Frank Nothaft has the unique ability to take abstract economic concepts and apply them to practical business and policy solutions.
His expertise spans not only residential and commercial property markets but also mortgage finance. During the last 37 years, he has advised executives in industry, government and think tanks. Nothaft is currently in his sixth year as chief economist at CoreLogic, where he is responsible for analysis, commentary and forecasts of trends in the global real estate, insurance and mortgage markets.
He is the public face of the company and regularly speaks to key stakeholders, including government officials, media and clients regarding data-backed insights on where the housing, insurance and mortgage markets are headed.
Over the last 12 months, Nothaft has worked to keep the industry and policy makers informed of housing and mortgage market performance. He is a trusted voice worldwide and has been quoted in more than 2,800 pieces of online media, including The New York Times and Forbes.
Nothaft has also been featured in more than 200 pieces of broadcast coverage within the last six months, including CNBC’s Squawk Box and National Public Radio.
As the housing market grapples with the impact of a global pandemic, the industry has come to depend even more on Nothaft for interpreting and disseminating analysis on the state of the housing and mortgage activity.
He also brings his expertise to other business segments within CoreLogic and empowers other teams with crucial insights to make informed decisions for their business units.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
One of your biggest responsibilities as an economist is to consider the way you present your data findings, not just with oral and written communication, but visually. The need to effectively portray your data is paramount.