OUR MISSION

Promote general welfare of the people living in, working in, and visiting the neighborhood, through programs and services which help maintain and promote business in 86 B.I.D. Board of Directors strive to create a welcoming environment for residents, businesses, shoppers, and visitors in the best interests of the district.

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ABOUT US

  • Developed in the 1990s, 86 B.I.D. started operations in 2001

  • 131 properties over 160 businesses.

  • 86 B.I.D. is a public/private partnership = property and business owners elect to make a collective contribution to the maintenance, development, and promotion of the district.

  • Program Services include Sanitation/Maintenance; Marketing/Promotions; Capital Improvements; Beautification

  • All funds a special assessment are paid by property owners within the district.

  • 86 B.I.D. is one of over 75 B.I.D.s in the City of New York

  • Coordinates with NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)

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.

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNERS (CLASS A)

  • Janet Bonamassa

  • Betty Cohen

  • Brett Cohen

  • Steve Petros

  • George Salamy

  • Javaid Syed

  • Sandy Vallas

COMMERCIAL TENANTS (CLASS B)

Malissa Richards- Apple Bank

RESIDENTS (CLASS C)

Aracelys Rosario

PUBLIC OFFICIALS (CLASS D)

  • Eric Adams– Mayor of the City of New York

  • Antonio Reynoso– Brooklyn Borough President

  • Brad Lander– Comptroller of the City of New York

  • Justin Brannan– NYC Council, 43rd District

NON-VOTING (CLASS E)

  • Josephine Beckman – Chair, Community Board 10

OFFICERS

  • Steve Petros- President

  • Janet Bonamassa- Vice President

  • Sandy Vallas- Vice President

  • Javaid Syed- Treasurer

  • Betty Cohen- Secretary

STAFF

  • Patrick Condren – Consultant/Executive Director Services

  • Carla Astorino– Executive Assistant

  • Patrick Donohue– Program Manager

ANNUAL REPORTS & FINANCIALS