Samuel has 7 years of legal work experience, working as an attorney at Google Inc., as a real estate associate at Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo and with various law firms in complex litigation practices. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School and a Bachelor of Science from Pomona College. Samuel has also worked in various production and operations capacities at Yahoo! and Catcha Group.
SVP Business Development
William holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from St. Leo University. He has 23 years of work experience, working as a CEO, Senior Vice President, and SVP of Business Development for several firms within the multifamily industry. William was a pioneer in the Resident Communications industry, bringing to market several advanced publishing systems. William’s innovative thinking and unparalleled relationship building has made William one of the most respected vendors in the multifamily, student housing, and senior living industries.
Bill Nye is a charismatic, results-oriented public speaker, trainer and business consultant. Bill is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Berger Rental Communities. Bill has worked as an Apartment Maintenance Supervisor, Property Manager, Area Manager and President of three major management companies. He contributes to several industry newsletters, serves as a CAM and CAPS instructor for several Apartment Associations throughout the Southeast and is a frequent dinner meeting speaker and seminar facilitator. Bill is one of the brightest new stars on the multi-housing speaking circuit!
As Area Vice President for Salesforce based out of Sydney - managing the commercial sales business for Australia and New Zealand, Tom has extensive direct sales and leadership experience. He has also gained international experience during my spent time in Singapore, including channel experience through focusing on scaling the commercial sales business across the multiple countries that exist within APAC.
James is President of Brigade.com. He's been published in a number of leading journals, writing on the intersection of media, law and technology. In a former life, he worked as a corporate lawyer and in international development for the World Trade Organization in Switzerland. In 2010 he co-wrote the World Trade Report, the WTO's flagship publication. James graduated from Georgetown, and also holds degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney.
Steve currently serves as an executive producer of property marketing conference group, Joshua Tree. Steve produces some of the larger conferences in the multifamily industry including The Apartment Internet Marketing (AIM) Conference, the Multifamily Technology & Entrepreneurship Conference (MTEC), and the Maximize: Multifamily Asset Management Conference. Additionally, Steve has spent the previous 9 years as a partner of realty consulting firm RealtyCom Partners.
Founder & CEO
Mr. Manson is the founder and CEO of Property Connect and Chairman of the Real Estate Sector of Founders Network. Prior to this he was Managing Director of The Manson Group for 8 years, a Sydney based Real Estate Development Company. He holds a Diploma in Financial Markets, Diploma in Building Studies and Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Real Estate.