Eric Rivera is a knowledgeable real estate advisor with more than a decade of industry experience. His clients note his work ethic and willingness to go the extra mile to achieve their real estate and financial goals, and his expertise in negotiating deals of any size give them confidence that they are getting the best deal possible. He has successfully sold out projects across the city with a focus in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan, and he loves working with investors and first-time home buyers.
Eric formerly worked at the NYC Economic Development Corporation, where he was integral in the negotiation and closing of Zero Irving, a 21-story mixed use development in Union Square. While at the NYCEDC, Eric spearheaded the acquisition of industrial and commercial sites, and secured $38M in grants as part of the LifeSci NYC initiative, an infrastructure program designed to foster collaboration between academia and biotech and pharmaceutical companies.
Eric obtained his MS in Real Estate from the Zicklin School of Business and co-founded the investment firm, GWB Capital, focusing on workforce housing. His unique blend of education, career experience, and intimate knowledge of the New York City market gives him and his clients an advantage when analyzing properties and potential deals. As part of the Nest Seekers New Development Group, Eric works closely with developers from land acquisition through construction and design. He is skilled at advising on layouts and finishes that will resonate with the market and attract buyers, and grounds everything he does with an eye towards hitting investment metrics.
Eric lead sales for Skyline Tower, Queens’ largest residential condominium, and has worked on a number of record breaking projects including 567 Ocean Avenue, 850 Putnam Avenue, 98-08 Queens Blvd, 30-07 Vernon Blvd, Manhattan View at MiMa, and more. Eric’s interests outside of work include film, travel, sports, cycling, and skiing. Eric is a New York City native and resides in Forest Hills.