Gregory Heym is Chief Economist for Terra Holdings, one of the nation's largest privately-held real estate services firms, and parent company to Brown Harris Stevens and Halstead Property. As the creator of ValuExchange, Gregory oversees the most comprehensive database of residential property sales in Manhattan and Brooklyn. He leads a fully-dedicated team of research professionals who develop and prepare Market Reports for Manhattan, Brooklyn, Connecticut, Hamptons, New Jersey, Riverdale and Palm Beach. He is also the creator of The Heym Report, a monthly look at the national and local economies.
Gregory is also widely recognized as an industry expert, and is frequently quoted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and other national print media outlets. He is a frequent on-air news contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg TV and NY1, and a member of the New York City Economic Advisory Panel.
Prior to joining Terra Holdings, Gregory served as Vice President and Chief Economist for The Real Estate Board of New York. In this role, he created and authored the Condominium Sales Report, Retail Report and REBNY Market Report, as well as forecasting New York City economic conditions. Gregory also served as the government affairs liaison responsible for drafting position memos and performing financial analysis of state and city budgets, development projects and tax benefit programs. REBNY continues to call upon Greg's expertise to this day as an instructor for the organization's New York Residential Specialization Program.
Gregory's professional background also includes working as an Economist for the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in economics from Saint John's University, and received a M.B.A. in finance from Hofstra University.