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October 11-14, 2023


Discover top-notch speakers and informative educational sessions at SIOR's Fall Event. Stay ahead of the curve and gain a competitive edge in the market. Don't miss the featured keynote speakers and their sessions.

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Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis
Founder and Executive Chairman, XPRIZE Foundation; Executive Chairman, Singularity University and Author

Passionate about solving some of the world’s grand challenges, Dr. Peter Diamandis is focused on driving breakthroughs in products, companies, industries—and humanity. Fortune Magazine recently named Peter Diamandis as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Executive Founder and Director of Singularity University; a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all.


As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital, and education. He is also co-founder of BOLD Capital Partners, a venture fund with $250M investing in exponential technologies. Diamandis is a New York Times Bestselling author of two books: Abundance & BOLD. He earned degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from MIT and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

Peter’s favorite saying is “the best way to predict the future is to create it yourself.” 

Session: Opening General Session, Thursday, October 12 at 9:45 a.m.

Molly Fletcher

Molly Fletcher
CEO, Business Author and Former Sports Agent

Hailed as the “female Jerry Maguire” by CNN, Molly Fletcher made a name for herself as one of the first female sports agents. During her almost two-decade career as President of CSE, Molly negotiated over $500 million in contracts and represented over 300 of sports’ biggest names, including Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz, PGA TOUR golfer Matt Kuchar, broadcaster Erin Andrews and basketball championship coaches Tom Izzo and Doc Rivers. As a World’s Top 50 Keynote Speaker, she delivers her inspiring message to audiences around the world. She is the author of five books, including The Energy Clock and Fearless at Work, and her latest TED Talk, “Secrets of a Champion Mindset,” has more than one million views.

Molly is the founder and host of the ‘Game Changers with Molly Fletcher’ podcast, where she interviews experts and celebrities in every field including Arthur Blank, Dabo Swinney, John Mackey, Matthew McConaughey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Simon Sinek. Her insights have been featured in prestigious media outlets, including CNN, ESPN, Forbes, Fast Company, InStyle, and Sports Illustrated. Molly recently launched her first on-demand course, Up Your Game, to help people unlock their drive and up their game. Her company Game Changer Performance Group helps clients unlock peak performance through training experiences on energy, negotiation and high impact.

Session: Friday General Session, Friday, October 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Thomas LaSalvia

Thomas LaSalvia, PhD
Head of Commercial Real Estate Economics, Moody’s Analytics

Thomas P LaSalvia, Ph.D. is Head of Commercial Real Estate Economics at Moody's Analytics specializing in commercial real estate across property types. While his expertise encompasses space and capital market performance, Thomas’s keen interest lies within the subdiscipline of optimal location theory. Dr. LaSalvia regularly presents his research at industry events and his insights are frequently featured in leading periodicals. Prior to joining Moody's Analytics, Dr. LaSalvia was an industry consultant and served as a Lecturer of Economics at The College of William & Mary.

Session: Closing General Session - Economic Update & Market Forecast, Saturday, October 14 at 8:30 a.m.

Mike Lipsey

Mike Lipsey
President, The Lipsey Company

Michael J. Lipsey, President of The Lipsey Company, is nationally and internationally recognized as the leader in training and consulting for the commercial real estate industry. Mr. Lipsey’s keen insight into the business of commercial real estate spans over forty years of active involvement in the industry. He’s developed over 191 Courses such as: The Business Development Machine; Team Brokerage; Presentations that Win; Win More Tenant Rep Assignments; Performance Leasing; Quantum Sales and Leasing; and Systems for Success 10.0 (The Lipsey Company’s downloadable video training series); Tenants or Guests; Leadership in Sales & Leasing; and The Psychology of Real Estate Negotiating which have helped establish him as the international leader in training in Commercial Real Estate.

Several of Mr. Lipsey’s training programs are industry standards such as BOMA’s Boot Camp, a series of training programs created for Property Managers and Asset Managers, and IFMA’s FM 101, 201 and 301 series, developed to prepare Facility Managers, middle management and board-room participants for a successful career in facilities management. Mike Lipsey has often been published in Corporate Real Estate Executive, SIOR’s Professional Report and NAIOP’s Development. He is also a very popular and much sought-after Keynote Speaker at industry and association banquets, conventions and national meetings, and has appeared on several Commercial Real Estate radio shows.

Session: Thursday Afternoon Session, Thursday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m.

Rod Santomassimo

Rod Santomassimo
Founder, The Massimo Group

Rod N. Santomassimo, CCIM, is the founder and president of The Massimo Group, a leading national commercial real estate coaching and consulting organization. Rod possesses 25 years of commercial real estate industry experience as a broker, owner, and manager of local, regional, and international firms. Rod recognizes that individual broker success continues to be the No. 1 challenge and, as such, his focus is channeled to maximizing the individual broker's income through a series of interactive exercises and platforms. .

His firm is the fastest growing commercial real estate coaching and consulting organization in North America, based on its application of proprietary programs, processes, and technology to give their clients a competitive advantage in today's marketplace. Rod has been a featured guest speaker at scores of commercial real estate regional and national conferences. Rod is a two-time recipient of the Duke University Fuqua School of Business Impact Alumni of the Year Award based on his work with both graduate students and alumni in "Building a Personal Brand and Creative Approaches to Secure Greater Client/Prospect Opportunities." .

Session: Thursday Afternoon Session, Thursday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m.

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