Ralph G. Howard
Founder & Senior Principal
Phone: (713) 893-8990
Fax: (877) 631-5655
Mr. Howard is a founder and Senior Principal of BHW, which focuses on the re-positioning, management, leasing, and sales of land and income-producing properties. He is responsible for sourcing, underwriting and structuring investments, and managing relationships with institutional lenders and third-party capital partners. Mr. Howard has a 40-year track record of successfully investing, valuing, analyzing, financing, re-positioning, and developing a broad range of commercial real estate assets throughout the United States and Europe.
Prior to founding BHW, Mr. Howard was a founding principal of Situs and served as its long-time CEO. He spearheaded Situs' evolution from a local real estate company into a global real estate consulting firm that became an integral service provider and strategic partner to investment banks, insurance companies, opportunity funds, pension funds, and acquirers of commercial real estate. In 2011, Situs was sold to Helios AMC, a rated special servicer sponsored by Ranieri Partners. The company had over 400 employees across nine offices in the US and Europe at the time of its sale.
Previously, he was the Managing Partner of Lewis and Howard, a real estate appraisal company that grew to become a national provider of valuation and consulting services to the real estate community.
Mr. Howard has a long history of serving as the general partner for numerous commercial real estate investments that date back to the early-1970s including raw land, retail centers, office buildings, and apartments.
Mr. Howard earned a B.S. in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a Texas real estate broker's license.