Jim Conklin

James (Jim) Conklin

  • Associate Professor, Real Estate Program
A423 Moore-Rooker Hall


Jim Conklin is an associate professor of real estate at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Dr. Conklin has a PhD in business administration with a concentration in real estate and a minor in finance from Penn State University. Before earning his PhD, Dr. Conklin worked in the mortgage industry, holding various management positions. His research and teaching interests include real estate markets, mortgage markets and institutions, household finance, and real estate finance.


  • PhD, Finance, Pennsylvania State University, 2014
  • BSBA, Finance & MIS, University of Delaware, 2002

Research Interests

  • Real Estate Economics & Finance
  • Mortgages
  • Financial Intermediation


Journal Articles

Prior Professional Positions

  • Vice President, Coast to Coast Mortgage, Inc., 2005-2008
  • Manager, Coast to Coast Mortgage, Inc., 2004-2005
  • Loan Officer, Coast to Coast Mortgage, Inc., 2002-2003