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Alex Doubet
Alex Doubet

Founder, CEO
Door, Inc.
http://doorhomes.com

Alex Doubet is an entrepreneur based in Dallas, Texas and is the Founder & CEO of Door - an integrated real estate platform that is driving disruption in the brokerage, mortgage and title markets. Door grew over 450% in 2017 and has raised nearly $13M in investment capital. He’s been named to Dallas Business Journal’s, “40 under 40” and is a finalist for 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Southwest. He graduated from Harvard University with a degree in History & Economics

Twitter - @alexdoubet

Episode: 5/18/2018 @12:00 PM


Rosella Harvey
Rosella Harvey

Principal
NorthStar Owners Representation
http://www.northstarownersrep.com

Rosella brings over 25+ years of extensive experience to NorthStar as Principal, Project Manager, and Practice Leader for NorthStar Museums and Education. Though her focus is largely on museum, senior living, education, and community-based projects, her experience widely varies. Prior to her joining NorthStar, Rosella worked as an architectural designer managing retail, historic, and residential projects. Rosella also appraised historic buildings for cost estimating, loss control, and risk management purposes during her time with Chubb Insurance in both the mid-Atlantic US and Great Britain.

From the 75+ projects she has led with NorthStar alone and her 2+ million SF of charter school work experience, Rosella has honed her ability to manage complex projects, including renovating occupied spaces, adhering to strict schedules, and embedding herself in the mission of the organization.

Her first-hand experience in architecture and engineering firms affords her the necessary k(Show Full Bio)nowledge to present her clients with best practices, and has made her adept at working with large, multi-disciplinary teams. Rosella regularly reports to boards, committees, and stakeholders on job progress, and manages multiple not-for-profit jobs simultaneously.

Episode: 5/4/2018 @12:00 PM


Frank Nothaft
Frank Nothaft

Chief Economist
CoreLogic
http://www.corelogic.com/

Dr. Frank Nothaft is senior vice president and chief economist for CoreLogic, America’s largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and data-enabled services. He leads the economics team responsible for analysis, commentary and forecasting trends in global real estate, insurance, and mortgage markets. Before joining CoreLogic Frank served in a variety of leadership positions with increasing responsibility at Freddie Mac. Most recently, he was vice president and chief economist responsible for forecasts, research, and analysis of the macroeconomy, housing, and mortgage markets.

Prior to Freddie Mac, Frank was an economist with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where he served in the mortgage and consumer finance section and as assistant to Governor Henry C. Wallich. Frank frequently appears on local and national radio and television programs and has been widely quoted in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and many industry (Show Full Bio)trade publications such as National Mortgage News and HousingWire. He has been a regular guest on cable news channels such as CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business News.

Frank has served as president of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Board member of the Financial Management Association, Advisory Board member of the Real Estate Research Institute, Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable for the National Association for Business Economics, and as Editorial Board member of the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Frank graduated from New York University with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and computer science and he holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

Twitter - @DrFrankNothaft

Episodes: 4/27/2018 @12:00 PM, 3/2/2018 @12:00 PM, 7/21/2017 @12:30 PM, 6/2/2017 @12:30 PM, 10/16/2015 @12:00 PM, 7/24/2015 @12:00 PM, 12/5/2014 @12:00 PM


Jenny Schuetz
Jenny Schuetz

David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program
The Brookings Institution
http://www.brookings.edu/metro

Jenny Schuetz is a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. She has published extensively about housing policy, land use regulation, urban amenities, and neighborhood change. Jenny received a PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University, a Master’s in City Planning from M.I.T., and a B.A. with Highest Distinction in Economics and Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia. Jenny previously served as a Principal Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She also taught at the University of Southern California and at City College of New York, and was a post-doctoral fellow at New York University.

Twitter - @jenny_schuetz

Episode: 4/27/2018 @12:30 PM


Nela Richardson
Nela Richardson

Chief Economist
Redfin
https://www.redfin.com/

Nela Richardson is the chief economist at Redfin, the national real estate brokerage. At Redfin, Nela leads a team of data scientists and real estate journalists to compile the most up to date analysis of the real estate market. Nela regularly provides insight on housing market trends and public policy to media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNBC and CNN. Nela came to Redfin from Bloomberg Government where she was a senior economist specializing in financial policy. Before joining Bloomberg, she worked as a research economist at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and was a member of its Dodd-Frank financial reform rulemaking team. Prior to her work at the CFTC, Nela was a researcher at Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies and a senior economist at Freddie Mac.

Nela is a member of the Conference of Business Economists and serves as on the boards of the National Association of Business Economists and Make Room, an advocacy(Show Full Bio) nonprofit for low-income renters. Nela holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland and degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Indiana University.

Twitter - @NelaRichardson

Episodes: 4/20/2018 @12:00 PM, 10/20/2017 @12:00 PM, 9/15/2017 @12:00 PM, 5/5/2017 @12:00 PM, 3/24/2017 @12:00 PM, 11/18/2016 @12:30 PM, 9/30/2016 @12:30 PM, 2/26/2016 @12:00 PM, 3/13/2015 @12:00 PM


James Koman
James Koman

The Founder and Managing Principal
ElmTree Funds, LLC
https://elmtreefunds.com/

Jim is also is the Founder and past Managing Principal of MSK Investments, LLC, a venture capital and private equity fund investing in early and later stage companies. As Managing Principal of ElmTree Funds, Mr. Koman oversees all aspects of its business activities, including acquisition, management and disposition of the company’s assets. As a Founder, Mr. Koman leads the organization to ensure the quality of each investment fulfills the maximum potential returns for investors and aligns with ElmTree’s strategy. Through affiliated operations, Mr. Koman has established a series of joint venture and business relationships encompassing over $4.0 billion of net lease and other real estate assets. He also sits on the St. Louis Boards of Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and The Logos School. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and has participated on the pane(Show Full Bio)ls for ULI, the St. Louis RCGA, and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). He holds an AB degree in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Episode: 4/20/2018 @12:30 PM


Steve Gartner
Steve Gartner

Executive Vice President of Retail Services
CB Richard Ellis (CBRE)
http://www.cbre.us

Steve’s entire professional career has been dedicated to the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining CBRE in 2014 as Executive Vice President of Retail, Steve served as President and Partner of Metro Commercial Real Estate, and before that, he was chief Operating Officer of Michael Salove Company (now MSC Retail). He has orchestrated the expansion of significant retailers at various times including: Gap, Inc. (and all of its brands), Kohls, Marshalls/TJ Maxx, Crate & Barrel, Citibank, and Hollywood Video. His leasing activities have focused on high-street and premium properties including Suburban Square on Philadelphia’s Main Line, one of the first shopping centers in America. Other Agency clients have included Forest City, Kimco, and Brandywine Realty Trust.

In Center City Philadelphia, he has negotiated leases involving Intermix, Athleta, Allen Edmonds, Camper, Cheesecake Factory, Gap, Banana Republic, Verizon, Jack Wills, True Religion Jeans, Cosi, Max Brenner, CVS,(Show Full Bio) and Walgreen’s. He brokered two of the largest shopping center sales in recent years, the sale of Riverview Plaza & Columbus Crossing for $75 million, and the sale of Quartermaster Plaza for $91 million, both purchased by Cedar Shopping Centers.

Steve is a past PA/NJ/DE chair for The International Council of Shopping Centers. He has served as an expert contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Good Day Philadelphia, and as a guest lecturer at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, and George Washington University, his alma mater.

Episodes: 4/13/2018 @12:00 PM, 2/13/2015 @12:00 PM


Dr. Robert D. Dietz
Dr. Robert D. Dietz

Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Economics and Housing Policy
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
http://www.eyeonhousing.org

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Economics and Housing Policy for NAHB, where his responsibilities include housing market analysis, economic forecasting and industry surveys, and housing policy research.

Dr. Dietz has published academic research on the private and social benefits of homeownership, federal tax expenditure estimation, and other housing and tax issues in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Housing Research, the National Tax Journal and the NBER Working Paper series. He has testified before the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Finance Committee, and the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Economic Policy on housing and economic issues.

Prior to joining NAHB in 2005, Robert worked as an economist for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, specializing in revenue estimation of legislative proposals involving housing, urban development, and other business tax issues. He (Show Full Bio)is a native of Dayton, Ohio and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Ohio State University in 2003.

Twitter - @dietz_econ

Episodes: 4/6/2018 @12:00 PM, 2/2/2018 @12:00 PM, 9/1/2017 @12:30 PM, 7/28/2017 @12:30 PM, 4/14/2017 @12:00 PM, 2/10/2017 @12:00 PM, 10/28/2016 @12:00 PM, 5/6/2016 @12:00 PM, 12/4/2015 @12:00 PM, 5/8/2015 @12:00 PM


Steven Pedigo
Steven Pedigo

Clinical Assistant Professor of Economic Development, Schack Institute of Real Estate; Director, NYUSPS Urban Lab
NYU, School of Professional Studies
https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/faculty/15816-steven-pedigo.html

Steven Pedigo is the director of the NYUSPS Urban Lab, an applied research center examining the intersection of real estate and cities, and a clinical assistant professor of economic development at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate at the School of Professional Studies.
As an expert and strategist in urban economic development, regional cooperation and placemaking, Steven has developed intelligence and strategies for an array of cities: New York, Jerusalem, Vancouver, Washington, D.C., Brisbane, the Yukon, Tulsa, Portland, Newark, San Diego-Tijuana, Miami, and Mexico City.

Steven holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and graduate degrees from the H. John Heinz III School for Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Episodes: 4/6/2018 @12:30 PM, 2/2/2018 @12:30 PM, 5/5/2017 @12:30 PM, 3/24/2017 @12:30 PM


Zach Sheinberg
Zach Sheinberg

Managing Director; Lecturer, University of Michigan Ross
HB Capital Group, LLC
http://www.hbcapital.com

Zachary Sheinberg is the Managing Director of HB Capital Group, LLC (“HB”), a privately-held, family real estate investment office with offices in Miami, Florida and New York, NY. HB focuses on the acquisition, asset management and development of value-add real estate assets in primary and secondary markets principally in the Southeast and Midwest United States. Additionally, Mr. Sheinberg is an LEO Intermittent Lecturer in the Finance Department at the University of Michigan Ross and serves as the Faculty Advisor to the Ross Real Estate Fund, which is a student-run real estate investment platform.

Before working with HB, Mr. Sheinberg oversaw development projects and portfolio operating assets at The Witkoff Group (“Witkoff”), a New York-based real estate investment and development company. At Witkoff, his principal focus was hospitality, residential and retail projects in New York and Miami. Prior to Witkoff, Mr. Sheinberg practiced law in the Real Estate Group at Stroock & St(Show Full Bio)roock & Lavan in New York, where he advised large financial institutions and private real estate investors and developers on property acquisitions, developments and financings.

Mr. Sheinberg is a graduate of the undergraduate Joseph Wharton Honors Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan Law School and the Wharton MBA Program.

Episodes: 3/30/2018 @12:00 PM, 1/19/2018 @12:00 PM, 12/15/2017 @12:00 PM


Adam Kaufman
Adam Kaufman

Managing Director, Business Development
ArborCrowd
https://www.arborcrowd.com/about-us/

Adam Kaufman is Co-founder and Managing Director of ArborCrowd. In this role, he builds ArborCrowd’s corporate strategy, business development, marketing, and sales initiatives. Adam has a unique combination of experiences in commercial real estate, digital marketing, and corporate growth strategy.

Prior to ArborCrowd, Adam managed high profile accounts for Viant, a premier digital agency, and technology platform acquired by Time Warner. Before Viant, Adam was with Arbor Commercial Mortgage, screening, underwriting and processing commercial real estate loans.

Adam also served on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations where he was responsible for preparing hearings and events with foreign dignitaries.

Adam graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

Twitter - @ArborCrowd

Episodes: 3/23/2018 @12:00 PM, 11/18/2016 @12:00 PM, 9/30/2016 @12:00 PM


Mike Fratantoni
Mike Fratantoni

Chief Economist; Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
http://www.mba.org

Michael Fratantoni is MBA's Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing MBA's industry surveys, benchmarking studies, economic and mortgage originations forecasts, industry technology efforts, and policy development research for both single-family and commercial/multifamily markets. Additionally, Fratantoni is president and member of the Board of Directors of MISMO, serves on the CSP's Industry Advisory Group, and is chair of the membership committee of MERS.

Prior to joining MBA, Fratantoni worked in the industry in risk management and senior economist roles at Washington Mutual and Fannie Mae. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in economics from The College of William and Mary, and has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Washington, and Johns Hopkins, George Washington, and Georgetown Universities.

Episodes: 3/23/2018 @12:30 PM, 9/1/2017 @12:00 PM, 7/28/2017 @12:00 PM


David Marshall
David Marshall

CEO & Chairman
Amerimar Realty Company
http://amerimarrealty.com/ Additional Titles or positions Chairman of CPDC, Director of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Chairman of the Investment Committee of Fox Chase Cancer Center as well as Board Member

David G. Marshall is the Chairman and CEO of Amerimar Realty Company, a national real estate investment and development company in Philadelphia. Amerimar has acquired, developed and operated a multi-billion portfolio of properties including The Rittenhouse, a AAA Five Diamond hotel and luxury condominium in Philadelphia, PA with General Electric Pension Trust. The Rittenhouse was sold in 2012. They also acquired and operated Denver Place, a 2.5 million square feet mixed-use property in downtown Denver, CO. The property was sold in 2005 and 2007. Mr. Marshall’s company acquired Pier 39 in San Francisco, CA. which is still owned.

Mr. Marshall is Chairman of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation and was a Board member of the Center City District. He is a Director of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, and was the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kimmel Center and is on the President’s Advisory Committee. He was also on the Board of Trustees of The(Show Full Bio) Curtis Institute of Music.

Mr. Marshall was Chairman of the Board of Directors, and on the Executive Committee, and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Fox Chase Cancer Center. After merging Fox Chase into Temple University Health System, he is now on the Board of the Fox Chase Foundation. He was a Trustee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, was a Director of the Joint Distribution Committee, and Chairman of the Property Reclamation Committee for Eastern Europe. He was the International Chairman of the General Assembly 2003 of the United Jewish Communities. He is a founding member of Wharton’s Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center and was a member of the Wharton Undergraduate Executive Board. He was the PENJERDEL Council’s Citizen of the Year in 2007.

Mr. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Formerly, he was a director of the Wharton School’s undergraduate executive board.

He and his wife, Sandy, have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

Episode: 3/16/2018 @12:00 PM


Lorraine White
Lorraine White

Partner
Grant Thornton LLP
http://www.grantthornton.com

Lorie White joined Grant Thornton 22 years ago and currently serves as a Tax partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office. During her career, she has worked with publicly-traded and privately-owned companies in the real estate and financial services sectors. In the real estate industry, she focuses on real estate investment trusts (REITs), real estate development, property management and leasing, single-family home builders, retail shopping centers, and multifamily housing properties.

Lorie is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania. She received her master’s degree in taxation from Villanova University and her bachelor of business administration degree from Drexel University.

Twitter - @GrantThorntonUS

Episodes: 3/9/2018 @12:00 PM, 1/5/2018 @12:00 PM


Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson

Partner
Grant Thornton
http://www.grantthornton.com

Mike Jackson is a Tax partner at Grant Thornton and leads the firm’s Philadelphia Private Wealth Services practice. He has more than 25 years of experience providing a wide range of tax compliance and consulting, financial planning, and wealth transfer strategies for closely-held businesses, private and publicly-held company executives, and high-net-worth individuals.

A CPA in Pennsylvania, Mike received his master’s degree in taxation from Villanova University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Drexel University.

Twitter - @GrantThorntonUS

Episodes: 3/9/2018 @12:00 PM, 1/5/2018 @12:00 PM


Frank Nothaft
Frank Nothaft

Chief Economist
CoreLogic
http://www.corelogic.com/

Dr. Frank Nothaft is senior vice president and chief economist for CoreLogic, America’s largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and data-enabled services. He leads the economics team responsible for analysis, commentary and forecasting trends in global real estate, insurance, and mortgage markets. Before joining CoreLogic Frank served in a variety of leadership positions with increasing responsibility at Freddie Mac. Most recently, he was vice president and chief economist responsible for forecasts, research, and analysis of the macroeconomy, housing, and mortgage markets.

Prior to Freddie Mac, Frank was an economist with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where he served in the mortgage and consumer finance section and as assistant to Governor Henry C. Wallich. Frank frequently appears on local and national radio and television programs and has been widely quoted in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and many industry (Show Full Bio)trade publications such as National Mortgage News and HousingWire. He has been a regular guest on cable news channels such as CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business News.

Frank has served as president of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Board member of the Financial Management Association, Advisory Board member of the Real Estate Research Institute, Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable for the National Association for Business Economics, and as Editorial Board member of the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Frank graduated from New York University with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and computer science and he holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

Twitter - @DrFrankNothaft

Episodes: 4/27/2018 @12:00 PM, 3/2/2018 @12:00 PM, 7/21/2017 @12:30 PM, 6/2/2017 @12:30 PM, 10/16/2015 @12:00 PM, 7/24/2015 @12:00 PM, 12/5/2014 @12:00 PM


Graham McDonald
Graham McDonald

Director of Data Science and Technology
Urban Institute
https://www.urban.org/

Graham MacDonald is associate director of data science and technology at the Urban Institute, where he works with researchers to improve access to data, analytics tools, and innovative research methods. MacDonald uses and advises on such tools as machine learning, natural language processing, web scraping, big data platforms, and data visualization techniques and their application to relevant public policy issues.

Before starting his current role, MacDonald worked for the Terner Center for Housing Innovation, the San Francisco Planning Department, and the California Housing Partnership Corporation, where he used innovative data collection, machine learning, data linking, and microsimulation techniques to solve problems. Before that, he was a research associate in the Urban Institute’s Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center and was the lead data visualization developer for interactive digital communications projects.

MacDonald holds a BA in economics from Vande(Show Full Bio)rbilt University and earned an MPP from the University of California, Berkeley.

Twitter - @GrahamIMac; @urbaninstitute

Episode: 3/2/2018 @12:30 PM


Woody Mann
Woody Mann

President; Sr. Vice President of Vista Management Company
Vista Equities Group
http://www.vistagroupllp.com

Woody Mann, Jr.’s fifty three years of experience in Houston's commercial real estate industry is rooted in every aspect of the business – from development, construction, property management, leasing and commercial brokerage operations to underwriting commercial mortgage loan applications. He is a Texas Real Estate Broker, and currently serves as President of Vista Equities Group and Sr. Vice-President of Vista Management Company.

The Vista Companies have evolved from a small property management firm founded in 1985, to a company responsible for approximately 1,300,000 sq. ft. of commercial and retail properties. Vista Equities Group predominantly focuses on the development of upscale neighborhood specialty retail shopping centers and the acquisition of income-producing properties. Vista Management Company handles property management and leasing for its own portfolio as well as third party clients.

Since 1996, Vista Equities Group, as either General Partner or Co-Gener(Show Full Bio)al Partner with its equity partners, has been responsible for the formation of forty-three Texas limited partnerships, resulting in the acquisition and/or development of properties with a combined market value in excess of Three Hundred Fifty Five million dollars. Vista has developed thirty two neighborhood shopping centers in Houston, San Antonio and College Station, Terre Haute, IN and Colorado Springs, CO, and is currently under construction with its two newest developments - University Commons, a two phase, 265,000 sq. ft. shopping center in Sugar Land, TX, and Inverness Crossing , a 22,000 sq. ft. center in Houston.

Since its inception, Vista has successfully arranged in excess of $225,000,000 in debt financing for its various partnerships and, with its investment partners, provided over $ 95,000,000 in equity to its acquisition and development projects.

For the last twelve years, he as served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Katy Area Economic Development Council, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is a licensed Texas real estate broker and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of The Church Corporation, and a past Board member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System, having served on the Boards of those two institutions for over twenty years. Mann is also a Past Chairman of the Department of Finance for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, having served the Diocese for twenty four years in that capacity.

Education:
University of Arkansas, where he majored in Real Estate and Insurance

Episode: 2/23/2018 @12:00 PM


Aaron Terrazas
Aaron Terrazas

Senior Economist
Zillow.com
https://www.zillow.com/research/about-us

Aaron joined Zillow in January 2014. He was previously an economist in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Economic Policy. He has also worked as a Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. He received a Bachelor of Science in foreign affairs from Georgetown University and a Master in Science in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University, with a specialization in economic forecasting.

Episodes: 2/16/2018 @12:30 PM, 1/26/2018 @12:30 PM


Tim Bodner
Tim Bodner

US Real Estate Deals Leader
PwC
https://www.pwc.com/us/en/deals.html

Tim Bodner is a Managing Director in PwC (US)’s Real Estate practice, the leader of its Real Estate Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services and Real Estate Deals businesses in the United States and a member of the Global Real Estate Deals Leadership Team.

Mr. Bodner concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate and hospitality strategy, capital markets access, transaction structuring and execution, and operational effectiveness including those matters related to accounting and financial reporting under U.S. GAAP and other bases of accounting.

Capital markets access and transactional experience includes initial public offerings, exempt equity and debt offerings, sales of high yield and investment grade debt and tender offers, as well as complex corporate transactions, such as going private transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Experience in
respect of accounting and financial reporting matters relates to, among other topics, the accounting(Show Full Bio) for business combinations and consolidation.

Representative clients include The Blackstone Group, Starwood Capital Group, Greystar Partners, Colony NorthStar, Brookfield Asset Management, KKR & Co., and Apollo Global Management.

Mr. Bodner rejoined PwC (US)’s Real Estate practice in January 2015 after spending a number of years in industry in senior finance roles with responsibility for monitoring financial performance, managing human capital, capital markets activities, and setting, and maintaining compliance with, established accounting
policies and reporting practices.

Mr. Bodner is a contributor to PwC (US)’s Real Estate Insights and related publications. He is a member of a number of national and local real estate trade groups, including the Urban Land Institute, Mortgage Bankers Association, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, International Council of Shopping Centers, and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and lives in Washington D.C.

Twitter - @timbodner

Episodes: 2/16/2018 @12:00 PM, 1/26/2018 @12:00 PM


James Pearlstein
James Pearlstein

President
Pearl Properties
http://www.pearl-properties.com

Mr. Pearlstein is a graduate of Georgetown University (BA) and Temple University’s Law School and Business School (JD-MBA). His significant experience in real estate investment, operations and development include a 5-year stint in senior management at Toll Brothers, Inc. where he directed special acquisitions, including the acquisition of land and multi-million-dollar investment properties. Among other endeavors, Mr. Pearlstein is an original Member of the Executive Committee of Georgetown University’s Steers Center for Global Real Estate and is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC). The CPDC is the central research and urban planning advocacy organization for the economic advancement of the City of Philadelphia.

Episode: 2/9/2018 @12:00 PM


Dr. Robert D. Dietz
Dr. Robert D. Dietz

Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Economics and Housing Policy
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
http://www.eyeonhousing.org

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Economics and Housing Policy for NAHB, where his responsibilities include housing market analysis, economic forecasting and industry surveys, and housing policy research.

Dr. Dietz has published academic research on the private and social benefits of homeownership, federal tax expenditure estimation, and other housing and tax issues in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Housing Research, the National Tax Journal and the NBER Working Paper series. He has testified before the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Finance Committee, and the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Economic Policy on housing and economic issues.

Prior to joining NAHB in 2005, Robert worked as an economist for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, specializing in revenue estimation of legislative proposals involving housing, urban development, and other business tax issues. He (Show Full Bio)is a native of Dayton, Ohio and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Ohio State University in 2003.

Twitter - @dietz_econ

Episodes: 4/6/2018 @12:00 PM, 2/2/2018 @12:00 PM, 9/1/2017 @12:30 PM, 7/28/2017 @12:30 PM, 4/14/2017 @12:00 PM, 2/10/2017 @12:00 PM, 10/28/2016 @12:00 PM, 5/6/2016 @12:00 PM, 12/4/2015 @12:00 PM, 5/8/2015 @12:00 PM


Steven Pedigo
Steven Pedigo

Clinical Assistant Professor of Economic Development, Schack Institute of Real Estate; Director, NYUSPS Urban Lab
NYU, School of Professional Studies
https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/faculty/15816-steven-pedigo.html

Steven Pedigo is the director of the NYUSPS Urban Lab, an applied research center examining the intersection of real estate and cities, and a clinical assistant professor of economic development at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate at the School of Professional Studies.
As an expert and strategist in urban economic development, regional cooperation and placemaking, Steven has developed intelligence and strategies for an array of cities: New York, Jerusalem, Vancouver, Washington, D.C., Brisbane, the Yukon, Tulsa, Portland, Newark, San Diego-Tijuana, Miami, and Mexico City.

Steven holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and graduate degrees from the H. John Heinz III School for Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Episodes: 4/6/2018 @12:30 PM, 2/2/2018 @12:30 PM, 5/5/2017 @12:30 PM, 3/24/2017 @12:30 PM


Aaron Terrazas
Aaron Terrazas

Senior Economist
Zillow.com
https://www.zillow.com/research/about-us

Aaron joined Zillow in January 2014. He was previously an economist in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Economic Policy. He has also worked as a Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C. He received a Bachelor of Science in foreign affairs from Georgetown University and a Master in Science in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University, with a specialization in economic forecasting.

Episodes: 2/16/2018 @12:30 PM, 1/26/2018 @12:30 PM


Tim Bodner
Tim Bodner

US Real Estate Deals Leader
PwC
https://www.pwc.com/us/en/deals.html

Tim Bodner is a Managing Director in PwC (US)’s Real Estate practice, the leader of its Real Estate Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services and Real Estate Deals businesses in the United States and a member of the Global Real Estate Deals Leadership Team.

Mr. Bodner concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate and hospitality strategy, capital markets access, transaction structuring and execution, and operational effectiveness including those matters related to accounting and financial reporting under U.S. GAAP and other bases of accounting.

Capital markets access and transactional experience includes initial public offerings, exempt equity and debt offerings, sales of high yield and investment grade debt and tender offers, as well as complex corporate transactions, such as going private transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Experience in
respect of accounting and financial reporting matters relates to, among other topics, the accounting(Show Full Bio) for business combinations and consolidation.

Representative clients include The Blackstone Group, Starwood Capital Group, Greystar Partners, Colony NorthStar, Brookfield Asset Management, KKR & Co., and Apollo Global Management.

Mr. Bodner rejoined PwC (US)’s Real Estate practice in January 2015 after spending a number of years in industry in senior finance roles with responsibility for monitoring financial performance, managing human capital, capital markets activities, and setting, and maintaining compliance with, established accounting
policies and reporting practices.

Mr. Bodner is a contributor to PwC (US)’s Real Estate Insights and related publications. He is a member of a number of national and local real estate trade groups, including the Urban Land Institute, Mortgage Bankers Association, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council, International Council of Shopping Centers, and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and lives in Washington D.C.

Twitter - @timbodner

Episodes: 2/16/2018 @12:00 PM, 1/26/2018 @12:00 PM