HOWARD KOZLOFF, Managing Partner

Howard Kozloff is Managing Partner at Agora Partners, a real estate advisory, development, and investment practice. With over fifteen years of consulting and development experience, Howard works both nationally and internationally at the intersection of urban planning and real estate development, or entrepreneurial planning. He identifies and creates value-add opportunities in urban environments by providing solutions for challenging real estate scenarios. With experience as both principal and advisor, Howard works across asset types, geographies, and scales with public agencies and municipalities, developers, private landowners, private equity funds, family offices, commercial and investment banks, and philanthropic funds.

Past positions that Howard held prior to Agora Partners include management and leadership roles with boutique entrepreneurial firms, large public REITs, and institutional funds. These include Director of HH Development Strategies and Director of Operations at Hart Howerton, an international planning and design firm; Development Manager at both The Martin Group and Macerich (MAC), both Southern California-based real estate firms focused on urban infill and retail development, respectively; and Project Manager at BRV Corp., a niche consultancy employing public/private partnerships to effectuate urban neighborhood turnarounds.

Howard holds a Master of Urban Planning from Harvard University, a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Design of the Environment from the University of Pennsylvania. Howard previously served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, and the University of Southern California. In addition, he has published over 50 articles and had over 25 speaking engagements in the areas of opportunistic planning and urban redevelopment.