Upon joining the NFL in 1998, Eric Kerzner started in the Internal Audit department before transitioning to the Finance department in financial planning and analysis. In 2001, he joined the NFL Management Council’s Labor Finance department, working with League and club finance executives to model and measure League revenues that determine annual player costs. In 2008, Eric moved to his current department, Labor Operations, supporting Club football and finance executives with the financial components of player contracts and the salary cap.
Eric’s primary responsibilities include negotiating, administering, and enforcing the League’s Collective Bargaining Agreements with the NFL Players Association on financial-related labor matters, including player contracts, the salary cap, compliance, and strategic planning. Eric is also a member of the bargaining team that negotiated the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the NFL Referees Association.
In addition to his labor relations responsibilities, Eric works with other NFL departments during the football season in various capacities, serving as a League representative on game days for the Instant Replay, Football Operations, and Broadcasting departments.
Prior to joining the NFL, Eric worked in public accounting at McGladrey and Pullen, LLP. Eric graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1996, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Eric and his wife, Tracy, reside in Connecticut and have two sons, Evan and Joey.