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Economist Gilbert Till

URBEK economist Gilbert Till has been making seniors housing demand estimates nationwide since 1968. He brings over 50 years of experience working with investors, lenders and developers to provide housing market analysis within the context of contemporary urban economics theory.  Gil is a graduate of Virginia Tech with majors in economics and philosophy. 




F. Selby "Pegge" Till

URBEK is affiliated with F. Selby "Pegge" Till, former Chair of the Board of Trustees at Group Health Cooperative, a Not-for-Profit HMO with more than 600,000 enrollees, acquired by Kaiser Permanente in 2017.  Pegge is President of WordsSail and provides health care related research and consultation to URBEK. She can be reached at 206-547-0929.


Economist Lall Ramrattan

Also affiliated with URBEK is economist Dr. Lall Ramrattan.  

Lall Ramrattan holds a PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in NYC. He is a retired economist from the US Dept Of HUD.  He has co-authored a dozen books on economics, and over 50 refereed articles, which includes research on housing market analysis.  More on Dr. Ramrattan's background and published works can be found at


Economist Brian Halbert

Brian Halbert, a graduate of Reed College and the University of Washington, is now collaborating on a regular basis with URBEK. His website is  Brian can be reached at 541-578-0329.


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