Ms. Heather Howard is the Vice President, Development at FD Stonewater, a boutique real estate brokerage investment, development and asset management firm. In this role, she provides project management leadership and oversight for development projects nationally. Ms. Howard joined the DCHFA Board of Directors in November 2019.
Ms. Howard is an institutional commercial real estate professional with over 13 years of experience in commercial real estate development and asset management in the Washington, D.C. area. Her extensive development experience includes overseeing all aspects of the development process, including acquisition, entitlement, design and construction management, for mixed-use, residential, office, retail and hotel projects in urban environments. She has managed new construction, base building renovations and tenant improvements of more than 2.9 million square feet of space in excess of $700 million.
Ms. Howard earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from The George Washington University and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from The Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and African American Real Estate Professionals (AAREP).