Morris A. Davis


Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee (Chair)

Dr. Davis is the Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and Academic Director of the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School, where he has worked since September 2014. Dr. Davis is also currently a Visiting Scholar of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Previously, Dr. Davis was the James A. Graaskamp Chair of Real Estate in the Department of Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he worked from September 2006 through August 2014. Dr. Davis was also the Academic Director of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From July 2002 to August 2006, Dr. Davis was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board working in the Flow of Funds Section. From October 2001 to July 2002, he was Director of Yield Optimization at Return Buy, Inc. and from August 1998 to October 2001, Dr. Davis was an economist at the Macroeconomics and Quantitative Studies Section of the Federal Reserve Board. Dr. Davis also served on the board of directors of the SkyBridge Opportunity Zone Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc., a private REIT, from November 2018 until September 2019 where he was the chair of the valuation committee. Dr. Davis was formerly an Adjunct Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and also formerly served as a Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Dr. Davis is widely published on issues related to the U.S. housing markets and a frequent lecturer. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.