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Daniel Kohlhepp, PhD

Adjunct Instructor
DisciplineReal Estate

Daniel B. Kohlhepp joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School as a senior lecturer in 2010 and has served as the academic program director of the Master in Real Estate and Infrastructure program. He retired as a full-time faculty member in June 2017, and recently co-authored a textbook, Real Estate Development Matrix, which was published in 2018 by Rutledge Press (London). Previously, in addition to his academic duties, Kohlhepp was director of the Homer Hoyt Institute. Dr. Kohlhepp received his PhD from the Ohio State University. Dr. Kohlhepp’s expertise is in the areas of real estate development, investments, and valuation, and he has taught a variety of real estate courses at Carey.


  • Ph. D, Real Estate and Urban Analysis, Ohio State University
  • MBA, Risk Insurance, Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University


  • Real Estate Investment and Development

Honors and distinctions

  • Best Research Paper by a Practitioner, American Real Estate Society. (April 6, 2017).
  • Board of Directors, Homer Hoyt Institute. (January 1, 2013).
  • Pennsylvania District IX Wrestling Hall of Fame, Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association. (February 28, 2011).
  • Chairman, Penn State DuBois Capital Campaign, The Pennsylvania State University. (March 2010).
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, American Real Estate Society. (January 2009).
  • Penn State University’s Mount Nittany Society, Pennsylvania State University. (April 15, 2008).
  • Best Commercial Project, Virginia Sustainable Building Network. (June 15, 2007).
  • Best Building: High Rise, Northern Virginia NAIOP. (May 15, 2007).
  • Hoyt Fellow, Homer Hoyt Institute. (May 15, 2007).
  • LEED Gold Certification, United States Green Building Council. (August 15, 2006).
  • Green Abby Award, Arlington County Chamber of Commerce. (2005).
  • Best GSA Lease of the Year, Washington Business Journal. (2004).
  • Chairman's Award, Arlington Chamber of Commerce. (December 15, 2003).
  • Penn State University Alumni Fellow Award, Pennsylvania State University. (October 15, 2003).
  • Best Project of the Year, Trenchless Technologies Association. (February 15, 2003).
  • Best Transaction of the Year, Northern Virginia NAIOP Association. (May 15, 2002).
  • Homer Hoyt Leadership Award, Homer Hoyt Institute. (January 15, 1997).