Senior Vice President - Finance and General Counsel
Howard Trachtman joined Parkway Corporation in 1999 as Vice President and General Counsel. In 2007, Mr. Trachtman assumed the leadership of the company's finance department. In that capacity, Mr. Trachtman is responsible for the company's relationships with its lenders as well as the finance, treasury, and loss prevention components of the company's business. As Parkway's chief legal officer, Mr. Trachtman is responsible for all aspects of Parkway's legal affairs and is intimately involved in the structuring and negotiation of Parkway's acquisition, financing, equity investment, leasing, and management transactions. Mr. Trachtman also oversees the company's license and permit compliance program and supervises the work of outside counsel in all matters, including tax planning, development projects, and litigation. Prior to joining Parkway, Mr. Trachtman was an attorney in the real estate department at Wolf, Block, Schorr, and Solis-Cohen LLP, a major Philadelphia law firm featuring one of the nation's leading real estate practices, where he handled a wide variety of commercial real estate acquisition, financing, and development transactions (including several major portfolio acquisitions, dispositions, and financings) for clients in the shopping center, office, and hotel industries. Mr. Trachtman graduated from Clark University, cum laude, with honors in history, and earned his law degree at The George Washington University, where he graduated with honors and was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Mr. Trachtman is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Bar Associations.
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