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Executive Director

Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate

Greg Morrow, Executive Director Fred Sands Institute

About Greg Morrow, PhD

As Executive Director of the Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate, Dr. Greg Morrow applies his extensive professional and academic experience to the shaping of our programs and research initiatives.

In alignment with both the Graziadio School and Fred Sands Institute missions to champion business practice that serves a greater good, Dr. Morrow also brings a demonstrated commitment to making a positive impact on communities and the environment through real estate planning and development.


Academic and Research Background

Dr. Morrow earned his PhD in Urban Planning and Development from UCLA, and was previously a faculty member at MIT, where he had completed two master's degrees. He has also served on the faculty at Occidental College and was a Fellow in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. 

His research on metropolitan growth and change has explored a range of urban planning and real estate issues facing North American cities, including the impact of restrictive zoning on housing supply and affordability, innovative funding mechanisms to finance local area improvements, and the impacts of transit-oriented development. 

As a faculty member at the University of Calgary, Dr. Morrow was the Richard Parker Professor of Metropolitan Growth and Change in the Haskayne School of Business.

Professional and Service Background

Dr. Morrow served as City Planning Commissioner in Calgary, was a member of the Academic Advisory Council for Haskayne's Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies, and shepherded the creation of a dual MBA/MPlan degree program at the University of Calgary.

He has also worked in architectural practice in Boston and maintains a real estate consulting practice here in Los Angeles.

Programs at the Fred Sands Institute

MS in Real Estate Investment and Finance at Pepperdine

Master's Degree

Certificate in Real Estate Investment and Finance at Pepperdine

Certificate Programs

Fellowships at the Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate at Pepperdine

Fellowships

Internships at the Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate at Pepperdine

Internships

Mentorship at the Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate at Pepperdine

Mentorship

Outreach at the Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate at Pepperdine

Outreach