HGAR Hires Education Veteran Malone As Director of Professional Development
Real Estate In-Depth | November 2, 2021
WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors reported recently that Michael Malone of Mahwah, NJ has been hired as the association’s new Director of Professional Development. Malone will be responsible for overseeing the Hudson Gateway School of Real Estate and its course offerings and events.
Malone brings 30 years of experience in education and working with adult learners, faculty, and innovation to the position. Having worked in institutions ranging from community college through research universities, his focus has been to create engaging, inclusive learning environments that contribute to students’ professional development.
At Columbia Business School in New York City, he served as Associate Dean, managing its graduate degree programs and insuring the optimal integration of academics, career development and student life. Malone also served as Columbia Business School’s Director of Career Education and Advising, where he led a team providing workshops, advice, and resources to students seeking employment.
While at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, he was the Managing Director for the top-rated Career Management Center, which maintained one of the highest employment rates among peer institutions. At UC Berkeley, his role as Resident Director enabled him to manage two residential housing units housing 450 residents, while providing leadership to a nine-person team.
“We are so happy to welcome Michael to our association, and we look forward to working with him,” said Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO. “I’m confident he will take our School of Real Estate to the next level.”
Malone and his wife, Kimberly have two sons and he is a devoted Yankees/Rangers/Knicks/Giants fan, as well as occasional 5k/10k runner. In addition, he is an executive/career/graduate admissions coach, avid reader of historical biographies and a quarantine-inspired pancake chef.
The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors is a not-for-profit trade association representing more than 13,000 real estate professionals doing business in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange counties, as well as the Bronx and Manhattan. It is the second largest Realtor Association in New York, and one of the largest in the country.