Webb & Brooker, Inc mourns the passing of Eugene H. Webb Chairman Emeritus. Eugene H. Webb, Chairman, and co-founder of Webb & Brooker, Inc., possessed over 50 years of experience in the real estate industry.
He served as the senior policy-making officer of the firm for over 40 years.
A licensed real estate broker in New York and New Jersey, Webb has a distinguished record of professional service and community involvement, including directorships and trusteeships.
He actively participated in New York’s real estate community, Webb held memberships on the Board of the Associated Builders & Owners of Greater New York, Inc., in the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inc., The Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers and is a Governor Emeritus of The Real Estate Board of New York.
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Along with his late partner, George Brooker, he served as one of the founders and as President of the Greater Harlem Real Estate Board.
He formerly held memberships on the Advisory Committee of the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Business and Finance Committee of the Tri-State Regional Planning Commission, the Ad-Hoc Work-Group On-The-Job Training Partnership Act- New York State Department of Labor, the New York Partnership and the New York City Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
A former President of United Mutual Life Insurance, he served on the Board of Directors of Freedom National Bank and on the founding Apollo Foundation Board.
Webb also served on the Corporate Advisory Board/Industrial Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Social Work and as a member of the President’s Advisory Council at Teachers College, Columbia University.
He served as a trustee at Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA., and for his service as a trustee at Miles College in Birmingham, AL, Eugene H. Webb was awarded an honorary doctorate; for his service at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, AL, he was named Trustee Emeritus; for his service at New York College of Podiatric Medicine, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2001.
Photo credit: Eugene H. Webb source.