Schack Institute of Real Estate

Preparing The Future Leaders Of Real Estate, Real Estate Development & Construction Management

The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate offers cutting-edge, globally focused curricula including a real estate bachelor’s degree, real estate and real estate development graduate degrees, a construction management graduate degree, real estate continuing education, and real estate executive education. All programs focus on experiential learning and are taught by leaders in academia and seasoned real estate professionals. The Schack Institute provides unsurpassed networking opportunities through direct connections within the real estate industry, and world-renowned conferences, internships, and guest speakers. The Schack Advisory Board serves as a driving force behind the stellar NYU real estate education you will receive, combined with the opportunity to study in NYC, the real estate capital of the world.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION

The CREFC Center convenes members of academia
and industry in addressing critical issues for the
commercial real estate finance sector.

The Center for the Sustainable Built Environment seeks to advance the study and practice of sustainability across the many disciplines that encompass professional real estate.

 

The NYU Urban Lab is a leading national voice and
influencing body focused on impact real estate
development and inclusive growth in cities.

The REIT Center provides a forum for the study and analysis of REITS, REOCs, and their expanding sphere of influence in real asset investment.

MESSAGE FROM ASSOCIATE DEAN MARC NORMAN

Marc Norman serves as the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development & Investment, and associate dean of the Schack Institute of Real Estate. He is a renowned urban planner and a 25-year veteran in the field of community development and finance. Norman plays a visionary role in advancing the Schack Institute’s established programs and new initiatives in the field of urban development.

SHACK INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY EVENTS

10/13/22

NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF WOMEN IN REAL ESTATE

11/9/22

55th ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MARKETS

4/19/23

27th ANNUAL REIT SYMPOSIUM

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES THAT SET YOU APART

Schack Institute of Real Estate graduate degree programs provide a New York City advantage combined with global insights that are critically important. Learn from top industry experts, travel and work around the world, and build an invaluable professional network.

Master’s in Real Estate

  • Can be completed in as little as 13 months in ouraccelerated full-time format
  • Flexible full- and part-time study options available
  • Tiered core curriculum that focuses in the criticalareas of real estate and corporate finance, economics and market analysis, the developmentprocess, and real estate capital markets
  • Concentrations in Finance and Investment, and Real Estate Management
  • Internships at leading real estate firms
  • Study abroad opportunities and industry site visits

The Hirsh Fellows Program

Each fall, the Schack Institute of Real Estate Hirsh Fellows Program enrolls 15-20 exceptional full-time students who earn a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) with a concentration in Finance and Investment.

Building upon the Schack Institute’s world-renowned graduate real estate curriculum, the Hirsh Fellows Program offers a highly specialized, one-year academic and co-curricular cohort experience that prepares students for management and executive positions in the real estate industry. The selected cohort begins its studies in late August, prior to the start of the regular semester.


Master's in Real Estate Development

  • Can be completed in as little as 13 months in ouraccelerated full-time format
  • Flexible full- and part-time study options available
  • Prepares you for top real estate development jobs
  • Choice of concentrations in: Global Real Estate, Sustainable Real Estate, and The Business of Real Estate
  • Internships at leading real estate development firms
  • Study abroad opportunities and industry site visits

Master’s in Construction Management

  • Flexible full- and part-time study options available
  • Taught by top industry professionals
  • Prepares you to manage construction projects aroundthe world
  • Builds skills in risk assessment, cost estimating,scheduling, and understanding and interpreting complexconstruction contracts
  • Located in the heart of the NYC construction industry
  • Opportuntities for visits to major construction sites

EARN YOUR UNDERGRADUATE REAL ESTATE DEGREE AT NYU

The Schack Institute's BS in Real Estate has repeatedly been ranked as one of the top university real estate undergraduate degree programs in the United States. In 2020, the program was ranked #3 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report Education in the category of Undergraduate Program.

Bachelor’s in Real Estate

  • Ranked #3 nationwide by US News & World Report
  • Provides deep insights into real estate finance andinvestment strategies, market analysis commerciallending and sustainability
  • Focuses on real estate finance and investment in theurban landscape
  • Provides a sought after NYU liberal arts education
  • Affords invaluable networking opportunities, study abroad experiences, and internship at top real estate and investment firms.

PROFESSIONALLY FOCUSED CONTINUING EDUCATION

For those professionals who are interested in sharpening their skills, the Schack Institute offers

Online Courses in Building Design, Construction, Real Estate

In addition to a full range of Certificate Programs in Real Estate and Construction

A Special Message from Larry Silverstein

Larry Silverstein, founder of the NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, chairman emeritus of the Schack Institute Board, and chairman of Silverstein Properties, had a message for our students and people everywhere: we will come through this better, stronger, and more resilient than ever.

Events and Conferences

The Schack Institute hosts some of the most prominent conferences in real estate, including the Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate, the Annual REIT Symposium, and the Annual Women in Real Estate Symposium—one of the largest events of its kind in the industry.

Please check back frequently for upcoming events.

2022 REIT Symposium Panel

NY1 Features Story on the NYCHA Real Estate Scholars Program— Recently Launched by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, Taconic Partners, and the Fund for Public Housing

Recently NY1 featured a story about the collaboration between the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate, Taconic Partners, and the Fund for Public Housing that have joined forces and have launched a pilot program, which provides a cohort of 20 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) high school students with an entry point to a commercial real estate career while introducing them to college student life.

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SCHACk BY THE NUMBERS

640+
Number of degree-seeking students currently enrolled
50+
Number of Countries Represented by Degree-Seeking Students
4,800
NUMBER OF ALUMNI WHO COMPRISE THE SCHACK ALUMNI NETWORK
98.3%
PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS EMPLOYED POST GRADUATION

DISTINGUISHED FACULTY

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Stephanie D Wright

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor

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Manish Srivastava

Clinical Professor

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Richard Lambeck

Clinical Associate Professor

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Schack Highlights

September 26, 2022
Faculty Spotlight: Shack Institute Clinical Professor Barry Hersh
September 26, 2022
Leading Commercial Real Estate Women Executives Take the Stage at the 5th Annual Women in Real Estate Symposium, Presented by NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, at the New York Hilton on October 13
September 26, 2022
New NYU SPS Applied Analytics Lab To Help Prepare Learners and Researchers to Capitalize on the Power of Modern Data Analytics
September 2, 2022
Schack Institute Alumni Spotlight: Jason Youngsoo Park
July 11, 2022
Schack Institute of Real Estate Clinical Professor Barry Hersh Is Appointed to EPA’s Financial Advisory Board (EFAB)
June 21, 2022
Project Destined and the NYU School of Professional Studies 
Schack Institute of Real Estate Collaborate to Provide Diverse Undergraduate Students With Unparalleled Access to Financial Modeling Training
April 18, 2022
Schack Institute Partners with REEC on a Summer Program to Introduce High School Students of Color to Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate
April 18, 2022
As Part of the Learning Process, Schack Institute Construction Management Students Take Tour of Former Bed Bath & Beyond Building Site
November 15, 2021
Rethinking Affordable Housing Finance
November 11, 2021
Schack Grad Students Create Digital Publication to Keep Community Connected
February 5, 2020
The Women in Real Estate Scholarship Program
February 5, 2020
The Schack Executive in Residence Series
March 30, 2021
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host 25th Annual REIT Symposium Through a Series of Online Webinars Presented April 6-8
February 5, 2020
The Schack Executive in Residence Series
November 8, 2019
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host 52nd Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate
October 1, 2019
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Third National Symposium of Women in Real Estate
August 22, 2019
48th Annual Urban Leadership Award Recipient Wendy Silverstein: Industry Leader and Chief Investment Officer of ARK, the Real Estate Private Equity Platform of The We Company
June 26, 2019
The New York South Asian Real Estate Network (NYSAREN) Panel and Dinner
September 26, 2022
Faculty Spotlight: Shack Institute Clinical Professor Barry Hersh
November 15, 2021
Rethinking Affordable Housing Finance
February 25, 2020
Q & A with Clinical Associate Professor Richard Lambeck
February 3, 2020
Q & A with Clinical Professor Timothy Savage, Ph.D.
September 26, 2022
Faculty Spotlight: Shack Institute Clinical Professor Barry Hersh
September 26, 2022
Leading Commercial Real Estate Women Executives Take the Stage at the 5th Annual Women in Real Estate Symposium, Presented by NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, at the New York Hilton on October 13
September 26, 2022
New NYU SPS Applied Analytics Lab To Help Prepare Learners and Researchers to Capitalize on the Power of Modern Data Analytics
September 2, 2022
Schack Institute Alumni Spotlight: Jason Youngsoo Park
July 11, 2022
Schack Institute of Real Estate Clinical Professor Barry Hersh Is Appointed to EPA’s Financial Advisory Board (EFAB)
June 21, 2022
Project Destined and the NYU School of Professional Studies 
Schack Institute of Real Estate Collaborate to Provide Diverse Undergraduate Students With Unparalleled Access to Financial Modeling Training
April 18, 2022
Schack Institute Partners with REEC on a Summer Program to Introduce High School Students of Color to Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate
April 18, 2022
As Part of the Learning Process, Schack Institute Construction Management Students Take Tour of Former Bed Bath & Beyond Building Site
November 15, 2021
Rethinking Affordable Housing Finance
November 11, 2021
Schack Grad Students Create Digital Publication to Keep Community Connected
February 5, 2020
The Women in Real Estate Scholarship Program
February 5, 2020
The Schack Executive in Residence Series
March 30, 2021
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host 25th Annual REIT Symposium Through a Series of Online Webinars Presented April 6-8
February 5, 2020
The Schack Executive in Residence Series
November 8, 2019
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host 52nd Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate
October 1, 2019
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Third National Symposium of Women in Real Estate
August 22, 2019
48th Annual Urban Leadership Award Recipient Wendy Silverstein: Industry Leader and Chief Investment Officer of ARK, the Real Estate Private Equity Platform of The We Company
June 26, 2019
The New York South Asian Real Estate Network (NYSAREN) Panel and Dinner
September 26, 2022
Faculty Spotlight: Shack Institute Clinical Professor Barry Hersh
November 15, 2021
Rethinking Affordable Housing Finance
February 25, 2020
Q & A with Clinical Associate Professor Richard Lambeck
February 3, 2020
Q & A with Clinical Professor Timothy Savage, Ph.D.