November 9, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia

Moore Colson, the 2017 number one ranked Best of the Best CPA and Advisory firm in the United States by Inside Public Accounting, announced Partner Steve LaMontagne will moderate the Atlanta State of the Market Real Estate panel hosted by Bisnow on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 7:30 to 11:00 am ET at The Commons at Piedmont Center.

Bisnow, founded in 2005, is an international digital media company that publishes daily newsletters and produces events focused on commercial real estate trends. Bisnow hosts more than 340 events a year that are attended by over 70,000 people, 2,000 sponsors and hundreds of speakers.

The event will feature three panel discussions including a case study on Atlanta’s BeltLine and two panels on Atlanta’s commercial real estate state of the market and outlook for 2019. Moore Colson Partner and Real Estate Practice Leader Steve LaMontagne will be moderating the State of the Market Financial Forecast Panel, which will discuss life cycles, leasing trends and what can be predicted for 2019. The esteemed panel will include representation from key players in the commercial real estate industry in Atlanta including David Martin, founder and president of Legacy Ventures; Bill Weghorst, Eastern Division president of PMRG; Clark Dean, senior managing director of Transwestern; Tina Renee McCall, managing director of Bridge Investment Group; John Heagy, senior managing director of Hines Southeast; and Zach Murphy, co-founder and managing director of Pender Capital.

LaMontagne has experience in all sectors of the real estate, construction and hospitality industries, including fund managers and advisors, registered investment advisors (RIAs), REITs, developers, institutional investment vehicles, operating properties, and syndication of private and public partnerships. During his 30+ years of experience in the real estate industry, several were spent in capital markets working exclusively on real estate transactions. In his role as the leader of Moore Colson’s Real Estate Practice, he works with a variety of real estate clients with a particular focus on real estate investing, accounting, financial reporting, and auditing matters.

Before joining Moore Colson, LaMontagne was an Audit Partner and leader of the Southeast Real Estate Practice with the international accounting firm of KPMG. He joined KPMG in 1983 and became the leader of KPMG’s Atlanta Real Estate Practice in 1997, and shortly thereafter became the Director of the Real Estate Practice for the entire Southeast. He also served on several national committees utilizing his expertise in the area of real estate finance including leasing, mergers and acquisitions, financings, public offerings, and sales of real estate.

LaMontagne has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a minor in Finance from Florida State University and is a member of the National Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of CPAs, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF), the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the National Association of Real Estate Companies (NAREC), and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

For more information about the event and to register, please visit Bisnow’s website.

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