Department Information

Real Estate Department

The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
4th floor Vance Hall
3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301

Phone: (215) 898-9687
Fax:     (215) 573-2220

For all student permission request inquiries please contact for further information.

Department Chairperson 
Professor Todd Sinai
429 Vance Hall

Program Advisors

To arrange a consultation please email the professor.

Undergraduate Advisor
Professor Susan Wachter
422 Vance Hall


MBA Advisor
Professor Gilles Duranton
452 Vance Hall

PhD Advisor
Professor Eduardo Azevedo
3rd Floor Vance Hall

Questions or comments

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