Rogier Holtermans is an Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance at the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph. Prior to becoming a faculty member within the real estate group at Guelph, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Lusk Center for Real Estate at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on two core topics: return drivers in the commercial real estate market, and the financial implications of energy efficiency and sustainability in the real estate market specifically, and the financial market in general. Rogier’s papers have been published in Journal of Banking and Finance, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Energy Policy, Journal of Economic Geography and Journal of Portfolio Management, and he regularly presents his findings at academic conferences, most notably the Allied Social Sciences Association meetings, the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association meetings, and the Financial Management Association meetings. Moreover, Rogier received the Real Estate Research Institute's 2017 dissertation research award.
Rogier holds a Bachelor and Master’s in International Business and a PhD in Finance from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. As a teacher, he taught courses on Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Investment and Valuation, and Corporate and Venture Finance, and supervised students' master theses. In addition to his personal research, Rogier was involved in the management and acquisition of two projects for the European Commission and multiple research projects in cooperation with BentallGreenOak, CBRE, and Measurabl. During the doctoral program he held visiting researcher positions at: the U.S. Green Building Council in Washington, DC; the MIT Center for Real Estate in Cambridge, MA; and the Lusk Center for Real Estate at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, CA.
Rogier is a research affiliate of the European Center for Corporate Engagement, the Maastricht Centre for Real Estate, and a member of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association and Financial Management Association.