Middleburg Communities Welcomes Industry Expert Brad Case as Chief Economist
Middleburg Communities has named Brad Case, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA, as chief economist and director of research. His responsibilities include providing analytical support for C-level buy/sell/develop and market-focus tactical decisions.
“Brad Case is one of the most respected economists in commercial real estate, and we are very excited to have him join our team,” said Middleburg Communities Partner and CIO Kory Geans. “Middleburg Communities takes a very data-driven approach to its selection of key markets as well as to its approach on new strategies.”
Prior to Middleburg Communities, Case worked as an economist with Fannie Mae, Nareit, and the Federal Reserve Board (he holds a patent as co-inventor of the FTSE Nareit PureProperty® index methodology).
Case’s research encompasses investment return characteristics including returns, volatilities and correlations with other assets; accurate measurement of appreciation in property values; inflation protection; and use of DCC-GARCH and Markov regime switching models to measure and predict investment characteristics.
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as he makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.