Real Estate Faculty

The real estate industry encompasses a variety of disciplines, including finance, economic development, city and regional planning, and many others. To reflect this multi-disciplinary eco-system, the Center is partnering with faculty members from a variety of Ohio State departments to provide our students with a well-rounded education in the area of real estate.

Fisher Faculty

Itzhak (Zahi) Ben-David, Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate; Academic Director, Ohio State Center for Real Estate Matt Sheridan, Senior Lecturer in Finance
(614) 292-7843

Dr. Ben-David teaches real estate and finance classes to MBA students. Dr. Ben-David has published in top finance and economics journals, such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. His work in recent years investigates the role of intermediaries in precipitating the housing bubble, and the aftermath of the housing crisis. Dr. Ben-David holds an MBA and PhD in finance from the University of Chicago, as well as a BS and MS in industrial engineering, and a BA in accounting from Tel-Aviv University, and an MS in finance from London Business School.
(614) 688-1297

Matt Sheridan has institutional investment experience, working as a Corporate Credit Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Cincinnati Financial. For four years, Matt has been a Financial Market Data Consultant at Bloomberg, LP in New York. Matt has consulted with hedge funds, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, and endowments to leverage market data to make informed and profitable investment decisions. Matt has also conducted Personal Finance seminars for multiple student groups at New York University.
Ken Gold, President, Skilken Paul Weinstock, Senior Lecturer in Finance and Business Law
(614) 292-3221

Ken Gold directs Skilken's new development, leasing and Skilken Real Estate's brokerage where he capitalizes on his experience and passion for both retail and real estate. Ken grew up in a family of retail entrepreneurs, learning the fundamentals of the business. Combining his M.A. in Finance with his retail background, Ken joined the Skilken retail development team in 1979. His knowledge proved invaluable in creating and expanding relationships with some of the nation's preeminent retailers, such as Target, Kroger, CVS and Chase.
(614) 292-4719

In addition to teaching a variety of business courses, Professor Weinstock teaches preparation courses for graduate school admission tests and team-building and interpersonal skills in corporate training seminars.


Affiliated Faculty

Mike Cadwell Richard Daley
Mike CadwellDr. Cadwell is the Walter H. Kidd Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture. He received his BA in English Literature with Honors from Williams College and his master of architecture from Yale University. Before coming to Ohio State, Cadwell taught at the Parsons School of Design, the Rhode Island School of Design, and Williams College. He also practiced in the offices of Turner Brooks and Cesar Pelli. Before serving as Director of the School, Cadwell was Architecture Section Head (1997-2004).
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Richard DaleyRichard Daley is a 1978 graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Following graduation, he spent 12 years in private practice, first as an associate and principal with the Columbus firm of Murphey, Young and Smith and then as a partner in the international firm of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey. During his 12 years of law firm practice, Mr. Daley represented a wide variety of closely held corporate clients, with a special emphasis on the representation of real estate developers.
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Robert Greenbaum
Don Haurin
Robert GreenbaumDr. Greenbaum is the Associate Dean for Curriculum at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, and he serves as an Associate Director for the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis.  His research focuses on economic resilience and urban and regional economic development.  Some of his work has examined how crime interacts with neighborhood characteristics to affect business investment choices and housing markets.  He received a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s in economics from Bard College.
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Don HaurinDr. Haurin is a Professor Emeritus of Economics at the Ohio State University. He also holds appointments with the Department of Finance and School of Public Policy and Management. Dr. Haurin also is a faculty member of the Homer Hoyt Institute's Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics. He served as President of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association in 2009.
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Rachel Garshick Kleit Rabi G. Mishalani
Rachel Garshick KleitDr. Kleit is the head of the city and regional planning section at the Knowlton School. Previously, she was a associate professor in the Evans School of Public Affairs and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Design and Planning at the University of Washington. She received a Bachelor of Arts, with Highest Honors, cum laude, from Brandeis University, a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University, and a PhD in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Rabi MishalaniDr. Mishalani is a Professor at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering specializing in transportation and infrastructure systems. In a recent study, he investigated the impacts of passenger transportation demand and supply on greenhouse gas emissions in US urban areas and identified their environmental policy implications. Dr. Mishalani received his Ph.D. degree from MIT in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 1993, S.M. degree from MIT in Transportation System in 1989, and B.E. degree from American University of Beirut in Civil Engineering in 1987.
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Stephanie Moulton Morton O’Kelly
Stephanie MoultonDr. Moulton is an Associate Professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs, specializing in housing and consumer finance policies and programs implemented by federal, state and nonprofit organizations, with a focus on vulnerable populations. Prior to her academic career, Moulton worked in the nonprofit sector, designing and managing asset building, homeownership, and community development programs at the local and state levels.
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Morton O'KellyDr. O’Kelly is the director of the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis and a professor at the Department of Geography.
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Daniel Sui
Bruce Weinberg

Daniel SuiDaniel Sui is currently a Professor of Geography and Distinguished Professor of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the Ohio State University.  He also has been serving as Chair of Geography since July 2011.  He served as Director of the Center for Urban & Regional Analysis (CURA) (2009-2012).  Sui holds adjunct professorship at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, Knowlton School of Architecture (City & Regional Planning Program), and College of Public Health at OSU. Prior assuming his current position at OSU in July 2009, Daniel Sui was a professor of geography (1993-2009) and holder of the Reta A. Haynes endowed chair (2001-2009) at Texas A&M University.
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Bruce WeinbergBruce Weinberg is Professor of Economics, Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He has studied how research affects productivity in the communities in which it is conducted and how neighborhoods and peers affect behaviors and outcomes. His work on has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, and Science and funded by NIH, NSF, and the Kauffman, Sloan, and Templeton Foundations.