Ted C. Jones, Ph.D.
Chief Economist & Senior Vice President
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1360 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 100 MC 1-12
Houston, Texas 77056
713.625.8014 office direct
Ted C. Jones is the Chief Economist-Senior Vice President for Stewart Title Guaranty Company NYSE-STC
To provide internal and external customers analyses and data to allow them to make better informed decisions
Jones earned a PhD in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University.
Prior to joining Stewart he served as the first chief economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research group. Before that, he authored and taught the valuation and appraisal section of the Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln College, University of Canterbury near Christchurch, New Zealand. An internationally recognized real estate expert, Jones has completed appraisals and property analysis in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, the Caribbean and the United States.
Ted C. Jones’ recognized specialty is applied real estate research. Jones has appraised multiple billions of dollars of real estate including more than $3 billion of income producing property owned by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, retail properties, hotels, motels, offices, commercial land, industrial, multifamily housing, residences and numerous other special use properties. He has testified before the Congressional Oversight Board. Expert witness testimony has included analysis and evaluation of a solid rocket missile and carbon fiber plant, hydro, gas and coal-fired electric utilities and co-generation plants, an internal pipe coating plant in Scotland servicing the North Sea oil and gas production, and arguments on the treatment of deferred income taxes in the valuation of regulated public utilities. He has consulted The Boeing Company on property valuation issues relating to ad valorem property taxes at Boeing’s diverse aerospace and aircraft manufacturing plants in Washington.