Carl GomezChief Economist & Head of Market Analytics at CoStar GroupSpeaker
Carl Gomez, with over twenty years of business experience, is a well-known Canadian economist and respected investment professional specializing in real estate. He was appointed Chief Economist and Head of Market Analytics for CoStar Group in November 2020 and is responsible for working strategically to accelerate the brand’s growth momentum in Canada and to build and manage a team of high performance, senior level talent across the country. Carl was formally Senior Vice President, Research & Strategy for QuadReal Property Group. In that role, he oversaw portfolio strategy, research, and strategic market analysis for the company from both the fundamental and capital markets perspective. Before that, Carl worked at Bentall Kennedy, a leading real estate investment management firm as Senior Vice President & Chief Economist. In this role, Carl provided management and clients of the firm with strategic insight into the impact of emerging macroeconomic and capital market forces on real estate investment markets in North America. Carl has also worked on Bay Street as a Senior Economist, first with RBC Financial Group and then with TD Bank Financial Group. In both capacities, he specialized in macroeconomic forecasting and real estate market analysis. He was, and continues to be a nationally recognized speaker and media commentator on financial issues and real estate related developments, with his views having appeared in the Globe & Mail, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, and CBC News among others.