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Board + Staff

The DBP has a staff of approximately 15 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 $7 million.

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Staff

Tucker Reed, President

Laurel Brown, Executive Director for Operations + Administration
Rheatis Brown, Finance Manager
Peter Coyne, Director of Public Safety, MetroTech BID
Isaac Esterman, Director of Project Implementation
Ryan Grew, Deputy Director of Operations + Services Manager, MetroTech BID
Luis Gutierrez, Production + Marketing Manager
Davine Henry, Staff Accountant + Administrative Associate
Dannley Idopcil, Operations + Business Services Associate
Thomas Joyce, Public Safety Supervisor, Fulton Mall Improvement Association
Andrew Kalish, Director of Cultural Development
Vivian Liao Korich, Director of Marketing + Strategic Partnerships
Thomas Martin, Public Safety Manager, Fulton Mall Improvement Association
Dee Rominiecki, Office Manager
Roscoe Smalls, Assistant Director of Public Safety, MetroTech BID
Shabazz Stuart, Services Manager, Fulton Mall Improvement Association
Malina Tran, Special Projects + Marketing Manager
Alan Washington, Director of Real Estate + Planning
Michael Whyte, 80 Arts Building Manager

Board of Directors

Nathan Aber, AmTrust Realty Corp.
Nick Allard, Brooklyn Law School
Richard Becker, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
David Belt, Macro Sea
David Bistricer, Clipper Equity
Anthony Borelli, Edison Properties
Samy Brahimy, IBEC Management
Donald Capoccia, BFC Partners
Isaac Chera, Crown Acquisitions
Ofer Cohen, TerraCRG
Brendan Dugan, St. Francis College
David Ehrenberg, Brooklyn Navy Yard
Kai Feder, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
Perry Finkelman, American Development Group
Alan Fishman, Ladder Capital Management
Jim Friend, Friend Development Group
MaryAnne Gilmartin (Co-Chair), Forest City Ratner Cos.
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
Sam Ibrahim, Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge
Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty
Jeff Kay, Muss Development
Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
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
Jeff Lynford, Educational Housing Services
Glenn Markman, Cushman & Wakefield
Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
Peter Meyer, TD Bank
Ron Moelis, L&M Development Partners
Joshua Muss, Muss Development
Stephen Palmese, Massey Knakal
Bre Pettis (Co-Chair), MakerBot
Martin Piazzola, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
Edward Piccinich, SL Green
Tucker Reed, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Frances Schor, Treeline Companies
Leslie Schultz, BRIC
Carlo Scissura, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Gary Sedoruk, Benenson Capital Partners
Drew Spitler, The Dermot Company
Katepalli Sreenivasan, Polytechnic Institute of New York University
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
Mike Winter, JP Morgan Chase
Gregg Wolpert, The Stahl Organization
Rudolph Wynter, National Grid U.S.
Brett Yormark, Brooklyn Nets