Howard Erbstein is Chief Operating Officer for The Kolter Group. As the COO of Kolter, Mr. Erbstein manages the firm’s on-balance sheet, capital and relationships with capital providers. He directs the firm’s financial and internal control activities, including planning and reporting, accounting, human resources and risk management.
At Kolter, he has been involved with the acquisition, financing, development and disposition of over $7 billion of expected transaction value (both in-development and realized) of residential, commercial and hospitality-focused transaction throughout the Southeastern United States. His previous work experience includes acting as managing principal of The Strategic Partners, UK Fund in London and earlier as a real estate investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in London and New York. Mr. Erbstein began his career as a corporate lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.
Mr. Erbstein received his BA degree at Queen’s University (Canada), earned an MSC degree (Econ) from the London School of Economics and an LLB degree with honors from Cambridge University.