Board & Staff

& Staff


Barbara A. Blair, President

Gerald Scupp, Vice President

Anne Bonacum, Director of Planning & Marketing

Dorothy Diorio, Director of Finance & Budget

Jonathan Hawkins, 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

Michael Abagnalo, Sanitation Supervisor

Frank Costanzo, Sanitation Supervisor

Larry Pugh, Sanitation Supervisor

Dominic Dileo, Sanitation Supervisor

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

Class A: Owners

Meyer Equities LLC, Martin Meyer, Chair

Block Buildings LLC, Thomas Block, Vice Chair

Resolution Real Estate Partners, Ira Fishman, Treasurer

GFP Real Estate, LLC, Eric Gural, Secretary

ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC, Ian Weiss

Adams & Company Real Estate, LLC, James Buslik

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Bill Carroll

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc, Fred Posniak

George Comfort & Sons, Dan Dilmanian

Gotham Organization, Phil Lavoie

Handro Properties LLC, Scott Galin

Hudson 38 Holding LLC, Marc Bengualid

Invesco Real Estate, Lesley Lisser

Ivanhoe Cambridge, Michael McMahon

Kaufman Organization, Steve Kaufman

M&J Trimming, Michael Cohen

Moxy Hotel, Christian Brosius

Olmstead Properties, Daniel Breiman

Otterbourg, William Silverman

Port Authority of NY and NJ, Myron Johnson

Savitt Partners LLC, Bob Savitt

Shorenstein Properties LLC, Cordelia Meserow


Class B: Commercial Tenants

Anchin, Block & Anchin, Marc Weider

A.R.T./ New York, Virginia Louloudes

Golden Touch Imports, Inc., Bruce Fischer

Neoscape, Patrick Redmond

Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Cassie Rosenthal

Stitch Bar & Lounge, Nicholas Cohen

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Sherri Lydel


Class C: Residential Tenants

Ryan Garson


Class D: Public Representatives

Office of the Mayor, Honorable Bill de Blasio, represented by Department of Small Business Services Commissioner, Jonnel Doris

Office of the Comptroller, Honorable Scott Stringer

Office of Manhattan Borough President, Honorable Gale Brewer

New York City Council, District 3, Honorable City Council Speaker Corey Johnson

New York City Council, District 4, Honorable Keith Powers


Class E: Interested Parties (Non-Voting)

Community Board 4, Lowell D. Kern

Community Board 5, Vikki Barbero

The Doneger Group, Abbey Doneger

Fashion Institute of Technology, Dr. Joyce Brown

Stan Herman Company, Stan Herman



George S. Kaufman

Peter L. Malkin