Distressed Markets to Heap Up According to Matt Baron, Panelist at Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010

Distressed Commercial Property and Financial Markets Heating Up, According to Matt Baron, Panelist at GoldenNetworking.com's Upcoming Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010

New York, NY, January 01, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Matthew Baron, Principal, Simon Development Group, expressed his views of the Distressed Commercial Property Markets in an article in The Epoch Times, anticipating that "the real estate market is gearing up for a deluge of distressed commercial properties". Mr. Baron sees now opportunities in the distressed market after "sitting on the sidelines” for the past twelve months.

Mr. Baron has substantial experience in the financial valuation and structuring of real estate transactions and has worked on transactions across a broad range of property types including multi-family, office, hospitality, commercial and industrial. Prior to Pergolis Swartz Associates, where he was involved in both sourcing and structuring debt and equity for real estate related transactions, Mr. Baron worked with former President Bill Clinton, where he was a member of the consulting team for the Harlem Small Business Initiative. Mr. Baron graduated with a B.S. in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Mr. Baron lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

In addition to Mr. Baron, Distressed Investing experts that will participate at this Forum now include: Mr. Gregory Corona, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Lakewood Capital, LLC, Mr. Jeff Schachter, Managing Director, Greystone & Co., Mr. Ira Perlmuter, Managing Partner, T5 Equity Partners, Mr. Robert Koltai, Managing Principal, Hain Capital Group, LLC, Mr. Debashis Bhattacharya, Senior ABS Portfolio Manager, Fortis Investments, Ms. Elonna Ashurova, Managing Director of Asset Management & Acquisition, EvestMAC, LLC, Mr. Edwin del Hierro, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. James McCarthy, Chief Investment Officer, Strategic Capital Solutions, LLC, Mr. Scott Eisenberg, Managing Partner, Amherst Partners LLC, Mr. Navin Nagrani, Vice President, Hilco Real Estate, Mr. Carl Trop, Principal, Greyfields, Mr. Craig Noell, Managing Partner, Signature Capital Partners, Mr. Josh Wolf-Powers, Founding Partner, Blue Wolf Capital Management LLC, and many more to be confirmed.

This forum is produced by GoldenNetworking.com (http://www.goldennetworking.com), the premier networking community for businessmen, entrepreneurs, professionals and diplomats, founded by Columbia Business School MBA and former McKinsey consultant Edgar Perez. Panelists, speakers, sponsors and volunteers are invited to contact GoldenNetworking.com by sending an email to info@goldennetworking.com. GoldenNetworking.com has been frequently featured in the press, including a recent article in The New York Times, "GoldenNetworking.com Helps Job Seekers Make Overseas Connections" (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/07/nyregion/07network.html).

Edgar Perez