NAR Real Estate Forecast Summit – March 10, 2021

The live webinar will feature four speakers and a moderator.


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®.

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Calvin Schnure, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Research & Economic Analysis, Nareit

Calvin Schnure, PhD

Senior Vice President
Research & Economic Analysis

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Dr. Calvin Schnure is Nareit's Senior Vice President of Research and Economic Analysis. He analyzes developments in the macro economy and their impact on REITs and commercial property markets, and on financial returns to REITs.

Gay Cororaton, Senior Economist and the Director of Housing & Commercial Research, NAR

Gay Cororaton

Senior Economist
Director of Housing & Commercial Research
National Association of REALTORS®

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Gay Cororaton is Senior Economist and the Director of Housing and Commercial Research at NAR’s Research Group. She manages the production of NAR’s proprietary housing, commercial, and international statistics, surveys, and research. Her research focuses on the effect of economic, demographic, and industry conditions on the current trends and outlook in the residential and commercial property markets.

Brandon Hardin, Research Economist, NAR

Brandon Hardin

Research Economist
National Association of REALTORS®

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Brandon Hardin is a Research Economist within NAR’s Research Group under Lawrence Yun and Gay Cororaton. He expands NAR’s research by developing data reports and analysis on commercial real estate markets, develops market indicators from a variety of public and proprietary databases, creates forecasts for CRE markets, conducts state/local association surveys on international buyers and assists in conducting other research


Akiko Matsuda

Akiko Matsuda

The Real Deal

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Akiko Matsuda is a reporter for The Real Deal, focusing on commercial real estate coverage. She was previously a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in New York City and a staff writer for the Journal News/lohud, part of USA Today Network, based in White Plains, New York, where she reported on residential and commercial real estate, government affairs, and environmental issues.