CoreLogic interim chief economist takes up role permanently

Housing industry thought leader joined the company in 2020

CoreLogic interim chief economist takes up role permanently

CoreLogic has announced that Selma Hepp (pictured), named interim chief economist in July 2022, will take on the position permanently.

As chief economist, Hepp has led CoreLogic’s economics team, which is responsible for analyzing, interpreting and forecasting housing and economic trends in real estate, mortgage and insurance. Prior to her interim role, she served as an executive of research and insights in the office of the chief economist.

CoreLogic president and CEO Patrick Dodd said Hepp has a proven track record, deep housing knowledge, and research experience. “We are thrilled to have Selma as our newly appointed chief economist,” he said. “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.”

Before joining CoreLogic in 2020, Hepp was chief economist and vice president of business intelligence for Pacific Union International (acquired by Compass). Hepp also held the role of chief economist at Trulia, senior economist at the California Association of Realtors, and economist and manager for public policy and homeownership research at the National Association of Realtors. Early in her career, Hepp was a special research assistant at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

“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,” Hepp said.

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