D. Sam Chandan, PhD FRICS FRSPH is the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair and academic dean of the NYU SPS Schack Institute; Founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Chandan Economics; Economist Laureate of the Real Estate Lenders Association; Forbes contributor; and, host of the Urban Lab podcast and Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM, the latter airing in special editions. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), and a Contributing Member of the American Society for Microbiology.
Dr. Chandan's current research is focussed on the urban epidemiology of microbial diseases and the preparedness of systemically important urban areas in managing novel public health threats.
SCHACK INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE
Founded in 1967 by Larry Silverstein and the leadership of the New York City real estate industry, the NYU SPS Schack Institute is recognized globally as one of the world’s foremost centers of real estate research and pedagogy. Dr. Sam Chandan has led the Institute since 2016 as the Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development and Investment.
ECONOMIC ADVISORS AND DATA SCIENTISTS
TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY
Sam Chandan is Founder of Chandan Economics, a leading economic advisory and data science firm serving the institutional real estate market. He was formerly Chief Economist and remains active with the firm in the role of non-executive chairman.