Clinical Professor of Real Estate
NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate

Hugh Kelly teaches graduate courses in real estate economics, market study, and portfolio investment risk.

He heads his own consulting practice, Hugh F. Kelly Real Estate Economics, which serves national and international real estate investment and services firms, governmental organizations, law firms, and not‐for‐profit agencies. He was formerly chief economist for Landauer Associates.

Hugh has served as the Board Chair of the Counselors of Real Estate in 2014, and Board President of the Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, the affordable housing agency of Brooklyn/Queens Catholic Charities from 2006 to 2012. He is presently a board member for corporations holding and managing the property assets of the Brooklyn diocese.

Hugh’s book about 24-hour cities has recently been released by Routledge publishers.

Hugh has been the lead author of Emerging Trends in Real Estate for 2015 and 2016, and will again serve in this role for the 2017 edition. His columns on economics and real estate appear regularly in Commercial Property Executive and Real Assets Advisor magazines.

Kelly earned his B.A. from Cathedral College (Douglaston, New York) and his Ph.D. at the University of Ulster, (Belfast, Northern Ireland).
PhD, University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) 2011
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Real Estate. Urban Economics. Risk and Portfolio Management. Investment Strategy
Personal Interests
Philosophy. Active Sports. Music and art.