CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today announced that Selma Hepp has joined the company as deputy chief economist. Most recently, Hepp served as chief economist and vice president of business intelligence at Compass and Pacific Union International. Other prior positions include chief economist at Trulia, senior economist for the California Association of Realtors, and economist and manager of public policy and homeownership at the National Association of Realtors.
As deputy chief economist for CoreLogic, Hepp will bring her creative data storytelling ability to communicate applied research to audiences at all levels—from consumers to large corporations. She will lead economic research using the CoreLogic gold standard data and analytics resources including the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index™ and other indices and services. Hepp will expand the visibility of the CoreLogic economic policy unit and enhance research capabilities and tools, which are widely referenced by clients, industry leaders, the public sector and the news media.
“We are excited to welcome Selma to the CoreLogic Office of the Chief Economist,” said Frank Nothaft, chief economist for CoreLogic. “She brings extensive expertise and thought leadership around key topics like housing and urban economics, domestic and international housing markets, the mortgage market, demographic trends, and more. We are confident that her wide-reaching industry experience will help ensure our market-leading property data, analytics and insights continue to provide value to our clients and broader markets.”
Hepp earned her Master’s Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and Ph.D. in urban economics from the University of Maryland. Hepp has appeared on radio and television programs and is regularly quoted in Forbes and Mansion Global and leading industry trade publications such as Inman and Curbed.
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