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Howard Fiddle

Vice Chairman

Advisory & Transaction Services

Howard Fiddle Vice Chairman
Advisory & Transaction Services
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

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. As a 29-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 those 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 2017, Howard Fiddle was involved with leasing transactions totaling 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
  • Trustee, The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation (DJF)


  • Colbert Coldwell Circle (top 3% of producers at CBRE worldwide), 2003-2017

  • CoStar Group NYC Power Broker, 2005-2017

  • 2014 REBNY 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 Robert T. Lawrence Award for Ingenuity

  • 1997 REBNY Robert T. Lawrence Award for Ingenuity



  • 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

  • Beacon Capital Partners, LLC

  • Bloomberg LLP

  • CIM Group

  • Citibank

  • CommonWealth Partners

  • Edge Fund Advisors, LLC

  • Forest City Ratner

  • Harbor Group

  • Hines

  • Kushner Companies

  • Lefrak Organization

  • MetLife

  • Oxford Properties Group

  • Paramount Group, Inc.

  • Related Companies

  • The Retirement Systems of Alabama

  • The Rockefeller Group

Howard Fiddle Vice Chairman
Advisory & Transaction Services
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
Colbert Coldwell Circle

Colbert Coldwell Circle

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