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Barrett Slade

James M. Passey Professor of Finance,
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Barrett A. Slade, PhD, and Professor of Finance and Real Estate at the Marriott School at Brigham Young University, is the author of The Valuation of Office Properties: A Contemporary Perspective, published by the Appraisal Institute. His research has been published in numerous real estate finance and economics journals including The Appraisal Journal, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Research, the National Tax Journal, the Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, the Institutional Real Estate Letter, Real Estate Review, and the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management.

Group Affiliations

  • Asian Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (ANREV) — 2020–0
  • European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV) — 2017–0
  • Pension Real Estate Association — 2005–0
  • American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association — 1997–0
  • American Real Estate Society — 1997–0
  • National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries — 1997–0

Selected Publications

  • "Land Prices and the Development Process", Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, 2023
  • "Real Estate: A Household Wealth Perspective", Real Estate: A Household Wealth Perspective, Page 291, Plain Sight Publishing, Springville, Utah, 2022
  • "A Comparison of NCREIF, INREV, and ANREV Open-End Core Fund Indices", Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Edition 2, Volume 27, Pages 89-103, Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, UK, 2022
  • "Institutional Real Estate in the Post-COVID era", Institutional Real Estate Americas, Pages 43-46, Institutional Real Estate, Inc., San Ramon, CA, 2021
  • "Big Box and Urban Land Prices: Friend or Foe?", Real Estate Economics, Edition 1, Volume 46, Page 52, Wiley, Sumit Agarwal, Brent W. Ambrose & Abdullah Yavas, 2017
  • "Land Rush! The Winners and Losers in the New Century", The Appraisal Journal, Edition 1, Volume LXXXII, Pages 37-58, Appraisal Institute, Chicago, IL, 2014
  • "Rushing to Overpay: Modeling and Measuring the REIT Premium", Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Edition 3, Volume 47, Pages 506-537, Springer, 2013
  • "National Transaction-based Land Price Indices", Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Edition 4, Volume 45, Pages 829-845, Springer, Grenadier, Kau, Sirmans, 2012
  • "Office Property DCF Assumptions: What We Learn from Two Decades of Analysts Surveys", The Appraisal Journal, Edition 3, Volume LXXVIII, Pages 251-261, Appraisal Institute, Chicago, IL, 2010
  • "Constructing Commercial Indices: A Semiparametric Adaptive Estimator Approach", Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics, Volume 32, Pages 151-168, Springer, 2006
  • "Assessed Valuation and Property Taxation of Multi-family Housing: An Empirical Analysis of Horizontal and Vertical Equity", Journal of Real Estate Research, Volume 27, Pages 17-46, American Real Estate Society, 2005
  • "Do Out-of-State Buyers Pay More for Real Estate? An Examination of Anchoring-Induced Bias and Search Costs", Real Estate Economics, Edition 1, Volume 32, Pages 85-126, 2004
  • "Some Loans Are More Equal than Others: Third -Party Originations and Defaults in the Subprime Mortgage Industry", Real Estate Economics, Edition 4, Volume 30, Pages 667-697, 2002


  • Best paper presented at the American Real Estate Society Annual Conference in the CoStar Data category (2017), American Real Estate Society, 2017
  • LeRoy Pia Leadership and Service Award, Appraisal Institute--Utah Chapter, 2014
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Finance Department, 2013
  • James Passey Professorship, Marriott School, 2012
  • Richard U. Ratcliff Award, Appraisal Institute, 2011
  • Marriott School Scholarly Excellence Award, Marriott School, 2009
  • J. Cyril Johnson Fellowship, Brigham Young University, 2001
  • Manuscript Prize-Best Paper Published in the Journal of Real Estate Research, Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute, 2001
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Business Management Department, 2001

Professional Citizenship

  • Utah Community Credit Union, Board Member, December 2014–0