Modell Financial (1893) Appoints Eric Modell President

Hundred Year Association Board Member Eric Modell was appointed president of jewelry pawnbrokers Modell Financial, the company announced Feb. 10.

Founded in 1893, the company currently has ten locations in New York City.

Current president Gerald Modell will assume the role of chairman.

After working as a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Eric Modell joined Modell Financial ten years ago.  He currently serves as a director of the National Pawnbrokers Association. In 2010, he was elected president of the Collateral Loanbrokers Association of New York.