Heidi Learner serves as Savills Chief Economist, based in the firm’s New York City headquarters. In her role, Heidi analyzes the macroeconomic and legislative environment affecting commercial real estate markets on a national and regional basis. She develops real-time measures of supply and demand for commercial space to assist the firm’s clients in understanding the continually evolving economics of the real estate markets. Since joining the firm in 2012, she has been in demand as a speaker and panelist at industry events. In addition, she is often quoted in the media, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and CNBC’s “Closing Bell.”
A former fixed-income strategist and portfolio manager, Heidi spent almost 20 years on Wall Street and served in a number of buy-side and sell-side roles. She started her career at Salomon Brothers, and holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
Heidi currently serves as a board member with the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, where she heads the organization’s investment committee.
University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Sciences, Bioengineering and Finance
- Columbia University, Master of Science, Mathematical Finance
- Economic Forecasting
- Business Cycle Analysis
- Labor Market Dynamics
- Office Employment Trends