George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Building Lasting Connections

The relationships you establish with a solid network of like-minded peers and professionals will serve you well after you've received your degree.

Program MS in Real Estate Development
Average Age 32
Average Work Experience 8 yrs
Female 29%
Minority (US only) 32%
International 11%


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Senior Vice President, First Virginia Community Bank

With more than eight years in the banking industry, Huong is an experienced lender with a specialization in commercial real estate financing including office, retail, hotel, industrial, multifamily, residential, acquisition and construction lending. Read more.


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Parks Underdown
Regional Operations Manager, AvalonBay Communities

As Regional Operations Manager for AvalonBay Communities, Parks supports approximately 20 multi-family communities across the Mid-Atlantic region. His work entails analyzing and monitoring operations systems, training onsite teams, and implementing new corporate technology initiatives, as well as supporting the investments, finance and property operations groups for acquisitions nationwide. Read more.