Raymond A. Mason School of Business
William and Mary
William and Mary School of Business

Michael J. Seiler

K. Dane Brooksher Endowed Chair Professor of Real Estate and Finance

Area : Real Estate & Finance
Phone : (757) 585-6100
Email : [[michael.seiler]]
Office : Miller 3095
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Dr. Michael J. Seiler is the K. Dane Brooksher Endowed Chair Professor of Real Estate and Finance at The College of William & Mary. The former Chief Economist at hedge fund – Palex Capital, Dr. Seiler is an internationally recognized behavioral real estate researcher whose studies have been cited in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, and Washington Post. He has published nearly 150 research studies, has written several books, and serves as the editor of Real Estate Finance (REF) and the co-editor of Journal of Real Estate Literature (JREL). 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. Dr. Seiler is also the past President of the American Real Estate Society (

Recent Accomplishments

2015: Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) Author Ranking: #1 out of 883 authors.

Areas of Interest/Expertise
  • Behavioral and Experimental Real Estate
  • Portfolio Management
  • Brokerage
Published In

Real Estate Journals: Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Appraisal Journal, and Journal of Housing Research, among others.

Finance and Economics Journals: Journal of Behavioral Finance, Journal of Economic Psychology, Review of Behavioral Finance, Advances in Behavioral Finance & Economics, Financial Review, and Journal of Portfolio Management, among others.