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About the Department of Finance & Real Estate

​​​The Department of Finance & Real Estate is dedicated to offering a conceptually grounded, quality education for a broad community of learners. The department's curriculum also provides a strong foundation for students with career goals related to:

  • Banking and corporate finance
  • Institutional asset management
  • Real estate investing, taxation and development
  • Investment sales and capital market analysis
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Wealth management

Thomas Berry
(312) 362-8360

Eric Holst
Associate Director, Research Institute
(312) 362-8513

Christina Madyun
Coordinator, Department Operations
(312) 362-5801

Kathleen O'Hare
Associate Director
(312) 362-7211

Olinda Rios
Student Development Coordinator
(312) 362-5905

Department Faculty

Our faculty represent a wide range of expertise in their respective fields, bringing their real-world business connections to the classroom.

Finance and real estate fac​ulty

Contact Us:

The Department of Finance & Real Estate, DePaul University
1 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60604
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Finance program inquiries:
Phone: (312) 362-8826

Real estate program inquiries:
Phone: (312) 362-5906