Director of Research
Paul Fiorilla is Director of Research at Yardi Matrix, where he oversees research publications that include national and metro outlooks and white papers about industry trends. Paul has been a well-known analyst and writer in the industry since 1996. He joined Yardi in January 2015, before that he worked for six years as an investment vice president in the research group of Prudential Real Estate Investors (now PGIM). Prior to joining PREI, he covered CMBS and CRE capital markets for Commercial Mortgage Alert for 12 years.
Additionally, he is active in many industry trade groups. He serves as volunteer Editor in Chief of the magazine published by the CRE Finance Council (CREFC), and is a member of the publications committee of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). He authored a section of the Urban and Institute/PWC’s 2022 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, and regularly produces articles for industry trade magazines published by AFIRE, NAREIM, Institutional Investor, CREFC, PREA and many others.