Clay B Dickinson, DBA

Clay B Dickinson, DBA

Assistant Teaching Professor, Real Estate Management

Phone: 305-919-4500


Expertise: Hospitality Real Estate; Asset Management; Feasibility Analysis; International Real Estate; Investment Analysis; Valuation


Dr. Clay Dickinson is an assistant teaching professor in Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Hollo School of Real Estate of the Chapman College of Business. He earned his Doctor of Business Administration from Florida International University, his Masters’ degrees in the Management of Technology, Business Administration and International Management from, respectively, the Georgia Institute of Technology, ESADE and the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird School) and his undergraduate degree in International Relations from The American University. Dr. Dickinson teaches hospitality real estate development, asset management, feasibility, and international real estate. Prior to joining FIU full time, Dr. Dickinson spent almost four decades in the real estate and hospitality industries with global leaders like JLL, KPMG, IHG Hotels, IBM and EDS. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and spent much of his career working in the international arena, specifically as an Executive Managing Director of the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America region for JLL.