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.


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

Lauren Cahill(Alternate: Martin Piazzola)AvalonBay Communities

Gregg CarlovichFifteen 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

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

Tony Mannarino(Interim Director)Extell Development

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

Steve Rossi Milstein Properties

CATEGORY BCommercial Tenants   

Edward Cavanaugh Time Warner

Betty Cohen 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 (Alternate: Michael Lawrence)The Dinex Group/Daniel Boulud Restaurants

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

Gerry Creamer Residential Tenant


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

Seema Reddy Community Board 7

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

Hank Foley(Interim Alternate: Nada Anid)New York Institute of Technology

Lydia Kontos Kaufman Music Center

Frank Simio Fordham University

Vacant Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.


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

Christie KlimaProgram Assistantcklima@lincolnsquarebid.org 

Elizabeth GrantOutreach and Visitor Services Coordinatoregrant@lincolnsquarebid.org