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Alan Nevin

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Alan Nevin

Director of Economic Research, Construction Services

Alan Nevin has an extensive background in real estate economics, lending, and market analysis. He serves the development, investment, legal, and public agency communities with residential and commercial real estate valuation, feasibility, and real estate advisory services. Alan also provides forensic economics services for construction and real estate litigation.

Prior to joining VERTEX, Mr. Nevin was Director of Economic & Market Research at Xpera Group and was Research Director at London Group Real Estate Advisors and MarketPointe Realty Advisors. In the past, Mr. Nevin served as Director of Real Estate Research for HomeFed Bank and was President of ConAm Securities, a subsidiary of ConAm Management Company. Mr. Nevin also served as Chief Economist for the California Building Industry Association.

Mr. Nevin holds a Master of Arts degree in Statistics and Research from Stanford University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate Economics from American University in Washington, D.C.

He is the co-founder of firms that bought, built, rehabbed, and operated more than three dozen residential and commercial projects in San Diego County, valued in excess of $250 million. He was a founding member of three savings and loan associations.

Mr. Nevin taught for 30+ years at UCSD Extension. He is an instructor of a CLE-approved seminar on Litigation Economics and taught the capstone course on feasibility studies for the Master’s program at USD Burnham Moores Institute of Real Estate.

Mr. Nevin is a past president of the San Diego chapter of Lambda Alpha International, an international honorary land economics society, and is a co-founder of the UCSD Economics Roundtable.

In 2016, Mr. Nevin published his landmark book, The Great Divide: The True Story of America Tomorrow, detailing America’s demographic and economic trends, and where it is leading the country for the next 25 years.

Litigation Experience

Designated expert in over 100 cases
Deposed over 100 times
Testified in over 50 trial cases
Involved in over 25 mediations

Education & Certification

M.A., Statistics and Research, Stanford University
MBA, Real Estate Economics, American University, Washington DC
B.A., Marketing, American University, Washington DC


Lambda Alpha International (LAI), Fellow
Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE)
Advisory Board, UC San Diego Department of Real Estate & Development
Advisory Member & Co-founder of UCSD Economics Roundtable
Building Industry Association, San Diego
Southern California Rental Housing Association (SCRHA), Past Board Member

Expert Witness Services

Damages, Business / Economic Loss

Damages, Real Estate Validation