University of North Texas
Sara Rutledge is Managing Director of Real Estate Products for StratoDem Analytics. She was the firm’s inaugural Data Science Research Fellow in 2018, applying two decades of real estate research experience to support product development and communications. In her current role, she leads product management and supports marketing and sales. Prior to StratoDem Analytics, Sara was the Director of Research for the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, the non-profit industry association that aggregates property data from its investment management members to provide performance indices on commercial real estate. She has provided thought leadership on real estate and macroeconomic trends and led research teams and processes in full-service real estate firms, at CBRE and Transwestern, and in investment management, at Invesco Real Estate. She served a three-year term on the National Association for Business Economics board of directors and remains active in committee leadership, including as the Business Conditions Survey Chair and Tech Economics Conference co-Chair. Sara currently serves on the ULI Chicago Women’s Leadership Initiative Advisory Board.