About the BID

This site is proudly run by The DUMBO Improvement District -a partnership of DUMBO's property owners, merchants, businesses and cultural organizations. If you're a business in DUMBO - then you're a member! The DUMBO Improvement District is one of New York’s 70 Business Improvement Districts and has been providing advocacy, street beautification, neighborhood marketing and programming of public spaces (The Archway and The Pearl Street Triangle) since 2006.


Alexandria Sica
Executive Director

Clara Schuhmacher
Director of Marketing and Events

Chris Martin
Director of Operations & Community Development

DUMBO Board of Directors

Tom Montvel-Cohen, President
Peter Forman, Vice-President
Bruce Silverglade, Treasurer
Samuel Charney, Secretary
David Benedetto - Property Owner
Charles Cara - Property Owner
Joshua Guttman - Property Owner
Salvatore Leonardi - Property Owner
Jed Walentas - Property Owner
Ray Levin - Residential Rep
Alison Oblonsky - Dewey's Candy
Susan Feldman - St. Ann's Warehouse
Karen Johnson - CB 2
Chad Dickerson - Etsy
Micah Kotch- NYU Poly
Eric Moore - HUGE

Government Officials

Maria Torres-Springer
Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services

Scott Stringer
Comptroller, City of New York

Eric Adams
Brooklyn Borough President

Stephen Levin
Councilmember, 33rd Council District, Brooklyn