Mary Beth McCormick joined the Finance Department as a Senior Lecturer in 2016. She has extensive industry experience in institutional investing and commercial real estate.

Mary Beth was responsible for directing the real estate investments for Ohio Public Employees Retirement System for many years.  She has served as a Director for multiple public and private REITs and as Senior Advisor for Almanac Realty Partners. She has held a number of leadership  positions for a variety of national and regional real estate associations, including Chair of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Mary Beth is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Corporate Directors, and PREA.


Bachelor’s degree and an MBA from The Ohio State University.


  • BUSFIN 3400 - Introduction to Real Estate

    Examine the economics of property rights, the fundamental theories in urban economics, and selected applications. Prereq: Econ 2001.01 (200) or 2002.01 (201), and BusMhr 2292 (BusAdm 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 670.