Distinguished Fellows

The data is compiled and analyzed by Thomas 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.

Shaun Bond

Shaun Bond

Director, Real Estate Center, University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

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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.

David Funk

David L. Funk Ph.D.

Pasquinelli Chair in Real Estate, Roosevelt University

Chicago, Illinois

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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.

Thomas Hamilton

Thomas Hamilton, Ph.D.

Gerald Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Real Estate, Roosevelt University

Chicago, Illinois

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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.

Joshua Harris

Joshua Harris Ph.D.

Academic Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University

New York, New York

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Dr. Joshua Harris serves as the Academic Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.

Barry Hersh

Barry Hersh

Clinical Associate Professor, Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York University

New York, New York

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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.

Andre Kuzmicki

Andre Kuzmicki

Adjunct Professor and Executive Director, Program in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Schulich School of Business, York University

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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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.

Michael Maxwell

Michael Maxwell

Interim Director Master of Real Estate Development Program, Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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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.

Gerard Mildner

Gerard C.S. Mildner, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Real Estate, Portland State University

Portland, Oregon

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Dr. Gerard Mildner is an associate professor of real estate finance and the director of the Center for Real Estate at Portland State University. Dr. Mildner has an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in economics from New York University. His research is focused on land use regulation, growth managements, rent control, urban transportation and the economics of local government.

Craig Tsur Somerville

Craig Tsuriel (Tsur) Somerville

Associate Professor and Senior Fellow, UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate

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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.

Mark Stapp

Mark Stapp

Executive Director, Master of Real Estate Development, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

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In addition to his work in academia, Mark Stapp has been a part of various business enterprises and development projects for more than 34 years. He currently is President of Cahava Springs Development Corporation.

Charles Tu

Charles C. Tu, PhD, CFA

Daniel F. Mulvihill Professor of Commercial Real Estate & Academic Director of MSRE Program, University of San Diego

San Diego, California

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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.