Real Estate Finance Initiative
Message from Director
Our mission at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Real Estate Finance Initiative is to provide students with an industry-grade education that produces students who are uniquely competitive in the global real estate job market. To achieve this goal, the initiative offers a highly applied educational agenda that employs the Washington, D.C., real estate laboratory and Georgetown University’s reputation as a global institution. Founded on a student-centric approach, our boutique program capitalizes on relationships in the private sector from around the world to engage students in practical, real world experience and tailors coursework to teach the realities of global capital flows and investments through an innovative Four Quadrant model to our curriculum. The Georgetown network, alumni mentors, and faculty members work with students to ensure they are prepared for employment following graduation.
Matthew Cypher, Ph.D.
Professor of the Practice and Director of the Real Estate Finance Initiative