2024 Woman of Influence: Lisa Sturtevant

Lisa Sturtevant

Dr. Lisa Sturtevant has emerged as one of the country’s leading researchers and commentators on housing economics and policy. She and her team leverage Bright’s comprehensive real estate data to provide its more than 100,000 subscribers with market-leading insights, helping them serve their clients in an ever-shifting industry. Sturtevant is frequently quoted in national media, including CNN, Marketplace, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, all of the industry’s leading trade publications and many more.

Leveraging Bright’s extensive database and reach as one of the nation’s largest MLS’, Sturtevant is able to conduct timely analysis on housing market conditions, including weekly and monthly market reports and specific market-angle blogs and research reports designed to inform consumers and help agents and brokers navigate the shifting residential real estate market. She leads Bright’s research team and provides strategic counsel to Bright leadership, particularly regarding the vast amount of data residing within Bright MLS.

Over the past several years, thanks to Sturtevant, Bright’s Market Research team has positioned itself as the definitive source for housing market data in the mid-Atlantic and a key voice nationally on real estate and economic trends.


Lisa Sturtevant


Chief Economist

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Bright MLS

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