About the BID

Board and Staff

The activities of the Lincoln Square BID are governed by a Board of Directors, which is composed of property owners, businesses, government officials, and resident and community representatives. Board members are elected to three year terms and volunteer their time and expertise to ensure that Lincoln Square continues to thrive.

Board

CATEGORY AOwners of non-residential, mixed use or residential real property

Patricia Armstrong (Alternate: Jeffery Waddell)The Empire Hotel

Lauren Cahill(Alternate: Martin Piazzola)AvalonBay Communities

Gregg Carlovich Fifteen Central Park West

David CvijicVice Chair, Audit & Chair of Audit Committee Millennium Partners

Suzanne Davis Residential Property Owner

Abigail Black Elbaum (Alternate: Lester Schwalb) Ogden CAP Properties, LLC

David FroelkeCorporate Secretary & Chair of Marketing Committee Related Companies

Maura HayesTreasurer & Chair of Nominations Committee The Walt Disney Company

Susanne Hatje(Alternate: Daniel Bettinardi)Mandarin Oriental, New York

Gary JacobChairman Glenwood Management

Laura Kirschbaum Extell Development

Alan LockerVice Chair, Finance & Chair of Finance Committee Bonafide Estates, Inc.

Suzie Mills (Alternate: Prince Sanders)Trump International Hotel & Tower

Steve Rossi Milstein Properties


CATEGORY BCommercial Tenants   

Edward Cavanaugh Time Warner

Betty Cohen (Alternate: Stacy Brasner)Century 21 Department Store

Doug Griebel Rosa Mexicano

Bobbie Lloyd (Alternate: Sara Gramling) Magnolia Bakery

Leo Mavrovitis The Emporium, Ltd.

Alan Nossen (Alternate: Christine Modaferri) TD Bank

Brett Traussi The Dinex Group/Daniel Boulud Restaurants


CATEGORY CTenants who are occupants pursuant to a lease of a dwelling unit

Gerry Creamer Residential Tenant


CATEGORY DEx-Officio

Hon. Bill de Blasio Mayor of the City of New York
Represented byThe Department of Small Business Services

Hon. Gale Brewer Manhattan Borough President

Hon. Helen Rosenthal New York City Council, District 6

Hon. Scott Stringer New York City Comptroller


CATEGORY ECommunity board representatives (Non-voting members)

Pete Diaz Community Board 4

Brian Jenks Community Board 7


CATEGORY FOwners of real property exempt by law from real property taxation

Gavin Berger (Interim Director)Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.

Brian Byrne Chair of Services CommitteeFordham University

Lydia Kontos Kaufman Music Center


Other non-voting members

Andrew Albert West Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

Michael O'Neal Restaurateur

Monica BlumPresidentmblum@lincolnsquarebid.org

Ralph MemoliExecutive Vice Presidentrmemoli@lincolnsquarebid.org

Phil GordonManager of Field Operationspgordon@lincolnsquarebid.org

Julie KronickMarketing & Special Projects Managerjkronick@lincolnsquarebid.org

Michael EspositoProgram Associatemesposito@lincolnsquarebid.org

Elizabeth GrantOutreach and Visitor Services Coordinatoregrant@lincolnsquarebid.org