Steven Ott joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1999 and held the appointment of Crosland Distinguished Professor of Real Estate. Dr. Ott was the founding director of the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate and was instrumental in the development of the real estate teaching, research and service mission of the Belk College of Business. He was Dean of the Belk College 2011 to 2019. As Dean, he has directed the College through a period of strong growth in student enrollment, academic programming and private financial support. He earned his Ph.D. in finance and economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Real estate finance and development