BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets

September 08, 2010 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: BMO Capital Markets to Host 5th Annual North American Real Estate Conference

- Participation of CEOs and CFOs from more than 60 public real estate companies from the U.S. and Canada

- Keynote luncheon discussion with industry experts, Sam Zell and Jonathan Litt

- Panel discussions to cover U.S. Economy and North American Real Estate Outlook

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2010) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), will hold its fifth annual North America Real Estate Conference on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. More than 60 senior real estate management teams and nearly 300 institutional investors, industry participants and company executives from across North America are expected to attend the event.

The conference will be hosted by BMO's Real Estate Equity Research team which includes Richard Anderson and Paul Adornato from the U.S., and Karine MacIndoe from Canada. The team holds 45 years of combined experience covering the real estate industry. They will moderate a series of industry panels and Q&A sessions with top real estate executives. The conference will focus on challenges and opportunities within the commercial real estate industry, in context with the broader economy that remains uncertain.

Industry experts Sam Zell (Chairman, Equity Group Investments, LLC) and Jonathan Litt (Managing Principal, Land & Buildings) are scheduled to host a keynote discussion over lunch.

Presentations will be webcast live and archived on the conference homepage on the BMO Capital Markets website.

An agenda with presentation times for the conference is also available on the conference homepage (agenda subject to change).

Media interested in attending the conference and/or scheduling an interview may call (416) 867-3996 or toll free at 1-866-298-8385.

Company presenters include:
Acadia Realty (AKR)
BioMed Realty (BMR)
Brandywine Realty (BDN)
BRE Properties (BRE)
Callahan Capital Partners (Private)
Camden Property Trust (CPT)
CapLease (LSE)
Cedar Shopping Centers (CDR)
Cogdell Spencer (CSA)
Colonial Properties (CLP)
DCT Industrial (DCT)
Douglas Emmett (DEI)
Duke Realty (DRE)
EastGroup Properties (EGP)
Entertainment Properties (EPR)
Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS)
Equity One (EQY)
Equity Residential (EQR)
First Industrial (FR)
First Potomac (FPO)
Great Wolf Resorts (WOLF)
Health Care REIT (HCN)
Healthcare Realty (HR)
Hersha Hospitality (HT)
Home Properties (HME)
Inland American (Private)
Inland Real Estate (IRC)
Inland Western (Private)
Kite Realty Group (KRG)
Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)
Liberty Property Trust (LRY)
LTC Properties (LTC)
Mid America Apartments (MAA)
Parkway Properties (PKY)
Piedmont Office Realty (PDM)
Retail Opportunity Investments (ROIC)
Ridge Property Trust (Private)
Sovran Self Storage (SSS)
U-Store-It-Trust (YSI)
Ventas (VTR)
Whitestone REIT (WSR)
Artis (AX.UN)
Boardwalk (BEI.UN)
Brookfield Office Properties Canada (BOX.UN)
Calloway (CWT.UN)
Chartwell Seniors Housing (CSH.UN)
Cominar (CUF.UN)
Crombie (CRR.UN)
Dundee REIT (D.UN)
Extendicare (EXE.UN)
First Capital Realty (FCR)
InnVest (INN.UN)
Killam Properties (KMP)
Leisureworld (LW)
Northern Property (NPR.UN)
NorthWest Healthcare Properties (NWH.UN)
Primaris Retail (PMZ.UN)
Storage Mart (Private)
Transglobe (TGA.UN)
*Subject to change

For more information about the conference, please visit the conference homepage on the BMO Capital Markets website at

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider offering equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, merger and acquisitions advisory services, merchant banking, securitization, treasury management, market risk management, debt and equity research and institutional sales and trading. BMO Capital Markets has over 2,000 employees operating in 26 locations around the world, including 14 in North America.

BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$386 billion total assets and 38,000 employees as at July 31, 2010.



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