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General Membership Meeting

Friday, December 2, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Industry Insiders Panel Discussion: How Philadelphia REALTORS® Do Business in a Challenging Market

Moderator: Allan Domb

Realtor® Panelists: Capri Dessecker, Greg Damis, Jeanne Whipple, Lisa Risco, Mike McCann and Skye Michiels

From finding properties to promoting listings to closing, REALTORS® have had to pivot in order to accommodate buyers and sellers during an incredibly challenging market. Our moderator will lead this panel of industry insiders that will explore lessons learned from the past market shifts and how you can continue to navigate and incorporate resiliency into your future business.

Philadelphia 2023: Recovery, Relapse or Transformation?

Presented by Paul R. Levy, CEO, Center City District

Paul Levy, CEO of Center City District, joins us to discuss how the economy of Center City and Philadelphia as a whole have recovered from the events of 2020. He will also discuss various predictions about the workforce returning to office and its implications on the local housing markets. Levy will also discuss what our business, civic, and political leaders need to do to ensure more robust and inclusive growth within Center City Philadelphia. 

Discussing the Impact of Fair Housing

Presented by Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Chad Dion Lassiter, the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, will  give an engaging presentation about the impact of fair housing and how it affects communities , and how to be a better agent in the fight against housing discrimination. 

Philadelphia Economic and Real Estate Market Outlook

Presented by Kevin C. Gillen, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow, Drexel University, Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation

Dr. Kevin C. Gillen will give us his impressions of the current housing market and economic situation, the impact of a challenging market on Philadelphia, thoughts on the future and more. 

Included with your registration: 

  • Continental Breakfast Buffet
  • Networking
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • And more! 

Self-parking is complimentary for GPAR members. The parking garage entrance is on Darien Street, directly next to the hotel. Drive to the 3rd floor and go all the way to the right. Park and take the elevator to level 2 for the Event Center. Need more help with parking directions? Find more information here.

Register today for $20!  


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