PARAMUS, N.J. – Happy birthday to former Paramus resident Howard Lorber!
Lorber, who turns 68 Thursday, Sept. 8, is the President and CEO of Vector Group Ltd., a holding company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He is also the Chairman of Douglas Elliman, a subsidiary of Vector Group, which is the largest residential real estate brokerage in the New York metropolitan area.
Lorber was born in the Bronx but grew up in Paramus.
Lorber, along with Dottie Herman, acquired Douglas Elliman in 2003 and has since achieved record sales year over year. Lorber has served as Chairman of the Board of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services since May 2001 and Executive Chairman of Nathan’s Famous. Mr. Lorber holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Master of Science degree in Taxation and an Honorary Doctorate from Long Island University, where he is also a trustee.
His son Michael Lorber is a real estate broker at Douglas Elliman and was featured on Million Dollar Listing New York.