Mr. Horton is a retired Captain in the New York Army National Guard with over 20 years of service.
After two decades as a New York Police Department Homicide Detective 1st Grade Mr. Horton retired in 2001 to pursue his true passion of working to help the homeless, especially veteran homeless, find shelter and support.
Mr. Horton was the founder of Resurgency-A Change of Life, Inc. a not for profit organization that provides housing and support services for homeless individuals and families, and those recently incarcerated or released from drug programs.
Resurgency presently operates several transitional homes in New York and over the years has assisted hundreds in successfully reintegrating into society.
Mr. Horton has been proactive in many facets of the veteran community and has assisted countless veterans in obtaining their VA benefits. He has participated in the VA sponsored "Homeless Veterans Summit - Ending Homelessness Among Veterans in Five Years".
Mr. Horton has been actively involved in the real estate industry and holds a real estate salesperson license, real estate appraisal license, and a loan officer certificate. He has managed and developed properties for over 27 years.
Mr. Horton earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.