Home Builders Research is pleased to announce the addition of John Restrepo, Principal of RCG Economics, to the panel of our upcoming Housing Outlook conference on Friday, October 24th at the Springs Preserve. John is one of the valley's top economists and consultants and we look forward to adding his insights to our already excellent group of panelists.
For more information on the conference, and to sign up, CLICK HERE.
John Restrepo is the Principal of Las Vegas-based RCG Economics. He directs all the firm’s economic and financial consulting activities. For eight years, John was the Director of Financial Advisory Services in Las Vegas for Coopers & Lybrand LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Before joining Coopers & Lybrand in 1990, he managed the Las Vegas office of Mountain West Research, a regional economics firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to heading up Mountain West Research, John was the Chief Operating Officer of a 40-person regional planning and civil engineering firm based in New Orleans.
For 34 years, John has analyzed regional economic and real estate trends in a number of markets, including Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas, and the Southeast U.S. His 25 years of urban economics experience has given him a broad range of skills and technical expertise in assessing the effects of local, regional and national economic trends on urban economies and their real estate markets. John’s clients include some of the most prominent private and public organizations in Nevada concerned with development and growth.
John speaks regularly before a variety of business groups on a wide range of topics related to real estate, gaming and economic trends in Nevada. He has been quoted extensively in the local, regional and national media on real estate and economics issues facing Las Vegas, Nevada and the Western U.S.
John has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Louisiana. He also holds a M.A. in Latin American Studies/Economics from Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge.
John’s public service includes:
- Member of the board and former president (2008) of NAIOP of Southern Nevada
- Member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Metro Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
- Member of the Southern Nevada Water Authority Integrated Resources Planning Committee
- Member of the Board of Vegas PBS
- Former Member (2008-2011) of the Nevada Economic Forum, where he served as Chairman for two years
- Chair of the Nevada Mining Oversight and Accountability Commission
Read what some of John’s clients have said about him here.