GREATER LOS ANGELES CHAPTER HOSTS
ANNUAL PROLOGIS MARKET REVIEW
The SIOR Greater Los Angeles Chapter held its annual
Prologis Market Review at the Palm Restaurant in Los
Angeles, Calif. This event marked the 11th consecutive year
of support from Prologis for the marquee event. Eighty-five
members and sponsors attended to hear from a distinguished
panel moderated by Rob Antrobius, senior vice president of
Prologis, featuring Mike Curless, the CIO of Prologis, and
Howard Schwimmer, the CEO of Rexford Industrial. The
panel discussed ongoing changes in the market, recent deals,
and what lies ahead for the industry in 2015 and beyond.
Pictured Front Row (left to right): John DeGrinis, SIOR; Angela West, SIOR,
MCR; and Rob Antrobius, Prologis. Back Row (left to right): Howard Schwimmer,
Rexford Industrial; Frank Schulz, SIOR; Kim Snyder, Prologis; and Mike
HOUSTON/GULF COAST CHAPTER
HOLDS ANNUAL DEAL MAKERS DINNER
In April, the SIOR Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter held its annual
SIOR Deal Makers Dinner at the River Oaks Country Club
in Houston, Texas, with more than 200 members, guests, and
developers in attendance.
The fundraising event included a networking happy hour and
a seated dinner. Speaker Andrew Fastow, the former chief
financial officer at Enron Corporation, discussed the fine
line between business practices that are legal versus those
that are ethical, offering a thought provoking presentation
on business ethics and the challenges of operating a
Pictured (left to right): Bill Byrd, SIOR, CCIM, RPA; Walker Barnett, SIOR;
Andrew Sowell, SIOR; Andrew Fastow; Allen Gump, SIOR, CCIM; and Geoff
Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP.
INDIANA/KENTUCKY CHAPTER ENJOYS A DAY AT THE RACES
In April, the SIOR Indiana/Kentucky Chapter convened at
Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ken., during Derby Week.
Twenty-four members, sponsors, and guests started the
afternoon with a gourmet lunch followed by networking and
then horse race viewing and betting.
Pictured (left to right): Landon Paddock, ARCO Design/Build Midwest; Fritz
Kauffman, SIOR; Ben Titus, ARCO Design/Build Midwest; Ryan Baker, DTZ;
Nancy Gibbs, Avison Young; John Randall, Wells Fargo; O. Karl Behrens,
SIOR,CCIM; Lori Hermann, SparrowHawk PowerOne; Alfredo Gutierrez,
SparrowHawk; Pete Letherman, SIOR, CCIM; Steve Zacher, SIOR, CCIM;
Bill Ehret, SIOR; Scott O’Neil, DTZ; Karen Spake, SIOR, GRI; Carolyn Spake-Leeper, CBRE; and Andrew Morris, SIOR.