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Sergio Gárate - Emory University, Goizueta Business School. ATLANTA, GA, US

Sergio Gárate

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Finance, Director of the Goizueta Real Estate Program | Emory University, Goizueta Business School



Sergio Gárate joined Goizueta Business School as Director of the Real Estate Program in 2023. Sergio’s research examines issues related to technology’s impact on real estate, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), information asymmetry, and government-sponsored enterprises. His work has been published in journals such as Real Estate Economics and Urban Studies and has received awards from the American Real Estate Society.

At Goizueta, Sergio teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in real estate finance, appraisal, and market analysis. He brings an applied approach and industry experience to his courses. Prior to this role, Sergio spent over a decade with global companies including Walmart, Havi Global Solutions, Citibank, and Repsol YPF.

As Director of the Real Estate Program, Sergio is committed to enhancing student opportunities through professional networking, conference participation, real estate competitions, and career advancement.

During his time off, Sergio enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and traveling to Chile to visit family and friends. Sergio is a snowboarding, surfing, and flyfishing fan, but most often, you’ll find him running the hills of northern Georgia.