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HARRY ZLOKOWER
President

Harry founded Zlokower Company in 1983 after a decade as vice president with several prominent public relations agencies. Over the course of more than 30 years in public relations, Harry has served a diverse group of companies, organizations and individuals, encompassing business-to-business and consumer public relations, investor relations, and public affairs. Harry’s clients have ranged from real estate developers, brokers and other real estate professionals to automobile and computer manufacturers, professional service firms, law and healthcare providers, consumer products, public companies, non-profits, entertainers and authors. Harry is a skilled writer, publicist and counselor. He is past president of the New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) and the 2014 winner of the Philip Dorf Award for Mentoring. Harry is past president of the B’nai B’rith Real Estate Unit and public relations columnist for the New York Real Estate Journal. He earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College and served on the editorial board of The Dartmouth Alumni Magazine. Harry has an M.A. in English from New York University and an M.B.A. in management from Baruch College, City University of New York. Prior to entering public relations, Harry was a news assistant on the metropolitan desk of The New York Times.

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GAIL HOROWITZ
Senior Vice President

At Zlokower Company Gail handles a broad spectrum of clients and heads the real estate group which includes top commercial and residential real estate companies: lenders, developers, owners, investors, brokers and consultants. She has a creative, energetic and collaborative approach that brings quick, on-target media results. Gail developed public relations/ marketing campaigns for some of the city’s highest profile luxury condominium developments and boutique hotels – many of which have been featured on WNBC-TV’s “Open House” and The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Daily News, The Real Deal, Crain’s New York Business, Commercial Observer and others. Gail brings to Zlokower Company skills she learned as an award-winning Gannett newspaper reporter. Earlier she owned and operated a public relations firm specializing in real estate, consumer products, fitness/health and education. Gail has been featured in The New York Times, The Westchester Journal News and other publications. Proud to be a native Brooklynite, Gail has a B.A. in journalism from New York University and credit towards a masters in urban affairs and policy analysis from the New School.

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DAVE CLOSS
Vice President

Dave joined Zlokower in 2002 from Financial Relations Board, a large Chicago-based financial public relations firm where he was media specialist for publicly traded companies. Dave is an expert publicist with over 25 years experience. He has made major contributions to the growth and success of Zlokower Company and has strong contacts and knowledge of the media.Dave has managed a large national and international program for Equis Corporation, Chicago-based commercial real estate firm, as well as PR for InsWeb, the online insurance marketplace, General Patent Corporation, a technology patent enforcement firm, HMS Associates, an appraisal firm, and the law firms, Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross and Cohen & Perfetto. Current clients include Medallion Financial Corporation, a leading taxi cab and small business lender, Carrier Logistics, a software provider to the trucking industry, Equity Now, a mortgage banker, Commercial Tenant Real Estate Representation (CTRR), and Healthcare Real Estate Advisors for which Zlokower Company received the prestigious Big Apple Award from the New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY). Dave is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and has an M.B.A. from Roosevelt University, Chicago. He is a former adjunct assistant professor of communication arts at Iona College.