Daniel A. Linder

Lecturer in Real Estate Development


  • Real Estate Development
  • School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
Daniel A. Linder

CAPLA East Building

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate finance and real estate
  • Digital transformation
  • Real estate development
  • Real estate investment


  • Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate, Georgetown University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee


Daniel hails from Chicagoland, kick-starting his dynamic career in 1997.

Navigating the ensuing business cycles has honed the values and skills that guide his work today across roles in industries ranging from construction and real estate development to financial services, advisory, academia and sustainable economic development.  

Prior to his current responsibilities, Daniel worked in investment and advisory roles at industry-leading firms including Cushman & Wakefield, BMO Financial Group and Waterfall Asset Management.

Since 2016, Daniel has been providing boutique research and advisory services focused on improving communities, the built environment and landscapes for the 21st century.

In 2020, Daniel had the privilege to begin serving as an adjunct professor and lecturer, authoring and teaching courses, mentoring students, serving on committees and workgroups and enhancing interdisciplinary collaborations at the University of Arizona’s College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA), and the University of Wisconsin System’s Eco-U™(UW-Green Bay), Cofrin School of Business.