Michael S. Liebowitz

President & CEO

Michael S. Liebowitz has been President and CEO of Harbor Group Consulting since its formation in 1995. Mr. Liebowitz has represented many of the largest banks and capital market lenders throughout the globe for over 20 years. He has been the principal insurance consultant for many of the most notable finance transactions representing clients such as JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, UBS, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Starwood as well as several Public mortgage REIT’s and the GSE’s. Most notably, Mr. Liebowitz was special consultant to GMAC for the World Trade Center placement prior to 9/11, as well as its claims and litigation process where as a result of Harbor’s efforts the lender was paid in full with respect to their financing. Mr. Liebowitz was also the 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. He has also been called upon to provide expert testimony in cases involving complex insurance issues.

Career Highlights

  • National Financial Partners – Founding Principal

Former Experience

  • Cigna Corp


  • B.S Finance – C.W. Post College


  • Property & Casualty License
  • Life, Health & Benefits License

Board Representation

  • Board Member, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.
  • Board Member, Harbor Group Consulting Holdings, LLC
  • M2AFO Investments, LLC


  • CREFC member & sponsor
  • MBA member
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