Schack Institute of Real Estate

Preparing the Future Leaders of Real Estate and Real Estate Development

The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate offers cutting-edge, globally focused curricula. All programs focus on experiential learning and are taught by leaders in academia and seasoned real estate professionals. The Schack Institute provides unsurpassed networking opportunities through direct connections within the real estate industry, and world-renowned conferences, internships, and guest speakers. The Schack Advisory Board serves as a driving force behind the stellar NYU real estate education you will receive, combined with the opportunity to study in NYC, the real estate capital of the world. Learn more about our BS in Real Estate, MS in Real Estate, and MS in Real Estate Development.

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

The Schack REIT Center’s REIT Investment Fund will provide Schack students with an opportunity to apply and integrate real estate institute teachings in the pursuit of investment management experience and results.

Global field intensives at the Schack Institute of Real Estate offer students immersive learning experiences in key international real estate markets, fostering a deep understanding of global industry dynamics. Through site visits, guest lectures, and hands-on projects, participants gain invaluable insights and connections that enhance their expertise and networks in the global real estate arena.

Industry Speakers

The Schack Institute of Real Estate's Distinguished Speaker Series features renowned figures from the real estate industry, offering students direct access to insights and perspectives from industry leaders. Additionally, the Executive in Residence program brings seasoned professionals to engage with students, providing mentorship and real-world guidance to shape the next generation of real estate professionals.

Industry Connections

Schack Institute’s extensive industry connections facilitate site tour visits, allowing students to gain first hand exposure to various real estate developments and projects. Additionally, the institute organizes networking events that bring together students, faculty, and industry professionals, providing invaluable opportunities for mentorship, collaboration, and career advancement in the real estate sector.

MESSAGE FROM ASSOCIATE DEAN MARC NORMAN

Welcome to the NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, a global leader in real estate, finance, industry engagement and applied research. Whether your interests are in real estate finance, construction or development, you will find that Schack is unmatched in the depth and breadth of opportunities for students to advance their careers.

I encourage you to learn as much as you can about our programs and about the unique experience that the Schack Institute of Real Estate offers. I wish you the best in all of your professional endeavors and look forward to the possibility of you joining us to pursue your degree or career journey.

SCHACk BY THE NUMBERS

Ranked #3
Real estate undergraduate degree program in the United States in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report Education in the Undergraduate Program category
98.3%
Of students employed post graduation
4,800+
ALUMNI WHO COMPRISE THE SCHACK ALUMNI NETWORK

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES THAT SET YOU APART

Schack Institute of Real Estate graduate degree programs provide a New York City advantage combined with global insights that are critically important. Learn from top industry experts, travel and work around the world, and build an invaluable professional network.

Master’s in Real Estate

Commercial and residential are evolving, separately and together, due to various economic, social, and technical factors and advances. Gain the insights, analytical skills, and connections to build and grow your real estate career now and in the future.

The Hirsh Fellows Program

Hirsh Fellows Program enrolls 15-20 exceptional full-time students who earn a Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) with a concentration in Finance and Investment. Building upon the Schack Institute’s world-renowned graduate real estate curriculum, the Hirsh Fellows Program offers a highly specialized, one-year academic and co-curricular cohort experience that prepares students for management and executive positions in the real estate industry.


Master’s in Real Estate Development (MSRED)

Explore the development process; finance of development projects; legal, land use and regulatory frameworks; design and construction; and market analysis and technology.

Master’s in Construction Management

*No longer accepting new students*
Gain insights, management, leadership, and technical skills for a career in a field that is experiencing explosive growth on a local, national, and global level.

EARN YOUR UNDERGRADUATE REAL ESTATE DEGREE AT NYU

The Schack Institute's BS in Real Estate has repeatedly been ranked as one of the top university real estate undergraduate degree programs in the United States. In 2020, the program was ranked #3 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report Education in the category of Undergraduate Program.

Bachelor’s in Real Estate

The BS in Real Estate provides students with a comprehensive understanding of real estate within the urban landscape.

PROFESSIONALLY FOCUSED CONTINUING EDUCATION

Schack Institute offers online Courses in Building Design, Construction, and Real Estate. A full range of Certificate Programs in Real Estate and Construction are offered for your professional development needs.

CENTERS OF LEARNING

The CREFC Center convenes members of academia
and industry in addressing critical issues for the
commercial real estate finance sector.

The Center for the Sustainable Built Environment seeks to advance the study and practice of sustainability across the many disciplines that encompass professional real estate.

The NYU Urban Lab is a leading national voice and
influencing body focused on impact real estate
development and inclusive growth in cities.

The REIT Center provides a forum for the study and analysis of REITS, REOCs, and their expanding sphere of influence in real asset investment.

A Special Message from Larry Silverstein

Larry Silverstein, founder of the NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate, chairman emeritus of the Schack Institute Board, and chairman of Silverstein Properties, had a message for our students and people everywhere: we will come through this better, stronger, and more resilient than ever.

Events and Conferences

The Schack Institute hosts some of the most prominent conferences in real estate, including the Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate, the Annual REIT Symposium, and the Annual Women in Real Estate Symposium—one of the largest events of its kind in the industry.

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April 17, 2024

28th Annual REIT Symposium

The Pierre Hotel, 2 E 61st St, New York, NY
Upcoming Events
June 13, 2024
ULI New York’s Young Leaders Group Summer Social
The JACX 28-07 Jackson Avenue, 5th Floor New York, NY 11101
June 20, 2024
Career Development x University Relations X DEI: The Future of Real Estate Career Development Forum
Hines, 345 Hudson St 12th floor, New York, NY 10014
June 26, 2024
To the Bronx and Back: Sunset Boat Tour
Pier 16, South Street Seaport, 89 South St New York, NY 10038

DISTINGUISHED FACULTY

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Stephanie D Wright

Clinical Assistant Professor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

Manish Srivastava

Clinical Professor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

Zair Cheema

Clinical Assistant Professor

Schack Institute of Real Estate

Schack Highlights

April 3, 2024
NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Its 28th Annual REIT Symposium on April 17
November 6, 2023
NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Its 56th Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate on November 30
August 23, 2023
NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Its Popular Annual National Symposium of Women in Real Estate on September 21 in NYC
May 8, 2023
NYU SPS Schack Institute Alum Constantinos “Gus” Podias Creates First-of-Its-Kind On-Demand Delivery Platform/App for the Construction Industry
April 19, 2023
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate Introduces Ground-Breaking, Student-Run REIT Investment Fund
March 22, 2023
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host 27th Annual REIT Symposium on April 19 in New York City
April 3, 2024
NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Its 28th Annual REIT Symposium on April 17
November 6, 2023
NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Its 56th Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate on November 30
August 23, 2023
NYU SPS Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host Its Popular Annual National Symposium of Women in Real Estate on September 21 in NYC
May 8, 2023
NYU SPS Schack Institute Alum Constantinos “Gus” Podias Creates First-of-Its-Kind On-Demand Delivery Platform/App for the Construction Industry
April 19, 2023
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate Introduces Ground-Breaking, Student-Run REIT Investment Fund
March 22, 2023
NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host 27th Annual REIT Symposium on April 19 in New York City