Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee
Press Release

Will the Construction Boom Last!

AGC to Host 2019 Construction Economic Forecast Featuring Chief Economist, Ken Simonson [examining Milwaukee, Southeastern Wisconsin and Statewide]

The AGC of Greater Milwaukee (AGC-GM) will host Ken Simonson, AGC of America Chief Economist, for a 2019 Construction Economic Forecast. This exclusive event will be held at 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 4th at the Wisconsin Club, Downtown location [900 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee].

Ken Simonson has been the Chief Economist for the AGC of America since 2001. Simonson has over 40 years of experience analyzing economic and tax issues. His work has led him to brief the Federal Reserve Chairman and regional Federal Reserve Banks. Simonson is interviewed and quoted routinely by local and national media including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and CNBC.

At this presentation, the AGC-GM will also host former Chief Economist at Robert W. Baird & Co., and top investment strategist, Clare Zempel. With more than 30 years as an economist for major national firms, Zempel provides analysis and reasoned advise to business clients, helping them make sense of complex economic and financial issues. He will be examining the economic and market outlook for 2019.

“We are truly fortunate to be hosting Ken and Clare,” offered Mike Fabishak, AGC-GM CEO. “Their expertise and insights will provide a clear understanding of the construction and economic picture we will be facing as we head into 2019.”

The AGC-GM is a non-profit membership association for the construction industry organized to promote, educate and relate to its members, the public and government. The AGC-GM continues to increase the professional performance and business standards of the construction industry by emphasizing skill, integrity and responsibility of its members.

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