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ECI Group Taps Eric Fenton as VP of Development

Atlanta-based multifamily owner and developer ECI Group has named Eric Fenton vice president of development. In his new role, he will lead the firm’s multifamily development platform in Florida.

Fenton brings more than 15 years of multifamily development experience to ECI, including directing multifamily development for 10 years at the Bozzuto Group in Washington, D.C., where he oversaw and directed all aspects of entitlement, design, financing and construction of over 2,500 multifamily units.

“We are very excited to have Eric join ECI to lead our expanding development business in Florida,” said Jimmy Baugnon, CIO at ECI Group. “His expertise in all aspects of multifamily development, coming after 10 years at an institutional-quality firm, will accelerate and expand our capacity to grow in the Florida market.”


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ECI’s Baugnon

About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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