Eric Sandler

Eric Sandler has over 25 years of experience in municipal and infrastructure financing. �At the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) he is responsible for managing the finances of the Commission’s Water, Power and Sewer enterprises with combined operating and capital budgets of $1 billion and $8 billion respectively. �Prior to joining the SFPUC, he served as Director of Finance for both the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA). �At the SDCWA, Mr. Sandler co-led the team responsible for structuring and negotiating a long-term water purchase agreement with Poseidon Resources to develop the 50 MGD Carlsbad Desalination Project. �Prior to entering public service Mr. Sandler worked for a private developer arranging non-recourse project financing for alternative energy projects, for a merchant bank advising the government of Argentina in energy sector privatizations, and for Lehman Brothers in the municipal investment banking group in San Francisco.�Mr. Sandler has a BA degree in Biology from Stanford University and a MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.