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Disruptive Technology in Commercial Real Estate: Inside Stories from Successful PropTech Start-ups
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Disruptive Technology in Commercial Real Estate: Inside Stories from Successful PropTech Start-ups

When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm
Where: Hunton & Williams
200 Park Avenue
New York, New York  10166
United States
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Inside stories from successful PropTech start-ups


Caren Maio – CEO and Co-Founder of Nestio
Richard Sarkis – CEO and Co-Founder of Reonomy
Mike Sroka – CEO and Co-Founder at Dealpath
Grant Wood – Head of Global Solutions and Alliances at VTS

Moderated by: Zach Aarons – Co-Founder of MetaProp

The founders of Nestio, Reonomy, Dealpath, VTS, and MetaProp will discuss the opportunities and challenges facing real estate technology innovators.

Nestio provides multifamily professionals software to manage their inventory from one place and optimize the renter experience from prospect to close. It brings digital marketing assets together—in one place—and makes it easy to distribute robust unit-level content to critical marketing channels.

Reonomy  creates intuitive products designed to help CRE professionals achieve success by easily finding the information they need. By combining comprehensive and validated data with powerful analytics our customers make faster, more informed decisions.

Dealpath is the leading cloud-based deal management platform for commercial real estate investment teams to make the best investment decisions in the evaluation and execution of acquisitions, development and financing deals.

VTS is the leading leasing and asset management platform for the commercial real estate industry. By centralizing all critical data and workflows in one place, VTS empowers landlords and brokers to better attract, convert and retain their most valuable asset – tenants.

MetaProp NYC is the world's premier real estate technology nexus. Metaprop runs an tech accelerator for early stage companies, provides equity financing for seed stage companies, and provides innovation, advisory and growth consulting for real estate companies.

DATE:   Wednesday, January 31, 2018
TIME:   6:00–8:00pm (networking opportunity before and after panel presentation which begins promptly at 6:30)
LOCATION:   Hunton & Williams, 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166
TICKETS:   $30 for CBSACNY members, $35 for non-members; no walk-ins

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Caren Maio is CEO and Co-Founder of Nestio. Caren and her co-founders created a residential leasing and marketing platform for landlords and brokers to manage rental inventory across multiple listings sites. Prior to Nestio, Caren lent her business expertise to corporate sales positions at powerhouse brands Nike and The Wall Street Journal. Caren graduated from New York University with a dual-degree in Brand Building and Publishing.

Richard Sarkis is CEO and Co-Founder of Reonomy. Since founding the company in 2013, Sarkis has led Reonomy through tremendously successful growth: raising 20M+ in venture capital, launching in New York City (2014), and expanding nationally (2017). An avid entrepreneur, Sarkis has launched and run numerous businesses including an international arbitrage textbook company, a college marketing network, and an offshore technology outfit. He was most recently an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company specializing in Financial Services before deciding to return to his entrepreneurial roots.

Mike Sroka is the Co-Founder and CEO of Dealpath. Previously, he’s spent over a decade growing venture- backed software companies including Fanhood (acq. by FOX), Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and OneSeason (acq. by Cantor Fitzgerald). Mike started his career at Hudson Advisors, managing agent for the Lone Star Funds, and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.S. in Economics with Finance Applications. 

Grant Wood is the Head of Global Partnerships at VTS and is focused on expanding the VTS platform through the development of strategic alliances that foster greater collaboration and access to data, ultimately delivering value back to VTS customers. He has over 20 years of Enterprise Software experience, half of that focused on the Commercial Real Estate sector. Prior to VTS, Grant worked with leading software firms Yardi Systems, SAP, and Oracle.

(Moderator) Zach Aarons is Co-Founder of MetaProp NYC. He has vast experience with investment banking, angel investing, real estate development, and consulting. As Project Manager of Millennium Partners, Zach works with development teams in Hollywood and San Francisco to help manage their development pipeline in those cities. He also works with some existing retail assets doing leasing and facilities management.


This event has been organized by the Real Estate Committee of CBSACNY. We would like to thank our generous sponsor, Hunton & Williams for hosting the presentation.

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