Life Mortgage and 
Real Estate Officers Council

2018 Fall Conference

October 1-3, 2018

The Benson Hotel

Portland, Oregon

Conference Agenda:

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General Overview:

Monday, October 1

6:00 PM - Welcome Reception - Fireplace Lobby

7:00 PM - Dinner - London Grill, Lower Level

Tuesday, October 2

7:00 AM - Breakfast, Crystal Ballroom, Lobby Level

7:45 AM - Business Meeting

  • Anti-Trust – Tim Biggs
  • Agenda Overview/Programming – John Waldeck/Paul Wolters
  • MBA/CRI/Industry Updates – Mortgage Banker’s Association

8:15 AM – Session 1 – The Pacific Northwest: Multifamily Investments - Owner/Developer Panel

9:15 AM - Break 

9:30 AM –  Session 2 – Will the corporate debt bubble impact commercial real estate?

10:30 AM – Session 3 – CONUNDRUM:  How will the macro-economy affect the real estate market in thise era of Alt-Reality?

11:30 AM - Boxed Lunch provided to all attendees

Noon - Depart for Golf - Langdon Farms Golf Club, Shotgun Start @ 1:00 PM

1:00 PM - Walking Tour, Meet location - Hotel Lobby

1:30 PM - Brewvana - Local Craft Brewery Tour, Meet location - Hotel Lobby - Bus Pickup

6:30 PM - Reception and Dinner, Portland City Grill, 111 SW 5th Avenue

Wednesday, October 3

7:00 AM - Breakfast, Crystal Ballroom, Lobby Level

7:45 AM – Business Meeting Opening, Council Business

  • Treasurer Report
  • New Board Member Vote
  • Golf Awards

8:00 AM – The Pacific Northwest: Real Estate Transactions, Headwinds, and Opportunities

9:00 - 9:15 Break

9:15 AM – Local Property Tour - The Heartline with Host Michael Nanney, 12th & Kearney - Meet in Hotel Lobby

10:30 AM – Conclude

Registration/Payment Information:

Payment should be made via PayPal on this website

•$725.00 each attendee


Golf:  $150.00 additional fee for those who will be golfing at Langdon Farms ($50.00 additional for club rentals).

Local Craft Brewery Tour:  $110.00 additional fee for those taking the Brewvana Tour - "Brewvana's  mission is to celebrate craft beer!  It is our goal to promote the history and culture of the craft brewing community while providing guests with an amazing experience and VIP access to the brewing community.  Guests enjoy an amazing day experiencing craft beer with every detail taken care of, every step of the way.  Fun and knowledgeable tour guides provide a memorable experience for guests, showcasing why Portland has become the best beer city in the world."

Portland Walking Tour:  $23.00 additional fee.

•ADVANCE PAYMENT IS REQUIRED and is non-refundable after September 15th


Office Building Property Tour - No Charge,  REGISTRATION REQUIREDPlease contact Dena Dasenbrock at to register for the Property Tour.  Registration closes at 5:00 PM CST on Friday, September 21, 2018.

The Heartline introduces a new, mixed-use, transit-oriented development into the already rich, urban fabric of Portland’s Pearl District. The project is comprised of two buildings: a wood-framed, low-rise building containing office and retail uses, and a 150-foot tall concrete residential high-rise containing 218 market-rate apartments. The ground floor retail space available for lease fronts NW 13th Ave and NW Kearney.

Tour will include both the apartment and fully leased office space.  Tour should conclude and we will return to hotel by 11:15 AM.

Hotel Information:

•A block of 75 rooms has been reserved at the The Benson Hotel at a Group Rate of $219 per night (other room options available).

•All conference reservations must be booked by September 5th at which time our guaranteed block of rooms will be released.

•Please book your room directly by September 5, 2018 with the hotel by calling (503) 228-2000.  Ask for Reservations and reference Life Mortgage and Real Estate Council-Dutch Treat. You can also call Central Reservations at (888) 523-6766 or email them at

•Anyone desiring to stay outside our conference dates should call in ASAP as rooms are subject to availability and best available rate. Note this is high season so please book for additional nights sooner rather than later!

Program/Event questions should be directed to: Paul Wolters at  or (802) 223-9324.

Registration/Website questions should be directed to:  Dena Dasenbrock at

Billing/Payment/PayPal questions should be directed to:  Wanda Brooks at

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