Paul Fiorilla is Director of Research at Yardi Matrix, a leading provider of data and technology services in the commercial real estate industry. Paul has has worked at Yardi since January 2015, overseeing research publications that include national and metro outlooks in multifamily, self-storage, office and industrial, and articles and white papers about industry trends and capital markets. Paul has been a well-known analyst and writer in the industry since 1996. Before Yardi, he worked for six years as an investment vice president in the research group of Prudential Real Estate Investors (now PGIM), and for 12 years he covered CMBS and CRE capital markets as managing editor of Commercial Mortgage Alert.
Additionally, he is active in many industry trade groups. He serves as volunteer Editor in Chief of the magazine published by the CRE Finance Council (CREFC), and is a member of the publications committee of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). He was one of the authors of the Urban and Institute/PWC’s 2022 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, and is working on the 2023 edition. He regularly produces articles for industry trade magazines published by AFIRE, NAREIM, Institutional Investor, CREFC, PREA and many others.