Harriet Golding was born in New York City. She grew up in Westchester where she attended New Rochelle High School and New York University. Harriet got an early start in real estate some 25 years ago and was President and Chairman of the Board of her family Real Estate business (with holdings in three states). In Florida she was honored by Brevard County for a donation of 14 acres in Melbourne that were used for the first permanent library in the Sun Tree area.
Among organizations Harriet has been involved with are: The Children's Medical Fund of Schneider Children's Hospital; Trustee Long Island Jewish Hospital; Board member and President of Women's American ORT; President of the Golding Foundation; Disabled American Veterans; Patron of the Arts of the Vatican Museum; Meals on Wheels; Founder member of the Kravis Center.
Harriet has traveled widely and with her husband William has explored the Sepik River in a dug-out canoe, trekked the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and spent time touring India, Nepal, Thailand and China. She was previously an avid angler and held an IGFA World Record.
She has resided in Palm Beach for some 10 years and enjoys yoga, bridge and is a member of the Palm Beach Roundtable, Literary & Prologue Societies. She has children in New York, California and Boston.