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Economic updates with Dr. Peter Linneman

May 19, 2020

Economic updates with Dr. Peter Linneman

Dr. Peter Linneman

Principal & Founder, Linneman Associates

Navigate the economy and CRE market with Peter Linneman and WIlly Walker.

Watch the replay of Walker & Dunlop’s Walker Webcast, featuring renowned Wharton professor and expert economist, Dr. Peter Linneman.

Walker & Dunlop’s CEO, Willy Walker, and Dr. Linneman discussed numerous topics, including:

  • Unemployment numbers across industries and the current state of the GDP
  • What an economic comeback could look like, and which industries will bounce back first
  • The performance of different CRE asset classes, with a focus on the future of office 
  • May rent collections, forbearance requests, and spreads

A bit about each speaker:

Willy Walker
Willy Walker

Willy Walker is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Walker & Dunlop. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, Walker & Dunlop has grown from a small, family-owned business to become one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States. With a $32B transaction volume in 2019, Walker & Dunlop is ranked top three with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD.

Dr. Peter Linneman
Dr. Peter Linneman

Peter Linneman is the founding principal of Linneman Associates, a leading real estate advisory firm. For 35 years, he was a leading member of Wharton's faculty, serving as the Albert Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Finance and Public Policy. For over 40 years, Dr. Peter Linneman's unique blend of scholarly rigor and practical business insight has won him accolades from around the world, including PREA's prestigious Graaskamp Award for Real Estate Research, Wharton's Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center's Lifetime Achievement Award, Realty Stock Magazine's Special Achievement Award, being named "One of the 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate" by Realtor Magazine and inclusion in The New York Observer's "100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate."

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