Counsel to the Board of Directors of CoreNet Global, New York City Chapter
First American Title Insurance Company, Regional Advisory Board Member
Member, Real Estate Board of New York
CoreNet Appoints 2012 Officers and Board February 22, 2012 -- Real Estate Weekly Howard Peskoe is mentioned in “CoreNet Appoints 2012 Officers and Board.” Howard will serve on CoreNet’s Board of Advisors for 2012.
Small Business Bill, Accounting Change Could Pack Wallop September 27, 2010 -- GlobeSt.com Howard Peskoe explains why pending legislation, designed to spur lending to small businesses, probably will not tend to cause those businesses to buy commercial property, rather than lease. But the bill, in combination with proposed changes to the accounting rule FASB 13, might do so, he says, because the changes would require businesses to include lease payments as debt on their balance sheets, possibly leading some to buy instead of lease.
The Industry Could Get Boost from SBA Proposals February 10, 2010 -- GlobeSt.com The Obama Administration's plan to urge community banks to lend to small businesses might benefit the commercial real estate industry, but only indirectly, Howard Peskoe says. SBA loans to entrepreneurs help businesses get started and expand, and that increased economic activity leads to additional sale or leasing of office, warehouse and retail space, he says. But he does not anticipate that the Administration's initiative will increase the number of direct loans from community banks to real estate developers and investors.
Community Banks May Be Next in Line for TARP Funds December 23, 2009 -- GlobeSt.com Howard Peskoe says a plan that the Treasury Department is considering -- which would require Congressional legislation and would allow small regional and community banks to borrow at favorable rates, with the intention that the money be loaned to small businesses -- can not harm the commercial real estate finance market. Howard casts doubt, however, whether the plan will work or represent a boon to real estate lending.