Why Zelman

Zelman & Associates was founded in 2007 by Hall of Fame Institutional Investor Equity Research Analyst, Ivy Zelman. The firm leverages unparalleled housing market expertise, extensive surveys of industry executives and rigorous financial analysis to deliver proprietary research and advice to leading global institutional investors and senior-level company executives. The Zelman team is widely respected for its unbiased views, depth of data and knowledge, and a willingness to offer high-conviction, counter-consensus opinions when necessary. 

Expertise, Analysis, Service

 
Highly-Respected Expertise
Since 1992, Ivy Zelman and her team have provided research and advice about the residential housing market and related sectors. We believe that the accumulated knowledge places Zelman as the preeminent voice in the industry, taking great pride in thoughtful and unbiased research.
 
Proprietary Research & Data
Zelman combines its robust historical experience with knowledge garnered from its unparalleled network of executive-level leaders across apartment, banking, building products, homebuilding, land development, mortgage, policy, residential brokerage and single-family rental establishments to identify and synthesize developing investment themes, form its macro housing forecasts and generate a clear understanding of current trends. The firm relies on a rigorous data-oriented approach to inform its opinions and client advice.
 
Elite Client Service
Through its research, sales and investment banking teams, Zelman prioritizes elite client service. The firm has consistently been recognized for its responsiveness and industry-leading Annual Housing Summit that brings together hundreds of senior executives and institutional clients.
 
Relied Upon by Investors & Industry Executives
Through its expansive Institutional Research product, The Z Report publication and Investment Banking services, Zelman is relied on by the largest mutual and hedge funds in the country, C-level executives of housing-related companies and other individuals whose business is dependent on or intertwined with housing market trends.

Meet Our Leadership

Ivy Zelman

Ivy Zelman

Chief Executive Officer

Principal

David Zelman

David Zelman

President

Principal

Dennis McGill, CFA

Dennis McGill, CFA

Director of Research

Principal

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