University of Texas at Arlington Department of Finance and Real Estate
UTA Box 19449
Richard J. Buttimer Jr. is the Gould-Mayfield Professor of Real Estate and an Associate Professor of Finance and Real Estate at The University of Texas at Arlington. He earned his BBA and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. He has taught courses in financial risk management, financial modeling, corporate finance, and real estate finance. Dr. Buttimer's current research interests include the role of financial risk management techniques in government, the pricing of mortgage servicing rights, and the long-run performance of REITs. His articles have appeared in many scholarly journals, including The Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Real Estate Economics, The Journal of Public Budgeting and Finance, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and The Journal of Housing Economics. Dr. Buttimer is an associate editor of The Journal of Real Estate Literature, and is on the editorial board of The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Dr. Buttimer (along with co-author Ron Rutherford) was awarded the 1994 Society of Office and Industrial Realtors prize for best industrial real estate paper. He has also won the W. Paul Green Memorial for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and the College of Business Administration Academic Research Award at The University of Texas at Arlington.