The Master in Real Estate class of 2024 has 35 students. Fifty-one percent are from the United States and forty-nine percent are from other countries, including Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Malaysia, and Thailand. All have work experience in such areas as development, investment, project management, construction management, private equity, design, consulting, planning, asset management, prop tech, law, and brokerage. The average age of the class is 30 years old.
Christopher Broughton is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and brings a diverse real estate background to the GSD. Most recently, Christopher worked at HR&A Advisors where he consulted to private and public sector organizations on real estate transactions, planning processes, and economic development strategies. This included creating development plans, analyzing project feasibility, and implementing public-private partnerships. Previously, Christopher worked in a variety of real estate organizations including global commercial brokerage, Cushman and Wakefield, as well as Tribridge Residential, a multifamily owner, operator, developer. Christopher is a member of ULI Atlanta and holds a BA in Business Administration with Honors from Morehouse College.