JOE GYOURKO

Professor Gyourko has served as the Director of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School and is past Chair of Wharton’s Real Estate Department. He served as a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and he also serves as the Co-Director of the NBER Project on Housing Markets and the Financial Crisis. Prof. Gyourko is a past editor of the journal Real Estate Economics, and he served two prior terms as a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), where he remains a Full Member. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), and is an active consultant and advisor to various real estate companies that invest or lend in the public and private equity and debt markets. Prof. Gyourko received his B.A. from Duke University and a Ph.D in economics from the University of Chicago.

 

 

GLENN R. MUELLER

Dr. Mueller is a Professor at Denver University, F.L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management, a visiting professor at Harvard University, the Real Estate Investment Strategist for Dividend Capital Research, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management. Dr. Mueller has 39 years of real estate industry experience, including 30 years of research. Dr. Mueller’s research experience includes: real estate public and private market investment strategies, market cycle analysis, securities analysis (REITs), capital markets, portfolio, investment and diversification analysis.

 

 

STEPHEN P. MULLIN

Mr. Mullin is President/Principal of Econsult Solutions, a consulting practice that concentrates on state/public finance, economics, and policy analysis for state and local governments, not-for-profit institutions, and government development agencies. He served as Philadelphia’s Director of Commerce from 1993 to 2000, where he chaired the mayor’s Economic Development Cabinet. Mr. Mullin has taught graduate economic development, public finance, and economics courses at Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the boards of the Optimum Trust Mutual Funds, the NASDAQ OMX Futures Exchange and on the Advisory Board of the Haverford Trust Company. Mr. Mullin chaired the Commercial Realty Review Advisory Board, is a member of the Lambda Alpha Land Economics Society, and currently co-chairs the Urban Issues Forum of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Urban Land Institute. He holds a B.A. from Harvard University in Economics and earned an M.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

EDWARD G. RENDELL

Mr. Rendell served two terms as Governor of Pennsylvania (2003-2011) and oversaw a budget of $28.3 Billion as the chief executive of the nation’s 6th-most-populous state. During his two terms as Mayor of Philadelphia (1992-2000), Mr. Rendell eliminated a crippling deficit, balanced the City’s budget, and generated five consecutive budget surpluses. Before serving as Mayor, Rendell was elected District Attorney of Philadelphia for two terms from 1978 through 1985. Rendell also served as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee during the 2000 Presidential election. He currently sits on the boards of several green and alternative energy firms, including Own Energy, Element Partners and VNG.co. Mr Rendell is a Brookings Fellow and teaches government and politics courses at the University of Pennsylvania. An Army veteran, Mr. Rendell holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Villanova Law School.