Ed has an extensive background in banking as well as sales and marketing experience working with Fortune 500 companies through many years of co-ownership with his own company. Ed is originally from Pennsylvania where he graduated from Allegheny College with a BS in Economics and a minor in math. Upon graduation, he joined Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh, PA and pursued a career in retail banking and commercial banking including real estate/mortgage lending. During the banking merger and acquisition boom of the late 80¿s, he relocated to Charlotte, NC with First Union National Bank as a commercial lender and later as a human resource manager. Ed relocated to the Las Vegas valley in 2003 to pursue an entrepreneurial venture in the specialty advertising industry. Ed joins the Gavish Real Estate® Team with a wealth of banking experience as a buyer¿s agent with a concentration in bank REO¿s.