86 Street Bay Ridge Business - About Us

86 B.I.D. Board of Directors

86 BID is managed by a Board of Directors comprised of merchants, residents, elected officials and property owners, as per NYC rules and regulations. The Board, also called the District Management Association (DMA), meets regularly; additionally there are committee meetings throughout the year and an Annual Meeting every June. The board addresses program services, administrative matters, budget priorities, community and other relevant issues. New York City Department of Small Business Services (NYC SBS) oversees 86BID activities. The Board is supported by a part time staff. Click here for a list of all current 86th Street BID Board Members.

Board Members

July 1st 2017 – June 30th 2018 Board Members

Commercial Property Owners (Class A)

Janet Bonamassa
Betty Cohen
John Gallucci
Thomas Petropole
Steve Petros
George Salamy
Javaid Syed
Sandy Vallas

Commercial Tenants (Class B)

Nicholas Lepore – CHASE Bank
Joann Loddo – DIME Savings Bank
John Manatakis – APPLE Bank

Residents (Class C)

Aracelys Rosario

Public Officials (Class D)

Eric L. Adams– Brooklyn Borough President
Bill De Blasio– Mayor of the City of New York
Scott M. Stringer– Comptroller of the City of New York
Vincent J. Gentile– NYC Council, 43rd District

Non-Voting (Class E)

Josephine Beckman – Chair, Community Board 10


John Gallucci– President
Steve Petros– Vice-President
Javaid Syed– Treasurer
Betty Cohen– Secretary


Patrick Condren – Consultant/Executive Director Services
Carla Astorino– Executive Assistant
Patrick Donohue– Program Manager