Eric co-founded the OliverBuchananGroup in 2021 and leads the day-to-day operation of the company. Dene and Eric share a long and successful working relationship beginning at OliverMcMillan, where they executed a multi-billion-dollar pipeline of Class A mixed use and multifamily development.
Prior to forming OliverBuchananGroup, Eric was the Chief Development Officer at Oliver McMillan, where he led all development and construction activities for the firm. He had a similar role at Brookfield and Lifestyle Communities, as well as a decade long tenure in development at Archstone-Smith earlier in his real estate career. At all companies he covered multiple national markets and managed in house and third-party teams simultaneously.
During Eric’s career, he has been intricately involved in the successful development of over 8,000 Class A apartment units in California, Colorado, Texas, Tennessee, Hawaii, Arizona, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Massachusetts and New York. His execution experience covers all multifamily product types, as well as complex urban mixed use including Class A retail, office, hotel, convention and civic uses.
Eric is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and active board member of Colorado UpLift and Urban Youth Ministries, two Denver based nonprofit organizations focused on bringing long-term, life changing relationships to urban youth.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Asian Studies from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.