Clinical Associate Professor
Schack Institute of Real Estate
- BA, CUNY
- MUP, NYU
Barry Hersh is a full time faculty member at NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate. He helped design and now leads the MS in Real Estate Development, teaching courses such as Land Use and Environmental Regulation, Development Process and the Development Capstone, and also hosting international students most recently from the Netherlands and China. He advises development students and their groups, including competition teams, works on new curriculum, and is an elected representative to the NYU Faculty Senate. Initially a city planner, then a corporate real estate executive, he became a successful real estate redeveloper focusing on environmentally challenged properties, waterfronts and adaptive reuse of historic buildings in the Northeast and beyond. He consults with non-profit community organizations and government agencies including the US EPA, as well as with real estate principals. He is the author of numerous articles and the book Urban Redevelopment, published by Routledge in 2017, and also speaks frequently, locally and internationally. He is a former NAIOP Distinguished Fellow, an active member of the Urban Land Institute, a board member of the City of Stamford Historic Preservation Commission, the Center for Land Recycling and the Waterfront Center.