Eric has spent his entire career in hotel investing, in capacities including private equity, public securities and investment banking. He was a member of the Lodging Acquisitions team at Starwood Capital Group where he acquired $1.5B of assets. While at Starwood, he assisted in the formation of the Joint Venture with Schulte Hospitality.
Most recently he was a Research Analyst for Cohen & Steers, a fund complex with over $30B in public REIT AUM, where he led their securities investment practice within the lodging and retail net lease sectors. He began his career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its Real Estate and Lodging group. He graduated with an economics degree from Duke University.