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Eric Harrison

Portfolio Manager, First Republic Investment Management

Northern California

Eric Harrison is a Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at First Republic Investment Management.

Mr. Harrison joined First Republic through the acquisition of his company, Luminous Capital, where he served as a portfolio manager, CEO, and Head of Alternative Investments. Luminous Capital, an independent investment advisory firm with $5.9 billion in assets under management at the time of acquisition, exclusively served wealthy families and private foundations.

Mr. Harrison has been a principal investor for over 20 years, working within venture capital as a partner in Crosspoint Venture Partners, followed by eight years as a founding general partner within GI Partners, a middle market buyout firm with over $4 billion in assets under management. Mr. Harrison began his career working within business and corporate development at Hewlett-Packard and Ricoh Corporation.

In addition to managing clients’ liquid assets, Mr. Harrison is responsible for portfolio construction and manager selection within hedge funds, real estate, and private equity vehicles.

Mr. Harrison has served on over 15 corporate boards, and currently serves as a member on the Board of Directors of the Telx Group, Inc, a technology service company; South Central Scholars, a Los Angeles-based inner city educational assistance foundation; and Confianza, a microfinance company that provides loans to the Hispanic community in Los Angeles. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado, double-majoring in Finance and Accounting, and has an MBA from The UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Wealth Management Experience: 20 Years

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