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Joined: January 2021


Howard Roth


Howard Roth is seeking Public or Private Board Service as an independent
director. Roth, a CPA, is qualified to serve as a Financial Expert under SEC and NYSE/NASDAQ listing rules. He currently serves as a Board Member and Audit Committee Chair of Lexington Industrial Trust (NYSE: LXP). He is also a Board Member and Audit Committee Chair of Space for Humanity, a nonprofit.

Mr. Roth currently serves as a Board Advisor to Voyager Space Holdings, Stake (proptech) , The BlackChamber Group ( data centers) and Hodes Weill & Associates ( a real estate investment advisor).

Mr. Roth is a retired Ernst & Young (EY) partner who led the firm’s Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction (RHC) practice from January 2008 – June 2017. He was a member of EY’s Global Practice Group, the 125 senior leaders of the firm’s global partnership.

Under his leadership, RHC grew to over $2.0B of revenue, 15,000 people, and achieved #1 industry brand recognition. During this period, Roth traveled extensively, meeting major institutional clients, investors and industry leaders worldwide. His role included developing and implementing services, solutions and technical content in the changing
assurance (GAAP, IFRS), tax, and regulatory environment. He also led RHC’s digital solutions efforts including cybersecurity, data analytics, smart buildings, and workplace of the future.

Earlier, Roth led EY’s NY Real Estate Industry and tax practices. He was a tax partner at Kenneth Leventhal & Co before its merger with EY in June 1995. During his career, Roth served many of EY’s most significant global real estate, private equity, and corporate clients in senior advisory, coordinating partner, and tax partner capacities. His experience
includes transactional analysis, entity structuring, regulatory and tax compliance, and judicial and non- judicial reorganizations.

Roth graduated from Hofstra University with a B.B.A. in accounting, and is a lifetime trustee and governor of the Urban Land Institute. Roth completed EY sponsored Executive Management programs at the Harvard Business School and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. He has been a speaker at key industry events and a columnist and commentator for major industry publications, newspapers, and media.


Real Estate

Hospitality & Construction




Private Equity


Service Development

Regulatory and Tax Compliance

Entity Structuring

Senior Advisory

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