Mary Lynne Boorn
Associate Professor, Real Estate
USC Price College of Public Policy
Mary Lynne Boorn is currently an Associate Professor at USC’s Price College of Public Policy in the Real Estate Department. She began her career in real estate finance and spent the bulk of her career in real estate development working as Vice President of Development for Madison Marquette directing development projects nationally, Vice President of the non-profit 3CDC overseeing the redevelopment of Cincinnati’s iconic Fountain Square and finally as a consultant to multiple national firms, before pursuing her Ph.D. and moving into a career in academia. Working with both the traditional and non-profit real estate sectors, Mary Lynne brings a diverse set of perspectives to practicing and teaching real estate.
Mary Lynne holds her doctoral degree from University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning (DAAP) in the area of Regional Development. She has an M.B.A. from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management and an M.A. from UCLA’s Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning and earned her B.A. from Princeton University