Ivy Zelman

Zelman & Associates, Principal/Chief Executive Officer


As CEO of Zelman & Associates, Ivy holds more than 20 years of experience covering housing and housing-related industries. Founded in October 2007, Zelman & Associates provides analyses across all aspects of the housing spectrum. Ivy’s concept for the firm remains strongly rooted in the ability to perform thematic research overlaid with proprietary surveys to produce unparalleled differentiated value added research. Ivy continues to be frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal and appears occasionally as a guest on CNBC. For the past 18 years, Institutional Investor has recognized Ivy as one of the most preeminent figures within the housing industry. Ivy reinforced her dominant reputation in the industry by calling the bottom of the housing market in January 2012 and is the most constructive today than she has ever been in her 22 year career on Wall Street. Ivy received a Bachelor of Science from George Mason University and currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, David, and her three children, Zoey, Zachary and Zia.