The Real Assets Conference informs our industry about important trends and proven practices in technology, design and sustainability, and explores current government affairs issues that are impacting commercial real estate. Through timely keynote and education sessions, industry experts will provide valuable information to assist you in effectively managing your assets.

The Exhibitor Showcase assembles a full array of products, services and resources providing total coverage of the innovative solutions and emerging technologies that are shaping the future of commercial real estate. The showcase allows industry members the opportunity to come face-to-face with decision makers in a vibrant and unique environment.

The conference also features our popular Mentorship Program for new attendees. Click here to learn more about this year’s program.

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Beatrice M. Girmala
Assistant Chief
Director, Office of Special Operations
Los Angeles Police Department

To Protect and To Serve – What property owners and managers need to know about LAPD Special Operations in 2019

Assistant Chief Beatrice Girmala is a 33 year LAPD veteran. She will discuss the status of modern counter-terrorism measures and transit services implemented as of 2019, as well as the 2019 objectives of the Office of Special Operations. From Hollywood to Skid Row, she will also describe “community-based policing” in the 21st century, and how the LA homelessness has impacted the role of the LAPD in the city. We will also hear how she developed her inspiring leadership career in the LAPD, what it means to see women and minorities in leadership roles for the city, and what we should expect to see in the future.

Technology Breakout Session

Intelligently Secured: Technology Solutions for Current Risks in CRE
Hear an overview of trending security technology that uses artificial intelligence to improve or add convenience to your security systems. The panel will also discuss practical applications and case studies of technology as it is being applied in the commercial real estate industry.


Scott Carpenter
Southwest Regional Director, MaRC
Integrated Security Solutions and Technology
Allied Universal


Brendan Thaler
Director of Business Development

Steve Reinharz
Vice President of Sales
Robotic Assistance Devices

Steven Partridge
Regional Sales Manager
Lenel Systems International

Design and Sustainability Breakout Session

Class A for AMENITIES: Attracting and Retaining Tenants
Food trucks and bocce ball aren’t enough.  Today’s workforce is demanding more practical offerings from Wellness Centers to Concierge services.  Office landlords are responding by investing millions in luxury amenities.  Find out about these trends from the experts.


Robert Cushman
Senior Vice President of Operations
Brookfield Properties


Mike Goetz
Senior Associate

Derek Damon
Regional VP of Operations – West Coast

Emma Galvez
National Director of Sales Training & Development
Ambius North America

Mentorship Program

Is this your first time attending? If so, take part our annual Mentorship Program. the program partners first-time conference attendees with mentors to enhance the attendee's experience at this event.

Click here to learn more about the Mentorship Program.

Real Assets Rising Star Awards

This new competition recognizes Mentorship Program participants who go above and beyond. Winners are chosen based on points awarded for various activities within BOMA/GLA.

Click here to learn more about the Rising Star Awards.

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information

Without the generous support of our exhibitors and sponsors, the Real Assets Conference & Exhibitor Showcase would not be possible. If you are interested in supporting this valuable program, click below!

Event Details


Friday, March 8, 2019



7:30am to 1:30pm



The L.A. Hotel Downtown, 333 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071



Pre-Registration Rates:
Individual tickets:

  • Member: $189.00

  • Non-Member: $239.00

Table of 10: Member: $1700.00


  • Member: $209.00

  • Non-Member: $259.00


Hotel Valet Parking $15.00