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Reflecting on the 2020 economy and insights for 2021 with Dr. Peter Linneman

January 6, 2021

Reflecting on the 2020 economy and insights for 2021 with Dr. Peter Linneman

Peter Linneman

Leading Economist & Founding Principal of Linneman Associates

New year, new predictions: check out Dr. Peter Linneman's thoughts on where we are headed in 2021.

https://youtu.be/1z-Pt9modLE?si=7YpgwVuM2qk6QoXpWalker & Dunlop's CEO, Willy Walker, spoke once again with top economist Dr. Peter Linneman to reflect on how the commercial real estate space and overall economy performed in 2020, and dive into the data that Dr. Linneman is using to inform his 2021 predictions. 

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. Walker & Dunlop is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and in its first ten years as a public company has seen its shares appreciate over 800%. 

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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