Executive Vice President, Business Development, L&B Realty
Eric Smith leads the business development effort for the firm and is responsible for consultant relations and product development for L&B’s fund and separate account strategies. He previously led the office/industrial asset management group, overseeing $3.5 billion in office and industrial assets, while directly managing $850 million in office assets. He directly negotiated two retail leases that won the REBNY deal of the year award for Manhattan in 2008 & 2010 and has closed $118 million in acquisitions and $160 million in office dispositions. Eric is member of the Management Committee and has over 23 years of commercial / investment real estate experience, 17 years of which with L&B.
Prior to joining L&B, Eric was a founding member and managing principal of Humphrey & Smith, L.L.C., a commercial real estate appraisal firm in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. He served as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Florida and was appointed a member on the Board of Adjustment for the City of Destin, Florida. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida (1994).