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POSTPONED – The Counselors Webinar Series 2020 – Session 3
Due to unforeseen issues, The Counselors of Real Estate must regrettably postpone this webinar (Wednesday, August 12, 2020) featuring Real Capital Analytics’ Founder and President Robert M. White, Jr., CRE, and Senior Vice President James M. Costello III, CRE. You will be notified when this session of our “What’s Next” webinar series is rescheduled (likely early Fall 2020).
Please plan to join our next webinar on Thursday, September 10, as Spencer Levy, CBRE’s Chairman of Americas Research and Senior Economic Advisor, discusses the convergence of economic realities and the global city of the future.
We look forward to seeing you in September as we continue our commitment to offer the finest hour of real estate dialogue every month.
About the Speakers
Robert M. White, Jr., CRE, FRICS is the founder and president of Real Capital Analytics, a global research company focused on the capital markets for commercial real estate. Headquartered in New York City with offices located around the globe, it counts the industry’s leading investors, brokerage firms, developers and financial institutions as clients. The firm has widely been credited as fostering market transparency and pioneering research to better quantify property prices, liquidity and capital flows.
Mr. White has authored numerous articles for industry publications and directs the editorial content of the firm’s own Capital Trends publications. He oversees the firm’s R&D initiatives and was a principal architect on the team responsible for the industry’s first transaction-based property price index which has evolved into a suite of over 350 indices globally.
Mr. White has served on the board of directors for the Pension Real Estate Association and is currently on the advisory board for the Real Estate Research Institute. He is a Counselor of Real Estate, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute. In recognition of his outstanding professionalism and commitment to service in the real estate industry, Mr. White was presented with the James D. Landauer/John R. White Award by The Counselors of Real Estate in 2014. In 2013, Mr. White received the ICSC Award for Outstanding Service to the Research Community and in 2018, accepted the Innovator Award from University of Wisconsin’s Graaskamp Center for Real Estate.
Before founding RCA, Mr. White spent 14 years in real estate investment banking and brokerage at Eastdil Realty and Granite Partners. He is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
James M. Costello III, CRE is an economist who analyzes the commercial property markets and interprets market performance to clients of Real Capital Analytics by way of writing and presentations. Mr. Costello has worked in the commercial real estate space on issues of urban economics since 1990, including 20 years with CBRE’s Torto Wheaton Research. He expanded the reach of the Torto Wheaton Research team by developing forecasts of global market fundamentals and developing approaches to pair the forecast results with frameworks to answer investor questions on asset values and relative investment opportunities. He provided advice to the Treasury Department and other policy makers in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis and helped educate these professionals on commercial real estate performance.
Mr. Costello has a master’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois and is a member of The Counselors of Real Estate. He is also a member of the Commercial Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association.