MaryAnne Gilmartin named to Crain’s 2018 Notable Women in Real Estate


As president and CEO of developer Forest City Ratner, MaryAnne Gilmartin led the development of some of the most high-profile real estate projects in New York City.  She spearheaded the efforts to build Barclays Center, the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue and centerpiece of the $4.9 billion, 22-acre mixed-use Pacific Park, Brooklyn development.  She also oversaw the development of the New York Times Building and New York by Gehry, designed by award-winning architect Frank Gehry, and the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech.

In early 2018, Gilmartin took the entrepreneurial route. She co-founded L&L MAG, a New York-based real estate development company, with David Levinson and Robert Lapidus.

Gilmartin serves as a member of the board of directors of the global investment banking firm Jefferies Group and is a civic leader in New York. She was honored in 2017 with REBNY’s prestigious Bernard H. Mendik Lifetime Leadership Real Estate Award.