Norm Miller, PhD

Dr. Norm Miller is a Professor and the Ernest W. Hahn Chair of Real Estate Finance at the University of San Diego, where he has been since the fall of 2007. He has several dozen highly cited papers on sustainability, workplace trends, housing, valuation and forecasting.

For much of his academic career he was at the University of Cincinnati as Academic and Real Estate Center Director with one year visits at DePaul University and the University of Hawaii and three years at the University of Georgia, where he started his career. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from the Ohio State University.

Dr. Miller is active on the Editorial Board of several national/international journals and a past President of the American Real Estate Society. Known for his pioneering work on the economics of green and sustainable real estate, he was the founding Editor of the Journal of Sustainable Real Estate and is now Editor Emeritus.

Dr. Miller worked as V.P. of Analytics at CoStar, and is a research principal with Collateral Analytics. He is also on the advisory boards of Pathfinders, Measurabl, Surefield and Verdani. His book with David Geltner of MIT “Commercial Real Estate Analysis and Investment” is in its third edition and is the leading graduate real estate textbook in the world.

He is currently a Homer Hoyt Land Use Institute Faculty and Board member, where he is involved with premier thought leaders among academics and industry professionals in a think-tank setting. You may visit his personal website at to download papers and other files.


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