John Burns ('85)
John founded John Burns Real Estate Consulting in 2001 and has advised real estate executives since 1989, beginning with eight years in KPMG Peat Marwick’s Real Estate Consulting practice after he completed his CPA. Many of the largest companies in the real estate and investment industries retain John to produce ongoing research and strategic advice on the for-sale housing market, as well as customized market and consumer research studies to help with portfolio, strategic and community-specific decisions. More than 400,000 people follow John’s LinkedIn Influencer column, 27,000 subscribe to his free Building Market Intelligence emails, and media sources quote John about 60 times per year. John has a MBA from UCLA and a BA in economics from Stanford University.