Eric Merkelson

Senior Director

Eric Merkelson is a Senior Director at Savills, with over 15 years of leadership and Project Management experience. Clients and colleagues value Eric’s ability to focus on the details of highly complex construction projects while maintaining a calm demeanor and grasp of the bigger picture. Eric provides exceptional guidance on constructability reviews, vendor procurement, scheduling, logistics and phasing. His attention to quality-streamlined communication, budgeting, scheduling and strategic problem-solving delivers unmatched results for his clients across sectors.

Eric has managed a wide range of projects from law offices to luxury residential, including Retail Design Institute award-winning flagship and fixture upgrade programs. Prior to joining the firm, Eric honed his skills on high-profile projects including the construction of a BMW dealership, the multi-phased renovation of a historic courthouse in downtown Manhattan, and the development of multi-million dollar residences in a landmarked Brooklyn building.

Eric’s past and current clients include Greenberg Traurig, Comcast Corporation, Comcast Cable, Athene, NBCUniversal and Bank Street College of Education.

Eric is LEED Accredited and a certified Project Management Professional.