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Eric Hamermesh

  • Managing Director
  • T: +1 213 452 6031
  • F: +1 213 689 1220
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    • 633 W. 5th Street,
    • Suite 1600
    • Los Angeles, CA, 90071-2027
    • United States
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Eric Hamermesh is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Los Angeles. Mr. Hamermesh is part of the Corporate Finance segment, a member of the Real Estate Solutions (RES) group and FTI Capital Advisors, LLC, an investment banking subsidiary of FTI Consulting, and the RES Capital Markets practice.  He specializes in assisting real property developers, owner/operators and operating businesses strategically dependent on real estate with sourcing and executing transactions involving debt, equity and hybrid capital products and both individual asset and portfolio real property and loan sales.  He also advises clients on transactions involving ground leases and real estate-related securities including interests in whole loans, subordinate debt and mezzanine securities, as well as fractional interests in property owning entities.  Mr. Hamermesh also performs strategic advisory work including evaluation of real estate related “special situations”, transactions related to both in- and out-of-court restructurings as well as assisting emerging real estate investment managers with accessing institutional capital and high net worth family offices.

For the past 35 years, Mr. Hamermesh has been active in both the real estate industry and the real estate capital markets. During that time he has successfully concluded over $4 billion of real property transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, the placement of debt and equity, strategic planning and analysis, asset management, land use entitlement, development and leasing. He has led due diligence investigations involving over $10 billion of real estate assets in connection with asset acquisitions, sales and equity and/or debt financings, and has extensive experience with all major real property assets classes and a broad array of financing alternatives and investment structures.

During the course of his career, Mr. Hamermesh was a Vice President at institutional investment banks Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, a Principal at hedge fund Canyon Capital and a Senior Vice President at middle market real estate investment banker George Smith Partners, Inc.

Mr. Hamermesh graduated with a B.A. in political science from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Thereafter he obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from the UCLA School of Law. Mr. Hamermesh is a licensed real estate broker in California, is a member of the California State Bar on inactive status and is a member of Urban Land Institute.

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