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2021 Federal Budget Discussion

April 27, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Join us for discussion about the 2021 Federal budget and how it may affect Canadians with Brendon Ogmundson and Bryan Yu. We will also hear from Hugh Kelly, a regarded economist and business strategist on how the budget can impact Canada from an external point of view.

Brendon Ogmundson

Brendon Ogmundson

Brendon Ogmundson is the Chief Economist for the BC Real Estate Association. Brendon has been with BCREA for 10 year and specializes in housing market analysis and macroeconomic forecasting. Brendon authors several BCREA monthly and quarterly publications and is a member of the BC Ministry of Finance’s Economic Forecast Council and is also a contributor to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Survey of Professional Forecasters.

 

Bryan Yu

Bryan Yu

As Central 1’s Chief Economist, Bryan Yu leads a team of economists conducting macro- and regional economic analysis for the organization and the broader credit union system. He authors many of the team’s flagship economic and housing outlook reports and weekly notes. Bryan speaks regularly at credit union and industry events and is frequently contacted by media to provide national and provincial economic commentary. Within Central 1, he also sits on various risk and treasury committees, manages construction of forward looking indicators for IFRS9, and analysis of credit union system financial performance. Bryan joined Central 1 in 2010, and previously worked as a housing economist for the BC Real Estate Association, CMHC, and conducted academic researcher in immigration economics. Bryan holds a MA in Economics from Simon Fraser University and a BA from the University of Manitoba. He currently serves on the boards of the B.C. Paraplegic Foundation and Canadian Association for Business Economics.

Hugh Kelly

Hugh Kelly

Hugh heads his own consulting practice, Hugh F. Kelly Real Estate Economics, which serves the private sector, governmental organizations, and not‐for‐profit agencies.

Hugh served as the Board Chair of the Counselors of Real Estate in 2014, and in November 2019 received the CRE’s highest honor, the Landauer/White Award for his professional achievements and for his civic and non-profit community work. He served six years as Board President of the affordable housing agency of Brooklyn/Queens Catholic Charities, and is presently a vice-chair of boards for corporations holding and managing the real property assets of the Brooklyn diocese.

Hugh’s book 24-Hour Cities: Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises was published by Routledge, and won the Gold Award for books from the National Association of Real Estate Editors in 2017.

Hugh was the lead author of Emerging Trends in Real Estate from 2015 to 2020, and of Integra Realty Resources Viewpoint from 2017 to the present. His columns on economics and real estate appear regularly in Commercial Property Executive. He publishes regularly in real estate academic journals, as well as in philosophy.

Hugh earned his B.A. in philosophy (magna cum laude) from Cathedral College (Douglaston, New York) and his Ph.D. in real estate and the built environment at the University of Ulster, (Belfast, Northern Ireland).

Hugh Kelly is Fordham’s Real Estate Institute director of academic affairs, member of the Executive Advisory Council, curriculum committee chair, and coordinator of the mentorship program. Previously, he was a founding faculty member of New York University’s Masters Degree in Real Estate program where he taught from 1988 through 2016.

Andy Pham

Andy Pham

Andy Pham is Vice President, Canadian Asset Management, with BentallGreenOak. He is responsible for managing over $2.0 billion of commercial mortgage investments in Western Canada. Previously, Andy worked in valuation and property tax consulting at a major real estate appraisal firm.

Volunteerism is very important to Andy. He is currently the President of the Mortgage Investment Association of British Columbia. He serves on the Boards of Directors of Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House and the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of British Columbia, serving on the Project Management and Finance committees. He is also on the AIC-BC Membership Engagement Committee. He holds a BBA from SFU and is an accredited appraiser.

Registration will close on April 26th at 4:00 p.m. and the link will be sent out after registration closes.

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