Career of Eric Trump
Trump is an executive vice president of development and acquisitions. He was also a task adviser and boardroom judge on NBC‘s The Apprentice. His corporate responsibility is the domestic and global expansion of the company’s real estate interests. With his father, he has overseen the expansion of the Trump Golf portfolio of properties, increasing the number from three, when he joined the company, in 2006, to over 15, with courses in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina, California, and Puerto Rico. He identifies and pursues distressed golf properties for domestic and global expansion and has been responsible, with his sister, Ivanka, for the redesign and renovation of Trump National Doral and its Blue Monster course in Miami, Florida.
He and his siblings are credited with the creation and management of the Trump Hotel Collection properties. Trump’s current management portfolio of global hotels includes Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Panama, Waikiki, Punta del Este, Washington D.C., Vancouver, the Philippines, and Rio de Janeiro. He also executed the acquisition of the Kluge Winery and Vineyard in Charlottesville, Virginia, resulting in the creation of Trump Winery. In 2013, Trump earned Wine Enthusiast Magazine‘s “Rising Star of the Year” Award.
In 2012, Trump was recognized by Forbes magazine among their top “30 under 30” in real estate and by the New York Observer as one of the “20 Most Important Young Philanthropists”. The New York Observer is published by his brother-in-law, Jared Kushner.