John Covert, Director of Metrostudy’s Colorado Region, has been researching and analyzing housing markets since 1999. He regularly meets and consults with many of the top homebuilders, as well as with lenders, developers, investors, suppliers, utilities, school districts, and local governments concerning trends in the local economy and their effect on the real estate market. John launched Metrostudy’s office in the Denver/Colorado Springs market during the fall of 2001, and is responsible for all operations there including surveying, consulting and managing local client relationships. In the spring of 2004, he opened Metrostudy’s market research and consulting practice in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe markets. In 2014, John became Metrostudy’s Consumer Segmentation Leader directing the company’s efforts to help clients understand sources of real housing demand by integrating consumer research into the homebuilding industry.