Greg MacKinnon 


Director of Research,
Pension Real Estate Association

    Greg MacKinnon is the Director of Research for the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), a non-profit trade association for the global institutional real estate industry. His role includes providing information, research and thought leadership on real estate investment issues. Greg began his career as an academic, at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada, and his research has been published in the top journals. Greg is a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute, serves on the Board of the Real Estate Research Institute, and is co-editor of the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, as well as the bi-annual special real estate issue of The Journal of Portfolio Management. He formerly served on the board of the Atlantic Canada CFA Society. Greg holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Alberta and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.