CoreLogic, a global provider of property information, analytics, and data-enabled solutions, has appointed Selma Hepp as Chief Economist.
In July 2022, she was named interim chief economist.
Prior to her interim role, Hepp served as an executive of research and insights in the Office of the Chief Economist.
Within her role, she leads the economics team which is responsible for analysing, interpreting and forecasting housing and economic trends in real estate, mortgage and insurance.
Before joining CoreLogic in 2020, Hepp was Chief Economist and Vice President of Business Intelligence for Pacific Union International, later acquired by Compass. While serving in this role, she oversaw the vital economic and technology intelligence to drive the expanding brokerage’s success.
Additionally, Hepp also previously held the role of Chief Economist for Trulia; Senior Economist for the California Association of Realtors; and Economist and Manager for Public Policy and Homeownership research for the National Association of Realtors.
Addressing her appointment, Hepp said: “I am honored and thrilled to lead our team as we continue to generate industry-leading, data-driven insights and thought-provoking perspectives on all things housing. Given the challenges of today’s housing market, CoreLogic’s depth, wealth, and consistency of data position us to provide clear and actionable views of the property ecosystem, and bring value to our clients and broader markets.”
Patrick Dodd, President & CEO of CoreLogic, added: “We are thrilled to have Selma as our newly appointed Chief Economist. She has a proven track record and deep housing knowledge and research experience. As a well-respected thought leader in the housing industry, Selma’s analytical expertise will produce insights to help our clients and other stakeholders better navigate today’s dynamic real estate environment.”