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DFI Team

Meet our multi-disciplinary professional team at UNC DFI with expertise in city and regional planning, real estate development, landscape architecture, law, public administration, business, information and library science, economics, and public health.

Marcia Perritt
(919) 600-7874

Tyler Mulligan
Lead Faculty
(919) 962-0987

Rory Dowling
Development Advisor

Sarah Odio
Associate Director, Affordable Housing

Eric Thomas
Associate Director, Design

Margaret Valyou
Assistant Director, Business Operations

Sonyia Turner
Senior Project Manager

Sara VanLear
Project Manager

Frank Muraca
Senior Real Estate Development Analyst

Rebekah Mixon
Real Estate Development Analyst

Ethan Sleeman
Real Estate Development Analyst