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September 21, 2011 14:46 ET

TOMORROW: BMO Capital Markets to Host 6th Annual North American Real Estate Conference

- Media is invited to attend conference that will include participation from CEOs and CFOs from 60 public real estate companies in the U.S. and Canada

- A wide range of panel discussions covering North American economy and real estate outlook.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2011) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), will hold its sixth annual North American Real Estate Conference on Thursday, September 22 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. The conference attracts 300 to 400 attendees from more than 60 real estate companies, institutional investors and other industry participants from both the United States and Canada.

The conference will be hosted by members of BMO's Real Estate Equity Research team, namely Karine MacIndoe from Canada and Paul Adornato and Richard Anderson from the U.S. The team holds more than 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 in the afternoon.

The event will showcase a unique line-up of presentations and panellists from more than 60 leading Canadian and American REITS/Corporations including:

CANADIAN REITS/CORPORATIONS* U.S. REITS/CORPORATIONS*
Allied Properties (AP.UN) Acadia Realty (AKR) Healthcare Realty (HR)
Artis (AX.UN) Agree Realty (ADC) Home Properties (HME)
Boardwalk (BEI.UN) American Realty Capital (ARCP) Hudson Pacific Properties (HPP)
Brookfield Co.s (BOX.UN/BPO) BioMed Realty (BMR) Inland American (Private)
Calloway (CWT.UN) Brandywine Realty (BDN) Inland Real Estate (IRC)
CAP (CAR.UN) Camden Property (CPT) Kimco Realty (KIM)
Chartwell (CSH.UN) Colonial Properties (CLP) Kite Realty (KRG)
Crombie (CRR.UN) Corporate Office Properties (OFC) Liberty Property Trust (LRY)
Dundee International (DI.UN) DCT Industrial (DCT) LTC Properties (LTC)
Dundee REIT (D.UN) Douglas Emmett (DEI) MAA (MAA)
First Capital Realty (FCR) Duke Realty (DRE) Piedmont Office (PDM)
Gazit America (GAA) EastGroup Properties (EGP) Retail Opportunity (ROIC)
Killam Properties (KMP) Entertainment Properties (EPR) Sovran Self Storage (SSS)
Leisureworld (LW) Equity Lifestyle (ELS) Sun Communities (SUI)
MI Developments (MIM) Equity One (EQY) UDR (UDR)
NorthWest Healthcare (NWH.UN) Equity Residential (EQR) U-Store-It Trust (YSI)
Primaris Retail (PMZ.UN) Essex Property (ESS) W.P. Carey (WPC)
TransGlobe (TGA.UN) First Industrial (FR) Whitestone REIT (WSR)
Whiterock REIT (WRK.UN) First Potomac (FPO)
*Subject to change

Media interested in attending the conference in person, listening to the live webcast, or scheduling an interview may call Martha McInnis at (416) 867-4914 or Beja Rodeck at (416) 867-4924.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with nearly 2,200 employees operating in 15 North American offices and 27 worldwide, offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$499 billion total assets and more than 47,000 employees as at July 31, 2011.

Website: http://www.bmocm.com

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Contact Information

  • Media interested in attending the conference in person,
    listening to the live webcast,
    or scheduling an interview may call
    Martha McInnis
    (416) 867-4924

    Beja Rodeck
    (416) 867-4924