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Alico Chair of Finance, Eminent Scholar
Phone: (239) 590-7321
Office: Lutgert Hall 2301
Tim Allen joined the faculty of the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University as the Alico Corporation Chair in Financial Management and Eminent Scholar in 2012. He holds a doctorate degree in Real Estate Finance and Economics from the University of Georgia and was previously on faculty at Florida Atlantic University and the College of Charleston. In addition to teaching finance and real estate courses at FGCU, he serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals, maintains an active academic research agenda, and operates a private appraisal, brokerage, and consulting practice and a private real estate equity investment fund. His private consulting practice focuses on providing detailed market research and statistical/econometric analysis to assist individuals, corporations, and state and federal government agencies in their financial decision making processes regarding corporate financial management and real estate acquisition, disposition, litigation, valuation, system evaluation, and political lobbying decisions. His experience includes analysis of office, retail, industrial, hotel/resort, residential, agricultural, recreational, billboards, and vacant land properties and developments.
Since beginning his career in 1992, Professor Allen has published over 80 academic writings, including journal articles, textbooks, and white papers. His work has appeared in Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Real Estate Economics, Financial Review, The Appraisal Journal, Journal of Real Estate Literature, Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, Journal of Business and Leadership, International Journal of Business and Public Administration, Journal of Real Estate Literature, and other outlets.
More than 40 of Professor Allen’s research papers have been presented at conferences around the world, including those held by the American Real Estate Society, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the Academy of Business Disciplines, the National Association of Auctioneers, the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, the National Alliance of Highway Beautification Agencies, the Southern Finance Association, the Academy of Finance and Economics, the Eastern Finance Association, and the World Conference on Transportation Research.
Professor Allen is a Florida State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, a Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker, a CCIM designee, a Certified Argus® Specialist, a member of the Urban Land Institute, a graduate of the ULI Sustainability Institute, and an Associate Member of the Appraisal Institute.