Richard J. Buttimer, Jr. Ph.D

Co-Director of the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate
John Crosland, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Real Estate and Professor of Finance

Dr. Richard J. Buttimer, Jr., is Dean of  the University of North Florida Coggin College of Business. He has a Ph.D. in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. He specializes in derivative and real estate finance. His research interests are mortgage valuation, default modeling, and the application of options theory to real estate problems. He has published papers that examine the use of financial risk management techniques within government in a number of academic journals including Real Estate Economics, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, The Review of Futures Markets, The Journal of Housing Economics, and the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking. Dr. Buttimer has worked with many of our hedge fund clients, valuing both domestic and international instruments including warrants, convertibles, swaps, fixed-income investments, mortgages, PIPEs, and private equities.