Eric J. Deutsch



Erich has thirty years of experience in the real estate

and economic development fields, serving senior positions in

the public, non-profit and for profit sectors. Eric is an expert in

New York City development, with experience in several market

segments, from industrial to residential, and with all aspects of

the development process, from financing to design and


Eric is best known for his service as the President and CEO of

the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. His tenure there

hailed the renaissance of the industrial market in NYC, creating

a model that is still followed today. He went on to become the

President of the Alliance for Downtown NY, the largest

Business Improvement District in America. Eric started his

years in the public realm at the New York City Economic

Development Corp., serving nearly eight years and becoming

the Executive Director of the New York City Industrial

Development Agency


Brian J. Lockner



Brian began his career in the real estate industry

more than seventeen years ago working as an investment and

commercial sales broker with Besen & Associates in

Manhattan. Brian has completed more than $100 Million in

commercial transactions.

After completing his brokerage career, he joined American

Development Group (ADG) as Head of Investments and

Acquisitions. Brian spent over ten years working with ADG,

completing seven ground-up condominium projects totaling

nearly $500 million in condominium sales. During this period,

Brian headed ADG in navigating the massive changes brought

about by the financial crisis of 2007, ensuring that ADG came

through this tumultuous time stronger and primed to take

advantage of opportunistic deals, developing a broad array of

industry relationships.