Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate

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Heather Arnold
Photo of Heather Arnold As the Director of the Research & Analysis at Streetsense, Ms. Arnold specializes in market analysis, and incentive planning for real estate developers and downtown environments. Ms. Arnold has conducted numerous market studies for cities across the country, including Philadelphia, Seattle ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-631 Foundations of Real Estate Markets

Kathleen Bolger
Kathleen “Kathy” Bolger serves as Chief Operating Officer of PortfolioFirst Parking Solutions LLC, an international parking asset management firm. She has more than 25 years of experience in parking facility development, feasibility analysis, project management, ongoing operations oversight, contract compliance ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-500 Ethics in Action

David Borchardt
Photo of David Borchardt David Borchardt, is an independent consultant with nearly 30 years of building design, construction, and operations experience. He has gained recognition as a sustainability expert who oversaw the transformation of a corporate sustainability program from initial concept to reality while ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-752 Sustainable Dev & Construction
MPUP-602 Green Building Development

Kinley Bray
Photo of Kinley Bray Kinley Bray is a seasoned land use attorney, having represented developers, institutions, community organizaitons, and government entities before Maryland, District of Columbia, and Federal administrative bodies in complex land use, planning, zoning, and historic preservation matters. Ms. Bray specializes in ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-601 Foundations of Real Estate Law

Michael J. Bush
Photo of Michael J. Bush As Vice President Real Estate for Giant Food, Mike Bush devised and implemented strategy for new store development and increased market share in the Mid-Atlantic, and for penetration of the Delaware Valley. During his 20-year tenure, Giant opened or replaced ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-723 Retail Real Estate Development

Lydia Charles
Photo of Lydia Charles For nearly twenty years, Lydia Charles has worked on and with teams to incorporate cultural assets into localized economic development projects. Garnering buy-in, attracting long-term human capital, and anchoring creative resilient communities. Ms. Charles's expertise in crafting practical solutions ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-752 Sustainable Dev & Construction

Robert Collins
Photo of Robert Collins Robert Collins, CPM joined Foulger-Pratt Management, Inc. as President of the Commercial Management Department in November 2010. Mr. Collins has an established track record in commercial property management and business development spanning over a 25 year career. Previously, Mr. Collins ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-606 Internships in Real Estate

Robert Cristiano

This instructor has taught:
MPRE-500 Ethics in Action

Ken Cusick
Photo of Ken Cusick Kenneth J. Cusick is a seasoned real estate and banking professional with over 30 years of experience ranging from asset management and mortgage lending to real estate market research and commercial loan sales. Mr. Cusick is the founder of Cusick ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-720 Due Diligence for Real Estate Development, Transactions, and Finance

James Dalkin
Photo of James Dalkin James R Dalkin is a lecturer in accounting and finance and co-creator of the Masters of Professional Studies in Real Estate program at Georgetown University. In 2010 Mr. Dalkin was appointed a member of the Auditing Standards Board (ASB). He ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-641 Foundations of Real Estate Accounting

William Endsley
Photo of William Endsley William Endsley has over ten years experience in developing international markets and has traveled throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe and North Africa working to develop professionals in the finance and real estate sector as a means for broader economic development ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-650 Emerging Markets
MPRE-775 Inward and Outward Foreign Real Estate Investment

Charles G. Field
Dr. Field teaches basic, advanced negotiation and conflict resolution to graduate students in Public Policy. He also teaches negotiation in Executive Programs, University of Maryland's School of Public Policy to government officials at the federal, state and local levels ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-802 Negotiation

Joseph Firschein
Photo of Joseph Firschein Joseph Firschein leads the Board’s community development and policy analysis teams that are responsible for analyzing emerging consumer and community development policies and practices in order to understand their implications for the economic and supervisory policies that are core ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-500 Ethics in Action

Brian Friedman
Photo of Brian Friedman Mr. Friedman founded Friedman Capital in 2010 and leads the firm's Real Estate investing practice. A seasoned real estate developer and investor, Mr. Friedman is also a co-founder and Managing Partner of Foxhall Partners, a commercial real estate firm ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-702 Development and Construction Project Management

Dietmar Georg
Photo of Dietmar Georg Dietmar Georg has been involved in cross-­border European-­American real estate investing for 30+ years. In October 2000 he co-­founded GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH, a fast-­growing institutional investment management firm headquartered in Munich. Consistently ranked as ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-775 Inward and Outward Foreign Real Estate Investment
MPRE-784 Exploring Opportunities in Europe

Calvin Gladney
Photo of Calvin Gladney Calvin Gladney, LEED AP, is Managing Partner of Mosaic Urban, and is a trusted advisor to cities and non-profits seeking to sustainably regenerate urban communities. Mr. Gladney is also a nationally-recognized public speaker on the revitalization of cities and urban ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-724 Real Estate Entrepreneurship

Revathi Greenwood
Photo of Revathi Greenwood Ms. Greenwood leads the region’s nine-person Research team, and spearheads thought leadership initiatives aimed at helping clients understand new and evolving business and economic trends impacting the commercial real estate market. She has a strong and varied background in ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-631 Foundations of Real Estate Markets

Brian Grindall
Photo of Brian Grindall Brian Grindall practices law with the law firm of Tenenbaum & Saas, P.C. He practices in the areas of commercial real estate acquisition, development, financing, leasing and related corporate governance. His practice includes the representation of real estate developers, construction ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-600 Deal Lab
MPRE-601 Foundations of Real Estate Law

Ed Harding

This instructor has taught:
MPRE-950 MPRE Capstone Project

Michael Hetchkop
Photo of Michael Hetchkop Michael Hetchkop, Principal of Cresa Washington DC's Lease Forensics & Enforcement division, joined Cresa in February 2009. He is a tenant financial advisor who brings over 30 years of impressive, innovative ideas and unmatched expertise to tenants advised by Cresa ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-710 Leasing

Scott Homa
Photo of Scott Homa Scott Homa is Senior Vice President and Director of Mid-Atlantic Research at JLL. Mr. Homa oversees the daily operations of research initiatives and directs the statistical tracking of key economic and market fundamentals to provide insight and predictive intelligence to ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-631 Foundations of Real Estate Markets

Julian Josephs
Photo of Julian Josephs As President of his own real estate firm, Mr. Josephs is responsible for the development and marketing of over $350 million dollars of real estate in and beyond the Washington, D.C. metropolitan market. He is the Immediate Past World ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-606 Internships in Real Estate
MPRE-775 Inward and Outward Foreign Real Estate Investment

Joshua Kahr
Joshua Kahr has taught the Financial Modeling Software for Real Estate class since 2009. Mr. Kahr is a Principal of KEC Properties, an owner/operator of apartment buildings. He also owns Kahr Real Estate Services, a provider of financial training ...
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James B. King
Photo of James B. King For the past three years, Mr. King is a Real Estate & Facilities Practice Leader in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Public Sector Practice focusing on delivering user/occupant focused Real Estate & Facilities (RE&F), Capital Project and Portfolio Management solutions to U.S. Federal Agencies and overseas Multilateral Organizations as well as commercial and institutional clients. Recent work includes the General Services Administration’s “Future of Facilities” engagement; The organization redesign of the RE&F Division of a major Justice Department bureau; NATO’s 2016-17, €1.25B, 2.6M SF headquarters relocation; Real Estate delivery process for a Global technology company, and the establishment of ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-510 Real Estate Fundamentals

Matthew Konrad
Matt Konrad, Director of Development & Investments at Brandywine Realty Trust, is responsible for the continued growth of Brandywine’s metropolitan DC portfolio via acquisition of existing assets and development of new properties. His specific responsibilities include: identifying investment opportunities, investment ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-630 Acquisitions and Dispositions

Eric Lindner
Photo of Eric Lindner Eric Lindner's career has mostly focused on parking and real estate in the U.S. and Europe (e.g., chairman/CEO ofDC's Colonial Parking, developer of land adjacent to Poland's fast-growing airports). But he's also worked ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-500 Ethics in Action

Daniel Lyons
Daniel Lyons has 15 years of experience managing planning, development and construction projects. The geography of his projects ranges from New York to California and from DC to Boston. He is a Principal in his own development firm, Lyons & Company ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-803 Urban Development Practicum
MPUP-803 Urb Dev & Entitlement Practicm

Andrew Manley
Andrew Manley has over twenty-five years of broad-based real estate experience in both advisory and principal roles. His background includes extensive transactional experience, including more than $8.5 billion in debt and equity investments, asset and loan sales, and loan ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-621 Foundations of Real Estate Finance
MPRE-735 Structuring Real Estate Investments: Equity, Debt and Ongoing Ownership

Mina Marefat
Photo of Mina Marefat Mina Marefat is a registered architect, urban designer, and an architectural historian practicing in Washington. She conducts and publishes original research on modern architecture and urbanism. She holds a PhD from MIT, a Masters in Architecture and Urban design from ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPUP-701 Washington by Design
MPUP-702 Global Cities by Design
MPUP-800 Urban Laboratory

Noah B. Mehrkam
Photo of Noah B. Mehrkam Noah Mehrkam founded Arcland in 2006 to create a long-term commercial real estate portfolio. Since then, the company has engaged in a variety of projects, with a focus on self storage development and unique land investments. Prior to that, Mehrkam ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-724 Real Estate Entrepreneurship
MPRE-901 MPRE Independent Study

Marilynn Mendell
Photo of Marilynn Mendell Marilynn Deane Mendell, president, WinSpin CIC, Inc. (www.winspincic.com), specializes in branding, public relations, marketing, business development, strategic planning and change management for architects, engineers, landscape architects, and non-profits, among others. Her business is nationally recognized in the A ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-599 12 Keys to Successful Business

Clifford Mendelson
Cliff heads Metropolis Capital Finance, which specializes in mezzanine lending, equity, and other commercial real estate financing techniques, as well as first mortgage originations. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Cliff brings more than 20 years of real estate finance related experience in leading ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-735 Structuring Real Estate Investments: Equity, Debt and Ongoing Ownership

Krantz Mitchell
Photo of Krantz Mitchell Shawn Krantz is the founding partner of Brownstone Capital and has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for nearly 30 years. Brownstone focuses the acquisition and ownership of income-producing properties in the Mid-Atlantic region. Since its founding in ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-786 Real Estate Investments

Jonathan Morris
Photo of Jonathan Morris Jonathan Morris is a seasoned commercial real estate executive with deep expertise in property & portfolio acquisitions, corporate strategy design and execution, capital markets track record and company leadership at the highest levels. Office, multifamily, industrial and retail components. He has held responsible senior executive and partner positions for some of the most blue chip companies in the industry including Boston Properties as Director or Acquisitions; Charles E. Smith (Archstone-Smith) Director of Acquisitions and Lerner Enterprises' LMH Realty Group LLC, a private equity platform sponsored and owned by Lerner, Morris & Hillman.
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-717 Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)
MPRE-735 Structuring Real Estate Investments: Equity, Debt and Ongoing Ownership

Matthew D. O'Malley
With over twelve years of construction experience at Clark Construction, Matthew O'Malley's area of expertise is in design and construction. He holds an undergraduate degree in architecture from the University of Virginia, an MBA from Maryland and an ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-750 Construction Management

Roger Pao
Photo of Roger Pao Roger Pao, JD, is an attorney and educator with extensive experience in online education and an interest in dynamic, innovative pedagogies. He is currently Assistant Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the New England College of Business and Finance ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-601 Foundations of Real Estate Law

Eugene Parker
Photo of Eugene Parker GENE C. PARKER, JR. PRESIDENT, CONTINENTAL REALTY CORPORATION Gene started with CRC in 1993 as Director of Leasing and now oversees Continental’s daily operations in all areas. Gene has a BA from Towson University, an MS in Real Estate ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-700 Real Estate Development: Art and Science
MPRE-702 Development and Construction Project Management

Scott Price
Photo of Scott Price Scott Price is currently a Managing Director for a Washington, D.C. based national real estate advisory firm. He has developed and expanded the national consulting practice in the areas of real estate finance, strategic restructuring, bankruptcy, banking, and distressed ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-720 Due Diligence for Real Estate Development, Transactions, and Finance
MPRE-727 Distressed Properties and Real Estate Workouts

Robert Rajewski
Robert “Bob” Rajewski is a real estate practitioner that has over 25 years of real estate experience. His experience spans appraisal, lending and development which provide a unique experience in the classroom.
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-621 Foundations of Real Estate Finance
MPRE-800 Real Estate Financial Software

James C. Richards
Photo of James C. Richards James C. (J.C.) Richards co-teaches the Real Estate Private Equity course in the MPRE program at Georgetown. Mr. Richards has over 35 years of experience in real estate development and investment, including high-rise office, mid-rise office, retail, industrial/flex ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-728 Real Estate Private Equity

Michelle Rudd
Photo of Michelle Rudd Michelle Rudd is a Senior Manager and leader in the Altus State & Local Tax and Advisory division of Altus Group US, Inc. Michelle is an accomplished professional in the real estate industry; with over 10 years’ experience serving a wide variety of real estate investors, owners and investors. Michelle’s area of expertise include real estate tax appeals, property tax ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-641 Foundations of Real Estate Accounting

Jeffrey L. Soule
Photo of Jeffrey L. Soule Jeff Soule has held a number of urban and regional planning and policy positions in government and the non-profit sector: Policy Coordinator for the US Department of Agriculture, Deputy Director, National Endowment for the Arts Design Program, and Director of ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPUP-711 Great Urban Places

Scott Stewart
Photo of Scott Stewart S. Scott Stewart is the Founder and Managing Partner of Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH), a national seniors housing investment firm. CSH is a joint venture partner with Boston based Harvard Management Company (Harvard) which manages Harvard University’s $32.0 ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-709 Multifamily, Affordable & Senior Housing

Eugene Tibbs
Photo of Eugene Tibbs Eugene E. Tibbs, Jr. is chairman of the Commercial Real Estate and Hospitality practice groups at Asmar, Schor & Mckenna, PLLC and regularly represents a wide variety of clients in single asset and portfolio transactions. Mr. Tibbs concentrates his practice on ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-601 Foundations of Real Estate Law

Rachel Toker
Photo of Rachel Toker Rachel Toker is Founder and President of Urban Ecosystem Restorations, Inc., a nonprofit urban land trust focused on creating and protecting green spaces that perform integrated ecosystem functions within private developments in the Washington, D.C. region. Ms. Toker has ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-601 Foundations of Real Estate Law
MPRE-752 Sustainable Dev & Construction

Scott Vangenderen
Photo of Scott Vangenderen Master or Architecture, Yale School of Architecture, 1977, Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1972 Mr. VanGenderen has spent the majority of his career in shaping sub-urban environments in Colorado, first as a designer of one of the first new urbanist ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-803 Urban Development Practicum
MPUP-803 Urb Dev & Entitlement Practicm

Howard Ways
Photo of Howard Ways Howard Ways, AICP Howard has over 20 years of planning, affordable housing and real estate development experience, working in such cities as Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Since 2012, he has served as the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-500 Ethics in Action

Glenn R. Williamson
Photo of Glenn R. Williamson Glenn Williamson is the owner and managing director of Amber Real Estate LLC, an international real estate advisory firm specializing in emerging markets in Washington DC and across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). A graduate of Georgetown's School of ...
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This instructor has taught:
MPRE-500 Ethics in Action
MPRE-784 Exploring Opportunities in Europe
MPRE-950 MPRE Capstone Project

Nicole Witenstein
Photo of Nicole Witenstein Nicole Witenstein has over 10 years of experience in policy analysis and implementation on economic development and urban planning issues. As an analyst at the Urban Land Institute, she conducted studies of communities’ growth trends and best practices of policy ...
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