Malkin is chairman emeritus of Empire State Realty Trust, a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and chairman of Malkin Holdings. He has had interests in more than 100 property investments throughout the United States and is a leader of investment entities that own and operate approximately 11,400,000 square feet of office, showroom, and retail space; a broad range of industrial properties; and 2,700 apartment units. Malkin is the founding chairman of the Grand Central Partnership and of the 34th Street Partnership and a founder and director of the Garment Center Business Improvement District, all in Manhattan. These nonprofit organizations have led the renascence of New York City. He is also co-chair of the Lincoln Center Emeritus Council. Malkin received his BA summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Harvard College in 1955 and his law degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1958. Malkin is a member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on University Resources, founder and chair emeritus of Harvard Kennedy School’s Dean’s Council, was a member of the Kennedy and Law School Visiting Committees, and a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard. He is a supporter of the Medical School, the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Art Museums, the Library, and other areas of the University. At Harvard Kennedy School, he has underwritten the Peter and Isabel Malkin Penthouse and established the Malkin Professorship of Public Policy. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Harvard Medal in honor of his exemplary service to the University.
Chairman Emeritus, Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.