Victor Calanog is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at Reis, a division of Moody’s Analytics. He and his team of economists and analysts are responsible for the firm’s market forecasting, valuation, and real estate portfolio analytics services.

Dr Calanog’s research has received awards and fellowship support from several institutions, including the Ford Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation and the Penn Lauder Center for International Business Research.

He serves as contributor and peer reviewer for several academic journals, with scientific papers published in the Journal of Banking & Finance, the Journal of the Risk Management Association, and cited in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Public Economics, the World Bank Research Observer, the Brookings Papers on Urban Affairs and Public Administration Review. His assessments of market conditions have appeared in national publications like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg News, Financial Times, and Reuters News. 

Dr Calanog writes several columns on commercial real estate for the National Real Estate Investor and Scotsman Guide. His industry columns have won honors from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the Risk Management Association. He serves on the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors for the Mortgage Bankers Association, as Managing Editor for the CRE Finance Council, and on the Editorial Advisory Board of Real Assets Adviser. He is also part of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the Counselors of Real Estate ®.


Dr Calanog holds a PhD in Applied Economics and Management Science, trained by a dissertation committee composed of faculty from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School. In addition, he has an MBA in Finance and an MA in Business and Public Policy, earning the Amy Morse Prize and the Thomas P. Gerrity Leadership Award as the most distinguished PhD and MBA student in his class.


Dr Calanog is known by many affectionate but decidedly unprintable names to Christine, his wife of eighteen years. His most treasured title is, however, “Dada” to his two daughters Samantha (nine years old) and Madison (seven years old), each very much capable of wrapping their father around their little fingers.


Apr 30

April 30, 2019

Keynote Presentation- Economic Expansion, Commercial Real Estate. What’s Next?

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

  This session will put the past decade’s performance of multifamily and commercial real estate in context, focusing on both national and local DC, Maryland, and Virginia markets.  Where are specific property types in the current…