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Sam Chandan

Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate

Research Interests: commercial real estate, public finance, real estate finance, real estate economics

Links: Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM Business Radio, Chandan Economics

Academic Positions

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania  

Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate (2014 — present)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Real Estate (2009 — 2014)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business and Public Policy (2010 — 2011)

Courses Taught: MBA, Executive MBA, and Undergraduate Real Estate Investments, Undergraduate Microeconomics

Dartmouth College

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (2004 — 2005)

Courses Taught: Undergraduate Microeconomics

 

Academic Credentials

PhD, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2004)

Doctoral Scholar, Princeton University (2003)

MA, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2003)

MSE, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania (2001)

BSc, The Wharton School of the University Pennsylvania (1997)

 

Professional Positions

Founder and President, Chandan Economics (2011 — present)

Partner, Chief Strategy Officer, Global Head of Strategy and Research, Capri Capital Partners (2014 — present)

Global Chief Economist and Executive Vice President, Real Capital Analytics (2010  2011)

Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Reis, Inc. (2004  2009)

 

Biography

Dr. Sam Chandan is Founder and President of Chandan Economics, a leading commercial real estate data and research firm, Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Partner and Global Head of Strategy at Capri Capital Partners, a Chicago-based investment group with $4 billion in assets under management across the United States, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Dr. Chandan is the National Economist of the Real Estate Lenders Association, an opinion columnist for the New York Observer and GlobeSt, and co-host of the Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM Business Radio. He is the editor of Real Estate Financing, published by PEI, and author of more than a dozen articles in peer-reviewed practitioner journals. Multi Housing News Magazine has named him one of the commercial real estate industry’s most influential people.

Additional information about Dr. Chandan’s recent press appearances, public speeches, and publications can be found at www.chandan.com. He can be reached through the public desk at Chandan Economics at press@chandan.com.