FUTURE PropTech and CREtech to Jointly Host the World's Largest Global Virtual Real Estate Tech Event on July 27-30

 New York, NY (July 21, 2020)CREtech (cretech.com) and FUTURE PropTech, the largest intelligence platforms devoted to Reimagining Real Estate, announced today that L.D. Salmanson, CEO and Co-Founder of Cherre, will take the stage for the Reimagining Real Estate Virtual Global Summit, the largest global real estate tech virtual conference ever assembled. In this 30 minute session, L.D. and Robert will discuss how real estate data has evolved over the past 20 years, including the proliferation of vendors, the advent of new and unique data sets, the increase in liquidity and transparency, and the overall shift in the industry. They’ll also discuss what the future holds for the industry and highlight some of the unique opportunities for value and growth.

L.D. Salmanson has extensive experience founding, advising, and investing in leading private technology companies. Prior to founding Cherre, L.D. served as Executive Director of Oppenheimer’s Private Shares Group, after Oppenheimer acquired Greencrest Capital, a firm he co-founded to enable pre-IPO transactions in some of the largest private technology companies in the world, including Facebook, twitter, and Uber. Prior to Oppenheimer, L.D. served as the Principal of Knight Capital Group’s Private Equity Fund, and previously as a captain in the Israeli Army. L.D. earned his MBA in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, and is a Joseph Wharton Merit Scholar. L.D. also holds a B.A., LL.B., and LL.M. in finance and International Law from IDC Herzliya.

Robert M. White, Jr. is the founder and president of Real Capital Analytics, a global research company focused on the capital markets for commercial real estate.  Headquartered in New York City with offices located around the globe, it counts the industry’s leading investors, brokerage firms, developers and financial institutions as clients.  The firm has widely been credited as fostering market transparency and pioneering research to better quantify property prices, liquidity and capital flows.  Mr. White has authored numerous articles for industry publications and directs the editorial content of the firm’s own Capital Trends publications.  He oversees the firm’s R&D initiatives and was a principal architect on the team responsible for the industry’s first transaction-based property price index which has evolved into a suite of over 350 indices globally.  

Mr. White has served on the board of directors for the Pension Real Estate Association and is currently on the advisory board for the Real Estate Research Institute.  He is a Counselor of Real Estate, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute. In recognition of his outstanding professionalism and commitment to service in the real estate industry, Mr. White was presented with the James D. Landauer/John R. White Award by the Counselors of Real Estate in 2014.  In 2013, Mr. White received the ICSC Award for Outstanding Service to the Research Community and in 2018, accepted the Innovator Award from University of Wisconsin’s Graaskamp Center for Real Estate.     

Before founding RCA, Mr. White spent 14 years in the real estate investment banking and brokerage industry at Eastdil Realty and Granite Partners.  He is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

This first-of-its-kind global real estate technology virtual conference will focus on landlords, brokers and tenants that are embracing innovation throughout their companies and properties. Featuring an extraordinary lineup of office, industrial, multifamily, retail, residential and construction real estate thought leaders from around the world, the event will showcase C-suite speakers who will share their perspectives on the role technology and innovation are playing in today's challenging marketplace.

To register for the virtual event, click here.

To get involved as a sponsor, speaker or exhibitor, email anne@cretech.com


About CREtech and FUTURE PropTech

CREtech and FUTURE PropTech are Reimagining Real Estate. We are the largest international community of professionals devoted to technological innovation in the real estate sector. Our mission is to help the industry embrace, adopt and future proof their businesses. Our intelligence and event platform inspires the next generation of ideas, processes and people to champion the world's largest asset class.

CREtech is owned by The News Funnel, a news platform devoted to the commercial real estate and tech sector. The company also owns the leading digital marketing firm devoted to the real estate sector ATYPICAL.


About Cherre

Cherre is the leader in real estate data and insight. We connect decision makers to accurate property and market information, and help them make faster, smarter decisions. By providing a unique “single source of truth,” Cherre empowers customers to evaluate opportunities and trends faster and more accurately, while saving millions of dollars in manual data collection and analytics costs. Cherre launched in 2016 and is located in New York City. 


About Real Capital Analytics

Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is the authority on the deals, players and trends that drive the commercial real estate investment markets. Covering all markets globally, RCA delivers timely and reliable data with unique insight into market participants, pricing and capital flows. The most active investors, lenders and advisors depend on RCA’s market intelligence to formulate strategy and to source, underwrite and execute deals. An industry pioneer since 2000, RCA has offices in New York, San Jose, London and Singapore.