Real estate magnate Howard Hanna dies at 101 | WV News


PITTSBURGH (WV News) — One of the real estate industry’s most innovative leaders has died, as Pittsburgh-area native Howard Hanna died Sept. 25 at the age of 101.

Hanna was considered a trend setter in the industry, looking for new and innovative ways to promote his business as he fostered it into first a regional, then state and now national trademark.

In 1957, Mr. Hanna founded Howard Hanna Real Estate Services on the corner of Bayard and Craig streets in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. This office, his first in what would become a flagship for hundreds more through the years, was so influential in the region that this neighborhood corner is now known as Howard Hanna Way. His influence in the community extended beyond that region and touched many lives across the industry, but always started with his supportive…

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