Board Of Directors



The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Board of Directors is comprised of a select group of leaders in the corporate, real estate, academic, cultural, and government sectors that are all committed to the success of Downtown Brooklyn.

Membership provides your business access to local data, insight, and services, as well as special networking opportunities to interact with the more than 60 premier organizations that make up the Board of Directors. Meetings are held on a quarterly basis, along with special events throughout the year.

Interested in joining our board?

Get in touch with us to learn more.

DBP Board of Directors
  • Nathan Aber, AmTrust Realty Corp.
  • Michelle Adams, Tishman Speyer
  • Nicholas Allard, Brooklyn Law School
  • Adam Alshawish, TD Bank
  • Jay Anderson, The Feil Organization
  • Jamie Anthony, Lonicera Partners
  • David Arena, JP Morgan Chase
  • Benny Beniaker, The Leser Group
  • Anthony Borelli, Edison Properties
  • Samy Brahimy, IBEC Management
  • Leroy Charles, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • Isaac Chera, Crown Acquisitions
  • Joseph Cirone, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Katy Clark, Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Kimberly Cline, LIU Brooklyn
  • Ofer Cohen, TerraCRG
  • Ashley Cotton, Forest City New York
  • Jared Della Valle, Alloy Development
  • Robert Diamond, Tishman Speyer
  • Andre Dua, McKinsey & Company
  • Simon Dushinsky, Rabsky Group
  • David Ehrenberg, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Eben Ellertson, L&M Development Partners
  • Perry Finkelman, American Development Group
  • Alan Fishman, Ladder Capital Management
  • James H. Friend, Friend Development Group
  • MaryAnne Gilmartin (Chair), Forest City New York
  • Carley Graham Garcia, Google
  • Louis Greco, SDS Brooklyn
  • Paul Heffernan, BNY Mellon
  • Andrew Hoan, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Russell Hotzler, New York City College of Technology
  • Sam Ibrahim, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty
  • Christpoher Jaskiewicz, Gotham Organization
  • Louis J. Jerome, JEMB Realty
  • Jeff Kay, Muss Development
  • Sean Kelly, Ariel Property Advisors
  • Andrew Kimball, Industry City
  • Timothy King, CPEX Real Estate
  • Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
  • Cooper Kramer, Savanna Real Estate
  • David Kramer, Hudson Companies
  • James Kuhn, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Albert Laboz, United American Land
  • Kevin Lalezarian, Lalezarian Properties
  • John Lam, The Lam Group
  • Jeff Lynford, Educational Housing Services
  • Jeff Mandel, Tishman Speyer 
  • Anthony Mannarino, Extell Development Company
  • Miguel Martinez-Saenz, Ph.D., St. Francis College
  • Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
  • Roland Merchant, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.
  • Laurent Morali, Kushner Companies
  • Josh Muss, Muss Development LLC
  • Regina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Mark Noto, Investors Bank
  • Stephen Palmese, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Martin Piazzola, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
  • Edward Piccinich, SL Green Realty Corp.
  • Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
  • Andrew Ratner, The Feil Organization
  • Michael Rudin, Rudin Development
  • Leslie G. Schultz, BRIC
  • Gary Sedoruk, Benenson Capital Partners
  • Michael J. Shenot, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Dr. Katepalli Sreenivasan, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Doug Steiner, Steiner Studios
  • Michael Stern, JDS Development Group
  • Gale Stevens Haynes, LIU Brooklyn
  • Paul Travis, Albee Development LLC
  • Nancy Umanoff, Mark Morris Dance Group
  • Jed Walentas, Two Trees Management
  • Gregg Wolpert, The Stahl Organization
  • Rudolph Wynter, National Grid
  • Brett Yormark, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
  • Travis Yuengst, CBRE
  • Michael Zampetti, SLATE Property Group