Office and Director Contact Information
Diamond District Partnership
580 Fifth Avenue, Suite 323
New York New York 10036
Avi Fertig, Executive Director
CHAIRMAN—Steven Grauer, Gold Art 18 KT LLC
PRESIDENT—Harvey Nagin, Nagin Jewelry
TREASURER—Vincent DeMeo, Valley Bank
SECRETARY—Dennis Marlow, Solitaire Creations
Adnan Aydin, Futurama Jewelry Exchange
Brunilda Katsichtis, Premier Realty, Inc.
Sammy Abramov, AA Pearls & Gems
Gary Barnett, Extell Development Corp.
David Belsky, S. D. Belsky Associates
Emily Bukucuyan, Pico Jewelers
Ilan Elishayev, SYU Properties, llc
Jack Elo, The Elo Group
Jules Fleischer, Jewelry by Alexander
Jay Holzer, Dyckman’s
Christopher Ipek, Altin Realty
Ben Krischer, Esskay Gems
Elliot Krischer, Diamond Dealers Club
John Magzalcioglu, Diamond Club International
Jeff Mordekai, Petra Jewelers
Michael Oistacher, Manhattan Gold & Silver
Matt Selig, Leo Ingwer
Gary Weinshank, Delage Jewelers
Richard Winick, Manny Winick & Son
Yale Zoland, Zoland’s
Bill De Blasio, NYC Mayor
Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller
Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
Keith Powers, NYC Council Member
Community & Industry Organizations
Michael Toback, MJSA
Ronnie VanderLinden, DMIA
Pete Webb, Community Board #5
Current District Boundaries
The Diamond District Partnership (47th Street BID) boundary encompasses West 47th Street from 5th to 6th Avenues.
Programs and Services
The Diamond District Partnership is a not-for-profit tax-exempt Business Improvement District (BID) formed in 1997 by the Diamond District’s business and property owners to enhance the economic development activities of New York’s 47th Street Diamond District.
The goal of the Diamond District Partnership is to make the Diamond District safer, cleaner and more beautiful for merchants and consumers who work and shop in the Diamond District.
The Diamond District Partnership’s programs are focused on supplemental sanitation and security services, maintenance of capital improvements and the promotion of the Diamond District’s merchants.