Metrotech Bid



Founded in 1992 and expanded in 2016 to include the Brooklyn Cultural District and Atlantic Terminal and Mall, the MetroTech Business Improvement District works to ensure that the area is an inviting place to live, work, and visit.



FY17 Board of Directors
  • Ashley Cotton, Forest City New York (Chair)
  • Ron Cohen, Resident Board Member, Oro (Vice-Chair)
  • Greg Atkins, Second Development Services (SDS) 
  • Rachel Ben Haim, Forest City New York 
  • John Bowen, Forest City New York
  • Kevin Peter Carroll, NYC Council Member Stephen Levin
  • Jared Della Valle, Alloy Development
  • Dennis Dintino, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Ali Esmaeilzadeh, Forest City New York (Secretary)
  • Rachel Harari, Forest City New York
  • Jeffrey Kay, Muss Development
  • Albert Laboz, United American Land
  • Joshua Levin, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
  • Gene Limia, JPMorgan Chase (Vice-Chair)
  • David Lombino, Two Trees Management Co., LLC 
  • Winfrida Mbewe-Cehn, NYC Deptartment of Small Business Services
  • Michael Newman, JPMorgan Chase Foundation
  • Al Pankin, US Auto School
  • Robert Perris, Brooklyn Community Board 2
  • Nickolas Perry, Office of the NYC Comptroller
  • Martin Piazzola, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
  • Michael Rapfogel, Forest City New York
  • Norman Ryan, One Hanson Place
  • Susan Spikes, Hill Country Hospitality
  • Gale Stevens Haynes, LIU Brooklyn
  • Victor Vora, Greyhound Brooklyn

 Statutory Members

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer
  • Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
  • NYC Council Member Stephen Levin

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MetroTech BID FY2016 Financial Statements