Vice President & Head of

Special Projects

Jonathan is Chandan Economics' Vice President and Head of Special Projects. He has overall responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the firm and management of all partnerships. Jonathan works closely with Dr. Sam Chandan in charting the firm's long-term strategy.

Jonathan received his Master of Science in Real Estate from the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, where he was a Hirsh Fellow. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Pace University. He joined Chandan Economics in 2014.


Senior Economist

Bravish is Chandan Economics' Senior Economist. His areas of specialization include urban economics and regional planning.

Bravish received his Doctorate in Urban and Regional Economic Development and his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India. He joined Chandan Economics in 2015.


Economic Analyst

Jason is an Economic Analyst at Chandan Economics and is responsible for client research and data requests. Jason draws upon his background in data analytics and media production to integrate creative elements into our research content.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from Pace University. He joined Chandan Economics in 2020.


Founder & Non-Executive Chairman

Dr. Sam Chandan is Founder and Chairman of Chandan Economics. Dr. Chandan has served as dean of the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, the world's largest academic center of real estate teaching and research, since 2016. He holds the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development and Investment at NYU and is a Fellow at the NYU Urban Lab and the NYU CREFC Center for Real Estate Finance.

For more information about Dr. Chandan and his research and industry engagement, visit SamChandan.com.



Chief Executive Officer


Ron Johnsey is Founder and CEO of ThinkWhy. The company’s flagship product, LaborIQ™, is a dynamic platform that helps employers understand metro performance, talent supply and demand, salaries by occupation and benchmark individual and team salaries, with actionable answers to support strategic business planning.

A real estate industry visionary, Ron was Founder and CEO of Axiometrics for 25 years prior to his founding ThinkWhy. Widely regarded as the real estate industry's leading apartment data and research firm, he sold Axiometrics to RealPage in 2017.

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