Former NFL player, Howard Cross of JRT Realty Group – the nation’s largest certified woman-owned commercial real estate firm – was the keynote speaker for the Competitive Edge Conference where he discussed his career in the NFL and transition into business. Cross addressed the importance of being a strong company representative and strategies for business growth.
Howard Cross serves as Executive Managing Director of JRT Realty Group, Inc., where he utilizes the JRT platform to help address industry-wide supplier diversity initiatives. Howard is an exclusive tenant representation broker, licensed in New York and New Jersey, with more than 10 years of real estate experience. His clients include advertising, banking, insurance and logistics companies. Prior to joining the world of real estate, Howard spent 13 years in the NFL. He played his entire career with the New York Giants and was a major contributor in the Super Bowl XXV championship.
Supported by MBE Capital Partners, LLC, a certified MBE, the Competitive Edge Conference has helped excel businesses by providing active business leaders with important information and networking opportunities since 1993. For more than 20 years, the Competitive Edge Conference has provided the region’s small businesses, including minority, women, disadvantaged business enterprises and locally based enterprises, with insight from leaders in the public and private sectors in order to help achieve statewide procurement goals and promote new contract opportunities, procurement practices and strategies.