Real Estate Development + Design


Leadership and Staff

Cecilia Chu

Carol Galante, Practice Director

Carol Galante is the I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor in Affordable Housing and Urban Policy and the Faculty Director of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation. She also co-chairs the Policy Advisory Board of the Fisher Center of Real Estate and Urban Economics.

As Faculty Director for the Terner Center, Galante oversees the Center’s work and co-leads the Center’s research agenda, supervising projects that identify, develop and advance innovative solutions in local, state and federal housing policy and practice.  In her role as I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor in Affordable Housing and Urban Policy, Professor Galante teaches graduate courses on housing policy and community development, including a semester-long studio intensive course on the design and finance of affordable housing development.

Prior to coming to UC Berkeley, Galante served in the Obama Administration for over five years as the Assistant Secretary for Housing/Federal Housing Commissioner at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing programs. Full Bio.

Chris Calott

Christopher Calott, Faculty Director

The Faculty Director of the MRED+D is Christopher Calott, Lalanne Chair in Real Estate, Architecture & Urbanism, AIA, ULI, Loeb Fellow ’12. Calott is an award-winning architect, urban designer, academic and real estate developer. Formerly the principal of CALOTT + GIFFORD Architecture / Urban Design and founding partner of the real estate development firm INFILL SOLUTIONS: Innovative Urban Design and Development, his two firms worked together to create innovative mixed-use urban housing, dense infill developments, affordable housing, transit-oriented developments, and vibrant public plazas working principally in cities throughout the American Southwest.  He has also pursued significant research in the areas of urbanism, housing, and community-based design practices through published investigations tied to teaching appointments at numerous universities throughout the United States, Mexico, and Latin America. 

Prior to his arrival at the CED, Calott was the Director of the Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development Program at Tulane University’s School of Architecture, where he developed a curriculum in “regenerative development”, working with students in post-Katrina New Orleans, and throughout the United States.  Calott’s current design and real estate development practice in the Bay Area is actively engaged in large infill redevelopment projects which seek solutions to affordable housing and social equity issues in the region. Full Bio.

Greg Morrow

Greg Morrow, Executive Director

Greg joins CED from Pepperdine University where he served as Executive Director of the Sands Institute of Real Estate, Academic Director of the Master in Science of Real Estate program, and Fred Sands Executive Professor in Real Estate. Previously, he was the Richard Parker Professor in Metropolitan Growth & Change at the University of Calgary, a joint appointment in the Haskayne School of Business and Faculty of Environmental Design.

His research interests and teaching is in the areas of real estate development, housing, metropolitan growth, and sustainable community development. He has served on the Calgary Planning Commission, LA County Homeless Initiative (Measure H) Citizens Oversight Advisory Board, and ULI LA Leadership Council. He has a Ph.D. from UCLA in urban planning, an urban design certificate and masters in city planning and architecture from MIT. Full Bio.

Bradley Jong

Bradley Jong, Associate Director 

Prior to joining the College of Environmental Design's Master of Real Estate Development and Design program, Bradley served as Associate Director of the Master of Public Affairs program at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy. Bradley is involved in the wider UC Berkeley campus community and serves on the Chancellor's Staff Advisory Committee and as co-chair of the Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award. Bradley has a B.A. in Social Ecology from UC Irvine and a M.S. in Counseling from San Francisco State. Full Bio.

Lisa Franklin

Lisa Franklin, Career Specialist

Lisa provides career coaching, support, and resources to graduate students the Master of Real Estate Development and Design program and develops integrated career services specific to the industry.