Metrotech Bid



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

We provide a robust public safety program, sanitation services, and marketing and promotional support throughout a 35-square block district to businesses, universities, residences, and government agencies.


MetroTech BID

FY16 Board of Directors
  • Ashley Cotton, Forest City Myrtle Associates. (Chair)
  • John Bowen, 330 Jay Street Condominiums
  • Ron Cohen, Resident Board Member, Oro (Vice-Chair)
  • Dennis Dintino, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • Ali Esmaeilzadeh, Forest City Flatbush Associates (Secretary)
  • Eoin Fitzgerald, Rabina Properties
  • Kenya Handy, Office of the NYC Comptroller
  • Rachel Harari, First New York Partners
  • Jeff Kay, Muss Development
  • Albert Laboz, United American Land
  • Stephen Lee, NYC Department of Small Business Services
  • Josh Levin, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
  • Steve Levin, Council Member NYC District 33
  • Gene Limia, JP Morgan Chase (Vice-Chair)
  • William Lukashok, Hill Country Hospitality
  • Winfrida Mbewe-Cehn, NYC Dept. of Small Business Services
  • Al Pankin, US Auto School
  • Rob Perris, Community Board #2
  • Martin Piazzola, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
  • Michael Rapfogel, Forest City Jay Street Associates
  • Gale Stevens Haynes, LIU Brooklyn
  • Victor Vora, Victor’s Hallmark Shop
  • Sheldon Wright, JP Morgan Chase

 Statutory Members

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

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Download our most recent annual report and financial statements

MTBID FY2015 Audited Financial Statements

FY2015 Programmatic Report