Jeremey Hays is an Economist for the Research and Analysis Bureau of the Nevada Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation.
Jeremey holds a BS in Business Administration - Economics from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a MA Economics candidate at the same institution. During his time at UNLV, he worked for both the Department of Economics, under Professor Stephen Miller, and the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies, under Professor Nasser Daneshvary. Further, Jeremey’s work concerning the No Child Left Behind Act has been published by the Center for Business and Economic Research at UNLV.
Over the past 2 years, Jeremey has been involved with small business consulting, most notably for Elevage Wine Group. His eclectic working background includes experience in the Banking, Construction, and Real Estate Industries.
John Restrepo is the Principal of RCG in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he directs the firm’s economic and financial consulting activities. For eight years, John was the Director of Financial Advisory Services in Las Vegas for Coopers & Lybrand LLP. Before joining Coopers & Lybrand in 1990, he managed the Las Vegas office of Mountain West Research, a regional economics firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to Mountain West, he was the Chief Operating Officer of a 40-person regional planning and civil engineering firm based in New Orleans.
For 28 years, John has analyzed regional economic and real estate trends in a number of markets, including Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas, and the Southeast U.S. His 20 years of urban economics experience has given him a broad range of skills and technical expertise in assessing the effects of local, regional, and national economic trends on urban real estate markets. His clients include some of the most prominent private and public organizations in Nevada concerned with development and growth.
John has spoken before a variety of business groups on a wide range of topics related to real estate, gaming and economic trends in Nevada, and has been quoted extensively in the local, regional and national media on real estate and economics issues facing the Western U.S.
John has a BA in Economics from the University of Louisiana. He also holds a MA in Latin American Studies/Economics from Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge.
He is the 2008 president of the Las Vegas chapter of NAIOP, a member of SIOR, and a Steering Committee member of the Urban Land Institute chapter in Las Vegas. Additional, John was appointed by Governor Jim Gibbons to the Nevada Economic Forum for a two-year term, where he is responsible for providing forecasts of the state's general fund revenues.