Director, Real Estate Center,
University of Cincinnati
Professor Shaun A. Bond holds the West Shell, Jr., Chair in Real Estate and is a Professor in the Department of Finance and Real Estate at the University of Cincinnati. He is also currently the Director of the UC Real Estate Center. Shaun has an extensive research background in real estate finance and investment, with a special interest in portfolio choice in the context of institutional investment.
Pasquinelli Chair in Real Estate,
David Funk completed his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an interdisciplinary focus on real estate and university administration. Prior to that, he worked in the real estate field for eight years, with responsibilities in construction, property management and development, including projects in historical preservation. During this time, he also founded Ohio-based Capstone Properties LLC and Capstone Property Management Ltd. as real estate holding and management companies. David was named the Pasquinelli Chair in Real Estate at Roosevelt University’s College of Business in September 2015. Before that, he was director and senior lecturer in the Baker Program in Real Estate at Cornell University. Before going to Cornell, Dr. Funk directed full-time and executive M.B.A. programs, including the program at the University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business.
Gerald Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Real Estate,
Dr. Thomas Hamilton, CRE, FRICS is the Gerald Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Real Estate at Roosevelt Univeristy’s Heller College of Business. Previously he was Dr. Thomas Hamilton, a Commercial Real Estate Professor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business and founder and president of Karvel-Hamilton Real Estate Analytics/PROTEC. Tom holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Wyoming. Tom has been a consultant to the telecommunications and utility industries in the United States for over 20 years. Dr. Hamilton is an independent board member of AEI Core Property Income Trust, Inc., and is a licensed real estate broker and a licensed appraiser. He is a former Fellow and Adjunct Faculty member of the Lincoln Land Institute in Cambridge, MA and former Research Associate with the International Association of Assessing Officers in Chicago, Illinois.
The data is compiled and analyzed by Tom Hamilton, Ph.D., MAI, CRE, and Gerald Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Real Estate at Roosevelt University in Chicago. The survey questions
and statistical methodology were created, refined and finalized between 2014 and 2016 by the NAIOP Distinguished Fellows listed on the online NAIOP Sentiment Index.
Vice President of Strategy,
Skanska USA Commercial Development
New York, New York
Dr. Joshua Harris serves as the Vice President of Strategy for Skanska USA Commercial Development. Prior to joining Skanska, Dr. Harris served as the Academic Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and prior or to joining NYU, Dr. Harris served as the Director of the Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Harris has taught real estate and finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Harris' primary areas of expertise include economic development, market research, expert testimony and financial/project consulting. His past clients include national real estate developers, real estate investment trusts, private equity firms, law firms and hospitality institutions as well as local governments and real estate companies.
Dr. Harris holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Central Florida with a research emphasis in institutional real estate and capital markets. Dr. Harris holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation, has been named an Honorary Kentucky Colonel, a NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow, a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and has received a gubernatorial appointment to the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board. Dr. Harris has served as an expert witness and for media interviews in the field of real estate, finance and economics.
Clinical Associate Professor, Schack Institute of Real Estate,
New York University
New York, New York
Barry F. Hersh is Clinical Associate Professor at the New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate and Chair of the Masters in Real Estate Development Program. He teaches Land Use Regulation, Green Buildings, and the Development Capstone; works with faculty, students and curriculum and in 2012 was honored for his service. Mr. Hersh conducts research on environmentally responsible real estate development with the NYU Center for the Sustainable Built Environment.
Adjunct Professor and Executive Director, Program in Real Estate and Infrastructure,
Schulich School of Business, York University
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Andre Kuzmicki has been teaching real estate finance and investment since 1998 with the graduate Program in Real Estate and Infrastructure at the Schulich School of Business, York University. His career in real estate spans nearly four decades and encompasses all aspects of real estate investment including development, acquisition and asset and portfolio management. He has served on numerous public and private real estate company boards. He is a NAIOP Distinguished Fellow, past president of the NAIOP Greater Toronto Chapter and is a founding father of its prestigious annual REX Awards and Gala.
Associate Professor and Senior Fellow,
UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate
Dr. Tsur Somerville is an associate professor, director of the UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, and holder of the Real Estate Foundation Professorship in Real Estate Finance at the Sauder School of Business at UBC.
Interim Director Master of Real Estate Development Program,
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Michael Maxwell is a professor and the interim director of Nova Southeastern University’s Master of Real Estate Development Program at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Maxwell maintains an active real estate development and advisory firm focused on regenerative development in evolving urban markets. He holds a Master of Planning degree from the University of Virginia and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Maxwell’s interests and research are focused in the areas of emerging retail trends and urban revitalization and public/private partnerships. His professional activities encompass the NAIOP South Florida Board of Directors; ULI Florida/Caribbean District Council Executive Committee; ULI Inner City Council; Greater Miami Urban League; and founder of New Urban Development LLC, a not-for-profit affordable housing development company.
Associate Professor of Real Estate Finance,
Portland State University
Dr. Mildner teaches in the areas of urban economics, housing economics, public finance, cost-benefit analysis, political economy, poverty and welfare, and economic development. His research is focused on the economics of local government, including growth management, rent control, municipal sports stadiums, housing markets, land use regulation and urban transportation.
Director, Real Estate Programs, W. P. Carey School of Business,
Arizona State University
Dr. Stapp is the Fred E. Taylor Professor of Real Estate, Director of Real Estate Programs in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has also serves as a faculty associate in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at ASU. In November 2011, Stapp was named a Distinguished Fellow of NAIOP. He Stapp has over 40 years experience planning, designing, developing, investing in and advising about real estate.
Daniel F. Mulvihill Professor of Commercial Real Estate & Academic Director of MSRE Program,
University of San Diego
San Diego, California
Charles Tu is the Daniel F. Mulvihill Professor of Commercial Real Estate and Academic Director of the MS in Real Estate program in the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego. He teaches a variety of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including real estate finance and investment, real estate capital markets, real estate management, and real estate development. He is also the principal instructor of Advanced Real Estate Finance in Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate School. Tu earned his PhD in business administration from The George Washington University in 1999 and received the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2000. He became a LEED Accredited Professional in 2009 and is ARGUS Software Certified for both ARGUS Valuation-DCF and Developer. Tu is also a NAIOP Distinguished Fellow.