Dr. David C. Ling
Dr. David C. Ling was awarded the David Ricardo Medal by the American Real Estate Society.

Ling awarded highest honor by American Real Estate Society

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. –McGurn Professor of Real Estate Dr. David C. Ling was awarded the David Ricardo Medal by the American Real Estate Society at its annual conference April 15 in Naples, Fla.

The David Ricardo Medal is the highest recognition by the ARES for scholarly work in the real estate discipline. The award “recognizes a person who has created a significant body of published research in academic and refereed professional journals spanning at least two decades that includes multiple important, influential writings in journals and/or books.”

“I was both surprised and honored to be recognized by my peers for my contributions to the real estate and urban economics literature,” Dr. Ling said.

Dr. Ling teaches courses in commercial real estate finance and investment at the graduate level and serves as Director of the Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program. His academic and professional publications have included articles on housing policy and economics, mortgage markets and pricing, private commercial real estate investments, publicly traded real estate companies, and performance evaluation.

Dr. Ling has provided research and consulting services to several state and national organizations including the Federal National Mortgage Association, the National Association of Home Builders, the National Association of Realtors, and the Florida Association of Realtors.