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Dogan Tirtiroglu

Dr. Dogan Tirtiroglu

Chair, Real Estate Management | Professor
DepartmentReal Estate Management
OfficeTRS 1-034
Phone416 979 5000, ext. 543485

Dogan Tirtiroglu is currently the Chair of the Real Estate Management Department. He holds a PhD degree in Finance from the University of Connecticut, USA. He has held academic posts Salisbury University, USA, Concordia University, Canada, University of Cambridge, UK, University of Adelaide, Australia, and Kadir Has University and Isik University, Turkey. He is both a peer-elected academic fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute, USA and an affiliated researcher of the Financial Mathematics group of the Institute of Applied Mathematics at the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

His research interests are broad and cover real estate (in particular REITs and house price indices), banking and corporate finance. He has published papers in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Appraisal Journal, among other journals and has several new research papers in different stages of production in his portfolio. He has taught finance and real estate courses in the undergraduate, MBA, MSc, MPhil, MComm and PhD programs and supervised the theses of several post-graduate students throughout his academic tenure since 1991. He has been a long-standing member of the Financial Management Association and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, was the main organizer of the 2011 Asia-Pacific Real Estate Research Symposium in Adelaide, Australia, has been one of the two founding co-organizers of the annual RealPAC/Ryerson Canadian Commercial Real Estate Symposium, and serves on the editorial boards of the American Business Review and the S&N Business and Economics.

Real estate finance, Banking, Corporate finance.

  • Directed readings in real estate studies (PhD level)
  • Real estate finance (undergraduate and MBA levels)
  • Real estate economics (undergraduate level)
  • Real estate strategy (undergraduate level)
  • Corporate finance (undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels)
  • Financial management (undergraduate and MBA levels)
  • Risk management (MComm level)
  • Debt financing of real estate assets and securitization (MPhil level)
  • Asset valuation (MPhil level)
  • Research methods (MSc and MPhil levels)
  • Investment theory (MSc level)

Please visit the Google Scholar Profile, external link, opens in new window to read more about Dr. Dogan Tirtiroglu receiving 1,448 citations so far. Two more papers are published in 2020 - one in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance and another in American Business Review.

Year Honour / Award
Since 2009 Peer-elected fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute
2009 Best paper award FIRN Meeting, Adelaide, Australia

Currently, a co-investigator of a three-year SSHRC grant on the recent troubles of real estate assets, arising from retail sector's transformation (Lead researcher: Dr. Tony Hernandez).

  • Financial Management Association
  • American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • European Real Estate Society
  • Homer Hoyt Institute (fellow)
  • PhD (Finance) University of Connecticut, CT, USA 1991
  • MBA St John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, USA, 1987
  • BSc (Honors) Business Administration (Quantitative Focus) Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1983