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Sean Wilkoff

Assistant Professor of Finance
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor , and some style." - Maya Angelou

Summary

Dr. Wilkoff is an assistant professor of finance at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his PhD, in Finance and Real Estate, from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He joined the faculty of University of Nevada, Reno in 2020.

After graduating from UC Berkeley, he worked as a financial economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Following the SEC he worked as an associate at Cornerstone Research, an economic litigation consulting firm. Prior to working at UNR, he was a visiting faculty at Penn State. His research has been presented at major academic conferences and includes real estate and the municipal bond market. He has been cited by the media (e.g. wallethub) for his real estate expertise.

He teaches investments and real estate investments.

Research Interests

  • Real Estate
  • Municipal Finance

Courses Taught

  • Investments (undergraduate)
  • Real Estate Investments (Undergraduate, Masters, and MBA)
  • Contemporary Issues in Real Estate (Undergraduate)

Education

Ph.D. in Finance and Real Estate, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, 2012

M.S. Business Administration in Finance, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, 2008

B.A. Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, 2005

Study Abroad, UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE, Adelaide, Australia, 2004-2005