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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

  • Opening General Session with CCMS Designations: The Developmental History of L.A. LIVE

    Location: Diamond Ballroom 4,
    Third Floor


    Speaker(s)

    Joe Lovell, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital

    Brian F. Stoffers, CMB, 2019 MBA Chairman-Elect, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance, CBRE

    Todd Goldstein, Chief Revenue Officer, AEG

    Clare C. Dooley, CCMS, 2019 CCMS Committee Chair, and Senior Vice President, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage

    C. Kent Jurgensen, CCMS, 2019 CCMS Education Committee Chair, Director - CMS Asset Management, Principal Real Estate Investors

    General Session

    CMST19 kicks-off with a history of the development of L.A. LIVE and the Staples Center, famous for revitalizing downtown Los Angeles. Learn how the revitalization got started, what it took to make it happen, and the vision for the future from the chief revenue officer of AEG, the management company responsible for operating the JW Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, and premium seating activities at L.A. LIVE.

    Speaker(s)

    Joe Lovell, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital

    Joseph Lovell (“Joe”), Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, joined Grandbridge Real Estate Capital in 1994. In his role, Joe is responsible for the overall direction and management of a staff of 100+ associates that oversee the asset management, operations, business systems/IT, third party loan closing and corporate initiatives for Grandbridge and its subsidiary BB&T Real Estate Funding.

    As an original associate of Grandbridge, Joe spent the first part of his 24+ year career establishing investor reporting processes and systems as well as the company's internal information management system, personally building and developing many of the databases that are still in active deployment today. In 2004, he was promoted to the role of Head of Loan Servicing, overseeing the growth of the portfolio from 1,500 loans with a UPB of $6 billion to 4,000 loans with a UPB of more than $29 billion for all major lender types including insurance companies, CMBS, FHA/HUD/Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as for Grandbridge’s own proprietary products marketed under BB&T Real Estate Funding. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2018 taking on additional corporate duties in addition to his existing servicing responsibilities.

    Joe received his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Design from Clemson University and his MBA from the University of South Carolina. He is active in the MBA currently serving as the Chair of the Servicer Council as well as the Chair of the Servicing and Technology Conference Planning Committee and is a member of the Grandbridge's Board of Managers, the Grandbridge Risk Committee and the company's Senior Leadership Team.

    Brian F. Stoffers, CMB, 2019 MBA Chairman-Elect, Global President, Debt & Structured Finance, CBRE

    Brian Stoffers is Global President, Debt & Structured Finance at CBRE, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, and the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. Brian has extensive experience in the origination, structuring, placement, closing and servicing of commercial real estate debt for life insurance companies, pension funds, banks, savings and loans, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA and Wall Street sources.   Prior to the CB Richard Ellis acquisition of L.J. Melody in 1996, Brian served as senior vice president and Southwest Regional Manager for CB Commercial's mortgage banking division. He began his career with Coldwell Banker Commercial in 1981 and became a senior real estate finance officer in the firm's La Jolla, California, office. An active MBA member for more than 25 years, Brian has served in several leadership positions within the organization.  He currently serves on MBA's Executive Committee as well as the Chairman of the Audit Committee.  Brian previously served on the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Directors (COMBOG), and is the former Chairman of the Task Force on GSE Reform and Capital Markets Committee.  He is the 2019 Chairman of MBA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

    Todd Goldstein, Chief Revenue Officer, AEG

    With more than 20 years’ experience in the sports and entertainment industry, Todd Goldstein serves as the Chief Revenue Officer for AEG.  In this capacity, he is responsible for the company’s global business development, marketing and sales functions, and oversees all its revenue generating operations which include AEG’s Global Partnerships division, its premium seating activities and LA LIVE. 

    Under Goldstein’s leadership, AEG’s Global Partnerships division has grown its brand partner roster to over 1,000 companies, including such Fortune 500 brands as American Express, Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, Sky, Netflix, Microsoft, O2, T-Mobile, Toshiba, and Toyota among others.  The division, which represents AEG’s portfolio of facilities, sports, music, entertainment districts and real estate assets across five continents, delivers partners the largest sports and live music marketing network in the world.  With the ability to activate and engage customers at over 10,000 events annually, the AEG Global Partnerships division generates more than $550 million in revenues annually and was named “Best In Property Consulting, Sales and Client Services” for both 2017 and 2018 by the renowned industry trade publication, Sports Business Journal. 

    As AEG’s Chief Revenue Officer, Goldstein also oversees AEG’s ownership agreement for the 1001-room JW Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton hotels at L.A. LIVE, as well as the 224-unit Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE.

    Since joining AEG in 2001, Goldstein has been instrumental in developing and executing the company’s global sales strategies including its premium seating activities and its sponsorship and naming rights agreements.  Under his direction, the company has secured comprehensive naming rights deals for Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, Kansas City’s Sprint Center, San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center, Carson California’s StubHub Center and L.A. LIVE’s Microsoft Theater, among others. 

    On the international front, Goldstein was directly involved with securing naming rights relationships for such properties as AccorHotels Arena in Paris, the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm and the Mercedes-Benz Arenas in Shanghai and Berlin, as well as the Mercedes Platz entertainment district in Berlin.

    Since the opening of LA LIVE in 2008, Goldstein has developed several stand-alone events that take place at the entertainment district, including the annual Nike 3ON3 Basketball Tournament and the All-Star Chef Classic. Additionally, he was involved with the creation of the GRAMMY Museum and the establishment of ESPN’s west coast broadcast headquarters at LA LIVE.

    Prior to joining AEG, Goldstein served as Vice President of Marketing and Director of Sales for Ascent Sports and Ascent Arena Company in Denver.  While there, he helped lead the production of the initial collateral materials for the Pepsi Center.  He also oversaw a division that was responsible for initiating and completing all sponsorship, suite-and club-seat sales and the naming rights agreement for the arena.

    Goldstein holds an MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  In 2009, 2010 and 2011, he received Sports Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” award, being named as one of industry’s most influential sports executives under the age of 40.  Upon receiving the third award, he was inducted into the Sports Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Hall of Fame.

    Goldstein is involved with and serves on a number of local and national boards including The GRAMMY Museum.  He previously served as a Board member for 2015 Special Olympics World Games and is being honored by the Special Olympics of Southern California at their Pier del Sol event in October 2018.   He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their three children.

    Clare C. Dooley, CCMS, 2019 CCMS Committee Chair, and Senior Vice President, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage

    C. Kent Jurgensen, CCMS, 2019 CCMS Education Committee Chair, Director - CMS Asset Management, Principal Real Estate Investors

    Kent Jurgensen is Director-CMS Asset Management, Commercial Mortgage Servicing for Principal Real Estate Investors, LLC, the dedicated real estate unit of Principal Global Investors, LLC. He provides technical consultation and team leadership for the Portfolio/3rd party Servicing Asset Management Team.  Kent joined the firm in 1988 and his previous experience includes closing commercial real estate loan transactions and leading a team of professionals who specialized in closing construction, hotel, CMBS and balance sheet lender loan transactions.  Kent has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grand View University and earned the Commercial Certified Mortgage Servicer (CCMS) designation from the Mortgage Bankers Association in 2013.