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MetroTech BID

Founded in 1992 as a non-profit business improvement district and expanded in 2016 to include the areas of the Brooklyn Cultural District and Atlantic Terminal and Mall, the MetroTech Business Improvement District (MTBID) works to ensure that Downtown Brooklyn is an active and inviting place to live, work, and visit. Bounded by Tillary Street to the north and Atlantic Avenue to the south, the Metrotech BID covers a wide swath of Downtown Brooklyn and serves as a commercial and academic hub, home to major corporations like JP Morgan Chase, National Grid, and Statasys; media and advertising companies like Slate Media Group, Northside Media, and UniWorld Group; academic institutions like NYU Tandon School of Engineering and LIU Brooklyn; and cultural groups such as BAM, Theatre for a New Audience, BRIC, Urban Glass, and Mark Morris Dance Group. At the heart of MetroTech is the Commons, a 3.5-acre open space that hosts events including concerts, health fairs, film screenings, and holiday celebrations.

Programs and Services:
MTBID initiatives include a robust public safety program, sanitation services, and marketing and promotional services throughout a 35-square block district to businesses, universities, residences, and government agencies. For a complete list of resources available through all the BIDs in Downtown Brooklyn, download a copy of our BID Services Brochure.

FY15 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
Lori Pavese Mazor, Resident Board Member, 343 Gold Street
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 Laurie Cumbo
City Council Member Stephen Levin

Download our most recent annual report and financial statements below:

Contact Us: 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ryan Grew, MetroTech BID Services Manager.

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
1 MetroTech Center North, Suite 1003
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718.403.1644
Fax: 718.403.1650
rgrew@downtownbrooklyn.com