Specialties: Investment, Retail
Background & Experience
Erich Schmidt brings as impressive financial background and expertise to NAI Mountain, originally joining the company to work directly with the Investment Services team as an analyst and junior broker. Erich grew up in Chicago and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. While still attending school, Erich worked as a trader’s assistant for a group of Soybean Options traders at the Chicago Board of Trade. Erich continued developing his career in the financial services industry as a U.S. Treasury futures and options trader. In the late 90’s and into the early 2000’s, Mr. Schmidt was one of the first U.S. Treasury traders to progress from the trading floor to the electronic trading platform. During his time as a U.S. Treasury trader, he had much success.
More recently, Erich traded for both Breakwater Trading LLC and Endeavor Trading LLC as a senior fixed income trader in Chicago,from 2003 to 2012, he became a partner at both firms. Erich brings years of experience to the company from conducting investment real estate transactions, as he was involved in the residential real estate investment market as well as property management throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Soon after Erich joined NAI Mountain in 2012, his role transitioned to vice president of brokerage and he has continued to further establish the company’s investment sales accomplishments. Since joining the team, Erich has managed over $85 million in commercial real estate transactions. Establishing a residence in Eagle County since 2003, he is an active member of the community with an extensive understanding of the land and local real estate market.