Eric graduated from the University of Illinois in 2002 with a Bachelors and Masters in Accountancy and earned his Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) accreditation in that same year. Eric started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Business Advisory services practice where most of his time was spent auditing public and private companies in the real estate sector. In 2005, Eric joined the Crisis Management group within FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance practice where he provided turnaround advisory services for public and private companies. In late 2010, Eric joined Drew Millard to launch 33CP with their first acquisition in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood. Eric relies on his audit background to scrutinize the details of any real estate transaction and leverages his experience gained in the distressed advisory world to extract value from troubled and conventional real estate opportunities. He also leverages his relationships built during his time at PwC and FTI Consulting to expand the Company’s reach with regional and national banks to secure investment opportunities. Eric is largely responsible for creating the investment structures for 33CP projects, managing the Company’s financial operations and overseeing the construction efforts for 33CP projects.
A Professional Engineer (P.E.), Drew graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Drew spent the first eight years of his career working in the engineering consulting field while simultaneously building the infrastructure to launch a real estate investment operation. During his engineering tenure, Drew managed multiple multi-billion dollar engineering projects, which helped him develop superior skill sets in the areas of diligent project management and analytical assessments. Starting with his foundation in project management and analytical assessments and drawing on his passion for real estate, Drew teamed up with Eric in late 2010 to embark on 33CP’s first real estate investment. Drew is primarily responsible for sourcing acquisition opportunities and overseeing property management and construction operations for the 33CP portfolio. He has built strategic affiliations within the brokerage community that continue to prove invaluable in obtaining off-market investment opportunities for 33CP.
Susan graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Finance and International Business. Susan began her career in the investment banking group of BMO Capital Markets focused on mergers & acquisitions and public offerings. She later worked as a member of the mergers and acquisitions team of a Chicago-based public company. Susan joined 33CP in late 2011 and has gained significant experience in sourcing and executing syndicated real estate investments. Susan utilizes her extensive financial modeling experience to identify and analyze new investment opportunities for the Company. She is also responsible for preparing investor diligence packages, creating investment pro forma models and producing quarterly investor updates. Susan is active in the property management operations and directly oversees all leasing activity within the portfolio. She has executed hundreds leases throughout her career and has in depth knowledge of Chicago's rental market allowing her to produce pro forma rents that are accurate and achievable.