Colorado State University convenes experts for insights into 2015 economic issues

What does 2015 hold for the Colorado economy and real estate markets in particular? Find out on Jan. 29, when Colorado State University’s Everitt Real Estate Center convenes its second annual Finance and Real Esate Summit in Denver.

The Summit will take place at the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown, 1420 Stout St., 7-9:30 a.m. It brings together the region’s most influential thought leaders and executives with experts from the College of Business to provide fresh insights into jobs, banking and the real estate market.

Martin Shields, director of the Regional Economic Institute at CSU, will discuss the disparity between the state’s growing economy and static household incomes and the effect on the housing market; John Ikard, president and CEO of FirstBank and newly elected Chairman of the Board of the American Bankers Association, will discuss the banking outlook for the coming year; and Larry Kendall, founder of The Group Inc. Real Esate, will discuss the importance of being equipped with the proper tools to sell in any market.

This year’s Summit will also feature the induction of Bill Mosher, Senior Managing Director of the Trammel Crow Company and a nationally recognized leader in real estate development and investment activities, into the Everitt Real Estate Center’s Real Esate Hall of Fame, in recognition of his lasting impact on the downtown Denver landscape.

 For more information, and to register for the event, which includes breakfast and 2 hours of Real Estate Broker Continuing Education Credits, visit