Press Release: November 2, 2021. Los Angeles, Calif. Bob Sonnenblick to moderate IMN 3rd Annual Distressed Hotels Forum

Press Release: November 2, 2021. Los Angeles, Calif.

IMN Conferences, Inc. has chosen Los Angeles-based real estate developer Bob Sonnenblick to moderate the keynote panel at their upcoming 3rd Annual Distressed Hotels Forum, to be located at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday November 16th.

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Mr. Sonnenblick is the Chairman of both Sonnenblick Development LLC and Sonnenblick Resorts LLC.. His panel will feature institutional hotel lenders and investors who are active in today’s post-Covid hotel investment marketplace. The panel title is: “Private Equity Outlook-Hotel Industry Fundraising and Capital Structuring”.

Moderator and speakers

For more information on this conference, please go to or to

Bob Sonnenblick – Crittendon 2021 Conference Speaker

Session 101: Opening Keynote

The Post-COVID Real Estate Finance Marketplace

Moderator: Bob Sonnenblick
Chairman, Sonnenblick Development LLC

Real Estate Conference l Speakers

We would like to introduce you to some of our 2021 conference speakers!


Conference Speakers

Bob Sonnenblick Chairman, Sonnenblick Development LLC

Mark Fluent – Head of West Coast Real Estate, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

David Eyzenberg – President, Eyzenberg & Company

David Moret – President, Highline Real Estate Capital

Donald Moses – Managing Director, Real Estate Private Credit, Arena Investors LP

Vic Clark –   Senior Managing Director & Head of Conventional multifamily production, Lument

Randy Wynne – Director of Revenue Management, RE Carroll Management

Jason Miller – Chief Investment Officer, Grand Sakwa Properties

Gary Bechtel – Chief Executive Officer, Red Oak Financial

Arthur Nevid – Head of U.S. Loan Origination, Romspen Capital

Alison Coen – Managing Director, Barclays

Solomon Garber – Senior Vice President, Northeast Bank

Greg Schecher – Director, Archway Capital

**Note: These are only conference moderators. Please visit our website for other speakers

Session 101: Opening Keynote The Post-COVID Real Estate Finance Marketplace

Don’t miss out on these amazing speakers that are guaranteed to give you advanced industry information to help your business prosper and give you the necessary tools to build your company and succeed in today’s ever changing market.

Conference Highlights

September 22-24, 2021 • Miami, Florida
2.5 days • 18 educational sessions • 65+ speakers • 5 networking events

We hope to see you there!



“The Crittenden Real Estate Finance Conference continues to be a fresh and high content event. Format and speakers bring the best of the best.”

– Robert Kline, Cushman Wakefield

“You will learn more about the motivation, focus and risk tolerance of high level decision makers, lenders and investors in 36 hours than any other conference you can attend.”

– David Repka, Bison Financial Group

Bob Sonnenblick to Speak at Hotels Opportunities Conference March 31, 2021

Bob Sonnenblick at Hotels Conf

PRESS RELEASE: Monday March 29, 2021


Hotels Magazine has announced that L.A.-based real estate developer Bob Sonnenblick has been added as a speaker on their keynote panel at the upcoming Hotel Opportunities Conference this Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami, Florida.

The panel topic is: Financing New Hotel Opportunities- Debt & Equity. It is the first major “live & in-person” hotel industry conference in over one year. For more info, go to

Financing New Opportunites
Hotel Conf March 2021

Bob Sonnenblick to moderate IMN Keynote panel: 2nd Annual Distressed Hotels Virtual Forum February 18, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Monday February 15, 2021 Ny City, NY

IMN Conferences, Inc has announced that Los Angeles-based real estate developer, Robert Sonnenblick, Chairman of Sonnenblick Resorts LLC, has been chosen to moderate their keynote panel at the upcoming 2nd annual Distressed Hotels Virtual Forum & Webinar on February 18th.

Mr. Sonnenblick’s panel is entitled “Domestic & Global Opportunities in Distressed Hotel Investments”, and it will feature fund-investors and money sources from around the world who finance and acquire distressed hotel deals. The panel will discuss the current and future state of the lodging industry, and the money that funds new hotel transactions.

For more info, please see:

Domestic and Global Opportunities in Distressed Hotel Investment

  • Globally, which markets are proving most resilient throughout the pandemic?
  • Where are luxury hotel investments on the rise? Which investor groups are driving activity?
  • How are institutional investors viewing offshore vs. domestic distressed hotel investment opportunities?
  • How are global tourism rates trending, and how will this impact investment and development pipelines?
  • How do you finance acquistions?
  • Partnering with foreclosure banks and funds
  • How long is the domestic hotel industry down turn?
  • What hotel segments recover first? (Urban, Itd services, resorts)?
  • Which markets are leading in new construction activity?
  • What are the unique complexities and risks of cross-border distressed hotel transactions?

For more info, please see:

Bob Sonnenblick – Chairman of Sonnenblick Development chosen by IMN Conferences Inc. to moderate the “Mezzanine Loan & Gap Financing for Real Estate Deals”

PRESS RELEASE: N.Y. Monday Nov 16th, 2020

Los Angeles-based real estate developer and investor, Bob Sonnenblick, the Chairman of Sonnenblick Development LLC., has been chosen by IMN Conferences Inc. to moderate the “Mezzanine Loan & Gap Financing for Real Estate Deals” panel at the upcoming IMN Real Estate Mezz & Distressed Debt Conference on Wednesday November 18th.

Mr. Sonnenblick’s panel will feature interviews and questions with five major national real estate lenders, who are still active today funding projects amidst the “mid-Covid” financial turmoil in the real estate markets.

The webinar/”virtual conference” may be heard live at or for more info, please call (212)-901-0506


Mezzanine Loan Origination Trends in an Uncertain Market Environment & Outlook for Gap Financing

  • Which markets and sectors are most attractive/in need of mezzanine financing at the moment?
  • How have terms and negotiations changed in the past 6 months?
  • Is the market still saturated with too many debt funds originating mezzanine loans?  How has the global health crisis impacted competition?
  • Are we seeing banks starting to move back into the space?
  • What are the outlooks for foreign investment and joint venture financing?
  • What financing is available and favorable for distressed deals across different asset classes?
  • How do terms compare to ground-up development deals?

Monday, Oct. 5 2020 Bob Sonnenblick to Moderate Real Estate Finance & Development Trends in 2020 & 2021 Crittenden Event

October 5 - 7, 2020

Crittenden Real Estate
​Finance Conference
October 5 – 7, 2020

The 2020 Crittenden Multifamily & Real Estate Finance Conference will now be VIRTUAL! This COMBINED event will allow attendees access to panel presentations and the opportunity to network online from the comfort of their home or office.

Real Estate Finance & Development Trends in 2020 & 2021

Hour 4 | 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST

  • What real estate product types are still finance-able?
  • Has finance/underwriting changed since COVID-19 started?
  • Has the supply of finance money into real estate changed at all?Will interest rates stay this low for the long-term?
  • Will construction costs ease?
  • Will land prices in Florida decrease over the next year? Is this the time to buy land?
  • Are tenant/corporate bankruptcies affecting the real estate finance marketplace?

Moderator: Bob Sonnenblick Chairman Sonnenblick Development LLC
Sean Kelly-Rand, Managing Partner – RD Advisors LLC
Charles J. Foschini, Senior Managing Director, Florida – Berkadia