Howard Greenwich, MPP


Howard is the Senior Policy Advisor at Puget Sound Sage. Approaching his tenth year at the organization, he is responsible for providing guidance, mentoring, analysis, and other support to Sage’s program staff on policy campaigns. Howard also takes on special projects, reports, research, and policy initiatives. 

Previously, Howard has served at Sage as an interim Deputy Director and Research and Policy Director. He is the author of over a dozen reports and briefs on economic inequality, land use, affordable housing, and labor policy covering the Seattle region.

Before joining Sage in 2007, he served as the Research Director at the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) for eight years. While at EBASE, he helped pass many local policies that raised employment standards, including the groundbreaking Berkeley and Emeryville living wage ordinances. From 1992 to 1997, he provided research and policy analysis for the Neighborhood Capital Budget Group in Chicago, a community-based organization that secured hundreds of millions in public investment in the city’s neighborhood infrastructure.

Howard holds a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley, a bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College and a Certificate in Commercial Real Estate from the University of Washington.

  • Email: howard@pugetsoundsage.org
  • Phone: (206) 568-5000 ext. 12