Eric Berman

Chief Investment Officer
Lifeafar Capital

Eric Berman is the Chief Investment Officer of Lifeafar Capital. He oversees investment strategy including acquisitions and development, and plays a key role in leading Lifeafar Capital’s hospitality initiatives.

Eric has spent his career working with a diverse base of investors, owners, lenders and developers of hotel and mixed-use real estate assets. Along the way, he has advised on more than $2 billion of hotel and real estate transactions throughout the U.S. and Latin America. The experiences Eric brings to Lifeafar Capital will be instrumental in the continued success and global expansion of the company.

Eric joined Lifeafar Capital in 2018 following over four years with Berkeley Research Group, where he helped pioneer the firm’s hospitality advisory group and expand its corporate finance efforts in Latin America. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where he provided accounting and advisory services for clients in the financial services, banking, real estate and retail industries, focusing on companies with an aggregate of more than $180 billion in assets and over $10 billion in annual revenues. During his professional career, he has held positions in destinations including New York and Miami, as well as Colombia, Panama, and Mexico.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, Eric was educated at Penn State University – Smeal College of Business, where he earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in accounting. He has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant since 2013 and holds a certificate in hotel real estate investment and asset management from Cornell University.

Past Speaking Events

  • Multiply Your Returns with Opportunity Zone Funds
    hosted by Engineered TaxServices, Inc.
    May 20, 2020
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Real Estate Development & Land Acquisition
    hosted by High Street Advisors, LLC
    June 23, 2020
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Various Real Estate Asset Classes
    hosted by S&P Global Market Intelligence
    July 15, 2020
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Opportunities in Mixed CRE
    hosted by FLAIA
    April 15, 2021
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

About Lifeafar Capital

Lifeafar Capital is a boutique private equity and asset management firm focused on the acquisition and development of unique and bespoke luxury hospitality concepts for both multi-family and mixed-use real estate. We give individual accredited investors, family offices, and private funds the opportunity to partake in the ownership of real estate projects with a stable value proposition and a high potential for appreciation that have traditionally been reserved for large institutions.

Our principals and professionals are located in Miami, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Medellín, Colombia. We collectively draw on an extensive and versatile foundation of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, investment advisory, and real estate development and operations to unlock value for our investors in opportunistic, value-add, or distressed asset deals.