NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit: Commercial Update — March 7, 2024

On March 7, 2024, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET, NAR held a virtual economic and real estate summit that provided an outlook on the changing commercial real estate market.

Meet the Speakers


Greg Hrabcak

Gregory J. Hrabcak

2024 Treasurer, National Association of REALTORS®

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Gregory J. Hrabcak (CCIM, C2EX), a REALTOR® from Westerville, Ohio, is in his second year as Treasurer for the National Association of REALTORS®.

Gregory has been a REALTOR® for over 39 years. He is a commercial specialist with Hanna Commercial Real Estate, where he heads the Central Ohio company’s commercial and property management divisions.

Gregory has served NAR in numerous capacities for over 16 years. He was Regional Vice President for Region 6 (Ohio and Michigan) in 2020, and has been a member of the NAR Finance Committee since 2015. Gregory serves as NAR’s Federal Political Coordinator for Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12th district).

Gregory has also been active at the state and local levels. In 2015, he served as the President of the Ohio Association of REALTORS®. And he served as the 100th President of the Columbus Board of REALTORS® in 2008.

Gregory is a past President of the Columbus, Commercial, Industrial & Investment REALTORS® (1993), the Ohio Business Brokers Association (1992), and the Columbus Real Estate Exchangers (1994).

Gregory has earned many accolades during his career. In 2012, he was named the Columbus Board of REALTORS® Salesperson of the Year. He earned the 2013 Columbus Board of REALTORS®/Business First “Largest Multi-Family Transaction Award.” Most recently, Gregory received the National Association of REALTORS®’ National Commercial Award in 2021. This is his second time receiving the honor. He first earned this award in 2013.

Igor Popov

Igor Popov

Chief Economist and Head of Product Analytics
Apartment List

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Igor Popov is the Chief Economist and Head of Product Analytics at Apartment List, where he leads the Economics team in publishing original insights and analysis on housing markets. He also teaches an undergraduate seminar titled “Housing, Neighborhoods, and Homelessness” at Stanford University. Dr. Popov’s research has been published in the American Economic Review and profiled in numerous media outlets, including The New York Times, Marketplace, and Bloomberg. Prior to joining Apartment List, Dr. Popov worked as an economist and data scientist at Airbnb and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University. He can be reached at ipopov@apartmentlist.com.

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun

Lawrence Yun, PhD

Chief Economist
Senior Vice President, Research
National Association of REALTORS®

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Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. He oversees and is responsible for a wide range of research activity for the association including NAR’s Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index, and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report. He regularly provides commentary on real estate market trends for its 1.4 million REALTORS®.