Course Correction: Interview with Eric Adler
In an EG interview, PGIM Real Estate's President & CEO, Eric Adler, says lessons from one crisis can prepare you for the next.
Eric Adler is the president and chief executive officer of PGIM Real Estate. PGIM Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world, offering a broad range of real estate equity and debt solutions across the risk-return spectrum. Based in London, Eric is a member of PGIM Real Estate’s Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee and the Global Operating Council.
Eric is also responsible for the oversight of Montana Capital Partners (mcp), a $3 billion Swiss-based secondaries private equity manager focused on the small and mid-cap market in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. PGIM acquired mcp in August 2021 to provide investors with access to this fast-growing alternative investment opportunity.
Previously, Eric was global chief investment officer of PGIM Real Estate and earlier served as head of the European business. Before joining PGIM Real Estate in 2010, Eric co-directed Tishman Speyer’s European activities and was a member of its Global Management and Investment Committees. Earlier, Eric worked for Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he led investment activities in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. He also had overall operational responsibility for its Special Situations Fund II. Earlier, he worked for Credit Lyonnais and Unibail in Paris.
Eric has a bachelor's degree in business administration, summa cum laude, from University of Arizona. He also holds a graduate business degree from HEC Business School in France.
Eric is a founding member of the European Advisory Board of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School. He also serves on the Editorial Board of The Academy of Real Assets, a UK organization that aims to have a significant positive impact on diversity within the real assets industry through philanthropic and educational activities with underserved youth.