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The 2023 Western States CREF Conference was held at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Commercial bankers from around the nation came together to share thoughts on a variety of pressing topics in the commercial real estate industry. David Rosenthal MAI, FRICS, President & CEO, Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc. moderated a panel discussion.


Susan Milazzo, CEO of CMBA, on California MBA’s weekly podcast, CONNECT, is back with fresh interviews for 2023. We kick off the new week with David Rosenthal MAI, FRICS, President & CEO, Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc.

Featured topics of discussion:
– Interest rates are up and we’re just kicking off 2023.  What asset classes do you see fairing better than others in the next 12 months?
– What is the secret to your strong corporate culture?
– What advice can you share with newer entrants in the market about how to build that strong professional network?
– Curtis-Rosenthal is the ONLY company that has sponsored the Western States CREF Conference every year since its inception. Why is that event a priority for the company?

CMBA Member Spotlight 2016: Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc.
“Each month we like to catch up with one of our members and discuss a few of the hot topics in their corner of the real estate finance industry. This month, we had an opportunity to chat with David Rosenthal at Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc. one of the California MBA’s commercial/multi-family-focused associate member companies!” Read more


Joe Villegas guest speaker – IRWA seminar 2018

A note from CMBA:
“Special thanks to our friends David Rosenthal and Tom Curtis of Curtis-Rosenthal for their support!  The company has sponsored the Annual Western States CREF Conference since the beginning – 18 years ago.”

Episode 1 in a new series from the California MBA!
We’ll be covering topical issues relevant to today’s commercial/multi-family mortgage banker. Today’s episode will focus on current COVID-19 valuation-related trends, and features: Cody Charfauros, Managing Director, Slatt Capital; member, California MBA Board of Directors David Rosenthal, MAI, FRICS, President & CEO, Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc.

2020 Western States CREF Conference Panel “Experts Discuss the Future of Real Estate”.  Participant panelists include David Rosenthal, MAI, FRICS, President & CEO Curtis-Rosenthal, Inc., Arthur Pearlman, Chairman Arthur Pearlman Corporation, and Matthew May, President May Realty Advisors

David Rosenthal moderating a panel on Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities at the Commerical Real Estate Lender Conference 2018