Ryan Severino is a Senior Economist and Director of Research for the Economics Department at Reis, the team responsible for the firm’s market forecasting, valuation, and portfolio analytics services.
Prior to Reis, Ryan served as the Associate Director of Research at MetLife Real Estate Investments where he was responsible for macroeconomic and real estate market analysis, formulating portfolio strategy, and conducting deal reviews. Before joining MetLife, Ryan served as the Director of Investment Strategy and Market Research at Starwood Capital Group where he directed the entire research effort at the firm. Ryan has also held research positions at Prudential Real Estate Investors and UBS.
Additionally, Ryan currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Urban Economics and Real Estate Portfolio and Risk Management at Columbia University and New York University. He also has experience working in real estate asset management, portfolio management, and acquisitions.
Ryan’s original research has appeared in a number of journals such as the Wharton Real Estate Review and The Real Estate Finance Journal. His assessments of market conditions have appeared in international publications like The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Financial Times and on business networks such as CNBC and BNN. Ryan is a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Security Analysts, and NCREIF.
Ryan holds a master’s degree from Columbia University, where he studied International Finance and Economics, a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, where he studied Finance, Japanese, and Economics, and is a CFA Charterholder.