About the TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium

Join us for the 2023 TMA Mid-Atlantic Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium, hosted by the TMA Philadelphia/Wilmington, New Jersey, and Chesapeake Chapters. The premier event for the Mid-Atlantic region includes two days of networking, dealmaking, and professional development.

This event takes place June 14-15, 2023 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.


Conference Co-Chairs:

Monique B. DiSabatino

Monique B. DiSabatino,
Saul Ewing LLP

Sari B. Placona

Sari B. Placona,
McManimon, Scotland
& Bauman, LLC


Conference Advisors:

  • Steven F. Agran, Carl Marks Advisors
  • Rachel Jaffe Mauceri, Robinson & Cole LLP
  • Alan J. Brody, Greenburg Traurig, LLP


2023 Symposium Executive Committee:

Chapter Presidents:

  • Stanley W. Mastil, Gavin/Solmonese LLC (Philadelphia|Wilmington Chapter)
  • Stephen Gerald, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP (Chesapeake Chapter)
  • Joseph Schwartz, Riker Danzig LLP (New Jersey Chapter)


Conference Executive: 

  • Andrea Pauson, TMA Philadelphia|Wilmington and Chesapeake Chapters


Sub Committees


  • Inez Markovich, McCarter & English LLP
  • Colin Robinson, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
  • Catherine B. Heitzenrater, Duane Morris LLP



  • Robert Patrick, SC&H Group, Inc.
  • Mark E. Felger, Cozen O’Connor P.C.
  • Joseph J. DiPasquale, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Neil Gupta, SSG Capital Advisors LLC



  • Randi M. Hershgordon, Gibraltar Business Capital
  • Evan T. Miller, Bayard, P.A.
  • Joe W. Mintz, Blank Rome LLP



  • Jeremy P. VanEtten, Gavin/Solmonese LLC



  • Ronald S. Gellert, Gellert Scali Busenkell & Brown LLC
  • Melissa Dardani, MD Advisory Services
  • Jeanine Krattiger, Carl Marks Advisors



  • Christopher J. Beane, Beane Associates Inc.


Economists Panel:

  • Daniel Stella, Bank of America


NOW Spa|Luncheon:

  • Lyndsay E. Rowland (Phila|Wilm NOW Co-Chair), Starfield & Smith PC
  • Rosa Evergreen (Chesapeake NOW Chair), Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Shefali M. Kota, Connell Foley LLP


NextGen Dinner:

  • Robert S. Roglieri (NJ NextGen Co-Chair), Trenk Isabel PC
  • Patrick Bellot (Phila|Wilm NextGen Chair), Phoenix Management Services


Schedule for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium

Wednesday, June 14



9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker & Luncheon
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Crypto Winter:  A New Beginning Of The End?
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Judge’s Roundtable
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Judges & Sponsor Reception
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Opening Cocktail Reception

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. NextGen Dinner
9:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Late-Night Cocktail Party


Thursday, June 15



8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast - Buffet and Economists’ Panel
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Coffee & Networking Break
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Real Estate Markets in 2023: A Mixed Bag?
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Negotiations of Loan Covenants in 2023: Uncertainty Defines Expectations
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Board Governance: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
11:30 a.m. Golf Outing or NOW Spa Event* (Optional/Additional Cost)
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Gala Cocktail Reception
9:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Closing Reception


Agenda subject to change.


Ocean Casino Resort
Ocean Casino Resort

500 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
(609) 783-8000

Rate: $229 per night plus fees.
Booking Deadline: May 28, 2023