Don Klepper-Smith is a well-respected economist and real estate broker who has been evaluating economic and real estate trends for over 25 years. Don has been a long-time observer of the region's economy, developing economic and real estate projections based on various market and demographic factors. He is regularly quoted by various media sources for his perspective and insights on the Connecticut economy and local real estate markets.
He is a frequent Economics Commentator on WTNH Television in New Haven, Connecticut, and has also been an advisor to two Connecticut Governors. He has spoken at multiple economic and real estate conferences, including the recent AICPA National Real Estate Conference in Palm Springs, California.
Don is currently President of the Hartford Area Business Economists, and is also a member of the National Association of Business Economists. Don earned his Masters Degree in Public Administration at S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, New York, in 1978 focusing on economics, econometric modeling, statistics and forecasting theory. In 1975, he received his B.S. in Applied Mathematics at Stony Brook.