With a distinguished career spanning over three decades, Eric Kramer stands as a visionary in the realm of wealth management, passionately creating customized investment solutions that cater to the unique aspirations and life objectives of ultra-high net worth individuals and their families.
As the founder of Crestone Capital in 1991 (formerly the Eric J. Kramer Company), Eric has piloted the firm's growth, spearheading a relentless pursuit of performance-driven investment management, astute financial and cash-flow planning, and innovative wealth preservation strategies. His tireless dedication to excellence has propelled Crestone into a paragon of personalized and client-centric advisory services. As chairman of the Crestone Investment Committee, Eric leverages his strategic acumen and economic insights to guide the committee's decision-making processes, while ensuring prudent risk management for clients.
Beyond his contributions to the industry and Crestone, Eric’s influence extends to the academic sector as a board member for the University of Colorado Foundation for over a decade, and as the Chairman of its Investment Committee for the last eight years, orchestrating the foundation's financial stewardship. Notably, the Foundation employs an outsourced chief investment officer model, giving Eric the unique insight of sitting on both sides of the table; as a provider for 40 years and as a client for the past eight years. In 2019, Eric was awarded the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Distinguished Alumni Lifetime Service Award.
Additionally, Eric works to enrich his professional horizons as a member of YPO-WPO International, connecting with global leaders at the vanguard of corporate trends and innovations, and presenting as a keynote speaker at events. In 2019 Eric was an influential founding member of the YPO-WPO Boulder Chapter.
Eric received his Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Colorado.
Eric’s leadership is rooted in his unwavering advocacy for client families and his deep commitment to putting their best interests first, empowering individuals and families to achieve their most valued life goals.

What are you passionate about personally?
All people. Adventure. Powder. Finance. Family.
What's the biggest challenge of working in wealth management?
The complexity of dealing with markets -- which is really crowd-behavior of humans -- and math, surrounding uncertain probabilities; and helping individuals master their own emotions surrounding money.
What quality of yours makes you best suited to what you do?
My enthusiasm for the business.
What is your favorite book or what’s the most influential book you’ve read?
Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage - Shackleton led his team of 27 men through an incredibly long and arduous experience without losing a single person.