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
  • 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
  • Ofer Cohen, TerraCRG
  • Ashley Cotton, Forest City Ratner Companies
  • Jared Della Valle, Alloy
  • Andre Dua, McKinsey & Company
  • St. Francis College
  • Simon Dushinsky, Rabsky Group
  • Ama Dwimoh, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
  • 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, Forest City Ratner Cos. (Co-Chair)
  • Louis Greco, SDS Brooklyn
  • Gale Stevens Haynes, LIU Brooklyn
  • Paul Heffernan, BNY Mellon
  • Russell Hotzler, New York City College of Technology
  • Sam Ibrahim, Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge
  • Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty
  • Louis J. Jerome, JEMB Realty
  • Jeff Kay, Muss Development
  • Sean R. Kelly, CPEX Real Estate
  • Andrew Kimball, Industry City
  • Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
  • Cooper Kramer, Savanna
  • 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
  • Roland Merchant, Eastdil Secured
  • Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
  • Gavin Morgan, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Joshua Muss, Muss Development
  • Regina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Mark Noto, Investors Bank
  • Patricia Ornst, Delta Air Lines
  • Stephen Palmese, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Bre Pettis, Bold Machines (Co-Chair)
  • Melissa Pianko, Gotham Organization
  • Martin Piazzola, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
  • Edward Piccinich, SL Green
  • Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
  • Michael Rudin, Brooklyn Navy Yard Tower Associates
  • Leslie G. Schultz, BRIC
  • Thomas Schutte, Pratt Institute
  • Andrew Hoan, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Gary Sedoruk, Benenson Capital Partners
  • Drew Spitler, The Dermot Company
  • Dr. Katepalli Sreenivasan, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • Doug Steiner, Steiner Studios
  • Michael Stern, JDS Development Group
  • 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 U.S.
  • Brett Yormark, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
  • Travis Yuengst, CBRE
  • Michael Zampetti, SLATE Property Group