The Real Estate Roundtable's leadership, members and staff represent the organization and its policy agenda in various news media outlets to a national audience. 

October 23, 2019 – Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop - Multifamily Outlook Quarterly Report - Fall 2019

Roundtable President & CEO Jeffrey D. DeBoer exclusive Q&A discussing key policy trends within commercial real estate and multifamily.


October 2019 – Harvard Business Review

The Best-Performing CEOs in the World, 2019

Roundtable Chair Debra A. Cafaro (Ventas, Inc.) named to Harvard Business Review's list of the world's best-performing CEOs.


October 1, 2019 – Through the Noise - Podcast

Societal trends and public policy issues affecting commercial real estate.

Interview podcast with Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer.

August 14, 2019 – McNight’s Senior Living

Healthcare, Real Estate and the Stanley Cup

Debra A. Cafaro is the current Chair of The Real Estate Roundtable.


July 17, 2019 –

Sen. Rob Portman hopes fourth time is the charm for energy efficiency bill

“Backers of the bill include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Alliance to Save Energy, The Real Estate Roundtable …”

Videos:  Shaheen-Portman news conference & Roundtable President & CEO Jeffrey DeBoer’s remarks.


July 1, 2019 – Connect Commercial Real Estate

Roundtable Re-Elects Ventas’ Debra Cafaro as Chair; Installs Three New Board Members

“The Real Estate Roundtable, which marks its 20th anniversary, re-elected Debra A. Cafaro as Chair …”


July 1, 2019 – Boston Real Estate Times

Boston Properties CEO Owen D. Thomas is the New Global Chairman of the Urban Land Institute

“Mr. Thomas is a director of the Real Estate Roundtable …”


June 25, 2019 – National Real Estate Investor

 Is Infrastructure Spending on Ice?

“Infrastructure funding is an issue that industry groups are watching closely. For example, The Real Estate Roundtable submitted infrastructure policy recommendations …”


May 16, 2019 – ConnectMedia

Q2 Real Estate Roundtable Sentiment Survey Encouraged by the Resilience of the Market

Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer comments on the Q2 Sentiment Index


May 15, 2019 – Realtor Magazine

High-Priority Tax Initiatives Likely to Stall in Congress

Roundtable Senior Vice President and Counsel Ryan McCormick on the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)

May 15, 2019 – National Real Estate Investor

GSE Reform Might Really Happen, According to Multifamily Experts

Roundtable Senior Vice President Clifton E. (Chip) Rodgers, Jr. on GSE reform.


May 1, 2019 – Real Estate Weekly 

Report finds industry insulated from slowdown

Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer comments on the Q2 Sentiment Index

April 24, 2019 – The Hill

Congress can open financial institutions to legal cannabis industry with SAFE Banking Act

The SAFE Banking Act has broad support, including from a coalition that includes The Real Estate Roundtable.

April 11, 2019 – REjournals

Ventas chairman and CEO, Debra Cafaro, selected chair of Economic Club of Chicago

Roundtable Chair Debra Cafaro appointed as chair of the board of directors of The Economic Club of Chicago. (Video of Cafaro’s Speech) 

March 22, 2019 – L.A. Connect Video

Navigating D.C. Politics from the Real Estate Roundtable’s DeBoer

DeBoer discusses The Roundtable’s national policy priorities in the current Congress with Roundtable Board Member Holly Neber (CEO, AEI Consultants and President, CREW Network).

October 26, 2018 – GlobeSt

Guide To The Opportunity Zones' Proposed Rules

Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey DeBoer and Roundtable Senior Vice President and Counsel Ryan McCormick give a detailed analysis of the proposed rules and their implications for the real estate industry in this Q&A.


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