Ventas Chairman & CEO, Debra Cafaro, to Discuss Real Estate & Deal-Making at The Executives' Club Luncheon

Apr 03, 2012, 14:39 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra Cafaro, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Ventas, Inc., will address a large audience of Chicago business and real estate leaders at The Executives' Club of Chicago's April 10th Global Leaders Luncheon, presented in conjunction with the Club's Real Estate Committee.


Ms. Cafaro has led Ventas, the top publicly traded REIT performer and an S&P 500 company, to reach $12 billion of acquisitions during 2011 alone and to generate more than 2,000% in total returns for its shareholders.

Ms. Cafaro is expected to share her insights on,The Heart of the Deal: deal-making, commercial real estate, market conditions and global commercial property trends in 2012.

Cafaro's leadership has won her recognition from the Financial Times, who named her one of the Top 50 Women in World Business in 2011, Forbes, Crains, and multiple industry publications.

Penny Pritzker, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of PSP Capital Partners, will moderate the event.

KPMG is a Platinum sponsor for the Global Leaders Luncheons, one of The Club's signature series.

Thanks to the generosity of KPMG and other corporate partners, the Club has made complimentary tickets available to student in the Real Estate programs of DePaul University, University of Chicago's Booth School and Roosevelt University.

For more information or for tickets, visit or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.

Event detailsTuesday, April 10th Presentation: 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. (Registration 11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.) – The Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Ballroom, Gold Level, East Tower, 151 East Wacker Drive

About The Executives' Club of Chicago
The Executives' Club of Chicago is a forum for business, civic, and academic leaders to exchange best practices.  Founded in 1911, the Club is one of the oldest and most respected business organizations in the Midwest. The Club serves the community by providing resources needed to establish effective global partnerships, enhance intellectual exchange, develop future diverse business leaders and promote Chicago as a world class business center.

About the Real Estate Committee
The Real Estate Committee provides opportunities for the Club and its members to explore residential and commercial real estate issues. It is co-chaired by: Camille P. Julmy, Vice Chairman, U.S. Equities Realty, Inc. and Steven F. Stratton, Regional Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.

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