100 Inspirational Alumni, Business Beyond Usual

Howard Levine | "Inspirational 100" Alumnus


Howard Levine, MBA 1967
Founder of ARCS, A Leader in Multi-family Finance

Howard LevineLevine is the founder and former president and CEO of ARCS Commercial Mortgage Co., L.P., a leader in residential and multifamily mortgage financing nationwide. He founded the predecessor company, ARCS Mortgage, 36 years ago. A recognized leader in multifamily finance, ARCS has been the No.1 Fannie Mae DUS lender in America for more than a decade, as well as one their top three affordable housing lenders. Levine is a past or current member of numerous real estate-related boards. He has shared his expertise in frequent lectures at UCLA and USC graduate real estate and MBA programs. His generosity to UCLA Anderson is extraordinary - he is a Founding Member of the Ziman Center for Real Estate and he and his wife, Irene, have endowed a faculty chair at the school.

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Creation of the Howard and Irene Levine Chair in Real Estate, Finance and Economic Policy