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The Wharton Real Estate Club provides career development, educational events, mentorship, and networking opportunities in real estate for students at Wharton. We partner with the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Center for Real Estate and Wharton's Real Estate Department faculty to provide a holistic experience that extends beyond the classroom and provides numerous opportunities to interact with prominent industry executives.


  • Foster connections among current students, faculty, and alumni working in the real estate industry

  • Partner with the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Center to invite leading industry professionals to speak on campus

  • Organize treks and tours for students to meet with prospective employers, visit project sites, and gain first-hand experience in case competitions

  • Provide educational programming for students including real estate financial modeling, ARGUS, and live case studies

  • Collaborate with club members, students at other top MBA programs, and organizations inside and outside of the Wharton community



Edison Chow

Stefanie Lee

Executive Board

Julia Baer

Regina Chan

Aaron Horne

Isabel Neiva

Aevin Sanjay

Jia Shen

Griffin Smilow

Elana Stern

Spencer Ward






   Wharton MBA Students visiting Washington, DC development companies



Be sure to join our Wharton Real Estate Alumni Google Group to gain access to thousands of Wharton real estate alumni, our alumni email listserve, alumni events, and job opportunities!


Wharton has one of the strongest groups of real estate alumni in the world, and we are always seeking to strengthen our network. If you are already involved with a formal or informal network of real estate professionals, we would love to hear from you. If you are interested in starting a local group or finding real estate alumni in your area, we can help. If you’re interested in recruiting at Wharton, getting more involved with the Zell/Lurie Center or the Real Estate Department, let us know! We are always looking for ways to get alumni re-involved with the club. We look forward to hearing from you.


We would like to extend our resources to you in assisting you with your recruiting and hiring needs. The Wharton MBA Career Management Office is happy to help your company schedule an on-campus recruiting visit. This recruiting option allows you to post summer and full-time positions targeting both current Wharton MBA students and alumni, as well as arrange a campus interview date. For further details, please contact Colleen France - Senior Associate Director - Real Estate,

The Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center was established in 1983 by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to foster excellence in real estate education and research. The Center helps develop curriculum for the Real Estate Department and also serves as a liaison between faculty, students and business professionals. The center’s success is based on the support of prominent industry leaders who constitute the membership. Members have special access to students for potential employment opportunities. They enjoy benefits at the Center’s annual Career Fair and are invited to join a Career Mentor Program. Members also attend Fall and Spring Members’ Meetings. These meetings provide superb opportunities to network with colleagues, meet with students and to discuss key issues facing the industry. Members receive research papers on real estate published in the Working Paper series and complimentary subscription to the Wharton Real Estate Review. For more information about the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center, please contact Susan Stutsman Sessa, 215-898-3824,

The Zell-Lurie Resume Book is an excellent way to identify Wharton MBA Real Estate talent. To assist in targeting qualified candidates, the resumes are indexed by student year (i.e., internship or full-time candidate), preferred location, desired industry/function, and keywords

The club has a mentoring program in place and seeks to give members the knowledge and experience that will help them find a successful career in real estate. Additional club services and events include Brown Bag Lunches, Days On The Job, Career Treks, Speaker Series, and Real Estate Master Classes taught by industry professionals. If you would like to become involved in club activities please contact us!

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Wharton Real Estate Club

Jon M. Huntsman Hall

3730 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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