Dr. Sam Chandan is Chief Strategist and Global Head of Strategy and Research, and is a partner at Capri. Dr. Chandan is Special Advisor to the Investment Committee. In addition, he is Founder and Chief Economist of Chandan Economics, a New York-based financial services research firm with whom Capri maintains a consulting relationship, Professor in the Associated Faculty with the Real Estate Department at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the National Economist of the Real Estate Lenders Association. He is the editor and co-author of Real Estate Finance, published by PERE, a columnist for the New York Observer and GlobeSt, host of the Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM Business Radio, and a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and other media channels. Dr. Chandan has held advisory and editorial board appointments at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Real Estate Research Institute, the National Center for Seniors Housing, and the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council. Prior to founding Chandan Economics, Dr. Chandan was Chief Economist at Reis and Global Chief Economist at Real Capital Analytics. He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, was a doctoral scholar in the Economics Department at Princeton University, and a visiting professor in the Economics Department at Dartmouth College. In addition to the doctoral degree, Dr. Chandan holds masters’ degrees in economics and engineering and an undergraduate degree in economics, finance and public policy.