Peter Linneman

With almost forty years of active involvement in real estate investments, strategy, and operation, Dr. Peter Linneman leads as Founder and CEO of Linneman ARPA, American Land Fund, KL Realty, and Linneman Associates. He is the author of Real Estate Finance and Investments: Risks and Opportunities, the quarterly publication, The Linneman Letter, and more than 100 scholarly publications.


Dr. Linneman previously served as senior managing director of Equity International Properties, Vice Chairman of Amerimar Realty, and Chairman of the board of Rockefeller Center Properties. He currently serves on the board of directors and acts as an advisor for numerous national and international real estate companies.


He was the Emeritus Albert Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Finance, and Public Policy at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and founder of the Zell Lurie Real Estate Center. He has served over 32 years as a professor at the Wharton School, and was co-editor of The Wharton Real Estate Review.


Dr. Linneman holds both masters and doctorate degrees in economics from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree from Ashland University.