Position: Chairman of PGIM Real Estate and PGIM Real Estate Finance, and CEO of PGIM Real Estate


  • 22 years of real estate investment experience
  • 8 years with PGIM Real Estate



Eric Adler is the chairman of the real estate businesses of PGIM, Inc. and the chief executive officer of PGIM Real Estate. PGIM is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world, offering a broad range of real estate equity and debt strategies globally. Based in London, Adler is a member of PGIM Real Estate’s Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee and the Global Operating Council.

Previously, Adler was global chief investment officer of PGIM Real Estate and earlier served as head of the European business. Before joining PGIM Real Estate in 2010, Adler co-directed Tishman Speyer’s European activities and was a member of its Global Management and Investment Committees. Previously, Adler worked for Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he led investment activities in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. He also had overall operational responsibility for its Special Situations Fund II. Earlier, he worked for Credit Lyonnais and Unibail in Paris.

Adler has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, summa cum laude, from University of Arizona. He also holds a graduate business degree from HEC Business School in France. Adler is a founding member of the European Advisory Board of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School.