George Ratiu Joins Keeping Current Matters As Chief Economist’s George Ratiu is joining Keeping Current Matters as chief economist, the company announced in a press release.

“What I admire most about Keeping Current Matters is that we share a passion for breaking down the large volume of real estate data into meaningful insights that are easy for everyone to understand, whether it’s agents or consumers,” Ratiu said.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to join this effort and contribute my experience and expertise to empower people to make informed decisions and feel comfortable with one of the largest financial transactions of our lives.”

Ratiu brings more than fifteen years of real estate market data and research experience to the position. KCM says Ratiu shares its passion for a “people-first approach” to housing insights for both agents and consumers. 

Prior to KCM, Ratiu served as Senior Economist and Manager of Economic Research for He has also managed research programs at the National Association of Realtors.

Ratiu is often interviewed by prominent news outlets as a real estate expert, including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, and CNN, among many others.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Campbellsville University and a Master of Arts in Economics from Western Kentucky University, as well as many advanced certifications and licenses.

Ratiu is also a member of the National Association for Business Economics and the National Economists Club.

“Bringing George to KCM is an absolute game changer,” said Bill Harney, CEO of Keeping Current Matters. “His deep understanding of global economies, real estate markets, technology, consumer demographics, and investments will further enhance our ability to empower, educate, and equip real estate agents as the housing market continues to evolve.”

KCM is a market insight education and content provider for the real estate industry, publishing since 2007. It has been voted one of Fortune Magazine’s “Best Workplaces In Real Estate,” a Great Place To Work, and an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company In The U.S.