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Ken Rosen

Ken Rosen is Chairman of Rosen Consulting Group, a real estate market research firm, Chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics and Professor Emeritus at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Rosen is also a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and a member of the board of directors of several non-profit and for-profit entities that deal with real estate finance and development. He has authored over 100 articles and four books on real estate and real estate finance.

He was formerly the Chairman and founder of Rosen Real Estate Securities LLC (RRES), and Chairman, founder and portfolio manager of Lend Lease Rosen Securities, both REIT money management firms. Also, Ken served as the special real estate advisor to The Davos World Economic Forum, and from 1985-1990 he was Consultant/Managing Director of Salomon Brothers' Real Estate Research Department.

Dr. Rosen received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. with highest honors from the University of Connecticut in 1970. He was a Professor of Economics at Princeton University.

Randall Sakamoto

Randall Sakamoto is President and Director of Research. Mr. Sakamoto is responsible for overseeing operations, including the delivery of strategic services to clients and business development. Mr. Sakamoto has more than a decade of experience in real estate research, consulting and strategic advisory. Prior to joining RCG, he was Assistant Director with Cushman & Wakefield and Research Manager at CoStar Group. Mr. Sakamoto received a dual B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Claremont McKenna College.

David Bank

David Bank is a Partner at Rosen Consulting Group based in New York. Mr. Bank is responsible for directing RCG's research and strategic consulting and managing the research team. He is the team lead for housing market and public policy consulting and has been the principal author and project manager on numerous RCG reports and white papers across a broad spectrum of residential and commercial estate topics. With 15 years of experience in economic and real estate research and consulting services, Mr. Bank is often called upon to advise real estate clients and to provide research presentations to clients and industry groups.

Prior to joining RCG, Mr. Bank served as an Economist at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), where he was responsible for analyzing regional economic and housing market conditions. Mr. Bank conducted market risk assessments for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) multifamily insurance program and published numerous reports for the HUD's Economic and Market Analysis Division (EMAD). Before that, he worked as a researcher for the Massachusetts Governor's Council of Economic Advisors and spent several years as a consultant in the market research and healthcare industries. Mr. Bank received an M.A. in International Finance and Development Economics from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and a B.A. with highest honors in Economics from New York University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute.


Mary Corley

Mary Corley, Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development, rejoined Rosen Consulting Group in 2017. Ms.
Corley's industry knowledge includes research on macro and local economics, affordable housing, and land use policy. She is the team lead for business development, research collaborations and partnerships. Most recently, Ms. Corley was responsible for equity capital raising for BRIDGE Housing Corporation, a West Coast non-profit affordable housing developer. Prior to BRIDGE, she served as Executive Director for the University of California, Berkeley's Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics Policy Advisory Board, building financial support while developing applied real estate research in partnerships across academic and industry platforms. She has co-authored and contributed to research on California housing markets, capital markets and California economy. Ms. Corley received a Master in City Planning from U.C. Berkeley and a B.A. in Sociology with an emphasis in Urban Studies from San Francisco State University. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and serves as membership co-chair of Lambda Alpha International - Golden Gate Chapter.

Joyce Storm

Ms. Storm is recognized nationally as a leading authority of the U.S. real estate industry. For clients at critical inflexion points in their portfolio holdings, has consistently maximized asset value through restructuring, repositioning, or disposition expertise. This involves portfolio stress testing, restructuring debt or negotiating loan extensions.

Ms. Storm led the disposition of the Woolworth chain as well as consolidated Regal Cinemas into a single pre-packaged bankruptcy entity.

Recently Ms. Storm was retained by a REIT as an advisor on their dispositions and restructuring. Ms. Storm also held a position as a principal at a private equity firm.

Since 2000, she has directed the curation, reimagination and repositioning of over forty-five million square feet of real estate holdings. Clients include hedge funds; private equity; debt funds; financial institutions; entertainment, office, and multifamily developers.

Avani Patel

Avani Patel is Senior Vice President at Rosen Consulting Group. Ms. Patel has more than a decade of experience in urban and regional economic development policy research and real estate market analysis. Prior to joining RCG, she worked at Los-Angeles-based community development organizations Rebuild L.A. and Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation, conducting studies for economic revitalization initiatives. Ms. Patel earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.