About Us

Our mission is to drive economic growth by helping members achieve business success.

Board of Directors

The Chamber’s Board of Directors is comprised of 40 of the most influential business and civic leaders in the city. They meet six times per year to address the most pressing issues facing the business community.

Executive Committee

  • Ken Biberaj
    Ken Biberaj

    Russian Tea Room
    Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Jessica Walker

    Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
    President and CEO

  • Ronald I. Paltrowitz

    Law Offices of Ronald I. Paltrowitz
    Vice Chair & General Counsel

  • Terrence Martell

    Weissman Center for International
    Business/Baruch College
    MCC Vice President/Secretary

  • Sunita C. Bajaj

    Fortis Lux Financial
    MCC Vice President/Treasurer

  • Joseph Kirk

    Wells Fargo
    MCC Vice President

  • Louise Shohet

    BSC Travel
    MCC Vice President

  • Britton V. Wenzel

    GCR Inc.
    MCC Vice President

  • Don Winter

    Encompass Media Group
    MCC Vice President

  • Caroline Kretz

    Con Edison
    MCC Vice President


Board Members

  • KD Acharya Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Accountants
  • Khary Barnes American Express
  • Horace Barker Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Beth Bronfman The View Agency
  • Jeff Buchan Google Inc.
  • Ralph Bumbaca TD Bank
  • Lani Doktori Colorfast NY
  • Maralyn Dolan Integrated Printing & Graphics
  • Joseph Goldberg Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Paul Haskin CBRE  
  • Ali Hirji Citi Commercial Banking Group
  • Alex Hollywood Constant Contact
  • Camille Joseph Charter Communications
  • Jill Kaplan Crain's NY Business
  • Deborah Koenigsberger Hearts of Gold, Inc
  • George Lence Nicholas & Lence Communications
  • Diana Loaces United Airlines
  • Robert Lopez Blue Water Construction & Restoration Corp.
  • Michael Makarski MWWPR
  • Colleen Molter QED National
  • James Nelson Cushman & Wakefield
  • Gbubemi Okotieuro Berkeley College
  • Robert Patterson Progressive Computing
  • David Reid Asia Society
  • Rosina Rubin Attitude New York Inc.
  • Charles Ryan HSBC Bank
  • Robert Schwartz Eneslow Shoes
  • Darren Sussman Theatermania