Eric B. Propper, CFA
Eric Propper is the president of CIBC Private Wealth Management, with more than 35 years of industry experience. In this role, he serves as the head of CIBC Private Wealth’s Chicago office, and works closely with the firm’s team executives throughout the U.S. Additionally, he serves on the CIBC Private Wealth Operating Committee, the Asset Allocation and Multi-Manager Investment Committees and the CIBC U.S. Operating Committee. He is a director of CIBC Delaware Trust Company and CIBC Private Wealth Advisors. Eric also serves as a senior relationship manager, providing comprehensive portfolio and wealth management for high net worth individuals, families, foundations and endowments.
He joined the firm in 1998 from J. Bush & Co., and previously spent 10 years with Shearson Lehman Brothers and E.F. Hutton & Co.
Eric earned a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart College and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Stamford Society of Security Analysts.
Eric has served as a trustee for the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. He has also been featured in The Financial Times, CFA Institute Magazine, Private Asset Management and Family Wealth Report, and was listed in Barron’s Top Advisor Rankings by State in 2018 , 2019 and 2020.