The Lower Hill Development team's, Bomani Howze, VP of Development for the Buccini Pollin Group and CEO and President of OLMEC Development was named Developer of the Year at the 2023 Black Excellence in Real Estate Awards Gala, September 21st, 2023. Black Excellence in Real Estate, founded in 2021 by Mary Hester, Owner of LifeVenture Real Estate Solutions, and Tammy T. Thompson, Founding Executive Director of Catapult Greater Pittsburgh promotes collaboration, partnership, and advocacy for the benefit of increasing Black homeownership in Pittsburgh.
2023 Black Excellence in Real Estate Honorees
Developer of the Year:
Bomani Howze, VP of Development, Buccini Pollin Group
President and CEO, OLMEC Development
Non-Profit of the Year:
Action Housing Inc.
Richard Snipe, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Housing Development Corporation
Trailblazer of the Year Award:
Gloria Besley, Broker of Record, Regency Crest Realty
Community Bank of the Year: PA Housing and Finance Agency
Congratulations to all honorees for your demonstrated dedication to the real estate industry, advocacy, and leadership in the community and beyond!