Paul Bishop, Ph.D Paul C. Bishop Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research and leads the Research Division’s survey and market research activities including analysis of real estate business and policy issues.
Peter. C. Burley Peter is the Director of the REALTOR® University Research Center. He is responsible for facilitating and disseminating the publications of sound research papers with relevance of REALTOR® members and industry.
Jed Smith Jed Smith is Managing Director, Quantitative Research with the National Association of Realtors®. He has worked on real estate issues for the past 20 years, providing input on a variety of housing, commercial real estate, tax, and planning issues. Recently he has been involved in several international studies.
Thomas Doyle TJ Doyle, Marketing and Communications Manager, works on marketing the products and services the Research Division produces to members and non-members alike. TJ oversees Research’s social media presence, focused on promoting NAR Research to members, the media, government affairs and other industry groups.
Meredith Dunn Meredith Dunn, Research Communications Representative, assists in managing Research content on Realtor.org as well as on various social media sites. She produces video content for Research, coordinates the department Webinars and other social media outreach projects.
Ken Fears Ken Fears is the Manager of Regional Economics. He focuses on regional and local market trends found in the Local Market Reports and the Market Watch Reports . He also writes on developments in the mortgage industry and foreclosures.
Danielle Hale As a Research Economist at NAR, Danielle studies tax issues, the wealth impact of home ownership, and different measures of home prices.
Selma Hepp Selma Hepp, Research Economist, regularly monitors and writes columns on latest academic research in housing and urban economics, foreclosures, international housing markets, and demographic trends. Selma also reports on federal and state metropolitan planning policy impacts.
Jessica Lautz Jessica Lautz is the Survey Research Manager. Jessica analyzes data and writes annual studies such as the Member Profile, the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and the Commercial Member Profile.
George Ratiu George Ratiu, Research Economist, writes regular economic columns and conducts research in the areas of commercial real estate, international investments, mortgage performance and foreclosures. He produces NAR’s Commercial Real Estate Outlook and manages quantitative surveys, including the Commercial Real Estate Quarterly Market Survey.