Rick Palacios Jr

Managing Principal, Director of Research


Reach out to Rick if you have questions about the broader housing industry (for sale/rent) market conditions and outlook, as well as the macroeconomy.

Rick oversees and guides JBREC’s research platform while coaching his team daily.

Past Experience

  • Home Builder Equity Research Associate at Morgan Stanley in New York
  • Analyst at the Milken Institute, an economic think tank


  • MSc in Real Estate Economics and Finance from The London School of Economics
  • BA in Political Science and International Studies from the University of California, Irvine

Fun fact

The best concert Rick has attended was Daft Punk in 2008 at the LA Sports Arena. He won the tickets through a local publicly supported radio station and has donated to them ever since.