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Board + Staff

The DBP has a staff of approximately 20 and is overseen by a board of directors comprised of leaders from Downtown Brooklyn's corporate sector, academic institutions, and cultural community. It has an annual operating budget of around $8 million.

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Staff

Tucker Reed, President

Bethany Bowyer, Deputy Director of Real Estate + Planning
Laurel Brown, Executive Vice President
Rheatis Brown, Finance Manager
Peter Coyne, Managing Director of Public Safety
Stephanie Dolan, Marketing + Development Manager
Isaac Esterman, Director of Project Implementation
Ryan Grew, Director of Operations
Luis Gutierrez, Production + Marketing Manager
Davine Henry, Staff Accountant + Administrative Associate
Lisa Isaacson, Special Assistant to the President
Thomas Joyce, Public Safety Manager
Andrew Kalish, Director of Cultural Development
Vivian Liao Korich, Managing Director of Programs + Partnerships | Chief of Staff
Thomas Martin, Director of Public Safety
Roscoe Smalls, Director of Public Safety
Shabazz Stuart, Operations Manager
Edward Summers, Executive Director of Brooklyn Education Innovation Network
Delilah Tyson, Senior Administration Manager
Alan Washington, Director of Real Estate + Planning
Michael Whyte, 80 Arts Building Manager

Board of Directors

Nathan Aber, AmTrust Realty Corp.
Nicholas Allard, Brooklyn Law School
David Arena, JP Morgan Chase
Anthony Borelli, Edison Properties
Samy Brahimy, IBEC Management
Donald Capoccia, BFC Partners
Joseph Caridi, Cushman & Wakefield
Jean Celestin, Eastdil Secured
Leroy Charles, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Isaac Chera, Crown Acquisitions
Ofer Cohen, TerraCRG
Ashley Cotton, Forest City Ratner Companies
Jared Della Valle, Alloy
Andre Dua, McKinsey & Company
Brendan Dugan, St. Francis College
Ama Dwimoh, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
David Ehrenberg, Brooklyn Navy Yard
Perry Finkelman, American Development Group
Alan Fishman, Ladder Capital Management
James H. Friend, Friend Development Group
MaryAnne Gilmartin, Forest City Ratner Cos. (Co-Chair)
Louis Greco, SDS Brooklyn
Gale Stevens Haynes, LIU- Brooklyn
Paul Heffernan, BNY Mellon
Karen Brooks Hopkins, Brooklyn Academy of Music
Russell Hotzler, New York City College of Technology
Steven Hurwitz, GFI Development Company
Sam Ibrahim, Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge
Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty
Louis J. Jerome, JEMB Realty
Jeff Kay, Muss Development
Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
David Kramer, Hudson Companies
James Kuhn, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Jared Kushner, DUMBO Heights
Albert Laboz, United American Land
Kevin Lalezarian, Lalezarian Properties
John Lam, The Lam Group
Jenny Lawton, MakerBot
Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
Peter Meyer, TD Bank
Ron Moelis, L&M Development Partners
Joshua Muss, Muss Development
Stephen Palmese, Cushman & Wakefield/Massey Knakal
Bre Pettis, MakerBot and Bold Machines (Co-Chair)
Melissa Pianko, Gotham Organization
Martin Piazzola, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
Edward Piccinich, SL Green
Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
Tucker Reed, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Leslie G. Schultz, BRIC
Thomas Schutte, Pratt Institute
Carlo Scissura, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Gary Sedoruk, Benenson Capital Partners
Michael Shenot, Jones Lang LaSalle
Drew Spitler, The Dermot Company
Dr. Katepalli Sreenivasan, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Doug Steiner, Steiner Studios
Paul Travis, Albee Development LLC
Nancy Umanoff, Mark Morris Dance Group
Jed Walentas, Two Trees Management
Terry Whalen, 625 Fulton Associates
Gregg Wolpert, The Stahl Organization
Rudolph Wynter, National Grid U.S.
Brett Yormark, Brooklyn Nets
Michael Zampetti, SLATE Property Group