W. Tod McGrath is a lecturer in MIT’s Center for Real Estate. He is also the president of advisoRE, LLC, which assists clients with real estate strategy, analytics, negotiation, and documentation. McGrath teaches introductory and advanced real estate finance and spreadsheet analysis courses for MIT’s Master’s in Real Estate Development and the Center for Real Estate’s Professional Development Institute. He also lectures on the topic of negotiating development-phase and operating-phase agreements pertaining to real estate ventures. He has written a number of papers on real estate finance and is also a two-time recipient of the Shidler Award.
Previously, McGrath was senior vice president at McCall & Almy, Inc. in Boston, where he helped formulate and implement real estate acquisition and disposition strategies for corporate clients. Prior to that, he was at Winthrop Financial Associates, where he had primary responsibility for stock selection and portfolio strategies for the Pioneer Winthrop Real Estate Investment Fund.