Feb 29, 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM (CT)
Join us for a breakfast at The Driskill co hosted with Westmount Realty Capital! Topic: Fireside Chat with Cliff Booth, Founder and Chairman of Westmount Realty Capital
A native of Montreal, Canada, Cliff Booth is the founder and chairman of Westmount Realty Capital, LLC. He holds a B.A. Honors in Political Science from McGill University in Montreal and an M.Sc. in Economics from The London School of Economics. Cliff first moved to Dallas in 1979 and founded the Company shortly afterward. Under Cliff’s leadership, Westmount has grown from a small local company to a national firm. Deals span markets across the country, and Westmount is now a driving force in cities in the Midwest, Southwest, Southeast, and Western regions.
With over 35 years of industry experience, Cliff is recognized as an innovative and leading-edge investor. His relationship-driven approach towards investing has earned the trust of numerous U.S. and foreign institutional and private capital sources, many of which have been investing with Westmount for decades. In 2022, Cliff was named “Executive of the Year” by D CEO.
Among his many notable achievements, he was one of the first to assemble a significant portfolio of flex industrial properties in the United States and also a pioneer investor of office and flex industrial in/around Downtown Dallas in the 1990s. In addition, Cliff has been investing in cold storage since the 1990s, long before the e-commerce revolution and the competitive market seen in the space today. To date, Cliff has led the Company to build a portfolio of more than 45 million square feet, representing $2.9BN of property investments.
Cliff chairs the Investment Committee and directly oversees the strategic development and capital initiatives of Westmount. Through his involvement in the Urban Land Institute Board as a Governor and Industrial and Office Parks Council (IOPC-Silver), Cliff shares ideas and insights with other leaders in the real estate industry and is a frequent speaker at conferences and interviewee in the press.
Valet parking is available at The Driskill and will be covered by CFA Society Austin.
Registration/check in and networking will be at 8:00am. The fireside chat will begin at 8:30 am. Please see the event timeline below:
8:00 a.m. Registration/Check In/Networking Begins 8:25 a.m. Welcome – CFA Board Member 8:30 a.m. Breakfast is Served 8:40 a.m. Conversation with Cliff Booth Moderated by Fraser Armstrong-Watters 9:20 a.m. Q & A 9:30 a.m. Closing Remarks – CFA Board Member
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Austin, TX, United States