Professor of Finance and Real Estate; Associate Director of the Richard H. Pennell Center for Real Estate Development
Office: 301 Sirrine Hall
Ph.D. in Real Estate, University of Georgia
Tom first joined the Clemson University faculty in 1988. From 1992 to 2005, his career took him to Florida Atlantic University in sunny south Florida. After spending twelve years on the peninsula, Professor Springer returned to Clemson in 2005. He now serves as a board member and as the Secretary of the American Real Estate Society, henceforth making Clemson University its home address. The Society publishes five real estate journals: the Journal of Real Estate Research, the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, the Journal of Housing Research, the Journal of Real Estate Literature and the Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education. Professor Springer is currently serving on the editorial boards of the Journal of Real Estate Research and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Dr. Springer also consults in real estate on a part-time basis. This includes a recent stint with Marcus and Millichap Companies as a real estate economist.
Recent Work includes The Effect of Development Impact Fees on Housing Values; Evidence of Information Asymmetries in the Market for Residential Condominiums; Conflicts Between Principals and Agents: Evidence from Residential Brokerage; and Economies of Scale and Cost Efficiencies: A Panel-Data Stochastic-Frontier Analysis of Real Estate Investment Trusts