Board Of Directors



The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Board of Directors is comprised of a select group of leaders in the corporate, real estate, academic, and cultural 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.

DBP Board of Directors
  • Asher Abehsera, LIVWRK 
  • Nathan Aber, AmTrust Realty
  • Michael Adamo, Rose Associates
  • Michelle Adams, Tishman Speyer
  • Adam Alshawish, TD Bank
  • Jay Anderson, The Feil Organization
  • Jamie Anthony, Lonicera Partners
  • David Arena, JP Morgan Chase
  • David Behin, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Benny Beniaker, The Leser Group
  • Benjamin Bernstein, RedSky Capital
  • Michael Best, LIU Brooklyn
  • Gregory Blake, Meadow Partners
  • Anthony Borelli, Edison Properties
  • Frank Carone, Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP
  • 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 (Chair), TerraCRG
  • Jared Della Valle, Alloy Development
  • Robert Diamond, Tishman Speyer
  • Andre Dua, McKinsey & Company
  • Sam Dushey, Jenel Management
  • Simon Dushinsky, Rabsky Group
  • David Ehrenberg, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Eben Ellertson, L & M Development Partners
  • Ali Esmaeilzadeh, Forest City Realty Trust
  • Perry Finkelman, American Development Group
  • Alan Fishman (Chair Emeritus), Ladder Capital
  • Maryellen Fullerton, Brooklyn Law School
  • MaryAnne Gilmartin (Chair Emeritus), L & L MAG
  • Ari Goldstein, Extell Development Company
  • Carley Graham Garcia, Google
  • Louis Greco, SDS Brooklyn
  • Paul Heffernan, BNY Mellon
  • Russell Hotzler, New York City College of Technology
  • Sam Ibrahim, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty
  • Louis J. Jerome, JEMB Realty
  • Jeffrey Kay, Muss Development
  • Sean Kelly, Ariel Property Advisors
  • Andrew Kimball, Industry City
  • Timothy King, CPEX Real Estate
  • Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
  • Jelena Kovačević, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Cooper Kramer, Savanna Real Estate
  • James Kuhn, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Albert Laboz, United American Land
  • Kevin Lalezarian, Lalezarian Properties
  • John Lam, The Lam Group
  • Phillip Lavoie, Gotham Organization
  • Jeff Mandel, Tishman Speyer 
  • Anthony Mannarino, Extell Development Company
  • Miguel Martinez-Saenz, St. Francis College
  • Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
  • Roland Merchant, HFF
  • Whitten Morris, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Joshua Muss, Muss Development
  • Regina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Kristina Newman-Scott, BRIC
  • Martin Piazzola, AvalonBay Communities
  • Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
  • Andrew Ratner, The Feil Organization
  • Michael Rudin, Rudin Management Company
  • David Schwartz, Slate Property Group
  • Michael J. Shenot, JLL
  • Douglas Steiner, Steiner NYC
  • Michael Stern, JDS Development Group
  • Gale Stevens Haynes, LIU Brooklyn
  • Paul Travis, Washington Square Partners
  • Nancy Umanoff, Mark Morris Dance Group
  • Jed Walentas, Two Trees
  • Evan Walke, Madison International Realty
  • Gregg Wolpert, The Stahl Organization
  • Rudolph Wynter, National Grid
  • Jane Yang, Meadow Partners