Eric Sussman is a full-time Adjunct Professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Since joining the UCLA faculty in 1995, Eric has taught thousands of undergraduate, graduate, and executive education students. He has the rare distinction of being an adjunct professor in two separate topics (accounting and real estate), with two academic appointments, and teaches:

  • Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting, beginning through advanced
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Equity Valuation
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Real Estate Investment and Finance
  • Real Estate Entrepreneurship

Eric has guest lectured at:

  • UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
  • George Washington University School of Business
  • Helsinki School of Economics

Eric created a 12-lecture series on accounting and finance for The Teaching Company, a developer and marketer of The Great Courses™ video series for lifelong learners.

He has also received numerous teaching awards and been recognized as one of the 20 Most Influential Business Professors Alive Today.”

Eric, however, is no ivory-tower academic with little connection to the real world. He’s been a licensed CPA in California who worked at Price Waterhouse early in his career. Since 1993, as an owner, partner, member, and/or manager of various business entities, Eric has been involved in the acquisition, syndication, rehabilitation, development, and/or management of more than $2 billion and nearly two million square feet of industrial, retail, multi-family and single-family residential properties.

He is Chair of the Audit Committee and former overall Chair (2012-2018) of the Board of Trustees of Causeway Capital’s group of funds (International Value, Emerging Markets, Global Value, Global Absolute Return Funds, International Opportunities, and International Small Cap), which collectively have more than $12 billion in assets.

Eric also sits on the boards of:

  • Pacific Charter School Development Inc., a California non-profit dedicated to increasing the availability of high-quality charter schools for undeserved students
  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, a multi-service non-profit serving people in the community at every stage of the life cycle, especially those who are poor and disadvantaged
  • UCLA Hillel
  • Advisory Board of Bulltick La Firma Capital Real Estate Fund

Formerly, Eric was:

  • Chairman of the Presidio Fund (a now-closed domestic value fund)
  • Audit Committee Chair of Atlantic Inertial Systems Inc., a producer and manufacturer of electromagnetic sensors
  • Board member of Bentley-Forbes LLC, a private real estate investment firm

A highly regarded educator with extensive real-world experience, Eric acts as an expert witness, executive education provider, and public speaker.