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Greg Hallman - The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. Austin, TX, US

Greg Hallman Greg Hallman

Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance | Faculty Director, Real Estate Finance Investment Center | The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business


Financial analysis and valuation, real estate finance, and mortgage backed securities


Areas of Expertise (13)

Consulting Real Estate Finance Executive Compensation REITS Securities Valuation Commercial Damage Mortgage Backed Securities Litigation Consulting Expert Testimony Financial Analysis Structured Debt Products Corporate Finance


Greg Hallman is an educator and researcher in the financial field, with specific expertise in real estate finance, valuation, and investment theory. He has testified on matters involving securities, valuation, and commercial damage issues.

Hallman is a senior lecturer in the department of finance at McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. He is also the director of the Real Estate Finance and Investment Center (REFIC) and the McCombs MBA REIT Fund, a student-managed investment fund invested 100% in US Equity REITs.

Previously, Hallman worked in consulting in the Bay Area at Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, and InteCap, Inc. He is founder of the financial planning firm, Austin Financial Analytics, and has been a senior consultant for Charles River Associates.

He has taught MBA finance and real estate finance courses at UT Austin since 2002, and has been a visiting professor at the Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain.





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9th Annual Alumni Business Conference - Greg Hallman and MSF Student Panel


Education (3)

The University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business : PhD, Finance 1996

Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business: MBA, Finance 1988

University of Virginia: BA, Chemistry 1985

Activities and Societies: Phi Kappi Psi

Media Appearances (7)

Energy-Efficient Texas Houses Worth $25K More Than Traditional Homes, Study Finds

ABJ  online


LEED-certified homes showed an 8 percent boost in value showing that while it may not be easy, it's sure worth it being green.

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Green Homes In Texas Add $25,000 Resale Value, Study Finds

The Street  online


A new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) finds that new homes in Texas built to meet green building standards like LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world's most widely used green building rating system, are worth an average of $25,000 more in resale value than conventional homes.

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A Home of Last Resort

Texas Monthly  online


“The idea that everything would collapse at once is a classic black swan event, but clearly there are people thinking along those lines,” Greg Hallman, a senior lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business, told me. (Hallman specializes in real-estate finance.)

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MBA Programs In Real Estate Are Booming, As Jobs In The Property Sector Surge

BusinessBecause  online


As investment yields and asset values in commercial property surge, global real estate is offering up lucrative MBA careers. At McCombs, which offers a real estate MBA concentration, Greg Hallman, senior finance professor, says demand from both students and employers is increasing.

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Shifting Risk: Greed and the Mortgage Mess

Texas Enterprise | Big Ideas in Business  online


“We still wanted to believe it was true that acting in your own self-interest would produce good results,” says Hallman. “But in this case, that idea clearly led to a horrible outcome.”

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Colleges Turn the Economic Crisis Into a Lesson Plan

The New York Times  print


“At its core, finance is the study of risk and return,” said Hallman. “The past couple of years in the market have given today’s students a perfect illustration of that.”

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Austin housing market expected to continue growth, despite low supply and rising interest rates

Community Impact Newspaper  online


Despite uncertainty about the impact of the new tax plan and concerns about possible rising interest rates, Greg Hallman, a senior lecturer in real estate finance at The University of Texas at Austin, said both the national and global economies are doing better than they were last year. As a result, he said he expects the GDP to grow 2-3 percent in 2018, which will boost consumer confidence.

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Articles (2)

Incentive Compensation and the Likelihood of Termination: Theory and Evidence from Real Estate Organizations. Real Estate Economics


We analyze two managerial compensation incentive devices: the threat of termination and pay for performance.

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Business Valuation: Adjusted Present Value (APV) Method Kluwer Academic Press


A real options framework for pricing UNEs is illustrated that demonstrates how TELRIC-based prices result in underpricing.

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