Our Leadership

High Street Valuations was founded by Harbor Group Consulting's CEO Michael Liebowitz, who saw an opportunity to create a more viable solution for clients when requesting an insurable value calculation.  

The principals of Harbor Group translated their years of insurance experience into a reliable and accurate service, bringing with them a team of insurance experts. The professionals at High Street Valuations are focused, proactive and responsive, and strive to meet the needs of High Street’s growing client base and existing deal timelines.

OUR FOUNDER

Michael S. Liebowitz

Michael founded Harbor Group Consulting, LLC in 1995 and continues to serve as President and CEO. The launch came after a 20-year career representing the world’s largest banks and capital market lenders. He served as principal insurance consultant for many notable financial transactions for clients such as JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, UBS, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, and Starwood, as well as several public mortgage REITs and the GSEs. Michael was special consultant to GMAC for the World Trade Center placement prior to 9/11, as well as its claims and litigation process. Michael also served as consultant on the first European Real Estate Securitization as well as the first financing completed by the U.S. Federal Reserve utilizing the TALF program.

 

As Chairman of Innova Risk LLC, a joint venture with Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Michael oversees the leading provider of property and casualty insurance in New York Co-Op and condominium markets. He previously was a founding Principal of National Financial Partners. Michael earned his B.S. in Finance from C.W. Post College.

OUR TEAM

Ella Soltz

Ella spearheads the analysis process and assesses product market data.

 

Previously, Ella worked in equity research at Macquarie Capital covering the property casualty insurance space and also was on the model risk management team at the Hartford Financial Services Group. Ella earned her B.S. in actuarial science from St. John’s University.

Head of Product Management

Noel Josephs

Noel oversees alignment of High Street’s business, marketing, human resource and people strategy.

 

She joined Harbor Group Consulting as the Director of Corporate Development from Arven Financial, where she served as Director of Strategic Growth . She previously was Marketing Manager with Espirito Santo Bank. Noel earned her M.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University and a B.A. from the University of Florida.

Director of Marketing

Heidi Bucher

Heidi is responsible for High Street business development and client relations management.

 

She previously was Executive Vice President & Managing Director at Alpha Risk Management and Senior Insurance Consultant at RMI Risk Management. She earned her B.S. from City College of New York. 

Managing Director

Debbie Glickman

Debbie manages all High Street financial activities, including cash management and monthly closings.

 

Debbie is also the CFO for Harbor Group Consulting. Previously she was senior analyst / portfolio manager at Carls Marks and the Vice President at Sterlings. She earned her B.S. from University of Maryland.

Chief Financial Officer

Our Advisory Board

Agha S. Khan

Senior Principal at

Stone Point Capital

Cathie Curry

Managing Partner at

CMJ Underwriters

Eric L. Rosenzweig

Principal at

Stone Point Capital

20+ years OF EXPERIENCE

complex ALGORITHMS

PROPRIETARY METHODOLGY

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