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Howard J. Rubenstein



Howard J. Rubenstein has presided over the agency which bears his name since public relations agencies with he founded it in 1954. Today the firm is one of the nation\'s largest independent a staff of about 200. In addition to overseeing the agency\'s day-to-day activities on behalf of its hundreds of clients, he serves as a valued counselor to some of the most influential and active figures in America today.


He has served as a member of numerous civic and philanthropic organizations, and currently sits on the Executive Committees of the Real Estate Board of New York, NYC & Co., and the Association for a Better New York, which he helped to found. He is a trustee of the Police Athletic League, the Inner City Scholarship Fund of the Archdiocese of New York, and the Foundation for the National Archives, as well as a member of the City University of New York Business Leadership Council. He is vice-chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and has served on the Mayor\'s Committee on Business & Economic Development for Mayors Beame, Dinkins and Giuliani. He also has served as a consultant to the United States Foreign Claims Settlement Commission and is a former assistant counsel to the House Judiciary Committee.


A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he finished first in his class in the night school division at St. John\'s University School of Law, which has also awarded him an honorary doctor of law degree. He is listed in Who\'s Who in America.


AWARDS: 2012 The Harry B. Helmsley Distinguished New Yorker Award