Pratt Institute, B.A. Industrial Design
High School of Art and Design
Howard has over 35 years of commercial and residential real estate experience. He is perhaps the most influential and instrumental retail broker in developing Hell’s Kitchen into a vibrant restaurant and retail scene with a cosmopolitan appeal. As one of the founding partners for a prominent real estate firm, Square Foot Realty, Howard has helped oversee relationships with several key owners and co-op boards.
Howard has also developed relationships with several key retailers including Starbucks, Friedman's Lunch, Pinky Nails, Chase Bank, La Bergamote, Ardesia Wine Bar, Taboon, Bodrum, Oxford Cleaners, Palace Cleaners, The Marshal, Westside Steak House, Westway Vision, Poulette, ASEOP, Ippudo, Sushi of Gari, Sterling Optical, Gothic Cabinet Craft, Cold Stone Creamery, Westville, New York Public Library (Inwood Branch) and Allstate Insurance. Howard’s talents include hand selecting tenants and placing key tenants that can change a block and even a neighborhood!