ERIC TRUMP. EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT & ACQUISITIONS. As Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions, Eric is actively involved in all aspects of real estate development and deal flow, both nationally and internationally. From acquisition and development to sales and marketing functions, he plays a pivotal role in more than 70 active real estate Trump projects around the world.
Nationally, Eric has been instrumental in the development of Trump International Hotel & Tower® in Chicago, currently the tallest completed residential building in the world. The project continues to receive accolades and was rated one of the hottest hotels in North America by Condé Nast Traveler. He has also focused much of his efforts on the development of Trump International Hotel™ Las Vegas, personally overseeing all aspects of the project, from architecture to marketing to hotel management.
Eric is currently involved, alongside his father, in the expansion of a world-class portfolio of golf courses. During the spring of 2009, Eric was instrumental in the purchase of Trump National Golf Club Washington D.C., an 850 acre club with 3 miles of frontage on the Potomac River. Subsequently, Eric oversaw the acquisition of both Trump National Golf Club Hudson Valley and Trump National Golf Club Philadelphia.
Trump International Golf Club™ & Residences Puerto Rico is another of Eric's dedicated projects. Eric has worked diligently to ensure that Trump's superior brand standards are met for the over $600 million dollar development, poised to become one of the world's leading resort destinations. The development will feature a luxury residential community, a beach club, two signature golf courses, and a wide range of amenities and already hosts the Puerto Rico Open, the PGA's first tournament in Puerto Rico.
Eric is also working on a multitude of other projects throughout the world. These include Trump Ocean Club® International Hotel & Tower in Panama City, Panama, Trump® at Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, Trump International Hotel & Tower, Toronto®, Canada, Trump® Towers, Istanbul, Sisli, Trump SoHo®, New York and Trump International Hotel and Tower Waikiki Beach Walk™.
Eric is a rising star in the business sector, and has appeared as a keynote speaker for real estate conferences nationwide, as well as in various press outlets such CNBC, Fox, NBC, Fox Business and The New York Post, as well as a multitude of international publications.
Along with his work at the Trump Organization, Eric works fervently to aid children in need, having founded The Eric Trump Foundation for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Over the last 3 years, the foundation raised more than $1 million dollars in donations and is dedicated to improving the lives of children battling life-threatening or debilitating medical conditions.
Eric F. Trump joined The Trump Organization in 2006 after graduating with honors from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with a degree in Finance and Management, and a minor in Psychology.