Dr. Jack Corgel holds the Robert C. Baker Chair (Professorship) in Real Estate at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration After receiving undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Georgia in real estate and corporate finance, he held faculty positions in several business schools at major universities before joining Cornell. Dr. Corgel currently serves as Senior Advisor to PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR), a CBRE company, where he helps the firm develop products for the hotel industry based on property-level financial and real estate performance information, including Hotel Horizons® econometric forecast of U.S. hotel market performance.
Dr. Corgel published 80 articles in academic and professional journals, on the subjects of real estate finance, investment, valuation, and hospitality real estate. His research has appeared in the most prestigious journals in real estate (Real Estate Economics), urban economics (Journal of Urban Economics), insurance (Journal of Risk and Insurance), business law (Journal of the American Business Law Association), and Hospitality Management (Cornell Quarterly and International Journal of Hospitality Management). In addition, he has written for nearly every national journal read by real estate professionals. His textbook, Real Estate Perspectives (with Smith and Ling) was used throughout the nation for introductory real estate courses. He co-edited and wrote chapters for The Cornell School of Hotel Administration on Hospitality: Cutting Edge Thinking and Practice. Dr. Corgel’s current research interests include the relationship between the macro-economy and hotel markets, determinants of real estate prices, and capitalization rate forecasting.
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