Professor of Real Estate
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Real Estate and Finance
M.S. The Ohio State University, Finance
B.S. The Ohio State University, Real Estate and Urban Analysis
Norm Miller is a professor at the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate. Previously, he was at the University of Cincinnati. He has spent time as a visiting faculty member at DePaul University and the University of Hawaii. He started his academic career at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in finance and real estate with a minor in city and regional planning. He is active on the editorial board of several national and international journals and is the immediate past president of ARES, the American Real Estate Society. He served for several years on the Cincinnati Port Authority and Riverfront Advisors, where he provided guidance on several public private developments, TIFs, deal structuring and economic inclusion goals.
Miller has numerous academic articles, books and articles in trade market publications on housing, brokerage, mortgage risk, valuation, sustainable real estate and many other topics. His research on housing market analysis and forecasting spans three decades.Currently, he has been organizing conferences, panels and speaking on sustainable real estate while working with CoStar, CBRE and the EPA on research exploring the financial payoffs from green approaches.
His most recent book, Commercial Real Estate Analysis and Investment, with Geltner, Eicholtz and Clayton, is in its second edition and is the leading graduate-level textbook in the world. Miller has lectured globally and domestically from Singapore and Thailand to Russia. He has worked extensively with various trade associations and became one of the first Distinguished Fellows of NAIOP in 2002 and served as one of the primary instructors for NAIOP educational programs from 1998 through 2008. He is currently an educational consultant for CCIM. As a faculty and board member for the Homer Hoyt Land Use Institute, based in North Palm Beach, Fla., he works with premier academic and industry thought leaders to produce research and programming on real estate issues and trends. Currently, he is president of HIRE, the Hoyt Institute for Real Estate, which promotes commercial real estate education and career path awareness. Miller also is the editor of a new journal on sustainable real estate.