Eric Samek (MBA '03)
Eric Samek currently runs the West Coast for AEW Capital Management’s opportunity fund. Since joining AEW in 2007, Mr. Samek has invested over $1 billion in the office, multifamily, industrial and retail sectors. Prior to joining AEW, Mr. Samek served as Director for real estate private equity investments at Broadreach Capital Partners in Los Angeles. During his tenure at Broadreach, he sourced and closed $750 million of acquisitions. He has also held positions with A.E.E. Partners in Brownsville, Texas; McCown De Leeuw & Co., a private equity investment firm in Menlo Park, California; and as a Financial Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York. Mr. Samek earned a BSE from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.