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Andy Weiss - REEL: Co-Living, Why The Hype? Speakers

Andy Weiss

Associate, Dansker Capital Group at Marcus & Millichap

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Andy Weiss is an Associate in Marcus & Millichap’s Capital Advisory group (MMCC) where he is responsible for securing commercial debt financing for an array of property types including multifamily, office and industrial, retail, seniors housing and hospitality. 
 
Prior to joining MMCC, Andy served as a Senior Associate within PwC’s Financial Markets practice where he specialized in valuation and transaction services for Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) and other asset backed securities.  
 
Andy is a member of AIPAC’s National Council and Young Leadership Council. Additionally, he serves on the board for the Council of Young Jewish Presidents (CYJP), Northeastern University Hillel, and Chabad Young Professionals UES. 

Mr. Weiss is a graduate of Northeastern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Accounting.  Andy is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson. Additionally, he is a CFA® Charter holder and a licensed CPA in New York State.

Andrew Dansker  1  - REEL: Co-Living, Why The Hype? Speakers

Andrew Dansker

First Vice President of Finance, Dansker Capital Group at Marcus & Millichap

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Andrew Dansker is the First Vice President of Finance in the Manhattan office of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation (MMCC).

Andrew has more than ten years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to joining MMCC, he was a mortgage broker at Cooper-Horowitz Inc. He also served as the Managing Director of Matrix Realty Group, was a summer associate in the offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP and worked with Intervest National Bank in New York.

Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Chicago and a Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law.

Zach Spellman - REEL: Co-Living, Why The Hype? Speakers

Zach Spellman

Associate, Simon Baron

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Zach Spellman is an Associate at Simon Baron and has been a part of the team since the summer of 2017. Zach primarily focuses on acquisition, development, and capital raising functions as well as asset management across the firm’s portfolio. Prior to joining Simon Baron, Zach worked in the Real Estate Syndicate Finance Group for Wells Fargo where he focused on large, single asset construction loans across the country.
Zach holds a MS in Accounting from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Brian Lee - REEL: Co-Living, Why The Hype? Speakers

Brian Lee

Senior Director of Real Estate, Common

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Brian Lee is the Senior Director of Real Estate at Common, the national leader in community-driven city living, overseeing East Coast expansion. Before joining Common in early 2018, Brian worked on the development team at Tishman Speyer, redeveloping office buildings in Manhattan. Prior to Tishman Speyer, Brian worked at UBS Hong Kong in the Fundamental Investment Group, investing in publicly-traded Chinese real estate companies. Today, Brian works with real estate partners to expand Common’s residential and technology platform, which currently spans six cities and 21 homes across the U.S. Brian graduated with a BA from Yale and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling to different cities, watching HBO, and trying foods from across the world.
Peter Von Der Ahe - REEL: Co-Living, Why The Hype? Speakers

Peter Von Der Ahe

Senior Managing Director, New York Multifamily at Marcus & Millichap

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Peter is the top-producing multifamily agent in the Manhattan Marcus & Millichap office. Since joining in 2002, he has consistently ranked among the “Top 10” most active brokers in New York City for multifamily properties. Peter has also been recognized as a Commercial Broker All-Star for the past four years by New York magazine.

By focusing solely on the niche of New York City multifamily transactions, Peter has become a distinguished member of the real estate industry. Through this specialization, his team has set various sales records for multifamily assets and has facilitated property transactions in all neighborhoods. Private investors, institutional funds, foreign entities, and nonprofit organizations consistently seek Peter’s guidance when searching for advantageous buying or selling opportunities.

In 2010, Peter published his first book, Family Secrets: Secret Strategies to New York City Multifamily Investing. This informative work conveys several first-hand experiences detailing how to successfully invest in the NYC multifamily marketplace. Peter’s expertise is widely valued throughout the New York multifamily market and his commentary is frequently found in The New York Times, Crain’s New York, The New York Post, The Commercial Observer, Real Estate Weekly, Globe Street, and many other industry publications. Prior to Marcus & Millichap, Peter worked at the Real Estate Consulting Group of Arthur Andersen in New York. This group focused on property valuation, financing, and loan underwriting, providing Peter with the experience necessary for working on office, retail, and apartment transactions at the national level.