2023 Texas REimagined Conference


The real estate investment and development market is extremely volatile – rising interest rates, inflation, liquidity challenges, higher cost of capital, tightening credit requirements, emerging banking crisis, and the possibility of a recession. Despite this news, the Texas Real Estate market continues to be a bright spot in the United States and Dallas is at the epicenter.

Join us for a full-day conference with senior real estate leaders to engage in conversations on the latest trends, valuations, deal structures, and forecasts for the future of investment in Texas real estate. Our program will feature 20+ real estate professionals and investment thought-leaders from around the country who will dive into topics such as federal and state policy updates, private equity and lending trends, alternative sources of capital and a look at what will drive the North Texas real estate market in the new cycle.

Who Should Attend: 

This event aims to connect Texas-based real estate industry experts; real estate private equity firms; asset managers; institutional investors; lenders; owners; operators and developers. Join us by lending your voice to the conversation, and gain valuable networking time with the best and brightest in North Texas. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Hotel Crescent Court | Dallas, Texas



Time Program
7:30 a.m. Registration + Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
8:45 a.m. Why Are We Not in a Recession? 
  • Mark Roberts – Managing Director of Research (Crow Holdings + Folsom Institute for Real Estate at SMU Cox School of Business) 
9:15 a.m.

Economic Impact on the Real Estate Market

On the heels of a robust macroeconomic presentation, our panel of highly regarded experts will share how they see key economic and real estate indicators moving by the end of 2023, and even into 2024 and 2025. Covering off on interest rates, rents, inflation and the possibility of a recession, you’ll be in for a lively discussion on how these changing factors are directly impacting key asset classes, as well as what signals our experts are watching for as they look for where the opportunities lie.


  • Rob Kibby (Moderator) – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt)
  • Gray Bouchillon – Global Head of Industrial Sector (Nuveen, LLC) 
  • Mark Roberts – Managing Director of Research (Crow Holdings + Folsom Institute for Real Estate at SMU Cox School of Business) 
  • Steve Wyett – Chief Investment Strategist (BOK Financial) 
10:00 a.m.

Debt + Equity Perspectives on Today’s Market 

The DFW area is again one of the top markets for commercial real estate investment in 2023, but the availability, cost and terms of debt and equity capital have become much more challenging. Join us as esteemed industry veterans share insights into what they're paying attention to today and what types of deals are still getting done. From this panel you’ll gain insight into the state of the capital markets and the resulting obstacles and opportunities for commercial real estate investments in Texas.   


  • Joseph Cahoon (Moderator) – Director (Folsom Institute for Real Estate at SMU Cox School of Business) 
  • Bert Crouch – Managing Director, Head of North America (Invesco Real Estate) 
  • Mark Gibson – Chief Executive Officer, Capital Markets, Americas (JLL) 
  • Joe Griffith – Retired - Former Vice Chairman, Real Estate Banking (JP MorganChase)
  • Max Lamont – Co-Founder + Managing Partner (Montgomery Street Partners)
  • Terry Smith – Regional President - DFW (InterBank) 
11:15 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m.

State + Federal Legislative Update

As the 2023 Texas legislative regular session is rapidly coming to a close, the looming debt ceiling and other legislative battles continue brewing in D.C. Join us as our panel of local, state and federal legislative specialists discuss the pending bills and regulations they are monitoring closely, including those related to taxes, economic development, infrastructure, ESG and foreign investment, and how they see the same impacting ongoing and future real estate development and investment strategies for those focused on the Texas market and beyond.


  • Glenn Callison (Co-Moderator) – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt)
  • Angela Hunt (Co-Moderator) – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt)
  • Scott Braddock – Journalist (The Quorum Report) 
  • Aquiles Suarez – Senior Vice President for Government Affairs (NAIOP)
  • Chad West – Council Member (City of Dallas) 
12:30 p.m.  Networking Lunch 
1:45 p.m. 

A Look Into What’s Transforming North Texas

For the past several years, North Texas has led the nation in total commercial property investments, and it is apparent the strong tailwinds are continuing well into 2023 as the Metroplex remains first in the nation in this same area. Please join us as engaging industry leaders discuss the strengths of our region, key developments that are changing the way residents, businesses and projects engage with our community, how to sustain the momentum, and how to avoid the mistakes others are making under more turbulent times. This will be a fascinating panel as we hear first-hand from these creative industry players about the impact they and their projects are having on, as well as why they continue to choose to invest in, the future of North Texas. 


  • Michael Krywucki (Moderator) – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt) 
  • Mike Ablon – Founding Partner (PegasusAblon) 
  • Robin Bentley –  Director, City of Dallas Office of Economic Development 
  • Kim Butler – Executive Vice President (HALL Group) 
  • Rick Perdue – President (Rosewood Property Company) 
  • Scott Rohrman – Chief Executive Officer (42 Real Estate) 
2:45 p.m.

Project Sponsors’ Perspective 

Intentionally structured to feature thought leaders in some of the major segments of our industry, owners and operators of hospitality, industrial, mixed-use, multifamily and office properties will share what they are experiencing in their specific segments today. As a group, they will also answer questions related to how deals are getting financed, how they are seeing occupiers react to inflationary pressures, soaring construction costs and the adverse labor market, as well as how they are staying ahead of the competition. To close, the panel will look forward and share thoughts on where they expect to see opportunities pop up later this year and into 2024.  


  • Ramsey March (Moderator) – Executive Managing Director + Partner - Office Development Services (Stream Realty Partners)
  • Payton Mayes – Chief Executive Officer (JPI) 
  • Bob Mohr – Founder + Chairman (Mohr Capital) 
  • Jason Nunley – Co-Managing Partner (Urban Logistics Realty) 
  • David Perel – Chief Investment Officer (NewcrestImage) 
  • Jake Young – Senior Vice President (Lincoln Property Company) 
4:00 p.m. Break 
4:15 p.m.

Spotlight on New (and Old) Financing Tools 

Over the course of the past several years, new (and old) financing trends have emerged to help boost redevelopment in North Texas. This panel will explore non-traditional funding structures developers are using to get deals done, including the return of EB5, how owners can utilize ESG and C-PACE financing solutions, Historic Tax Credits, Public Finance Corporations, New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) and other tax incentive programs, as well as unique Public-Private Partnership (P3) investment strategies. Join us for our final panel of the day to learn all the things you didn’t know you needed to know about federal, state and local incentive programs and which tool is best for you. 


  • Phill Geheb (Moderator) – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt) 
  • Evan August – Co-Founder (August Real Estate Company) 
  • Chandler Kyser – Vice President, Investments (Civitas Capital Group) 
  • Keith Pettus – Executive Director - Community Development Tax Credits (JP MorganChase)
5:15 p.m. Cocktail Reception 



Click here to add the 2023 Texas REimagined Conference to your calendar. 


The Texas REimagined Conference is pending approval from the State Bar of Texas for 6.0 hours of participatory CLE and 1.0 hours of ethics credit.




Hotel Crescent Court

400 Crescent Ct
Dallas, TX 75201


Parking: Valet parking will be provided for the day of the event. For overnight parking, valet is $58 and self-parking in the garage is $30. 


If you need to book a hotel room, contact Ashlee Sartor at events@munsch.com or 214.740.5171.  


Interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities? Contact Ashlee Goller at events@munsch.com or 214.740.5171.  



Munsch Hardt proudly houses one of the strongest real estate practices in the Southwest, comprised of more than 40 real estate attorneys who truly do it all. Our Real Estate attorneys focus their practices exclusively on commercial property transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, developments, financings, construction, leasing, zoning and workouts. Additionally, the breadth of our practice enables us to cross boundaries from office, retail and industrial to hospitality, multifamily, senior living and student housing projects. To learn more about our Real Estate team, click here