MRED alumnus Guillermo Gonzalez used education, connections to start consulting agency
Guillermo Gonzalez (MRED ’11), founder of Connecticut-based Gonzalez Advisory, began his career in architecture but wanted more experience in the business side of real estate. This desire led him to pursue a Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) degree from ASU.
Building the next generation of real estate leaders
An ASU MRED alum explains how he and fellow advisory board members give back and help open doors for others in one of Arizona’s hottest industries.
From graphic artist to real estate director: MRED program helped alumnus Devin Beasley make career shift
Devin Beasley (MRED ’14), Executive Director of Self Storage at Cushman & Wakefield in Phoenix, Ariz., was inspired to pursue a new career in real estate when he observed the rapid growth and construction in his Brooklyn neighborhood.
Master’s in real estate alumna Kaitlyn Fondano uses MRED experience to build better communities
Kaitlyn Fondano née Mulhollan (MRED ’16), Director of Development for Specialized Real Estate Group, draws on her holistic education from W. P. Carey to help create healthy, interconnected living communities in Northwest Arkansas.
Master’s in real estate alumnus Varadaraj Zamindar praises MRED for its strong emphasis on community building
Varadaraj Zamindar (MRED ’17), Founder of the Rao Raja of Indore Foundation, spends his time advocating for social change in his community, and appreciates the lessons he learned while pursuing his masters in real estate development at ASU.
Master's in real estate led alumnus Josiah Byrnes to lifelong career connections
Josiah Byrnes (MRED ’10), President of Embree Capital Markets Group, credits the W. P.
Master’s in real estate alumnus views MRED as favorite educational experience
Billy Cundiff (MRED ’16), Managing Director of Greystar, enjoys being a part of the alumni community and establishing connections with current students — his involvement gives him the opportunity to give back to the program, and appreciate how far he’s come in his own career.
MRED students, alumni echo hands-on experience and connections make the program
Since ASU’s innovative real estate education initiative launched in August 2006 with MRED, it has seen 406 students earn their master’s degree in real estate development in the nine-month program.
Tips for pursuing a graduate degree in real estate development
Fred E. Taylor Professor in Real Estate Mark Stapp shares his points of view on the pursuit of graduate-level education in real estate development.
Arizona offers homeowners little protection from bad HOAs, managers
Unlike other industries, homeowners associations go practically unregulated. That leaves residents with inadequate support when something goes wrong.