General Business Facilitator | Management | Real Estate
While Real Estate Development has been his main area of activity, Noel Graubart has been an entrepreneur/owner of a variety of business ventures for more than 35 years. He has extensive experience in finance, marketing, leasing, construction, management, manufacturing and long term planning.
1966 - Present - Formed Graubart & Co., I.M.E. Company, Central Park Associates, J.M. Noel Homes Inc. N.R. Martin Homes Inc.
These firms have been involved in construction, marketing and management of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of commercial property and 1,000 single and multi-family units. Activities have been mostly in Houston, Texas, with a branch office in Austin. Activities included site selection, construction financing, permanent financing, design layout, marketing, interaction with subcontractors, leasing, management etc.
1967 - Mr. Gleem Car Wash Systems Inc. - Built, owned and operated a full service car wash selling Texaco gasoline and related products.
1990 - Southwest Retirement Ltd. - Formed to operate a retirement home with 183 rooms catering to individuals who lived independently, required Supportive Living help, or needed care involving Alzheimer's disease.
* Participated as an Expert Witness in a variety of matters involving Real Estate issues
1960 -1966 - Divco Wayne Corp. Manufacturers of trucks, school buses, hearses, ambulances and mobile homes. Vice President of financing division, which handled customer financing and leasing arrangements as well as dealer inventory financing. Experience in turning around a losing manufacturing facility after 22 months of consecutive losses.
1954-1960 - Vice President - Conditional Sales Credit Corp. - Time sales financing and leasing of a variety of income producing machinery and executive aircraft. Responsible for sales, marketing, credit criteria, internal bank lines of credit. Located in New York but operated nationally.
1957 - New York University - Graduate School of Business Administration - M.B.A. in Banking and Finance
1953 - Syracuse University - B.S. in Finance and Real Estate.
1967 - Licensed Real Estate Broker State of Texas
PAST & PRESENT AFFILIATIONS
* Instructor of Real Estate at Society of Advanced Real Estate Subjects at Texas A&M University * Vice President Greater Houston Builders Association * International Council of Shopping Centers * Houston Apartment Association * Society of Industrial & Office Realtors * Texas Association of Retirement Communities * Board of Neighborhood Centers Inc. * Board of Healthcare & Nursing Education Foundation * National Board of Governors American Jewish Committee * President Jewish Federation of Greater Houston * Board Republic Bank Post Oak