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Philadelphia Finance Summit

State Of Greater Philadelphia Lending and Economic Forecast

Event Ended On: Wednesday June 20 2018

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Events Raw Space

Pinnacle Business Center

Pinnacle Business Center is a 344,000SF Class A+ office building in Upper Gwynedd just off the I-476 Lansdale Turnpike Exit. Constructed just 20 years ago by Merck & Co as an extension of their West Point Campus, this 3-story fully furnished building has unique 115,000 SF floor plates and 6:1 on-site parking (1/3 of which is covered).

Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation’s $12MM 2018 upgrades include a refreshed exterior, the new atrium lobby and elevators, the Hymies Delicatessen’s Cafe, the VIP Club Room, indoor & outdoor lounges, a first class fitness center, a conference center, and a backup generator.

At $17 PSF base rent (all inclusive), Pinnacle Business Center is the single most competitively priced Class A+ office building in Montgomery County.

Events Speakers and Panels

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

Chairman, President & CEO, WSFS Bank
Daniel Fitzpatrick

Daniel Fitzpatrick

President, Mid Atlantic, Citizens Bank
Susan Lonergan

Susan Lonergan

President Commercial Banking, Southern PA Region, Fulton Bank
Ira Brown

Ira Brown

Regional President, Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey, M&T Bank
Michael Fitzgerald

Michael Fitzgerald

President Commercial Banking, Southern Division, Univest
Mark Nicoletti

Mark Nicoletti

President & CEO, Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation


Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:45 AM
Breakfast Provided By Hymie’s Delicatessen
8:45 AM
9:45 AM
Philadelphia Finance Forecast
Impact of the Fed's Rate Hikes and More!
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
More Networking!


Pinnacle Business Center
1684 S. Broad St.
Lansdale, PA 19446

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Event Summary

The Federal Reserve continues to raise rates. Wall Street expects them to go up at least

three before the end of the year. Some argue a


is likely.

One group is directly impacted by the Fed's inevitable rate hikes: banks. Bankers ability to lend is extremely important to your investments and developments. We have seen them masterfully strategize against economic changes and downturns, though what are is action plan for the Fed's ambitious strategy in 2018? Join us as we gather Philadelphia's banking experts and ask all of the questions you've been dying to pose. We'll discuss the Fed's impact on banks, your investments, and developments in the greater Philadelphia region. Contribute

to the conversation on Twitter by using hashtag #BisnowPhilly and follow @BisnowPHILA! For questions, recommendations, comments, or press inquiries please email our Philadelphia event producer, James Shearin at

1. The Fed plans to raise rates three times this year, though many expect a fourth.  Are they right, and what would this mean for you?

2. What should you expect as bankers prepare for inevitable rate hikes?

3. Should you expect tightened lending standards?

4. How are changes to U.S. tax laws impacting your investments?

5.  What is the long term effect of rate hikes on your developments in Philadelphia?