Economic Update with Anirban Basu

When:  Jan 9, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Kansas City

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Please join us for the KC CFMA Economic Update on January 9th at 5pm at Children’s Mercy Park.  Registration begins at 5:00pm, with dinner at 6pm and our program beginning at 7pm.  Our presenter, Anirban Basu of Sage Policy Group will speak about the local, national, and global economic trends that impact the construction industry.

Please be sure to register by 12/31/2017.

Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Pennsylvania and Indonesia.  The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others. 

In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission.  He also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee.  He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association.  He serves similar functions for Visit Baltimore, the Maryland Association of Realtors, and Marcum, LLC.  

He currently lectures at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy.  He has also taught international economics, urban economics, micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins. His radio show can be heard weekdays on 88.1FM, WYPR, Baltimore.  

In both 2007 and 2016, the Daily Record newspaper selected Mr. Basu as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.

Mr. Basu has been on many boards over time, including First Mariner Bank, the Baltimore City Public School System, Port Discovery, the Baltimore School for the Arts, Union Memorial Hospital, and the Lyric Opera House.  He is currently on the boards of St. Mary’s College, the University System of Maryland Foundation, the Center for Emerging Media and the Archdiocese of Baltimore School System.

Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990.  He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.  His Juris Doctor was earned at the University Of Maryland School Of Law.

Event Details:
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
5:00pm – 6:00pm – Cocktail Hour
6:00pm – 7:00pm – Dinner
7:00pm – 8:00pm – Presentation
Place: Children’s Mercy Park / One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111
Cost: $60 per person
RSVP: Please register online at

E-mail Tom Cunningham with any questions or problems regarding RSVP or payment at


Children’s Mercy Park
One Sporting Way
Kansas City, KS 66111
Registration Price
All Registrants $60.00


Thomas Cunningham
(913) 825-4516