Eric B. Larson has more than 30 years of experience in real estate investment, development, asset management, and leasing. During his career, he has developed, financed, owned, and managed over $3 billion in Detroit real estate, including the Renaissance Center, Little Caesar’s Arena, and The A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education.
Since 2014, Larson has served as chief executive officer of the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), a private/public partnership of corporate and civic leaders who develop and support programs to enhance downtown Detroit. Larson is also the founder, president, and chief executive officer of Larson Realty Group, a real estate development and management company.
Larson serves as chairman of The Robert C. Larson Leadership Initiative and Urban Land Institute Detroit Governance Committee. In addition, he currently serves as a board trustee, governor, or member of The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, M-1 Rail, The Detroit 300 Conservancy, MoGo Detroit Bike Share, The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, The Parade Company, The Urban Land Institute, The Urban Land Institute’s Leadership Council, LOCUS, Grand Jester of The Distinguished Clown Corp., The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and the Chamber.