Professor Norm Miller (see is the director of the real estate program he launched at the University of Cincinnati in 1981 and is the holder of the West Shell, Jr. Professorship in real estate since 1988. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1977, after which he was an assistant professor at the University of Georgia until 1981. During 1985-86 he was the visiting chairholder at the University of Hawaii and during 2003-2004 he had the pleasure of being based at DePaul University helping to launch their real estate center. He is active on the editorial boards of several national/international journals including the Journal of Real Estate Research, the Journal of Real Estate Literature, the Journal of Property Investment & Finance, the Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, and was co-managing editor of Real Estate Finance for several years with David Geltner. Dr. Miller is a prolific writer and scholar with numerous academic articles, books, and trade market publications. Aside from managing a REIT mutual fund, he has consulted for developers, investors, and with several national data firms on market analysis techniques and project feasibility. Currently he works with FNIS, Fidelity National Information Solutions, in the development of mortgage risk analysis products. He is the primary instructor for the national NAIOP program on developing real estate and a Distinguished Fellow with NAIOP. He has worked extensively with various trade associations including the National Association of REALTORS®, the Urban Land Institute, BOMA, NNCREW, AIREA, NACORE, NAIOP, NAHB, and is currently the educational consultant for CCIM. As a Homer Hoyt Land Use Institute Faculty and Board member he is involved with some premier thought leaders among academics and industry professionals in a think tank setting for annual conferences on real estate issues and trends. Dr. Miller developed the popular national and international web site free to students to post resumes and employers to post jobs for any commercial real estate area or to search for jobs.

Professor David Geltner is a professor at MIT. He received his Ph.D. in 1989 from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a professor of real estate at the University of Cincinnati from 1989 through 2002. He specializes in the areas of real estate investments, urban economics, and the financial economics of the real estate industry. He has published extensively in leading academic journals, including Real Estate Economics (formerly The AREUEA Journal), Journal of Urban Economics, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Housing Economics, and Journal of Property Research, among others. He serves on the editorial boards of the three leading U.S. academic real estate journals (Real Estate Economics, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and Journal of Real Estate Research) and of the leading British journal (Journal of Property Research). He is a co-managing editor of a leading real estate research journal, Real Estate Economics, for AREUEA. He serves on the academic advisory board of the Real Estate Research Institute, a research promotion and funding agency sponsored by the leading real estate investment firms. Dr. Geltner has consulted for leading real estate investment advisory firms including serving on the board of Ohio-based STRS.