Eric Skalland

  • Chief Financial Officer & EVP, Capital Markets

Current Responsibilities
As Chief Financial Officer & EVP of Capital Markets, Eric is responsible for leadership and oversight of all United Properties’ financial and capital market activities. In this role, he directs personnel in capital markets, accounting, financial planning, internal and external reporting, tax planning and technology.  Under Eric’s direction the capital markets team is responsible for the analysis, organization and structuring of equity, debt and joint ventures as well as directing the funding process from inception to closing. He is a member of the Board of Directors, Investment Committee and Executive Team. Eric also plays a lead role in the development and implementation of United Properties’ overall strategy.

Past Experience
Skalland joined United Properties in 2007 as an assistant controller and was promoted to controller in 2010. He was promoted to chief accounting officer and vice president in 2014. Prior to joining United Properties, Eric served as a senior financial analyst at CBS Radio, Inc., and as a senior associate with accounting firm Grant Thornton. In addition to financial expertise, he has significant experience creating impactful corporate strategies and developing strategic partnerships.

Professional and Community Involvement
Skalland is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Minnesota Society of CPAs and the National Association of Real Estate Companies (NAREC). He also serves on North Memorial Health Foundation Board and Habitat for Humanity’s Multiplying the Impact Council. In 2018, he joined the Pohlad Audit Committee.

Education
Skalland holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. Skalland is a Certified Public Account (CPA).