2020-06-01
2020-06-01
June 1

2020 REIT Investor Relations Symposium

Nareit and the New York Stock Exchange are partnering again to host the fourth-annual REIT Investor Relations Symposium. This invitation-only event, designed for REIT investor relations professionals, will take place on June 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m. (EDT) in conjunction with Nareit’s REITweek: Virtual Investor Conference. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held virtually via webinar.

The Symposium will feature two expert panels:

1. REIT CEO Spotlight: Understanding the Importance of Crisis Communications
Hear directly from REIT CEOs as they reflect on lessons learned in Q1 about leveraging communications to inform both shareholders, as well employees, tenants, and other critical stakeholders during the COVID-19 crisis.

2. Understanding the Investment Community’s Perspective: Reflections on Q1 Earnings Seasons and Expectations Going Forward
Panelists will review the key steps REITs have taken to improve transparency during the crisis and discuss what metrics and milestones the investment community is prioritizing as its look ahead.

Registration is complimentary for invitees.

  • Schedule

    Monday, June 1

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (EST)

    Session 1: REIT CEO Spotlight: Understanding the Importance of Crisis Communications

    • Looking back on the last quarter and the impact of COVID-19, prominent REIT CEOs will provide key learnings on how they leveraged communications to inform both shareholders, as well employees, tenants, and other critical stakeholders.
    • Discuss how leadership worked collaboratively with IR and Communications teams to address multiple crisis scenarios that had tremendous risks to both market valuation and reputation.
    • Offer considerations on how the REIT industry must evolve both strategically as well as from a communications perspective to be prepared for a future crisis.

    Panelists include:

    • Moderator: Stephanie Krewson-Kelly, VP, Investor Relations, Corporate Office Properties Trust
    • Peter Baccile, President & CEO, First Industrial Realty Trust
    • Stephen Budorick, President & CEO, Corporate Office Properties Trust
    • Sumit Roy, President & CEO, Realty Income Corporation
    • Wendy Simpson, President, CEO & Chairman, LTC Properties, Inc.
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (EST)

    Session 2: Understanding the Investment Community’s Perspective: Reflections on Q1 Earnings Seasons and Expectations Going Forward

    • Discuss key steps REITs have taken to improve transparency with the Street during the crisis
    • Understand what metrics and milestones the investment community is prioritizing as it looks ahead
    • Capture critical feedback on what REITs will be expected to address at this year’s virtual REITweek

    Panelists include:

    • Moderator: Kimberly Callahan, SVP-Investor Relations, Camden Property Trust
    • Richard Anderson, Managing Director, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.
    • Daniel Cooney, Executive Director & Portfolio Manager, Global Real Estate Securities, PGIM
    • Sarah Wade, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Nuveen