Eric J. Roeder, MAI, CCIM

Mr. Roeder is a senior real estate professional with twenty years of experience working with commercial real estate throughout the United States. Property types include office, industrial, multifamily, retail, hotels/resorts, manufactured housing, automobile dealerships, and agricultural properties. Primary focus has been real estate valuation in support of mortgage lending, commercial mortgage backed securities, private equity real estate, and low-income housing tax credit investing.

Prior to joining Birch|REA, Mr. Roeder spent six years as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Appraisal Manager for SunTrust Bank. In this role he directed a team of real estate analysts within SunTrust’s Corporate Risk Management Division and analyzed cash flows and market conditions for complex, high-value real estate throughout U.S., advised Commercial Real Estate, Institutional Real Estate, and Business Banking lending teams, created and presented real estate market and economic updates to SunTrust lenders, asset managers, and executive management, and actively resolved disputes related to appraised value of real estate.

Additional professional experience includes seven years at AEGON/Transamerica where he analyzed new Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) issues and counseled Structured Finance Traders/Portfolio Managers on risks associated with potential purchases, participated in the annual valuation of AEGON’s $12 billion mortgage loan portfolio, created detailed valuation consultations on multiple property types located throughout the U.S., advised Private Equity Group on potential fund investments and joint venture opportunities, and regularly briefed AEGON’s real estate investment committee regarding value and real estate market conditions related to potential investments.

Mr. Roeder has earned the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and the CCIM designation from the CCIM Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Macalester College and Master of Science degree in Real Estate Valuation from the University of St. Thomas. He is a certified general real estate appraiser in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Florida and Texas.

Mr. Roeder is based in our Chapel Hill, North Carolina office.