Commercial Real Estate Head - ADIB
Eric is currently Head of Commercial Real Estate at ADIB. From May 2017 to December 2017 he was Acting Head of ADIB’s Wholesale Banking Group. In 2015, Eric started the Commercial Real Estate Division, a business created to bring heightened focus to commercial real estate financing and advisory. Eric joined ADIB in June 2013 as Chief Credit Officer, Head of the Restructuring Bank and Real Estate Industry Specialist and has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Prior to ADIB, Eric was CEO of Crown Mortgage Management an FSA regulated mortgage servicing business with operations in the UK and Germany owned by a real estate private equity firm. From 2007 to 2009, Eric established and ran the Corporate & Investment Bank at Noor Bank. From 1982 to 2007, Eric held a number of positions at Citigroup in New York (region head Financial Institutions Group Europe; Commercial Real Estate senior transactor; Loan Structuring & Syndications senior transactor), Tunis (country head), Casablanca (region head Maghreb), Buenos Aires (deputy Country Risk Manager in charge of workouts), and London (head of Investment Finance & Real Estate Advisory for the Private Bank Group EMEA; director, Special Situations Group). In 2014 and 2015, Eric taught “Introduction to Real Estate Finance & Investment” at American University of Sharjah, a full credit course sponsored by ADIB.