Dr. Michael J. Seiler is currently the K. Dane Brooksher Endowed Chair/Professor of Real Estate and Finance at The College of William & Mary. Dr. Seiler was the former Chief Economist at the hedge fund Palex Capital. Internationally-recognized as a behavioral real estate researcher whose studies have been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times and the Washington Post, he has published over 150 research studies, written several books and currently serves as the editor of Real Estate Finance and co-editor of the Journal of Real Estate Literature.
Dr. Seiler received the William N. Kinnard Young Scholar Award, a national recognition for making significant contributions in his field. More recently, his work on strategic mortgage default and foreclosure contagion was awarded the Governor's Technology Award in the area of Modeling & Simulation and in 2015, Dr. Seiler was ranked #1 out of 883 authors in the Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) Author Rankings.
Dr. Seiler is also the past President of the American Real Estate Society as well as a Cleveland State University alumnus and former student of one of the founders of the Paul J. Everson Real Estate Center, Dr. Webb.