Eric A. Rivera
Eric Rivera is a knowledgeable real estate advisor with more than a decade of industry experience. His clients note his worth 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 was part of the acquisitions team that sought out, researched, and negotiated strategic industrial and commercial sites on behalf of the New York City government. During that time, he was integral to securing $38M in grants as part of the LifeSci NYC initiative, an infrastructure program designed to foster collaboration between academia and biotech and pharmaceutical companies. He has also closed on numerous ground leases for private/public partnerships and done outreach to every major developer and landlord in the city.
Eric obtained his MS in Real Estate from the Zicklin School of Business and is a member of REBNY and Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society. His unique blend of education, career experience, and first-hand 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 he grounds everything he does with an eye towards hitting investment metrics.
Eric’s interests outside of work include film, travel, basketball, cycling, and skiing. Eric is a New York City native and resides in Forest Hills.