Prior to founding RedTree Capital, Eric Sasson worked at The Carlyle Group for over 12 years.
He joined in 2001 as Fund Head, responsible for establishing the European real estate platform for the group. He successfully raised 3 funds and invested more than €4 billion of equity and completed over 100 transactions in 13 countries. The team of talented professionals he put together reached almost 60 people, of different nationalities, based in 7 countries and saw little turnover.
Before 2001, Eric Sasson was Head of LaSalle Investment Management, Continental European operations, where he raised and invested several funds. He started his career in France as a property developer.