RPM Living Hires Chief Economist for an Edge on Predictive Analysis
Brad Dillman brings housing forecast model expertise and more than 15 years of experience to RPM
RPM Living, the sixth largest apartment manager in the nation, announces hiring well-respected chief economist, Brad Dillman, to enhance its forecasting capabilities as it dials in on strategic growth, and provide associates with a competitive operational resource.
“I’m excited to be on board and look forward to enhancing the gains made by our award-winning analytics infrastructure,” says Dillman.
The addition of Dillman brings a new level of technical expertise to RPM, through statistical modeling, data science, and forecasting, which informs how it can build operational models that will improve performance. This, coupled with the internal and external data it collects, will help RPM and its clients make savvier investment decisions.
“We are bringing Brad on board to enhance our predictive analytics and forecasting abilities, which are being both demanded and made possible by our rapidly growing scale,” said Jason Berkowitz, Chief Executive Officer of RPM Living. “Brad is a well-respected and proven macro-strategic thought leader and technical expert that will help us grow our management and investment platforms and arm our associates with even more resources to continue providing best-in-class service.”
Prior to joining RPM, Dillman was an economist and data scientist building housing forecast models for well-known national homebuilders and other multifamily property management companies. He has a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics and holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) professional designations.
Dillman tracks industry, economic, and capital market trends, regularly presenting to investors and other key stakeholders and industry audiences. He leads research and analytical initiatives through hands-on experience in forecasting and predictive modeling, including econometric, stochastic, and machine-learning processes and then translates that research and analysis into actionable takeaways. Dillman has authored numerous works on the economy and housing and is regularly tapped for his insights as a media commentator on national outlets including CNBC, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Yahoo Finance.
About RPM Living
RPM Living is a full-service multifamily management company offering an innovative and personalized approach to real estate services including management, investment and development. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, RPM is ranked #6 on the NMHC Top 50 Largest Apartment Manager list, managing more than 180 clients, 12 regional offices and 200,000 units, with an owned portfolio of $3 billion. Founded by Jason Berkowitz in 2002, the firm has grown to 4,500 associates nationwide spread across over 50 markets, all of whom share the collective vision to enhance clients’ investments through customized solutions and exceptional resident-centric service. To learn more about RPM, visit RPMLiving.com.
Photo: Brad Dillman, Chief Economist at RPM Living
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