Chairman & CEO
Eric Hadar is a business leader, investor, and philanthropist. He founded Allied Partners in 1993.
Eric is well known for unique investments and for applying highly creative strategies to solving complex challenges, adding value in all market environments. Some of Allied’s most notable investments include the Citigroup Center, One East 57th Street, and the legendary Brill Building.
In 1994, Eric partnered with Wil and Arthur Zeckendorf, Kent Swig and David Burris to acquire Brown Harris Stevens, the preeminent residential brokerage and management firm. Terra Holdings is now the largest privately owned residential real estate brokerage and management company in New York, generating approximately $5 billion in annual revenue.
Since 2001, Eric has served as a member of the Board of Governors of REBNY. He has taught, lectured, and authored real estate case studies for Columbia Business School’s Real Estate Department and frequent appears on industry panels.
An active philanthropist, Eric has been a generous supporter of numerous cultural and charitable institutions throughout the USA with an emphasis on supporting inner-city children and substance abuse recovery. In 2017, Eric formed the Eric D. Hadar Family Foundation, dedicated to research in the field of substance abuse treatment and prevention.
Born in Orange, NJ and raised in New York City, Eric received his bachelor’s degree with highest honors from Hobart College in 1986 and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1989. Prior to founding Allied Partners, Eric worked for Sonnenblick-Goldman Company, a national real estate investment bank.