Commercial Real Estate: The Good, the Bad, and the Risky - October 20, 2021

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The Atlanta Fed's Supervision, Regulation, and Credit (SRC) Division is introducing a real estate webinar series with our residential and commercial real estate experts, who will share their market insights, industry perspectives, and data analytics and tools. Our second webinar features Brian Bailey, commercial real estate subject matter expert, who discussed current conditions and trends in commercial real estate as well as the potential risks that lie ahead as the market emerges from COVID's impact. Brian also shared findings from the Atlanta Fed's Commercial Real Estate Momentum Index (CREMI) and highlights from recent articles about CREMI. You can subscribe to receive CREMI update alerts.

Photo of Brian BaileyAbout Brian Bailey, CRE, CCIM
Brian Bailey is a subject matter expert in the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is responsible for providing thought leadership and monitoring emerging trends in commercial real estate. He provides guidance on the commercial real estate industry's dynamics, valuation, operation, and finance issues. Brian has been actively involved as a lead wholesale reviewer in the annual stress test and capital review conducted on the nation's largest financial institutions. Brian has shared his insights on commercial real estate at numerous venues including the Federal Reserve System, multiple US federal agencies, educational institutions including the Wharton School, industry conferences, and syndicated radio.

Brian has extensive experience, spanning both the public and private sectors, with commercial real estate valuation, transaction, development, and financial issues. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Brian spent 15 years in various real estate industry positions. He was employed by the private equity firm Tavistock Group to oversee real estate finance and acquisitions. Before joining Tavistock, Brian was the director of real estate finance for Flagler Development Group, Florida's largest commercial real estate developer. Brian's experience includes working for Ernst & Young, where he was an executive. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Brian founded and operated an industrial development company that specialized in the acquisition, development, and refurbishment of industrial properties. Prior to that, Brian got his start in commercial real estate as a local market appraiser.

After receiving a bachelor of arts in business administration from Mercer University, Brian earned an MBA degree with concentrations in real estate and finance from the University of Florida. He has also attained the CCIM and CRE designations.