Erik Edwards

LP - Senior Vice President

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San Diego, CA 92122

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Erik Edwards is Senior Vice President with CBRE’s Debt & Structured finance team in San Diego, specifically focusing on building CBRE’s debt and equity presence in the Manufactured Housing Communities (MHC) and Recreational Vehicles (RV) Parks space by providing financing solutions to MHC/RV investors, owners, and property managers.

Erik joined CBRE in 2022 with over 21 year of experience in commercial real estate finance with a background in all types of financing (construction, value-add, permanent debt) across multiple asset classes including apartments, retail, hospitality, industrial, office, and special-purpose. He recently bookended more than 13 years with Wells Fargo, serving as Director with its Multifamily Capital Finance Group. In that position, he led and participated in originating and closing more than $5 billion in agency and other loans throughout the U.S. Prior to that, he was responsible for all small-loan CMBS originations in the Western U.S., managed a portfolio of distressed CRE loans in the wake of the Great Recession, and worked on balance sheet programs and construction loan originations.

Erik is a SoCal native and earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from UC Irvine. He regularly speaks at MHC conferences and forums and has published several articles on the sector in prominent trade publications.


  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Economics
  • University of California, Irvine, Masters in Business Administration (MBA) 

Professional Accreditations/Affiliations

  • Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) member
  • National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) member
  • Western Manufactured Housing Association (WMA) member
  • California Mobilehome Parkowners Association (CMPA)
  • Member of other state and local MHC and RV park associations