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Howard Fiddle

Vice Chairman

Howard Fiddle

Vice Chairman
Advisory & Transaction Services
+1 212 9846525
+1 212 9848040

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040

Professional Experience​

Howard Fiddle is a Vice Chairman and heads CBRE’s New York City Agency department. In this capacity, he has helped the firm achieve and maintain the largest market share in the Tri-State marketplace in leasing space on behalf of owners. As a 28-year veteran of the firm, Howard has been a three-time recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York’s Robert T. Lawrence Memorial award, an honor that recognizes transactions with exceptional creativity and importance to New York City.

With an extensive knowledge of the Manhattan marketplace, marketing and finance, Howard has significant transactional experience representing large tenants and landlords in major leasing assignments. In calendar year 2015, Howard Fiddle was involved with leasing transactions totaling more than 1.5 million RSF.

Within CBRE, Howard has worked in several different departments and locations and has served in an array of management roles. He has been a member of the firm’s Policy Committee, made up of a select few of the region’s top professionals including its Chairman, CEO and President. Howard is regularly sought out by leading business and real estate periodicals on an array of real estate topics. Previously, Howard worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Ernst & Young.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations 

  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Certified Public Accountant, New York
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York
  • Trustee, The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation (DJF)



  • Colbert Coldwell Circle (top 3% of producers at CBRE worldwide), 2003-2016
  • CoStar Group NYC Power Broker, 2005-2015
  • 2014 REBNY’s​ Robert T. Lawrence Award for Ingenuity (11 Madison Avenue, Credit Suisse and SONY)
  • 2006 NAIOP “Leasing Deal of the Year” (AllianceBernstein)
  • 2003 NAIOP “Leasing Deal of the Year” (55 Water Street)
  • 2000 REBNY’s Robert T. Lawrence Award for Ingenuity (Arthur Andersen)
  • 1997 REBNY’s Robert T. Lawrence Award for Ingenuity (Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield)



  • Columbia University – Graduate School of Business, Master of Business Administration
  • Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science; Magna Cum Laude ​

Partial Transaction List

Tenant Landlord Rentable Sq. Ft.       Location
Credit Suisse Sapir / CIM 1,066,100     11 Madison Avenue                  
Sony Corp. of America  Sapir / CIM 548,000 11 Madison Avenue 
​L’Oreal USA Inc.  ​Related / Oxford ​408,500 ​10 Hudson Yards  
​Bloomberg LP ​Eastgate Realty ​403,000 ​120 Park Avenue
​Bloomberg LP  ​Eugene M. Grant & Co. ​373,000 ​340 West Street 
​Wilkie Farr & Gallagher  ​AXA ​353,000 ​787 Seventh Avenue
Bloomberg LP SL Green 350,000 919 Third Avenue
Warner Music Group  Paramount 288,300 1633 Broadway 
​Tiffany & Co. ​L & L Holdings ​287,400 ​200 Fifth Avenue
​Confidential Financial Services Firm ​Paramount ​250,000 ​1633 Broadway​
Calvin Klein (PVH Corp.)      Dan Mintz 195,000 205 West 39th Street 
​TRS ​RSA ​191,000​ ​55 Water Street
​Bloomberg LP  ​Alexander’s ​189,100 ​731 Lexington Avenue
Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc.  AXA 179,000 787 Seventh Avenue 
​American Group Corp.  ​Capstone / Carlyle ​165,000 ​14 Wall Street
​Yelp Inc.  ​Sapir / CIM ​152,200 ​11 Madison Avenue 
UBS AG  AXA 121,000 787 Seventh Avenue 
Nielsen Media Research  MetLife 116,300 85 Broad Street
IPG Forest Labs / VNO 112,000 909 Third Avenue
Elliot Management Lefrak Organization 100,000 40 West 57th Street


  • AXA
  • Blackstone
  • Bloomberg LLP
  • CIM Group
  • Citibank
  • Edge Fund Advisors, LLC
  • Forest City Ratner
  • Harbor Group
  • Hines
  • Kushner Companies
  • Lefrak Organization
  • MetLife
  • Oxford Properties
  • Paramount Group, Inc.
  • Related Companies
  • Sapir Organization​
  • The Carlyle Group
  • The Retirement Systems of Alabama

Howard Fiddle

Vice Chairman
Advisory & Transaction Services
+1 212 9846525
+1 212 9848040

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040
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Colbert Coldwell Circle

Our top 3% of producers, who exemplify our firm's tradition of integrity, exceptional performance and client service.