TEDxEastHampton – Jesse Keenan on Community Growth REIT

Jesse M. Keenan is the Research Director for the Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE.) at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Keenan has previously advised on matters concerning real estate and housing for agencies of the U.S. Government, Fortune 500 Companies, not-for-profit community enterprises, and international development NGOs.

Keenan previously served as an Adjunct Professor of Housing Law & Policy at the University of Miami; as Fellow of Housing Studies at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University; as Visiting Research Professor at the Institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam; and, as Visiting Professor at The Bauhaus Academy in Germany. Keenan’s design, policy and photography work has been exhibited at numerous museums and galleries, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Keenan has had works published by the Wharton Real Estate Review, the Cornell Real Estate Review, Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, Harvard University, the American Bar Association, MoMA and has been widely cited as a housing and real estate authority by CNBC, NBC News, PBS, Bloomberg, AP, Reuters, Fox News and Residential Architecture Magazine. Keenan formerly served as a policy advisor and speech writer for numerous policy-makers, including the Honorable Bill Richardson.

Keenan concurrently serves as the Managing Editor of Housing.com and as Of Counsel to the law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP.. Keenan attended the University of Georgia, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Columbia and Miami.

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