Business Law

Ray Calnan

Professor Calnan
Associate Professor
(818) 677 - 2370
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Ray Calnan joined the Business Law department of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics in August 2015. In the ten years prior to joining the Business Law department, Ray taught Real Estate and Finance courses for the Finance department. Prior to completing his Ph.D. in Policy, Planning, and Development at the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California, Ray obtained his BSBA in Finance from CSUN. His academic interests include affordable housing, demography, immigration, and the environment.

As a real estate professional, Ray founded Charity Alliance Realty, a primarily residential real estate brokerage that donates a percentage of revenues to local and regional charities as chosen by clients. His background also includes owning and managing real estate, small development projects, and commercial appraisal/consulting. 

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