Mary Ludgin Executive Leadership
Senior Managing Director – Head of Global Research
Mary Ludgin is Heitman’s Head of Global Investment Research. She is a partner of the firm and sits on its Global Management, Investment, and Valuation Committees. Mary oversees Heitman’s work in the realm of ESG and has served as editor of the series on Climate Risk that Heitman authored in collaboration with the Urban Land Institute. The third report in that series was released in February 2022 and focuses on Climate Migration.
Mary served as a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and as chair of ULI’s Chicago District Council. She currently chairs the board of ULI’s Randall Lewis Center for Sustainability in Real Estate. She previously served as Chair of the Pension Real Estate Association, President of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, and President of the Real Estate Research Institute. In 2019, Mary received PREA’s James A. Graaskamp award, which recognizes researchers whose work contributes to the common body of knowledge regarding real estate investment.
Mary holds an AB from Vassar College and an MA and Ph.D. from Northwestern University.