Membership in the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association is by payment of annual dues as follows:

Senior Members $5,000
Sustaining Members $2,500
Associate Members $1,000
Small Non-Profit Members $500

To be considered for membership, a company must have an office or property interest in Manhattan south of Canal Street. The number of company representatives invited to D-LMA events is based on the level of membership. The D-LMA is organized under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code. Dues may be deductible as a business expense, but not as a charitable contribution. For more information on the D-LMA and membership details, email Taina Prado, Assistant to the President at


Ric Clark Chairman
Ross Moskowitz Vice Chairman
Jessica Lappin President
Frank Sciame Treasurer
John Wheeler Secretary

Board of Directors

Roger Bagley Hawkins, Delafield & Wood
Jordan Barowitz The Durst Organization
Daniel Birney RXR Realty Group
Ric Clark Brookfield Properties Corporation
Betty Cohen Century 21 Department Stores
Claire Dorfman JP Morgan Chase
K. Thomas Elghanayan TF Cornerstone
Dino Fusco Goldman Sachs
John P. Gallagher Mercury LLC
Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. Sullivan & Cromwell
T.J. Gottesdiener Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Vanessa Herman Pace University
Shari Hyman Westfield World Trade Center
Brian Johnson Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Jessica Lappin Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
Thomas B. Leonardi AIG
Jeremy Moss Silverstein Properties, Inc.
Josh Moskowitz Citi
Ross Moskowitz Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
William Rudin Rudin Management Company
Saul Scherl The Howard Hughes Corporation
Frank Sciame F.J. Sciame Construction
Bruce Surry CBRE
John Wheeler Jones Lang LaSalle
Karrin Wilks Borough of Manhattan Community College

Past Chairmen

David Rockefeller 1958-1975
Howard L. Clark 1975-1979
Gordon T. Wallis 1979-1984
John H. Guttfreund 1984-1990
John E. Zuccotti 1990-1992
Robert R. Douglass 1992-2016
Alan M. Scott 2016-2017