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Real Estate Finance Academy

The Pitt Business Real Estate Finance Academy, sponsored by JLL, is a co-curricular experience designed to educate business students on careers in the real estate finance industry. Through a series of workshops taught by industry-leading companies, students will develop knowledge and professional contacts that will differentiate them in the competitive marketplace.

Upon completion of the academy, students will receive the credential of Certificate of Completion.

Participation Benefits

  • Gain foundational knowledge on the principles of real estate finance and investments, the financial analysis of development and commercial lease projects, and the statistical analysis of real estate data analytics
  • Network with regional and national real estate industry leaders through a series of workshops held on location at the company hosting the session
  • Enjoy enhanced access to job and internship opportunities through the relationships established between the school and the industry partners

About Our Partner

The Pitt Business Career Development Office has partnered with JLL, a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. JLL offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying, developing, or investing in real estate.

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About the Pitt Business Professional Academies Program

The Real Estate Finance Academy is part of the Pitt Business Professional Academies Program. The academies are designed to equip students with industry-specific professional skills that can complement their academic major, certificates, and minors.

The Pitt Business Professional Sales Academy is another option available to students. Additional academies are currently under development.