MBA Chief Economist to Headline Burnham-Moores Center's 10th Annual Residential

The University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host its 10th Annual Residential Real Estate Conference: Outlook 2010 on Dec. 8 in the USD University Center from 7:30 to 10:45 a.m. The conference will feature keynote speaker Jay Brinkmann, chief economist and senior vice president of research and economics at the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.

Other presenters will include: Alan Gin, USD associate professor of economics, University of San Diego; and Ryan Ratcliff, USD assistant professor of economics. The speakers will discuss the state of the industry and give their forecasts for the 2010 residential real estate market from a local, state and national perspective.

To register for the event, go to For questions and fax or mail-in registrations, contact Diane Gustafson, at or at 619-260-2379.

Founded in 1993, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is committed to delivering outstanding education, industry outreach, career and research services to advance socially responsible leadership in the real estate profession. As part of the University’s School of Business Administration, the Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate major and minor in real estate, a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development, a Certificate in Land Use and Sustainable Community Development and several major industry conferences throughout the year. For more information, visit


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