Housing Market Ranking Co-Developers
Ken Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Publications Director, American Real Estate Society (ARES)
Journal of Housing Research, Editor
Florida Atlantic University | College of Business
777 Glades Rd. Bldg. 103, SFC 129
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Dr. Johnson is a well-known scholar with numerous publications on the U.S. housing market, real estate brokerage, transactional real estate, and real estate investment. His recent articles have appeared in Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Housing Research, The Appraisal Journal, Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, and Journal of Real Estate Law.
Dr. Johnson has won several Red Pen Awards for outstanding service and contribution to both the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management and Journal of Housing Research. He is a past editor of the Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education and is the current editor of the Journal of Housing Research.
Dr. Johnson is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Real Estate Society. He currently serves as the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and as an SBA Communications Professor at Florida Atlantic University. Outside of his academic work, Dr. Johnson has over a decade of applied experience in real estate specializing in the marketing of corporate- and lender-owned properties.
Eli Beracha, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Department Chair
Director of the Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate
Hollo Research Fellow
Associate Director of Publications – American Real Estate Society
Co-Editor, Journal of Real Estate Literature (JREL)
Florida International University
College of Business
1101 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1100 S
Miami, FL 33131
Dr. Beracha conducts empirical research in the areas of real estate and finance. Since he received his doctorate from the University of Kansas in 2007 he has published more than 20 academic papers in leading real estate and finance journals such as Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Real Estate Economics, Financial Analysts Journal and Journal of Financial Research. Dr. Beracha’s research papers were presented in many national and international conferences, won “best paper” awards and are regularly cited by the popular press.
Dr. Beracha is the managing editor of the Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education and is an elected member of the board of directors of the American Real Estate Society. In a recent research survey Dr. Beracha was included in a short “Grand Slam Authors of Real Estate” list comprised of authors who published in all five of the leading real estate journals during the 2000-2012 time period. In addition to Dr. Beracha’s scholarly work, he also has years of practical experience in the area of real estate investments and has served as a consultant for real estate development projects.