Eric Lauk

Chief Supervision Officer & AML Officer



Eric joined Coastal in May of 2020 after completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Wagner College. Prior to joining Coastal full time, Eric interned in the Wilmington office for the duration of the 2019 summer.

Eric is currently working under John McNichol, VP of Fixed Income Trading, in the Fixed Income Department and helps our representatives understand the fixed income markets, always striving to get the best prices for our reps and their clients. He holds Series 7, Series 52, and Series 66 licenses in addition to passing the Securities Industry Essentials® (SIE®) Exam.

During his time at Wagner, Eric was a member of the Varsity baseball team and served as team captain for the 2020 season. Outside of the office, Eric enjoys going to the beach and playing golf with friends. He is a huge sports buff and loves golf, hockey, and baseball. Eric has a twin brother named Ryan and two older brothers, Tyler and Kyle, with whom he is very close.

What is your favorite quote or motto for life?
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Will Durant

Do you have any interesting goals for how you’ll spend your retirement years?
Living somewhere warm where I can go to the beach everyday (ideally Florida).

What is the most unusual thing you have on your bucket list?
I’d love to go on a hot air balloon ride.