Greg Smersh

Greg Smersh

Exide Professor of Finance and Real Estate
Room: BSN 3528
Phone: (813) 974-6239
Fax: (813) 974-3084

Greg Smersh is director of the advisory board for the Real Estate Society at USF and teaches finance and real estate in the Finance Department at the Muma College of Business. His academic research has investigated the variation in house price appreciation due to risk factors such as hurricanes and sinkholes. His seminal paper on pricing residential amenities in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 1998 has been cited nearly 500 times.

Smersh earned a doctorate from the University of Florida, an MBA from Western Washington University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. Prior to joining USF in 2009, he was in the construction industry and worked as a consultant for the CCIM Institute. He has also done consulting work for real-estate developers throughout the state of Florida and held visiting positions at other Florida universities. He currently teaches the 100 percent online section of Principles of Finance along with several sections of the Real Estate Decision Making elective course.


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