Professional Profile: Howard Tollin 2016

Howard Tollin - 2016

Name: Howard Tollin - 2016

Title: President, Environmental

Company: SterlingRisk

Location: Woodbury, NY

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, and B.S. with Honors in Economics from Binghamton University

First job outside of real estate: Rivkin Radler Law Firm, litigated insurance coverage disputes often resulting from environmental claims

First job in real estate or allied field: Moved from litigation to proactive risk management assisting clients avoid litigation with best risk transfer and insurance protections

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Continue to build on SterlingRisk’s 85 years of risk management for real estate and construction clients, and work collaboratively with skilled professionals on our construction, real estate and environmental teams. 

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Racquetball, tennis, golf, family dinners, client dinners, sporting events and travel

Favorite book or author: “The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown, “The Art of the Deal” by Donald Trump and John Grisham novels. 

Favorite movie: “My Cousin Vinny”

One word to describe your work environment: Innovative

Rules to live by in business: Your work ethic and values will be recognized and rewarded

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job); Law School Professor to provide practical tips on real estate, construction, insurance and environmental law