Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID

The Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn Business Improvement District (CLS BID) began operations in October 2007 and serves nearly 200 properties in Downtown Brooklyn. The district roughly contains Schermerhorn and Livingston Streets, stretching from Flatbush Avenue to Court Street and Court Street stretching from Atlantic Avenue to Joralemon Street.

Programs and Services:
The CLS BID provides supplemental sanitation services, retail development services, streetscape improvements, and advocacy efforts in order to improve the business environment and quality of life for its constituents. For a complete list of resources available through all the BIDs in Downtown Brooklyn, download a copy of our BID Services Brochure.

FY14 Board of Directors: 
Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty (Chair)
Penda Aiken, Penda Aiken, Inc. (Vice-Chair)
Erik Antokal, NYC Department of Small Business Services
Nan Blackshear, Office of the Borough President
Samy Brahimy, IBEC Building Corp.
Javier Egipciaco, Hersha Hospitality
William Flounoy, Community Board #2
Abby Hamlin, Hamlin Ventures (Vice-Chair)
Charlene Heyliger, Gourd Chips
Craig Holliday, Brooklyn Tabernacle (Treasurer)
Howard Kozloff, Residential Member - 75 Livingston Street
Albert Laboz, United American Land
Mabel Law, Office of the NYC Comptroller
Juliet Lewis, Con Edison
David Lombino, Two Trees
Steve Mirones, Arimed
Tom Onorato, Forest City Ratner
Andrew Peerless, Jamestown Realty
Frances Schor, Treeline Co. (Vice-Chair)
Nancy Sher, Residential Member - 125 Court Street
Lisa Smith, Brooklyn Law School
Stephen Levin, NYC Council Member, 33rd District
Victor Vora, Greyhound (Secretary)

Statutory Members:
Mayor Bill de Blasio (Representative: NYC Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer)
Comptroller Scott Stringer
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
City Council Member Stephen Levin

Download our most recent annual report and financial statements below:

CLS FY2013 Annual Report
CLS FY2013 Audited Financial Statements

Contact Us: 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Katie Lyon, Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID Services Manager.

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
1 MetroTech Center North, Suite 1003
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718.403.1618
Fax: 718.403.1650