Eric Schiela

Managing Principal, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Telephone: 215.399.4764

Eric is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the firm’s operations, and provides particular focus on investments with extensive redevelopment/repositioning aspects.  In addition, he directs the planning and implementation of various strategic initiatives that drive the financial and operating performance of the firm.

As a Development/Asset Manager with The Rubenstein Company, Eric was responsible for the site plan approvals for Valley Creek Corporate Center North, a 1.2mm SF, master planned, three phase office development, and the repositioning of Radnor Financial Center, a 1.5mm SF conversion of an 11 building corporate campus to a Class A, multi-tenant environment.  He has also provided particular focus on Rubenstein Properties Fund’s investment in the former Alcatel-Lucent Campus, including the sale and redevelopment of a portion of that campus to Bayer Pharmaceuticals, and the mixed use development of the remainder of the campus.  Early in his career, Eric worked as a Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers where he managed the planning, design and construction of new buildings, infrastructure and building rehabilitation projects for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army.  In addition, he was responsible for managing investigation, design and construction phases of environmental remediation projects under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund program.

Eric holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a Masters in Civil Engineering from Villanova University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a former Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania.