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About Jack Corgel

Jack Corgel holds the Robert C. Baker Chair (Professorship) in Real Estate at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and holds the position of the director of graduate studies for the Baker Program in Real Estate. He was the first director of the Center for Hospitality Research at SHA. After receiving undergraduate and PhD degrees from the University of Georgia in real estate and corporate finance, he held faculty positions in several business schools at major universities before joining Cornell. Corgel serves as senior advisor to PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR), where he helps the firm develop products for the hotel industry based on property-level financial and real estate performance information, including Hotel Horizons econometric forecast of U.S. hotel market performance.

Corgel published 80 articles in academic and professional journals, mainly on the subjects of real estate finance, investment, valuation, and hospitality real estate. His research appeared in the most prestigious journals in real estate (Real Estate Economics), urban economics (Journal of Urban Economics), insurance (Journal of Risk and Insurance), business law (Journal of the American Business Law Association), and hospitality management (Cornell Quarterly and International Journal of Hospitality Management). In addition, he has written for nearly every national journal read by real estate professionals. His textbook, Real Estate Perspectives (with Smith and Ling), was used throughout the nation for introductory real estate courses. He co-edited and wrote chapters for The Cornell School of Hotel Administration on Hospitality: Cutting Edge Thinking and Practice. Corgel’s current research interests include the relationship between the macro-economy and hotel markets and real estate price and capitalization rate forecasting.

Positions

1999 - Present Senior Advisor, CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research
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Present Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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2013 - 2016 Director of Graduate Studies for the Baker Program in Real Estate, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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2005 - 2016 Robert C. Baker Professor of Real Estate, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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1997 - 2005 Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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1999 - 2003 Managing Director of Applied Research, PKF Hospitality Research
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1989 - 1997 Associate Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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1992 - 1994 Director, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Center for Hospitality Research
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1988 - 1989 Professor, Georgia State University ‐ Department of Real Estate
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1982 - 1988 Associate Professor, Georgia State University ‐ Department of Real Estate
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1987 Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut ‐ Department of Finance
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1985 - 1986 Visiting Scholar, Federal Home Loan Bank Board ‐ Office of Policy and Economic Research
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1979 - 1982 Assistant Professor, University of Florida ‐ Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
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1976 - 1979 Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia
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1972 - 1976 Urban Planner, Georgia State Government
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests


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Honors and Awards

  • Edwin S. Mills Real Estate Economics Best Paper Award, 2012
  • Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Teacher of the Year Award
  • 1995 (Juniors and Seniors), 1997 (Juniors and Seniors), 1998 (Juniors and Seniors), 1999 (Juniors and Seniors)
  • Homer Hoyt Institute, Post Doctoral Fellowship, 1990
  • Homer Hoyt Fellow, 1992


Education

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MA, Georgia State University
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Ph.D., University of Georgia
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BBA, University of Georgia
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Contact Information

Real Estate
450 Statler Hall
Phone: 607.255.9949

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