSign.in. 

Previously, Aaron served as an investor, CEO and Chairman of Chicago-based BayRu, LLC, the 8th largest international online retailer in Russia, #11 on the Inc5000 "Top 100 Retail Companies" list and "Exporter of the Year" according to the official export promotion magazine of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to BayRu, Aaron was an executive with commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield in New York, Moscow and Chicago.