He grew up in the Midwest and attended the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, graduating with a BS in Finance from the School of Business. After graduation he moved to Chicago in 1985 and started his career as a Sales Representative with IBM. While at IBM Eric attended the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and earned his MBA. In 1994 he decided selling money would be better than computers and software so he jumped into the mortgage business with his friend Steve Calk.
Magy is his wife of ten years and Camille is their nine-year-old daughter. They split their time between a condo in Chicago and a home in Seneca Falls, NY on Cayuga Lake. Technology and the tools available allow him to offer mortgages and work with borrowers, Realtors and Attorneys around the country. In his free time he enjoys being with his family, reading, cooking, skiing and racing sailboats. Other activities he enjoys are hiking, snowshoeing and crossword puzzles. He is also very active in the Seneca Falls Rotary Club and Canandaigua Yacht Club.