Economist, Real Estate Execs Headline Panel For August AAED Luncheon


Michele Pino, commercial, site selection and industrial specialist for Land Advisors Organization, will moderate a panel discussion on “Real Estate, Recovery in 2014?”

Michelle Pino

Michele Pino

during the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED)’s August luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.

The panel will feature industry experts Jim Rounds, senior vice president and senior economist for Elliott D. Pollack & Company; Bill Honsaker, managing director for Jones Lang LaSalle; and Pete Bolton, executive vice president and managing director for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank.

The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests and $50 for non-members and late registrants. To register, visit

For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-2233 or visit The registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 2 at noon. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance.

AAED was originally founded in 1974 as the Arizona Association for Industrial Development (AAID). The organization, which was dedicated to expanding the industrial and economic base of Arizona, changed to its current name in 1991 to better reflect its broader mission.

The mission of AAED is to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.



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