By Emily Cohn
From the real estate market to the media realm, Howard P. Milstein ’73 has distinguished himself has an entrepreneur and his accomplishments have not gone unnoticed.
On Feb. 5, the University named Milstein, co-chairman, president and CEO of Emigrant Savings Bank, the 2008 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year. The award, given annually to a graduate of the University, honors distinguished individuals considered to exemplify entrepreneurship.
“He has done a number of remarkable things,” said John Jaquette, executive director of [email protected], the program that gives out the award. According to Jaquette, the process of choosing Entrepreneur of the Year entails a committee of students, faculty and alumni who call for nominations of Cornell alumni.