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
  • Michelle Adams, Tishman Speyer
  • Adam Alshawish, TD Bank
  • Jamie Anthony, Lonicera Partners
  • Benny Beniaker, The Leser Group
  • Anthony Borelli, Edison Properties
  • James Brennan, Con Edison
  • Michael Cahill, Brooklyn Law School
  • Isaac Chera, Crown Acquisitions
  • Joseph Cirone, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Kimberly Cline, LIU Brooklyn
  • Jim Cross, National Grid
  • Jared Della Valle, Alloy Development
  • Rebecca D’Eloia, RXR Realty
  • Gina Duncan, Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Sam Dushey, Jenel Management
  • Simon Dushinsky, Rabsky Group
  • Ali Esmaeilzadeh, Brookfield Properties
  • Brian Ezra, Avery Hall Investments
  • Alan Fishman (Chair Emeritus), Ladder Capital
  • Michael P. Foley, JP Morgan Chase
  • Elizabeth Gaffney, Long Island University
  • MaryAnne Gilmartin (Chair Emeritus), MAG Partners
  • Ari Goldstein, Extell Development Company
  • Carley Graham Garcia, Amazon
  • Louis Greco, SDS Brooklyn
  • Lindsay Greene, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • 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.
  • Robin Jenkins, BRIC
  • Louis J. Jerome, JEMB Realty
  • Morris Jerome, JEMB Realty
  • Alex W. Kafenbaum, CIM Group
  • Jeffrey Kay, Muss Development
  • Andrew Kimball, Industry City
  • Harry Kotowitz, HK Organization
  • Cooper Kramer, Savanna Real Estate
  • Ehud Kupperman, Madison International Realty
  • 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
  • Christopher McKenna, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Jon McMillan, TF Cornerstone
  • Roland Merchant, CBRE Capital Advisors
  • Melva M. Miller, ABNY
  • Jason Muss, Muss Development
  • Regina Myer, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Jeffrey Nelson, RXR Realty
  • Kristina Newman-Scott, BRIC
  • Stephen Palmese, JLL
  • Micah Parker, AvalonBay Communities
  • Randolph Peers, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Angela Sung Pinsky, Google
  • Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
  • Andrew Ratner, The Feil Organization
  • Michael J. Regan, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Michael Rudin, Rudin Management Company
  • Jessica Schumer, Amazon
  • Jim Somoza, Industry City
  • Jason Schreiber, CIM Group
  • Lenny Singletary, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • Doug Steiner, Steiner NYC
  • Michael Stern, JDS Development Group
  • Gary Terrinoni, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • Paul Travis, Washington Square Partners
  • Nancy Umanoff, Mark Morris Dance Group
  • Munish Viralam, CBRE Capital Advisors
  • Jed Walentas, Two Trees
  • Evan Walke, Madison International Realty
  • Gregg Wolpert, The Stahl Organization
  • Karen Young, National Grid
  • Antonia Yuille, Con Edison