Rick Palacios, Jr.

Rick is Director of Research at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an independent research provider and consulting firm focused on the housing industry. With more than 10 years of experience in residential real estate and economic research, Rick oversees all research pertaining to the single-family for sale/rent, multifamily and building product sectors.

Previously, Rick worked as an Equity Research Associate covering the homebuilding space at Morgan Stanley in New York. In addition, he spent several years as an Analyst at the Milken Institute, an economic think tank located in Santa Monica, California. Rick is regularly quoted in local news publications as well as major outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, and Professional Builder.

Palacios holds a Master of Science (MS) in Real Estate Economics and Finance from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of California, Irvine.

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Director of Research