Board & Staff

& Staff


Barbara A. Blair, President

Gerald Scupp, Vice President

Anne Bonacum, Director of Planning & Marketing

Dorothy Diorio, Director of Finance & Budget

Jane Rossman, Manager, Streetscape Improvements & District Planning

Ryan Daly, Communications Manager



Kevin McGinn, Director of Public Services

John Lyons, Public Safety Supervisor

John McCarthy, Public Safety Supervisor

Frank Tricarico, Public Safety Supervisor

Frank Costanzo, Sanitation Supervisor

Larry Pugh, Sanitation Supervisor

Dominic Dileo, Sanitation Supervisor

Garment District Alliance Board Chair Martin Meyer, and Barbara Blair, President.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Martin Meyer, Chair, Meyer Equities LLC

Thomas Block, Vice Chair, Block Buildings LLC

Stave Kaufman, Vice Chair, Kaufman Organization

Ira Fishman, Treasurer, Resolution Real Estate Partners

Scott Galin, Secretary, Handro Properties LLC 

Robert SavittSavitt Partners LLC 

Thomas P. Durels, Empire State Realty Trust, Inc

Class A: Owners

ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC, Ian Weiss

Adams & Company Real Estate, LLC, David Levy

Block Buildings LLC, Thomas Block, Vice Chair

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Alexandra Unthank

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc, Thomas P. Durels

G. Holdings, Ronnie Gross

George Comfort & Sons, Dan Dilmanian

GFP Real Estate, LLC, Matthew Mandell

Gotham Organization, Phil Lavoie

Handro Properties LLC, Scott Galin, Secretary

Hines, Michael McMahon

Hudson 38 Holding LLC, Marc Bengualid

Invesco Real Estate, Lesley Lisser

Kaufman Organization, Steve Kaufman

Meyer Equities LLC, Martin Meyer, Chair

M&J Trimming, Michael Cohen

Moxy Hotel, Christian Brosius

Olmstead Properties, Daniel Breiman

Otterbourg, William Silverman

Port Authority of NY and NJ, Myron Johnson

Resolution Real Estate Partners, Ira Fishman, Treasurer

Savitt Partners LLC, Robert Savitt

Shorenstein Properties LLC, Ronnie Ragoff


Class B: Commercial Tenants

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, Carmita Alonso

Ron Ben-Israel Cakes, Ron Ben-Israel

Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Cassie Rosenthal

Stitch Bar & Blues, Nicholas Cohen


Class C: Residential Tenants

Brian Weber


Class D: Public Representatives

Office of the Mayor, Honorable Eric Adams, represented by Department of Small Business Services Commissioner, Kevin D. Kim

Office of the Comptroller, Honorable Brad Lander

Office of Manhattan Borough President, Honorable Mark Levine

New York City Council, District 3, Honorable Erik Bottcher

New York City Council, District 4, Honorable Keith Powers


Class E: Interested Parties (Non-Voting)

Community Board 4, Jeffrey LeFrancois

Community Board 5, Vikki Barbero

The Doneger Group, Abbey Doneger

Fashion Institute of Technology, Dr. Joyce Brown

Stan Herman Company, Stan Herman



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