Board Of Directors



The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Board of Directors is comprised of leaders in the corporate, real estate, academic, and cultural sectors who 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
  • Jelena Kovačević (Co-Chair), NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Ofer Cohen (Co-Chair), TerraCRG
  • Asher Abehsera, LIVWRK
  • Nathan Aber, AmTrust Realty
  • Michelle Adams, Tishman Speyer
  • Adam Alshawish, TD Bank
  • Jay Anderson, The Feil Organization
  • Jamie Anthony, Lonicera Partners
  • Benny Beniaker, The Leser Group
  • Michael Best, LIU Brooklyn
  • Gregory Blake, Meadow Partners
  • Anthony Borelli, Edison Properties
  • Michael Cahill, Brooklyn Law School
  • Isaac Chera, Crown Acquisitions
  • Joseph Cirone, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Katy Clark, Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Kimberly Cline, LIU Brooklyn
  • Jim Cross, National Grid
  • Jared Della Valle, Alloy Development
  • Sam Dushey, Jenel Management
  • Simon Dushinsky, Rabsky Group
  • David Ehrenberg, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Eben Ellertson, L & M Development Partners
  • Ali Esmaeilzadeh, Brookfield Properties
  • Brian Ezra, Avery Hall Investments
  • Alan Fishman (Chair Emeritus), Ladder Capital
  • Michael P. Foley, JP Morgan Chase
  • MaryAnne Gilmartin (Chair Emeritus), L & L MAG
  • Ari Goldstein, Extell Development Company
  • Louis Greco, SDS Brooklyn
  • Tony Greenberg, UPVentures LLC
  • Russell Hotzler, New York City College of Technology
  • Sam Ibrahim, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty
  • Paul Januszewski, Rockrose Development Corp.
  • Louis J. Jerome, JEMB Realty
  • Alex W. Kafenbaum, CIM Group
  • Jeffrey Kay, Muss Development
  • Andrew Kimball, Industry City
  • Timothy King, CPEX Real Estate
  • Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
  • Cooper Kramer, Savanna Real Estate
  • Albert Laboz, United American Land
  • Kevin Lalezarian, Lalezarian Properties
  • John Lam, Lam Group
  • Phil Lavoie, Gotham Organization
  • Jeff Mandel, Tishman Speyer
  • Anthony Mannarino, Extell Development Company
  • Miguel Martinez-Saenz, St. Francis College
  • Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
  • Roland Merchant, JLL
  • Jason Muss, Muss Development
  • Regina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Jeffrey Nelson, RXR Realty
  • Kristina Newman-Scott, BRIC
  • Stephen Palmese, JLL
  • Randolph Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
  • Andrew Ratner, The Feil Organization
  • Michael J. Regan, JP Morgan Chase
  • Brad Romano, AvalonBay Communities
  • Michael Rudin, Rudin Management Company
  • Jason Schreiber, CIM Group
  • David Schwartz, Slate Property Group
  • Michael J. Shenot, JLL
  • Doug Steiner, Steiner NYC
  • Michael Stern, JDS Development Group
  • Paul Travis, Washington Square Partners
  • Nancy Umanoff, Mark Morris Dance Group
  • Jed Walentas, Two Trees
  • Evan Walke, Madison International Realty
  • Chris Whittle, Whittle School + Studios
  • Gregg Wolpert, The Stahl Organization
  • Jane Yang, Meadow Partners