Mr. Eric Silverman is a Co-Founder & serves as Managing Director at Eastham Capital. Along with Matt Rosenthal, Eric is responsible for overseeing all operations of the company. Eric is also a founder of St. James Capital, LLC, an FHA-approved lender specializing in multifamily residential housing financial services. As of December 2012, St. James Capital is a division of Pillar Multifamily, LLC, an affiliate of Guggenheim Partners, LLC. From 1995-2010, Eric was President and then Chairman of RentGrow, Inc., until it was sold in 2010 to Yardi Systems. RentGrow provides resident screening tools (i.e. tenent credit checks and background reports) to the multifamily housing industry. Before joining RentGrow, Eric was a founder and principal in St. James Mortgage Company, a Fannie Mae-approved residential mortgage banker. From 1991 to 1994, he directed and implemented the company's retail expansion into Massachusetts and New Hampshire and managed operations in those states. Eric learned the real estate industry through Holtzman and Silverman Construction and Realty, his family-owned business based in Michigan. H & S is a developer and manager of apartment and retail properties. Eric graduated from Bowdoin College in 1985 with an AB in Mathematics. In 1991, he earned the degree of Master of Science in Management, with a concentration in Finance, from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is an active alumnus of MIT, where he served as a judge in the $100K entrepreneurship competition for seven years. He is a founding director of Leader Bank in Arlington, MA. Eric is also on the Board of The Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network - Partners Continuing Care, and he is a Friend of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. He is also an Angel Investor.