New York, NY, June 24, 2019 — Mark Teixeira, founder of Urban Creek Partners, an Atlanta-based real estate development company, and former Major League Baseball player, will attend Markets Group’s 7th Annual Global Institutional Real Estate Forum in New York City, December 11-12, 2019 as one of the meeting’s keynote speakers. Teixeira’s keynote will focus on “Investing with Intention in West Atlanta’s Opportunity Zone.”

About the Global Institutional Real Estate Forum
The 7th Annual Global Institutional Real Estate Investor Forum brings together 150-plus executives to discuss institutional capital allocations to real estate investment vehicles. The program was developed to meet the needs of institutional investors such as pension funds, foundations, endowments, real estate consultants and multi-managers. The program comprises:

– A two-day meeting focusing on new and established funds in the market as well as JV and direct investment opportunities.
– Topics that cover perspectives of various types of direct investment by international institutional investors.
– Speaker faculty of over 50 industry leaders will discuss the real estate market trends in 2020.

Other senior industry practitioners that will speak at the Forum include:
– Todd Henderson, Chairman, Head of Real Estate for the Americas, DWS
– Robert Morse, Chairman, Bridge Investment Group Partners
– Dean Adler, Chief Executive Offficer, Lubert-Adler Partners
– Mark Singer, Deputy General Counsel, APG-Asset Management
– Eric Newman, Treasurer, City of Stamford
– Mary D'Souza, Managing Director, Sixiang Holding
– Michael Felman, President, Chief Executive Officer, MSF Capital Advisors
– Scott Stone, Chief Investment Officer, Pentegra Defined Benefit Plan for Financial Institutions
– Sonny Saksena, Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, Maihar
– Phil Greenberg, Managing Director, Real Estate, Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
– Gila Cohen, Managing Director, Real Estate and Private Equity, MUFG Investor Services

About Mark Teixeira and Urban Creek
Spending 14 seasons with the Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves, LA Angels, and New York Yankees, Mark was a three-time All-Star, won five Gold Glove Awards, and three Silver Sluggers. In 2009, Teixeira finished second in the AL MVP voting and helped lead the New York Yankees to the World Series title. In 2016 he founded Urban Creek Partners, a real estate development company based in Atlanta that is focused on urban infill, new development, and the redevelopment of commercial properties in Atlanta and the Southeast. The company’s vision is to create value through sustainable, civic-minded real estate investments that create community and lifestyle.

At the forum, Teixeira will discuss Quarry Yards, a mixed-use development on Atlanta’s westside. “We have assembled property over the past 10 years and have listened intently to the needs and desires of the surrounding community,” Teixeira said, adding: “We are proudly adapting some of the current structures on the site to preserve history in the Grove Park neighborhood where Quarry Yards sits. Finally, we believe the site’s Opportunity Zone status will not only attract businesses, but also encourage them to hire local talent, ultimately improving the entire area.”

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