President & Chief Economist - Chandan Economics
Professor in the Associated Faculty of Real Estate, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Sam Chandan, PhD is the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development and Investment and the Academic / Associate Dean for the NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate. In addition, Dean Chandan is partner, global head of strategy, and a member of the investment committee at Capri Capital, a multinational investment management firm with approximately $4.0 billion of assets under management in the United States and additional interests in Sub-Saharan Africa and India. He is also founder of Chandan Economics, a provider of multifamily and commercial real estate mortgage data and risk analytics to banks and bank regulators, co-host of the Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM Business Radio, and economist laureate of the Real Estate Lenders Association. His commentary on commercial and residential real estate markets and the broader economy has been featured regularly in national and global press, including the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, CNBC, and Bloomberg. Before assuming the leadership of Schack, Dean Chandan held the Laurence and Susan Hirsch professorship at the Wharton School. Among his other private sector roles, he was Global Chief Economist and Executive Vice President at Real Capital Analytics (RCA). During his tenure as Chief Economist at Reis, he was part of the executive team that took the company public.