Our Core Values

Positive Attitude

The HOW Group motto goes, “the answer is ‘yes.’ Let’s figure out how.”

Do the Right Thing

We have a passion for our community here in Philadelphia.

Be Decisive

We are determined to provide you with the maximum real estate value in every deal.

Do Whatever it Takes

You are our priority. We go out of our way to make your real estate experience great.

Our Team

The HOW Group is a diverse company of talented individuals. With over 80 employees across 8 divisions, each member of the HOW team brings years of experience and real estate knowledge with them. When it comes to real estate, you want to work with somebody who knows the area and can help you maximize real estate value. No one knows Philly the way we do. Contact our experts and find out how we can help you today.
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  • General Partners
  • Leadership Team

Gary A. Jonas, Jr.

Visionary & Partner

Gary E. Risler


Andrew Blum


William J. McLaughlin

Director of Mortgage & Partner

Jake McCann

President & Integrator

Jeff Helphrey


Kelli Tomczak

Vice President – Property Management

Ashley Gillespie

VP of Strategical Development and Building Enhancements

Tom McHale

Director of General Construction

Jacci Christman

Sales Manager

Jeannette Wood

Director of HOW Charities

Mike Gargiulo

Director of Property Acquisitions


Our employees are consistently recognized for their extraordinary efforts, both with clients and in the community. We’re honored to have outstanding teams upholding our values. Below are highlights of our recent honors and recognitions showing the dedication to excellence we bring to our clients every day.