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Georgette Poindexter: David B. Ford Professor of
Real Estate

G. Poindexter

Professor Georgette Chapman Poindexter has been appointed the David B. Ford Professor of Real Estate, which became effective July 1, 2003.

She is the chair of the real estate department and a professor of real estate and legal studies at Wharton, and a professor of law at the Law School. She was also an academic visitor at the London School of Economics. Prior to joining the Penn faculty in 1994 she was in private law practice in New York and Philadelphia. She was named as the Ballard Research Scholar at the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton.

She lectures internationally on topics in commercial real estate and urban planning. She is a contributing editor of the Real Estate Law Journal and a member of the Editorial Board of The Practical Real Estate Lawyer. Her scholarly work has appeared in, among others, the Emory Law Journal, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Boston University Law Review, the University of Connecticut Law Review and the Real Estate Law Journal.

Professor Poindexter is a past recipient of the Undergraduate Division Excellence in Teaching Award and the Rapaport Award for Excellence in Teaching the Undergraduate Core.

She is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Professor Poindexter received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1985 and her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College.

David B. Ford, WG'70 has been one of the School's leading volunteers and established the David B. Ford Endowed Professorship in 2001. He recently retired from Goldman Sachs & Co., New York, where he was co-head of the Asset Management Group. Mr. Ford is a past chairman of Wharton's Annual Fund, and in 1998, he was honored with the School's Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on Wharton's Board of Overseers and is a member of the Board of Trustees for his undergraduate alma mater, Florida State University.

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 20, February 3, 2004

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