Eric joined U3 Advisors in January 2016. He applies his expansive skill set and knowledge, and keen interest in problem solving to a diverse portfolio of projects, running the gamut from early-stage visioning to in-depth financial modeling, and from global real estate portfolios to highly-specialized spaces such as incubators, wet labs and conference centers. Exemplary projects Eric has led include the development of a strategic real estate framework and dynamic capital phasing model for the University of Toronto; a study of university conference demand and real estate implications for Harvard; and multiple innovation and research commercialization projects that include project visioning, program development, financial modeling, employment analysis, and grant writing.
Prior to joining U3A, Eric was a Senior Project Manager at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC). At NYCEDC, Eric worked on a variety of development and planning initiatives. Eric served as project manager on a portfolio of projects to strengthen, modernize and improve the resiliency of New York City’s food supply chain. He managed site development exercises across the five boroughs, including program and site plan development, RFP development, and management of public land use approval applications. He oversaw the development of a skills training and business incubation program in Jamaica, Queens, managed a small business grant program in Staten Island, and contributed to several neighborhood planning and policy studies.
Eric was previously the Economic Development Analyst at the New York City Independent Budget Office, where he published the report Federal Aid 10 Years After the World Trade Center Attack.
Eric earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, magna cum laude, and a Master of City Planning from New York University. At NYU, Eric was a Vice President of the Urban Planning Student Association and held internships at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, the New York City Department of City Planning, the New York State Commission on Asset Maximization, and the Coney Island Development Corporation.