Erik Schmall

Executive Managing Director


Transaction Volume

  • 10 million SF+


  • Office

Professional Expertise

Erik joined Savills Studley in 1994 with 5 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Now, with over two decades of experience, Erik has developed a portfolio of clients that encompasses a broad range of industries, including law firms, healthcare, new media and educational institutions.

Throughout his career, Erik has honed an in-depth understanding of tenants’ varied needs. This enables him to provide expert advisory services, tailored to the specific business objectives of each client. In addition, Erik delivers a complete real estate strategy by facilitating the process from beginning to end. Regardless of the transaction type -- a new lease, a lease restructure, sublease, acquisition, disposition, or build-to-suit, Erik expertly packages each transaction as a business solution.

Some of his recent notable transactions include an 80,000 square foot lease at 161 Avenue of the Americas for the startup retailer Warby Parker, a 25,000 square foot lease at 440 Ninth Avenue for Leaddog Marketing, a 25,000 square foot lease for Vontobel Asset management a leading Swiss based financial management firm, and a 35,000 square foot lease at 299 Park Avenue for Leerink Swan, the leading equity research company. Additional long-term clients include Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Bain Capital, TowerBrook Asset Management, Gameloft, and National Cable Communications.


Erik graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany. He also earned an MBA in finance from Baruch College.

Erik Schmall